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Art Week

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Each class has an art week during the Spring Term when they focus on studying a particular artist and art technique. Parents are invited to come in and support their child during their art afternoon. The children thoroughly enjoy experimenting and learning about art and artists and would love to share this with their family. 

Nursery: Wed 28th Feb 1.00 onwards

Reception: All week w.c. 12th Feb drop-in sessions 

Year 1: Thur 1st Mar 1.20 onwards

Year 2:Tues 13th Feb 1.20 onwards

Year 3: Wed 14th Feb 1.20 onwards

Year 4: Thur 15th Feb 1.20 onwards

Year 5: Wed 28th Feb 1.20 onwards

Thank you to Year 6 parents who came and supported children last Thursday during their art lesson. Staff, children and parents spent a lovely afternoon sketching dancers in the style of Degas. A lot of talented parents and children. Thank you all for your support.

The First Snow in a While

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Those that came suitably kitted up were allowed out onto the field to enjoy the snow.

Hopefully it will last another day or two!

A letter from Geoff

Friday, 1 December 2017

A lovely letter from Geoff, in reply to our year 6 pupils letters, he visited them in September to talk about his time during WW2

He has already asked to help again next year.

Year 6 Interview with Geoff

Monday, 11 September 2017

Year 6 interviewed Geoff who was evacuated during World War 2. He told them about his experiences as an evacuee.

Our birds have fledged!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

We came in yesterday to find that three of our birds had fledged over the weekend, there was just one left in the nest. Within the hour the last one flew the nest. Nursery staff found it perched, in hopefully a safe spot, away from the magpies beady eyes. Later in the morning it too had gone. We think its a Great Tit, would any bird experts out there agree?

Ugly Bug Ball

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Reception end the term with an ugly bug ball, there will be songs,dancing and games.

The children have been finding out about insects and minibeasts this term. Here are just a few of the many lovely costumes.






Ryton Pool with Year 1

Friday, 19 May 2017

We had a fabulous day for our trip to Ryton Pool yesterday, the weather was amazing.

The time of year was just perfect to see everything looking fresh and green.

Everyone had a lovely day and enjoyed all the activities: pond dipping, mud painting, frog cycle relay – just to name a few.

Year 4 Trip to Poole’s Cavern, Buxton

Friday, 12 May 2017

Year 4 visited Poole’s Cavern in Buxton on Wednesday.

The cavern was formed millions of years ago from water flowing underground through limestone creating an enormous cavern. The topic for Year 4 this term is volcanoes, and the trip was used to highlight the power of liquids flowing through the earth.

The caverns were amazing with some of the longest stalactites in the U.K.

After lunch there was a walk up to Solomon’s Temple with some stunning views of Derbyshire

Impromptu Volcano Day at the Park

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Year 4 were disappointed when the coach for their trip to Derbyshire didn’t turn up, so a trip to Bedworth Park and Library was decided to compensate.

At the park the children gathered together natural materials to outline and label a volcano. They then did and experiment to show how the lava would flow it looks very realistic the weather was warm enough to sit and eat lunch outside. The trip has been re-arranged for next week.

Year 4 Visit to local library

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Year 4 went to the Bedworth Library last week as part of our focus on promoting books and also as part of the school’s participation in Warwickshire’s Library Quizz. We will be sending 4 of the children along to the library at the end of this month to take part in the local schools’ book competition. We wish the children good luck and keep up with the reading.