Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day 4 at Streatley

This morning we went to Wantage and visited the Vale and Downland Museum.  We learnt about the history of the town and the local geology.  Some of us got to dress up as Anglo-Saxons as rich and poor people as … Continue reading

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Day 3 at Streatley

Today we went to The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.  It is full of man made objects from most of the countries in the world.    There are 118,000 objects!  We can find out  about the people by looking at … Continue reading

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Streatley Day 2

The day started at 7 a.m. When we got up and the boys had showers before going to the classroom and continuing with yesterday’s work. Then we were called for breakfast – it was delicious. Then we packed our bags , got … Continue reading

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Streatley Day 1

We travelled in the minibuses to Streatley Youth Hostel and dropped our bags off. Then we travelled to Didcot and went to the railway centre. We were first shown a presentation about Britain 200 years ago and transport then and … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 18th June 2012.

Reminder Please remember to send slips back about the trip to Petersfield on Monday 16th July to see the Olympic Torch Relay. We need to know numbers of children attending to be able to further plan this visit, thank you. … Continue reading

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Sticky Wicket

On Thursday the Liss Cricket team took part in a cricket tournament at Alton Cricket Club. After having lunch we began our first match against tournament favourites, Bentley.  We bowled and fielded very well, but Bentley still scored 280 runs (each … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 18th June 2012.

Literacy We will be reading play scripts this week. We will be studying the characters in those scripts to see what we know about them. We will be writing a play script together as a class, based on a well-known … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WONDER

On Saturday Ben won the MBK Open fishing match held at the Coloured Ponds, Rake. His catch out weighed all 29 boys and girls fishing from his age group up to U16’s.  He achieved the Match Winner Trophy and coveted Orange Cap. His … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Lower School. Monday 11th June 2012.

Literacy In our first week back for this final half term we will be focusing on reading and writing stories involving animals. We will work on characterisation for our stories, what are our main characters going to be like? What … Continue reading

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TV TALENT

Earlier this term Daisy received some exciting news: Share A Story I entered a competition in April where you have to write a story board on a sheet you print out of the computer. There are eight winners and they … Continue reading

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