As part of the “Up for Juniors” key stage 2 project, children were visited today by staff and students from the University of Portsmouth. Pupils within Year 5 were introduced to a little snippet of University life and were encouraged to, even at this early stage in their lives, have aspirations and ambitions beyond their horizons.
Children took part in an amazing interactive voting experience, using hand-held electronic devices to give their thoughts and opinions on university life. Then, within mixed groups, they spent the morning engaged in four exciting activities.
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Who would have thought that we had so many blood-thirsty Year 6s! On Thursday 9th February, Open Box Theatre arrived at school and proceeded to share so many interesting and rather bizarre facts about the Vikings.
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Staff at the Range welcomed year 3 with open arms to help us with our maths and science work about plants. Penguins spent the morning exploring the outdoor plant selection and had the chance to chat to Luke the garden centre supervisor.
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Spring 1 2017
This half term Mrs Serridge, our physical education professional development coach, has been working with Mrs Pullan in Year 1 and Mrs Corker in Year 3.
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During book week, Year 6 studied Anthony Browne’s famous picture book ‘Voices in the Park’. Did you know that Anthony Browne is his own illustrator? This is because Browne believes a lot of the story can be told through pictures. As detectives, we searched for many clues in his illustrations to find out more about the characters.
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On Wednesday 1st March, we went to Bedenham to take part in ‘Fedaread’ activities. We had great fun playing rhyming games and making up our own stories using props. We also had some free time to explore the inside and outside provision.
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[Written by Mrs Messem & Mrs Stickler]
Children in both Key stage 1 and 2 have now started to develop their Makaton signing skills as we prepare for our ‘Colours of Inclusion day’. On Friday 31st March children will be celebrating the fantastic Inclusive ethos of our school by participating in classroom activities, a signing and singing performance and a yummy cake sale!
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