Christmas Literacy

It may still be November but Christmas Literacy begun 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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A Midsummer Night’s Dream🎭

We were so lucky to have a theatre company come into school on our first day back after October half term. They performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ which both staff and children thoroughly enjoyed! In Year 5/6, children used the play as inspiration for writing and they worked incredibly hard in our Literacy lessons to […]

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Safety workshop

The children visited Wicksteed Park yesterday to attend a safety workshop. The children learnt about: fire and water safety; the dangers of solvents; cyber safety; how to resuscitate someone and also how to stay safe when near HGV vehicles. It was a fantastic day and the children were extremely mature when facing some difficult subjects. […]

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Inter-house Football

Yesterday in Key Stage 2, children took part in our first inter-house sport competition of the academic year. House captains did a fantastic job recruiting players for their football teams; it was an enjoyable enjoyable afternoon for players and spectators. It was great to see the value of unity being shown amongst the houses. Fotheringhay […]

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Growth Mindset Challenge

Our value this month is resilience and all of the children in the school have demonstrated tonnes of it during our growth mindset challenge over the last couple of days. Here are some pictures of Year 5/6 children demonstrating resilience, courage and excellence on the climbing wall we had in our playground. The children were […]

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