Growth Mindset trip to John Lowther

We’ve just returned from our Growth Mindset trip of the term to the John Lowther Centre. Year 5/6 had such an incredible time! They took part in 6 different activities throughout the day: ▪️Air rifle shooting ▪️A challenge course ▪️Bouldering ▪️Go-Karting ▪️Tunnelling ▪️Orienteering It was amazing to see children showing so much resilience and determination […]

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Holdenby House trip

Year 5/6 have had such a brilliant day on our school trip to Holdenby House today! We took part in 4 different Victorian activities and found out lots of new facts. Activities during the day included: – Victorian etiquette where we had to balance a book on our head whilst walking around! – Victorian kitchen […]

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World Book Week at St Andrew’s

Last week was ‘World Book Week’ at St Andrew’s and we had such a brilliant time! We started the week making bookmarks and watching some author masterclasses on how to improve our story writing. On Tuesday, we did ‘drop everything and read’ to end the school day, followed by reading with our parents on Wednesday […]

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Exciting Literacy

William Knibb class have been buzzing about Literacy this week! After exploring our model text, we gathered some new language in our journals, had a giggle learning all about ‘PEE’ paragraphs and then we finished the week with a class debate. I’ve been so impressed with their engagement and enthusiasm every day🌟 Mrs Gardner and […]

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Space Centre Trip

The week before half term, we took all of Year 5/6 to The National Space Centre in Leicester. Everyone had such a fantastic day. We were so impressed with the children’s enthusiasm. They all showed St Andrew’s values and did us very proud! It’s been great to see the children linking their learning in topic […]

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Super Scientists

I’ve been so impressed with my science group so far this term! They’ve conducted a number of different investigations and come to some great conclusions. The children are now forces experts! Miss Kettle 🌟

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Growth mindset challenge

Last term, we faced the climbing wall and this term we faced the ice! All members of Malala and William Knibb classes showed great resilience and courage whilst attempting to stay upright on the ice. It was very tricky but everyone managed to make it across the rink unaided at some point. There were lots […]

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Happy new year and welcome back!

Malala class have had a fantastic return to school. We have been busy creating our classroom and embarking on our mission to infinity and beyond. We have had a number of new students start the new year with us and they have settled in very well due to the friendship shown by the existing members […]

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Christmas Literacy

It may still be November but Christmas Literacy began in Year 5/6 today! The annual narrative rewrite of the 🥕 ‘Kevin the Carrot’ 🥕 Aldi advert started with an orientation session today. Children worked in groups to create the whole vegetable family. They then got creative with a Thesaurus and found synonyms to describe the […]

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