Category: Newsletter 31 January 2020

Painting and planting in Year 3 with Deedee

31st January 2020

On Wednesday afternoon Camilo’s Grandma (DeeDee) came and spent a lovely couple of hours working with the children in Year 3. They painted flower pots a multitude of wonderful colours and whilst they let them dry listened to DeeDee read them a mythical adventure. The children were then able to plant bulbs in their pots and…

Year 1 Victorian topic

31st January 2020

Year 1 had a very interesting afternoon learning about the Victorian artist, designer, writer and craftsman, William Morris. He is particularly well known for his designing skills and most notably his unique wallpaper and fabric designs. The children looked at a range of different wallpaper and thought it was all very beautiful. The children were…

Green Commendations for NJ and Fletcher

31st January 2020

NJ (7G) received his Green Commendation from Mr Crisell for a ‘super excellent suspense story in English’.  Following our fantastic assembly by 5G on reading aloud, it was particularly apt that Fletcher (3R) was presented with his Green Commendation for ‘developing his love of reading and becoming a real bookworm’.  Well done NJ and Fletcher….

It’s freezing in Kindy!

31st January 2020

Following on from our Polar topic, this week Kindy is exploring freezing and melting, solids and liquids. During carpet time, we discussed ice lollies and how we keep them in the freezer because it’s chilly. But when we take then out, the warm sun melts the ice so that the liquid drips down. “I get…

Times Table Badge for Tally

31st January 2020

Well done to Tally (4R) who received her times table badge in assembly this morning. Congratulations!

Year 4 Science

31st January 2020

Year 4 are studying solids, liquids and gases this term. Their tasks so far have included making a solid structure out of weak materials (sultanas and spaghetti) and designing their own hot air balloon and seeing if it flew with the heat of a hair dryer! Great teamwork shown and lots of fun had with…

House netball

31st January 2020

Congratulations to Kean who were winners of the House netball competition this week. The result was a combination of results from matches that took place across Years 3 to 8. An extra big ‘well done’ to the girls in Years 5-8 who ran to King Edward’s Witley to play their matches. A stunning cross country…

Reception and the Magic Porridge Pot

31st January 2020

This week, the children have been enjoying learning the story of ‘The Magic Porridge Pot‘. They had a lovely time modelling their own ‘pinch pots’ out of clay. Once the pots are dry, we will be exploring colour-mixing to paint the pots in ‘magic colours’.

Chilling out in the library

31st January 2020

Today we celebrated World Reading Aloud Day with all of the children in Years 2 to 8 by spending time in the Prep library, chilling on the floor cushions, listening to a story read aloud and having a chance to browse the shelves and chat to the Librarian. This is the first major event (of…

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