Reception Topic

Autumn Term 2017

The children made "Gruffalo Crumble". It was sticky and sweet and they took it home to share with their families.

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Smoothing out the crumble, ready for baking.

Reception children are settling in to life in school. Our topic is "Webs, Woods & Wild".

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The children have been exploring their classroom and outdoor area.

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Here we are relaxing and looking at books.

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Learning about Spinderella!

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Making ladders to help Monkey get down from Mrs McMahon's speaker.

Year 1 Topic

Autumn Term 2017

Sir Teachalot Visits Year 1

Year 1 looked at medieval armour, took part in a joust and learnt how to be a knight.

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Victory over Mrs Dedman!

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At the joust!

 

The children developed their stirring, mixing and kneading skills when they made bread. They also learned about proving and how yeast works.

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Stirring the ingredients together.

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Kneading the dough.

Year 1 went on "A Secret Quest". They found an egg in the school grounds and then tried to build one of their own.

Finding an egg with Mrs Dedman.

Finding an egg with Mrs Dedman.

Building an egg.

Building an egg.

We designed and made a drawbridge to help rescue the princess from the castle.

We designed and made a drawbridge to help rescue the princess from the castle.

Year 2 Topic

Autumn Term 2017

Year 2's topic this term is "Squires, Swords and Shields". Sir Teachalot came in to school to show us his medieval armour and teach us how to joust and become a medieval knight.

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Miss Allan begging for mercy from a knight!

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Who is this knight in shining armour?

We have been working hard settling in to Year 2.

Here we are outside our classroom.

Here we are outside our classroom.

Learning outside on the playground.

Learning outside on the playground.

Year 3 Class Topic

Autumn Term 2017

Year 3 are studying The Romans this term.

Clay Tile Making

We made clay tiles carefully and precisely.

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The children visited Fishbourne Roman Palace. We wrote on wax tablets, explored the museum, dressed in a toga and made an archway out of bricks.

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Learning about life in Roman Times

We listened to the curator to learn what a slave's job involved.

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Life as a Slave

A slave had to work hard!

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Building an Archway

We had to concentrate well to be successful at this task.

Year 4 Class Topic

Autumn Term 2017

The children have been busy designing and creating shoes and making clay tiles to paint for mosaic.

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Stitching and sticking.

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Using clay and cutting precisely.

Year 4 learned about life in Roman times. They visited Fishbourne Roman Palace where they spun wool, made mosaic patterns, created an arch out of bricks and learned about the jobs of a slave. 

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Spinning wool

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Under the brick archway.

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Creating mosaic patterns.

The children took part in an archeological dig in the school grounds and found some Roman artefacts.

Hunting for Roman artefacts.

Hunting for Roman artefacts.

Year 5 Topic

Autumn Term 2017

Year 5 had a very special visitor: a WW2 evacuee.  Molly told them all about her experiences when she was evacuated from Portsmouth to Loxwood.

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To commemorate Remembrance Day, the children wrote some thought-provoking poems which they put on display in the classroom.

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We will remember them.

Year 5 are studying World War II. They went for a trip on The Bluebell Railway dressed as evacuees to experience life in the early 1940s.

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At the station.

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I wonder where we are going?

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At our destination.

Year 6 Topic

Autumn Term 2017

Year 6 are studying World War II. They produced some really creative World War II gardens.

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The visit to the Bluebell Railway helped the children experience what it was like to be evacuated.

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At the station.

 

What will happen to us?

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On the steam train.

It seems like a long journey!

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In the Tunnel.

 

Who will take care of us?

Bikeability Week

First of all the children learnt how to check that their bicycle and cycle helmet are roadworthy. Then they were out in the local vicinity learning how to ride safely as part of the traffic.

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Turning right from a main road in to a side road.

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Moving right from a side on to a main road.

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