Where the Wild Things Are

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This week, we have been looking at the storybook ‘Where the Wild Things Are’. We discovered a lot about the book and the different types of characters in it. The main character was called Max so we wrote a character description about him! Next, we designed our own Wild Thing and described them; we included… More

Mini beasts

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This half term, the Reception classes have been exploring mini beasts.  We have taken great care of our pot of caterpillars and are looking forward to them turning into butterflies very soon. Take a look at some of the fantastic, independent writing and work that the children are producing about mini beasts. We are looking forward… More

A busy two weeks!

We have been very busy in Puffins and Penguins since our half term holiday. The children have been working very hard to prepare for our Phonics Check which took place this week. Every child tackled the check with a calm and focused attitude. Everyone did their very best and enjoyed the challenge! In maths we… More

A fabulous time at Holy Island

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Year 4 had an amazing time at Holy Island this week. They imagined living life as monks at Lindisfarne Priory in the Year 793AD and got a real life feel for what the Viking invasion may have been like. As always, behavior was impeccable and they were an absolute pleasure to take out of school.

Phonics in Nursery

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This week we have been working with the children and assessing their early phonics skills in preparation for their move to Reception. We have been using an activity from ‘Letters and Sounds’ where ‘Metal Mike’ the robot talks in sounds for the children to blend together, identify the word and find the matching picture. Some… More

The Tunnel

Year 2 began their SATs tests this week and we would like to say how proud we are of all the children taking part. They showed an extremely sensible and mature attitude and did their absolute best. Our SATs will continue next week so we ask parents to please make sure children are in school… More

Trip to the Roman Army Museum and Vindolanda

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This week, we had a fantastic time on our school trip. Although our Romans topic was a focus for the Spring term, this was the earliest available date to visit and we still found out a lot of new information. As well as exploring the sites and looking at the different exhibits, we also watched… More