We spent this afternoon learning about Anglo-Saxon and Viking Laws and Justice. We found out that courts and trial by jury were used by the Anglo-Saxons, fines by both Vikings and Anglo-Saxons and that we are very glad that punishments have moved on from ordeals and being outlawed! We calculated how much we’d have to […]Read More Gruesome Justice – Anglo-Saxon and Viking style
In collective worship this morning, we discussed the recent court decision that he prime minister was unlawful to close parliament for five weeks. We drew parallels to our school council being given £1000 to spend, five weeks to decide how to spend it but no discussion allowed! The children were reminded that the rule of […]Read More Rule of Law
Year 6 visited Kingswood Halls this afternoon to talk to members of the Darby & Joan Club. We asked them questions about growing up in the war and heard about stories and memories of the past.Read More Year 6: Talk with Darby & Joan Club
Thank you for all of the donations!Read More Finished!
Ready to run!Read More Race for Life 10k
As you may know, we are taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime art project with the artist and Oscar-winning Director, Steve McQueen, which you can read about here – www.tateyear3project.org.uk We had our photograph taken this week and had a workshop with Claire, our photographer. Afterwards, some of the children had more questions about the project […]Read More A letter from the Tate
Year 3 aren’t going to let the weather get in the way of a Science investigation. With coats on and iPads in hand, we headed out to the Wildlife Area in order to have a close-up look at soil. We have established that the 4 components of soil are: air, water, organic matter and rocks. […]Read More Super Soil and Focused Photography
Before Christmas, Y6 pupils wrote letters to various companies and the government to ask what they are doing to tackle the problem of plastic pollution. Over the past few weeks, the replies have been coming in. (Aldi, Waitrose, M&S, Tesco, Cadbury’s) It’s really good for the children to see their questions addressed and it’s also […]Read More The government responds …