Y4 Oakes Residential Day Two and Day Three

Another very happy and successful residential has taken place at the fantastic Oakes Centre.  On Day Two lots more active experiences were had, culminating in a campfire sing-a-long to end the evening. As always, the care shown for our children by the team at the Oakes has been exemplary, enabling every child to have a […]

Y4 Oakes Residential Day One

We’ve had a great day today.  Sunny skies and smiley faces all round!  Children have taken part in every game, challenge and activity with full enthusiasm and determination.  They have rafted, climbed, races cars, crafted, tunnelled, been on the high ropes and of course been on the legendary tough mudder course. As part of our […]

RE-Year 1

Year 1 have learnt about the Easter story and made their own palm leaves to celebrate.

On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

Y4 RE – Christ Church Dore Visit

As part of our RE unit of Christianity, Y4 were invited to visit Christ Church in the village. As well as seeing inside the church, we learned about Christian Christmas beliefs, including what the advent candles represent, and reminded ourselves of the Nativity story. We explored the church through a ‘clue hunt’, then Andy asnwered […]

Y3 Church Visit

The children having been learning about the Christian Christmas story and whether Christmas has lost it’s true meaning. The children had a lovely afternoon visiting the church, meeting the vicar and exploring the church at Christmas time. We sang some Christmas songs and then made our way to the Village Green Shop to purchase a […]

Y3 RE – Rangoli designs

Rangoli patterns are bright patterns on the floor by the door to welcome visitors into Hindu homes. Do you like our Rangoli designs? We hope they bring joy to you like rangoli designs do in Hindu homes.

Outdoor Art – Mandalas

This wonderful outdoor art was created as part of the Year 3 ‘How does your garden grow?’ learning journey. We were partly inspired by the buddist monks who grind up rocks to make their mandalas over 60 hours. We just worked in TASC groups to construct art works using the natural resources from our lovely […]