Monthly Archives: November 2011

What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 28th November 2011.

Literacy We are continuing to look at instructions this week in Literacy. We will be looking at recipes as a type of instruction and following them to make various tasty treats. We will then try to write our own versions … Continue reading

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Visit from Kestrel fm

On Friday we had a visit from Pete Denton Kestrel fm’s Drive Time DJ. As part of Kestrel fm’s Be Seen Be Safe campaign, Pete gave a short talk about road safety and the importance of being visible to traffic … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 21st November 2011.

Literacy   We are continuing to look at instructions this week in Literacy. We will be finding good examples of instructions and picking out the key features which make them good. We will be improving some not so good instructions … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 14th November 2011.

Literacy This week in Literacy we will be focusing on reading, following and making our own instructions. We will be looking at some instructions and trying to follow them, what makes them easy to follow? What makes them difficult?  We … Continue reading

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Family Fireworks

On Friday  the annual Family Fireworks display was once again held on the school field. Despite the torrential rain the night before the year six got ‘stuck in’ and built the bonfire in record time. The weather remained kind all … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 7th November 2011.

Literacy This week in Literacy we will be focusing again on poetry, looking at the structure of different poems and recognizing rhyme and rhythm within them. We will be reading poems aloud and using expression and drama to better understand … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 7th November 2011.

Literacy This week in Literacy we will be focusing again on poetry, looking at the structure of different poems and recognizing rhyme and rhythm within them. We will be reading poems aloud and using expression and drama to better understand … Continue reading

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A close encounter with FilmClub for Parliament week.

Today we were visited by Abby Carswell, our regional co-ordinator for FilmClub. She came into school to show the whole school two films, both dealing with the ideas of democracy and making a difference. The secret of Nimh, is an … Continue reading

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The Maths of Sport Roadshow

Just before half term Cambridge University’s Motivate Maths of Sport Roadshow came to our school.  Our year 5 and 6 pupils  took part in a series of  Maths Triathlons during which they explored some of the underlying mathematics of the … Continue reading

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