Reception Class visit to Saltwell Park!

As part of our learning about seasonal change, we went to Saltwell Park to look for signs of Autumn.  We collected a variety of leaves, conkers, berries, leaves, nuts and seeds, some of which we used to make our own special crowns! We asked the many kinds of wildfowl if they were ‘going on holiday’…Continue Reading

No Pens Day

On Friday we celebrated No Pens Day. In maths we consolidated our place value skills by carrying out a number of different activities. We explored number patterns with numicon, talked it and solved it in pairs, recapped Roman Numerals with art straws and refreshed our times table skills. In literacy we carried out our own…Continue Reading

Be Bright Be Seen

Marcus from cycle generation visited us this morning and talked to us about staying safe as the dark nights are  drawing in. He gave us some handy hints on how to make ourselves bright when walking/cycling in the dark, without spending a fortune on high visibility clothing.  Continue Reading

Nursery – September 2018

Welcome to all our new nursery children, parents and families! The nursery children are settling well and enjoying their time with us.  They really are a joy!  They are starting to get used to all the routines and show us the things they are interested in.  We thought that you might like to see some…Continue Reading

Rights Respecting Update

We are now a Silver  Rights Aware school and over the next year we are aiming to achieve our Gold Award. The children will be thinking about one anthers rights and the rights of all children in our world across all their lessons and other activities in school.   We will be encouraging them to…Continue Reading


Last week was STEM week in school.  This stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  Throughout school, in all classes, we had visitors who talked to the children about their various careers in these fields.  It was so inspiring and helped the children to think in more detail about the sort of work that they…Continue Reading