Maths Treasure Hunt

This week Year 1 have been working very hard to master the skills of addition and subtraction using a number line. Today they went on a maths treasure hunt, working out the answers to word problems and then hunting around the playground for the correct number. Alongside the answer was a letter so if they […]

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Reception love to dance!

Today we were discussing all the things that we love about this world. Unicorns, chocolate, superheroes, football and Strictly Come Dancing came top of the list. Our favourites are Dr Ranj and Stacey Dooley. We did our best to copy their moves!

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Year 2 Carousel

What a busy week we have had! Activities on our carousel this week included practising writing our numbers, making a prediction as to which material will make the best umbrella in our Science experiment next week, playing “forfeit” Snakes and Ladders where the forfeits are active tasks, making collage letters in Art and putting the […]

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Y3 intensive swimming!

In July and October, we hire Colfes swimming pool and two coaches to provide two series of intensive swimming lessons. The total time spent in the pool for each child is roughly five hours across the week, equating to 10-11 regular swimming lessons. The advantages of this approach to swimming lessons are that: We have […]

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The Daily Mile

Yesterday I attended the Healthy Schools conference and had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from Elaine Wyllie, the former headteacher who started ‘the daily mile’ – a simple but highly effective way of getting children fitter. As you may know, we are piloting various approaches to getting children more active. We are now signed […]

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