School Blog: October 2016

20th October 2016

Super Soggy Science!

Today Year 2 have been scientists and we have investigated which material makes the best umbrella. We thought about how to conduct this experiment fairly…

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19th October 2016

Super Spellers

This year one of the school’s main focuses is going to be spelling.  We know we have lots of brilliant readers and writers in our…

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18th October 2016

Life on Mars

Years 5 and 6 were very lucky to have visit from Professor Sims, who has worked on projects on the planet Mars. He was part…

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16th October 2016

James and the Giant Peach

In English, Year 6 have been looking at Roald Dahl’s book, James and the Giant Peach.  In class, we read the opening chapter and thought…

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14th October 2016

Reception have arrived!

We have been learning about the book Handa’s Surprise. Using our text map to help us, we can now retell the…

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13th October 2016

Dream Jars

Like the rest of KS2, the children in Year 6 have been doing lots of work around themes from Roald Dahl’s books.  In English, we…

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12th October 2016

Marvellous Medicines!

As part of our Roald Dahl topic, Year 6 have been busy recreating some of ‘George’s Marvelous Medicines’ in our science lessons. The children have…

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10th October 2016


As their art’s week project Year 6 studied the book and film,  The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brain Selznick.  It tells the story…

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7th October 2016

Mr Twits beard grows!

This week Year 3 have been learning all about how to follow and write instructions. The children have been thinking about how to…

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6th October 2016

Welcome to Pre-School

September has seen the start of 19 new children to Pre-School and our new teacher Miss Kurtul. We have had lots of fun playing inside and outside.

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5th October 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Beware of the beasts lurking in Year 5! Year 5 watched the trailer for the new film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to…

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4th October 2016

Kingsleigh Host Latest Academy Trust Parliamentary Meeting

Kingsleigh Primary School recently hosted the first Septenary Trust Pupil Parliament meeting. The Parliament is intended to promote collaboration across the Trust, whilst giving pupils…

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