Monthly Archives: January 2016

Governors – Newsletter


Leopards – Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

This week the children in Leopard class have been learning about the mysterious and hot interior of our planet. They have followed Richard Hammond exploring flooded caves and earthquake zones. Read about the intrepid heroes of Jules Verne’s Journey To The Centre Of The Earth on their subterranean travels and created models of what we think can be found under our feet. This has

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Celebration Awards – 29th January 2016


Osprey – Gymnastics Lessons

This term we have been looking at Gymnastics in one of our weekly PE lessons. This week we incorporated different apparatus. In previous weeks we have been looking at floor work. We had a go at jumping in different ways and making sure we landed safely.


Osprey – Maisy’s Tweet

Maisy has told us that she is feeling more confident with her Maths now which is great. ‘ I have enjoyed doing Maths lessons because I have been getting better at it and now it is one of my best lessons.’


Whole School – Grandparents’ Teaparty

What a great afternoon we had at the tea party for all Grandparents. We had over fifty grandparents attend with over 100 grandchildren joining them. Our parents also baked some lovely cakes for everyone to share. Pupils from our Voice in a Million choir and Performing Arts entertained us with a variety of acts. We even had time for a game of bingo! [Best_Wordpress_Gallery

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Kestrels – Fire Safety Visit

Year 6 had a class visit from the Youth Engagement Officer from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. They were able to give the children some important information.  If the fire alarm goes off, feel the door with the back of your hand; if it is hot, DO NOT open. Keep low (below the smoke) and crawl to safety. GET OUT, STAY OUT, GET THE

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Kestrel – Stop-Motion Animations

On Monday afternoon, the children learnt how to create stop-motion animations using modeling clay, background scenery, tripod mounted cameras and Apple Mac computers. Working in groups they established, and made, their characters and came up with a wide range of plots; ranging from an alien fashion show to a dog playing in the park. It was an exciting process to be involved in and

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Octopus – Rainforests (Around the world)

We love our role play! We are exploring like we are in the middle of a rainforest. We know that rainforests are very hot places and there is lots of rain making trees and plants grow tall. Rainforests are an important habitat for lots and lots of animals. If we don’t have the rainforests anymore then either these animals will die or they will

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Leopard – Animation Workshop

Today the children learnt how to create stop-motion animations using modeling clay, background scenery, tripod mounted cameras and Apple Mac computers. Working in groups they established, and made, their characters and came up with a wide range of plots; ranging from an alien football match on Mars to a killer whale attack in the sea! It was an exciting process to be involved in

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