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    17.12.19 In RE this term we have been learning about the Holy Trinity. We displayed our art work at the Holy Trinity Church in Stroud.

    17.12.19 In RE this term we have been learning about the Holy Trinity. We displayed our art work at the Holy Trinity Church in Stroud.  1
    17.12.19 In RE this term we have been learning about the Holy Trinity. We displayed our art work at the Holy Trinity Church in Stroud.  2
    17.12.19 In RE this term we have been learning about the Holy Trinity. We displayed our art work at the Holy Trinity Church in Stroud.  3

    18.11.19 Our musical instruments are now finished! We were able to successfully perform together in small groups demonstrating different volumes and pitches. Everyone has worked really hard!

    18.11.19 Our musical instruments are now finished! We were able to successfully perform together in small groups demonstrating different volumes and pitches. Everyone has worked really hard! 1
    18.11.19 Our musical instruments are now finished! We were able to successfully perform together in small groups demonstrating different volumes and pitches. Everyone has worked really hard! 2
    18.11.19 Our musical instruments are now finished! We were able to successfully perform together in small groups demonstrating different volumes and pitches. Everyone has worked really hard! 3
    18.11.19 Our musical instruments are now finished! We were able to successfully perform together in small groups demonstrating different volumes and pitches. Everyone has worked really hard! 4

    Theme Week - 'What A Wonderful World' 

    11th - 15th November 2019

    As part of our whole school theme week, we were inspired by a range of fantastic books about Planet Earth to write some excellent poems and non-fiction, and create striking pieces of art. We hope you were able to come and share our work at our open morning.

    Poems and collages inspired by 'Wild World'

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    Guide books to Planet Earth for aliens - inspired by the 'Dr Xargle' picture books!

    Guide books to Planet Earth for aliens - inspired by the 'Dr Xargle' picture books! 1
    Guide books to Planet Earth for aliens - inspired by the 'Dr Xargle' picture books! 2

    5.11.19 We are investigating the pitch of sound in Science and are in the process of making our own Viking musical instruments. More pictures to follow when we have finished!

    In English this term, we are reading Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd-Stanton. We are doing lots of excellent drama and written work based on this fantastic graphic novel.
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    8.10.19 Viking Shouting Competition! As part of our work in Science on investigating sound, we measured the volume of our best Viking battle cries.

    8.10.19 Viking Shouting Competition! As part of our work in Science on investigating sound, we measured the volume of our best Viking battle cries.  1
    8.10.19 Viking Shouting Competition! As part of our work in Science on investigating sound, we measured the volume of our best Viking battle cries.  2
    8.10.19 Viking Shouting Competition! As part of our work in Science on investigating sound, we measured the volume of our best Viking battle cries.  3
    8.10.19 Viking Shouting Competition! As part of our work in Science on investigating sound, we measured the volume of our best Viking battle cries.  4

    20.09.2019 - Our elections for School Council and Eco Monitors were held this week. We had many candidates who spoke confidently about the skills they could bring to the position. Here are our proud candidates!

    16.9.19 In Science, we have been investigating how sound travels.

    9.9.19 List Poems

    In English, we are reading and writing list poems. We began by reading 'Ten Things Found in a Wizard's Pocket' by Ian McMillan. We then wrote our own group poems inspired by this. Ideas included things found in the pocket's of Father Christmas', an explorer and an old lady!

    List poems by Eagles

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    Invasion!

     

    Our topic this term is 'Invasion' and we will be learning lots about the Vikings.

     

    Some questions we will be focusing on will be:

    Where did the Vikings come from?

    What made the Vikings so successful?

    What made the Viking Longship a good mode of transport?

     

    These handy websites may be a place where your child can start their knowledge journey! 

     

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/vikings/who_were_the_vikings/

    https://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/viking/websites.htm

    https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/vikings

    https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/vikings

     

    Keep coming back to visit our page to see what we have been up to!! 

    We have had a fantastic 2019 with a very successful Ofsted and being in the top ten best primary schools in Gloucestershire. Please follow the link in 'News and Events' to read about our successful 2019. We currently have spaces available for Reception and Year 1 pupils.
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