Our learning adventures

Acorns (FS1)


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God’s Wonderful Creations

In Acorns class some of the children designed their own character using a range of media. This engaged many children in discussion about what they liked or what makes them happy.  This was a great opportunity to follow the children's interests and promote...

Holly & Cherry (FS2)


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Why do we need to wash our hands?

Recently we have been thinking about what we need to do to keep ourselves healthy. To help the children understand the importance of washing their hands we have carried out an experiment using some bread. One slice of bread was handled while wearing surgical gloves...


Loaves, fish and exercise!

Rowan Class have been counting our heartbeats this week and finding ways to increase how fast our heart beats.  We have learnt about being healthy and why good food and exercise is important to us.  You might catch us racing around; doing stretches and balances;...


Victorian Life in The Big House

On Tuesday 19th November, History Off the Page came to our school. They set up a Victorian “house” consisting of  12 rooms in the hall. The children  experienced a range of jobs in the various rooms of The Big House  Downstairs, some children acted as maids and pages,...


Horizontal Stripes

In Oak we have created our own collages in response to the work of Patrick Heron.   Patrick Heron is a British painter and art critic. He was born in Yorkshire but moved to Cornwall when he was five. He was influenced by artists such as Henri Matisse and Paul...


Extreme Earth!

In our topic lessons, Elm Class have been studying natural disasters such as volcanoes and Earthquakes. We learned what to do in the event of an earthquake and practised following these guidelines when we heard the alarm sound!


Collage Work

Our Art work this week has been inspired by our Extreme Earth topic. We have created collages that show the aftermath of an earthquake.


Henri Matisse Collages

In Art this week, we looked at the work of Henri Matisse and were really inspired by his paper cutting. We had a go ourselves by listening to Jazz music, watching some classmates dance and then making a collage from our paper cuttings.


The Newmarket Bombing

Today we had a lovely trip to Memorial Hall in Newmarket to find out all abut the 1941 bombing. We heard a real air raid siren and did St Louis proud with our excellent notetaking - congratulations to Charlie for winning first prize! We had a lovely little play in the...


And breathe…

We've made it! Halfway through the year already... Apologies for the lack of posts the last couple of weeks; they've been written but apparently ICT had also decided that it was winding down to half-term... Speaking of ICT, the iPad battery is flat too so no photos...


NSPCC Workshop

A follow up session, after the KS2 assembly ‘Speak Out. Stay Safe’.


Our school is a thriving Christian community where our children are central to everything that we do. Adults and children enjoy working together to achieve their full potential.

House Points

  • Bautain: 200
  • Colmar: 148
  • Breck: 136
  • Humann: 135

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