Monthly Archives: January 2017

Wallaby Class – Make Your Own Paper

Wallaby Class have been learning all about recycling recently. We researched some facts about recycling, and have also written letters to the Mayor of Highworth, as we believe that there is not enough recycling in Highworth! We are eagerly awaiting a reply… We have learnt all about how paper is made, and had a go at making our own paper! It was very messy,

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Wallaby Class – PE Warneford

On Thursday, year 4 went to Warneford to take part in the Problem Solving PE morning. It was great fun and the children behaved perfectly! Well done year 4![Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”279″ gal_title=”2016/17 wallabies warneford”]


Shell Class – A Long Time Ago

The children have been learning about castles through fairy tale stories. We have been listening to Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel. The children have been using IT software to draw their favourite parts of the stories and build castles out of construction and junk resources. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”271″ gal_title=”2016/17 Shell A Long Time Ago”]


Celebration Assembly 27/01/17


Film Club – January 2017


Celebration Assembly Winners

Winners of celebration assembly 23rd January


Octopus Class – Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons

Wednesday 25th January 2017 Creating hot air balloons for an aerial view. Today in Octopus class, following our work on picture maps and route maps, we began to think about how to create an aerial view map. We had an array of objects in the middle of the carpet which we used to build a toy town. We first had a go at creating

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Octopus Class – Walk In The Local Area

What did we see on our walk in the local area? Today Octopus class went for a walk in the local area. First we talked about what a landmark or key feature on a map might be: we suggested that things such as schools, hospitals, stations and places to eat and drink might be on these. We went for a walk, and, in partners,

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ECO Council – Minutes Jan 2017

Minutes of Meeting – 23rd January 2017


Eco Council – RSPB Big Schools Bird Watch

RSPB Big Schools Bird Watch Today eco council took part in the RSPB Big Schools Bird Watch. We worked together to see what birds we could find in our school grounds. Some were quite tricky to identify.