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The Earth and Beyond

This term, 5C are studying The Earth and Beyond in their Science lessons. They have been looking at the effect of the Earth’s rotation and they made themselves into a human sundial to show how the shadow moves as the earth rotates.

Road Safety in Reception and Year 5

Year 5 pupils, had a visit from the Safer Essex Road Safety Partnership.  The children were reminded how they should behave when they are near the road, including how to cross the road in the safest way.  They were reminded why they should always wear a seat belt and the…

African Drumming Workshop

To celebrate Black History Month, today children from Reception to Year 6 are taking part in an African Drumming Workshop. We had a visit from the Education Group and the children learned how to use traditional African djembe drums, creating sounds and music from the African continent. Every child immersed…

4C’s Tudor Assembly

4C took us on a journey this morning through the wonderful and crazy period of the Tudors. With a particular focus on Henry VIII the audience of parents and pupils soaked in all of the fantastic facts, and we are sure they will be singing along to the catchy songs…

Year 1 Castles Trip

Year 1 went off to see Mountfichet Castle! It is a Motte and Bailey castle full of life as it was back then! We saw kitchens, towers, swords and even had lunch with some local peacocks. We learned that life was quite tough for people living inside the bailey, especially…

Year 6 Problem Solving

Year 6J have been working very hard in their lessons this term. They have all put their thinking caps on and have been solving problems in a practical way, both individually and by working together. They have also been looking at shapes in Maths. The class had to predict if…

World Food Day – British

This week for World Food Day the theme was ‘British’ and there were some delicious foods on offer. The children had the pick of lamb and vegetable pie, chicken pasty, buttered mashed potatoes and more. The decorated hall helped to add to this theme and made for a very enjoyable…

A Very Victorian Experience for Year 5

Year 5 have had a fantastic day at the Ragged School Museum. First, Colin showed the pupils around his Victorian kitchen where they explored the Victorian home and family through object handling, role play and storytelling. Miss Perkins then taught everyone their morning lesson. She was terrifying! The lesson was…

Staying Healthy with Year 2

In Science, Year 2 have been learning about a ‘Healthy body’. They have made a lunch plate to include all the food groups and took part in some activities to see how their bodies can react to exercise.