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The Y3 Gift That Keeps On Giving

Well, as the song goes..."here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun..."

It would appear, the same can be said for the staff who have been busting their Xmas Booty in preparation for the final assembly... One thing is for sure, we wish you the best of the season and look forwards to seeing you all again in the new year...

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The Y5 Gift That Keeps On Giving

Well, as the song goes..."here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun..."

It would appear, the same can be said for the staff who have been busting their Xmas Booty in preparation for the final assembly... One thing is for sure, we wish you the best of the season and look forwards to seeing you all again in the new year...

Select "Read More" and download the file linked below for a real Xmas Howler - enjoy!!!

The Y6 Gift That Keeps On Giving

Well, as the song goes..."here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun..."

It would appear, the same can be said for the staff who have been busting their Xmas Booty in preparation for the final assembly... One thing is for sure, we wish you the best of the season and look forwards to seeing you all again in the new year...

Select "Read More" and download the file linked below for a real Xmas Howler - enjoy!!!

The Y4 Gift That Keeps On Giving

Well, as the song goes..."here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun..."

It would appear, the same can be said for the staff who have been busting their Xmas Booty in preparation for the final assembly... One thing is for sure, we wish you the best of the season and look forwards to seeing you all again in the new year...

Select "Read More" and download the file linked below for a real Xmas Howler - enjoy!!!

Children In Need

They certainly are and what a way to celebrate...

A wide range of activities took place today which ended in a school Disco. Some incredibly suspect dance moves were on display but one thing is for sure, a good time was had by all - teachers included it would appear... Many thanks to the children for organising the various activities and indeed raising all the money for charity. Totals will be published in the school newsletter letter so watch out for it.

Free Standing Structures

Sometimes, standing up for yourself is not just important, its crucial...

The children were investigating the most effective free standing structures. They considered what they could learn from existing constructions such as bridges and towers but also from nature. They decided to hold a competition to see who could construct the tallest 'Free Standing' structure within one lesson. The outline for the task was set and materials gathered... the most successful models would be evaluated at the end...

Numbers Really Are Everywhere...

Getting down with the numbers...

In this weeks Maths lessons, we have been exploring challenges and problems beyond the classroom. A range of problems for the children were set but within the school hall.... they enjoyed working outside the constraints of the classroom and worked hard to solve the puzzles on the way...

Proof That Music Is Really Good For You...

Finally, here is the proof that Mr Wilkinson really can get a tune out of anything...

During class this week, 5MW decided to explore the potential of... guess what? Vegetables as musical instruments... That's right, you heard it first here... Vegetable Instruments! The children considered how instruments make sounds through resonance chambers and other elements that create vibrations, displacing the air and creating sound waves which travel much like a ping pong ball around a room or chamber... we are looking forward to hearing/seeing the results of this work...

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