Reception get Creative!

Reception get Creative!

We have had a very creative week in Reception, using collage materials and pastel crayons to produce our own representations of bears. The classrooms are now filled with bears to compliment our topic this term. We have also continued sequencing the story,...
Year 2 in the Spotlight

Year 2 in the Spotlight

Year 2 have had a wonderful start to a new school year filled with many new activities, skills and experiences all related to our topic ‘Inside Out’. The children have spent time in the forest developing their teamwork skills and have been working collaboratively on...
Creative Arts

Creative Arts

It has been a busy start to the new academic year in the Creative Arts department, with Gillian Pattinson’s fabulous exhibition in the Jodrell Room on the weekend of 16th -19th September, the Senior Art and DT Clubs visit to the ‘Meet the Artists’ evening at the...
Science (Years 5-8) in Focus

Science (Years 5-8) in Focus

from Simon Pickering, Head of Science….The biggest change for the pupils in Science classes is the step up from the Key Stage 2 syllabus to the rigorously demanding 13+ syllabus. As I originally trained as an 11-18 teacher, I really enjoy the in depth level of...
Year 4 listen to the Sound of Science!

Year 4 listen to the Sound of Science!

The Year 4’s Science topic this half term is ‘Sound’. As an introduction to this the children went round to various places within the school grounds including the school hall, listening extremely carefully to any sounds they could hear, and recording...