Viking Longhouses

Today, the children read about Viking Longhouses. The children discovered that the Vikings did not have windows in their homes as it was often cold in Scandinavia and therefore, they were trying to keep as warm as possible! Furthermore, the children also learnt that many Viking houses were made out of grass and driftwood! We… Read more »

Week Beginning 14th June

The highlight of this week was our trip to the Guildhall. Thank you so much for all the effort that was made to provide the children with an appropriate costume. They all looked amazing! We were welcomed to the Guildhall by two volunteers who spent the morning with us, showing us artefacts and telling us… Read more »

Week Beginning 7th June

Good Morning Everyone This week seems to have flown by! In English this week, having finished reading The Street Child before half term, we discussed the plot and the difficulties of Street children, in particular Jim Jarvis, who is the hero of the story. The children were then asked to come up with ideas for… Read more »

Week Beginning 24th May

We had a lovely start to the week! On Monday the whole school went to church to celebrate Pentecost. As ever I was very proud of all the children; they read their thoughtful prayers clearly and behaved impeccably. In Maths this week we have been measuring. Depending on age and experience the children have measured… Read more »

Week Beginning 17th May

In Science this week we investigated Optical Illusions. Having looked at many examples, the children made Thaumatropes, which were popular in Victorian times. As part of our Victorian topic we also started to learn about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and the affect they had on nursing today . We are all looking forward to… Read more »

This Week

This week we have been learning about the types of jobs Victorian children were forced to do. Having watched power points and videos about coalmining, chimney sweeping, factory work, bird scaring and domestic service, the children were unanimous in their decision that they are better off coming to school! In music we watched “Who Will… Read more »

Building Bridges

Inspired by studying Isambard Kingdom Brunel as part of their Victorian topic, Class 2 has been designing bridges. Over the last two weeks they have been provided with different materials and a variety of success criteria, culminating this week with them being given free choice of materials to build a bridge spanning 30cm which could… Read more »

The Big Ask

The Children’s Commissioner has launched the biggest ever consultation with children. Dame Rachel De Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England, has launched ‘The Big Ask’, the largest ever consultation with children undertaken in England. The survey is live until 19th May 2021 and asks children across England to set out their priorities for improving childhood post-Covid. The results from this… Read more »


Dear Parents and Carers Please would you send all Class 2 children into school on Wednesday with a carrier bag so they can bring the things they have made, safely home. Many thanks Mrs R

A Busy Week

Dear Parents and Carers This term is flying past and it doesn’t seem possible there is only one more week before Easter. However we are enjoying the time we have and hopefully looking forward to a more normal summer term. I was impressed and delighted with the empathy and understanding the children demonstrated when writing… Read more »