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EYFS - Blog 3

EYFS

This term we have been exploring the theme of ‘transport’.

Our BIG Questions:

Will the vehicles be able to travel through the tunnels and along the track we have made?

How can I make this vehicle move without touching it?

What can we use to make tunnels for us to travel…

Posted by Holly Revill on 3 April 2020

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Year 5 - Blog 2

A terrible crime has been committed in Year 5.  Pupils are on the case to solve the mystery.  The clues found are a blood-stained shirt, a purse of coins, a pistol and a highwayman’s mask.  A wedding ring and a red ribbon were also found near the scene.  Was it a robbery?  Was it a crime of…

Posted by Holly Revill on 2 March 2020

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Year 3 - Blog 2

Year 3 Asia and Europe Classes

Year three carried out science investigations and learnt how to make a test fair. The children made ‘rocket mice’, sending paper cones into the air using milk bottles. We learnt about how to repeat experiments to make a test more accurate, and how to only change…

Posted by Holly Revill on 2 March 2020

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Copper Class - Blog 1

Last term our topic was festivals and celebrations. What a perfect time to have this topic, what with Diwali and then Christmas celebrations! Most children in copper class spent a lot more time in their classes in the main part of the school. Copper class had a lot of visitors including Mrs Davis,…

Posted by Holly Revill on 31 January 2020

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EYFS - Blog 2

EYFS

We achieved RHS School Gardening Award Level 3.

To achieve this level

We had to write around 200 words about a mini project or activity in the garden, based on healthy eating, wildlife in the garden, composting and recycling, or exploring a curriculum topic through the garden.

Posted by Ben Gibson on 24 January 2020

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Year 4 - Blog 2

Following our trip to Sulgrave Manor, Year 4 have been enjoying learning about the Tudors this term. The children have really engaged in this topic and have produced some excellent newspaper articles and poetry about the Tudor monarchs.

In Art, the children produced beautiful Tudor Roses and…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 24 January 2020

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Year 3 - Blog 1

Year 3 Asia and Europe Classes!

Year 3 have had another exciting half term full of visits and experiences! We were very lucky to have the clergy team come into school to complete an RE inspired activity. They posed to the children the question; has Christmas lost its meaning? The children were…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 5 January 2020

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Year 5 - Blog 1

For Year 5, the topic of the First World War was brought to life by a visit from the Chinnor War Horse with his owners who were happy to answer our questions about horses and equipment used in the war.  We use the story, War Game by Michael Foreman, to learn about life for soldiers in the trenches…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 5 January 2020

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Year 1 - Blog 2

Year 1 are so ‘Thankful’ for all the wonderful things we have done this term!

 

At the start of this term we celebrated Bonfire night- which is also our topic this term! We had a visit from Mr Lockwood from Thame Fire station who spoke to us all about staying safe over this wonderful time of…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 29 November 2019

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EYFS - Blog 1

EYFS Autumn Term 1

The children have all settled into school life extremely quickly and have been making the most of the indoor/outdoor environment. They enjoyed sharing some of their learning in our recent Welcome Service and we would like to thank all those who were able to support us on this…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 9 November 2019

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Year 4 - Blog 1

Year  4 – Oceania and Africa classes

 

This term we have been learning all about Canada. We can find Canada on a world map and know the North part of the country gets very cold.  We have learned about Canadian folk art, painted in the style of a Canadian painter called Lawren Harris and we…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 9 November 2019

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Year 1 - Blog 1

We have had quite a busy first few weeks in Year 1!

After reading the wonderful story ‘Supertato’, the children made their own potato superhero, and also described what their own superpowers would be.  They chose everything from ‘super-strength’, to ‘x-ray vision’, to ‘being kind to…

Posted by Ben Gibson on 27 September 2019

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