Tennis Taster

To mark the Fed Cup this week, Willow, Ash, Oak and Beech had tennis taster sessions delivered by the Lawn Tennis Association.  The children had lots of fun and enjoyed learning new skills.  If your child would like to get involved in tennis, please take a look at the following link:  www.tennisforkids.co.uk  

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Digestion Demo

Oak Class are learning about the digestive system and last week helped with a practical demonstration of how it all works.  Banana, orange juice, crackers and water were all squashed up and then transferred into a stocking (the small intestine).  The liquid that ended up on the tray below represented the nutrients absorbed by the body for growth…

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Christmas Talent Show

Wow – what a dazzling range of performances at the Christmas Talent show yesterday!  We were treated to a real variety show, the line-up consisting of taekwondo, dances, juggling, singing, jokes and musical performances.  The judges had a very tough time deciding on the winner and we would like to thank everyone who took part…

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KS2 Christmas Parties

A very fun afternoon was had on Tuesday at the KS2 Christmas Parties.  The themed tables looked very impressive and included rock ‘n’ roll, rainforest, Jurassic World, Christmas and Hawaii to name but a few.  Thank you for all of the effort and hard work that went into these.    

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Prickly Hay

Willow and Ash Classes treated us to magical Nativity performances last week with their production of ‘Prickly Hay’.  We loved the Christmas story with a cowboy twist and some very catchy songs!  Well done to our KS1 stars on great dance moves, clear speaking, superb acting skills and fantastic singing.  Merry Christmas everyone!

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Feeling Festive

Oak Class have been getting into fine voice learning a beautiful song, ‘Shine Away’ with which to open next week’s Christmas Talent Show.  We have also been enjoying Christmas songs created for homework – very creative!  We had a great sing-along of these and even had an impromptu violin accompaniment.  What a talented bunch!

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A Bonza Barbie!

We had a great Australian Restaurant Experience last week complete with lamington cakes and music from The Wiggles! School councillors did a fantastic job decorating the hall, preparing a presentation and waiting on tables. Thank you to Joyce and team for a bonza barbie!

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Netball Naturals

Last week we went to St. Paul’s School in Chippenham for a netball match. In the first rotation, we were 2 – 4 down. We knew that we had to up our game. We started passing more quickly and marking more effectively and this turned the game around.  It was a tough match but the…

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Hinduism Workshops

Last week, KS2 pupils had a wonderful visit from Daxa who came to talk to us about her religion and beliefs.  We learnt a great deal about Hindu gods, festivals and the act of worship.  To round things off, we tried on some Indian clothes and performed a Bollywood dance routine!  Many thanks to Daxa…

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Children In Need

A huge thank you to everyone who gave so generously on Friday for our Children in Need fundraiser.  We raised an incredible £379.80!  There were some spotacular outfits and a fabulous Bring and Buy sale organised by the School Council.  Thank you to everyone for supporting a very worthwhile cause.

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