Monthly Archives: November 2015

Osprey & Kestrel – Swindon Town Football Tournament

Some football players in Year 5 & 6 were lucky enough to take part in a tournament organised by Swindon Town Football Club on Wednesday 25th November at Dorcan Academy. The game was 6-a- side and we took 8 players for our squad. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t ideal but the players did an amazing job to play in difficult conditions on a slippery astro-turf

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Community – Highworth Christmas Lights

This evening we watched the Major of Highworth switch on the Highworth Christmas Lights.  We sang Christmas songs with Eastrop and Southfields schools and had a great time.  We now all feel very Chrismassy. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”101″ gal_title=”2015/16 Xmas Lights”]


Jaguar – Costumes for Christmas Play

‘Christmas around the world’ Costumes Your child will be an Irish child in the Christmas play this year. Costume suggestion Leprechaun Outfit (green shorts, boots and a green top) or green t shirt and trousers Please can all costumes be bought to school in labelled carrier bags by the first week in December. If you have any problems with finding a costume, please speak

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General – Christmas Jumper Day


The Den – Fun with Food week 2

Thank you for those who came to our second week of Fun with Food. We enjoyed making homemade pizzas and learning about different foods we could include in our lunch boxes. We all had a go at rolling out the pizza dough and tried lots of different toppings we may not have chosen before. The children took their pizzas home to cook, we are

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Christmas Fayre


Newsletter November 2015

Newsletter November 2015 Dear Parents As always this term is flying by as we head towards the Christmas season! Diary Dates Christmas Fayre Friday 4th December 3.00 Christmas Lunch 15th December Last day to hand in your order form is Friday 4th December Christmas Plays 16th December Reception and KS1 1.00 and 6.00 KS2 2.00 and 7.00 Tickets will be available from the school office

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Osprey – Islamic Art

To round off our AD900 topic, where we looked at the Islamic Empire, we decided to do some Islamic Art. The art we looked at was based on patterns and shapes. We talked about the different shapes we could see in the different patterns then had a go at recreating them ourselves. Here are some photos of the children at work. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”96″ gal_title=”2015/16

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Osprey – Oliver’s super effort

This week Oliver has really impressed me with his great attitude towards learning. He has tried his hardest and pushed himself to work independently in all subjects. Here is a picture of his times tables practice. Keep up the great work Oliver!


Seahorse – Multi-skills

On Thursday Year 2 had a great morning at Warneford Secondary School in their annual ‘Multi Skills Sports Morning’. We walked up to their new Sports Centre, where we participated in a carousel of fun sports activities. There were 10 different games to play and we got to use lots of different equipment. At the event were other local primary school children in Year

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