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Garden Room ‘Wild Woods’

During a walk in the ‘Wild Woods’ the children in the Garden Room were encouraged to observe the signs of Summer. Back in the classroom they used a variety of materials and textures to create their own ‘Summer Garden’ picture.  

Year 5’s Outdoor Classroom Project

An impromptu discussion in the playground turned into a mini-project for the Year 5’s, as they wanted to reinvent the outdoor classroom. They started by drawing and labelling a plan, followed by a written description of their vision. Ideas included awnings for use in inclement weather, a whiteboard for the…

Year 4C’s Musical Performances

In music Year 4C have been learning about graphic scores and playing music at a certain rhythm and pace. The children worked together to create their own scores and performed pieces of music using a variety of different instruments using their scores. It was a real team effort to keep…

Year 2 Trip to Waltham Abbey Gardens

Year 2 went on a trip to Waltham Abbey Gardens recently. They had a fantastic day learning all about mini-beasts in the beautiful surroundings of the Abbey. The class learnt how to collect and observe mini-beasts without harming them and even got to pond-dip in the river! Year 2’s would…

Owl’s Explore Traditional Tales

As part of last half term’s topic of Traditional tales, Owls used puppets to act out the story of the 3 Billy Goats Gruff before being challenged to make a bridge across the stream for the Billy Goats to use. It proved to be rather challenging as the children worked…

African Art in 1R

1R have been reading the ‘Tinga Tinga Tales’, African stories all about how different animals acquired their unique features. To go alongside this, the class painted animals in the style of Edward Tingatinga. First they painted a sunset background using just red and yellow paint, then used stencils on black…

Newsletter July 2018

Read our last Newsletter of the school year, full of photos and information on Speech Day and Prize Giving, Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits, trips out and lots more…

Year 5’s Afternoon Tea Experience

On Tuesday 10 July the Year 5 pupils hosted an afternoon tea for their parents. They started by setting a budget and worked out their costings. Pupils then spent the morning shopping in Sainsburys, ensuring that they received the best deals for their money. The class then prepared delicious sandwiches such…

Year 6 Art – Starry Night

The Year 6 children were challenged to draw a replica of the work done by the Dutch post- impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. This piece of art is called Starry Night and was painted in June 1889. The setting is just before sunrise. This painting has been in the permanent collection of the Museum…