School Blog: October 2021

22nd October 2021

6NZ Makes Chocolate

As part of our curiosity week, the children wanted to know all about how the Maya made chocolate! We read the Mayan Fable ‘The Chocolate…

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22nd October 2021

Year 6 trip to the tank museum and Tyneham Village!

In preparation for our World War II project work next term, Year 6 visited The Tank Museum, followed by a trip to Tyneham village. At…

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22nd October 2021

Yo Ho Yo Ho, a pirate’s life for year 2!

Year 2 have loved learning about Grace O’Malley’s life as a fearless pirate queen this half term. We’ve taken inspiration from her and made our…

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19th October 2021

Year Three Find Good Karma!

Year Three have been exploring what it means to be a Buddhist and are currently follow the leading question: Can being a Buddhist make the…

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18th October 2021

Carter’s Amazing Discovery

Year 4 became intrepid archaeologists today! We first looked at a photograph of Howard Carter in 1922 studying Tutankhamun’s golden sarcophagus. Everyone used their retrieval…

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13th October 2021

Perfecting Place value

Over the past 2 weeks Year 4 have been working extremely hard to recap place value of 3 digit numbers. We have enjoyed working practically…

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12th October 2021

Year 3’s Autumn Project

Year 3 have made a fantastic start to this term’s project. Throughout the coming weeks we will be considering the whole-school enquiry question of How…

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11th October 2021

Year 1 and the weather!

In Year 1 we have been observing and identifying different kinds of weather. We went outside and talked about what the weather was like and…

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11th October 2021

Year 5 are buzzing about reading

Thursday 7th October was National Poetry Day so Year 5 read The Kraken by Alfred Lord Tennyson as they have been writing about kelpies and…

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11th October 2021

Marvellous Mayans

This half term Year 6 have been completing a project all about life in the ancient past. The civilisation they asked questions about and explored…

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8th October 2021

Year 6 Animal Adaptations

In Year 6 this week we began to look at animal adaptation. We considered how and why some animals adapt to their environments, and how…

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8th October 2021

Settling in to Week 5 of Reception

In Reception this week we have been reading the book ‘Paper Dolls’ by Julia Donaldson  as part of our Understanding of the World topic. The…

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