Try saying 'Christmas Quiz' ten times, fast!

Another very fun-filled and busy week. Children from Moonbeam class were working on developing their understanding of the alphabet sequence and on improving their working memory. They tried to remember sequences of numbers and letters in reverse order…this is really hard!

On Tuesday morning, a…

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Digging the Dirt!

What a week! The Christmas Fair was a roaring success on Tuesday and then this morning, we were joined by our friends from Ingol Community and Holy Family for one of our ‘cluster events’.This time, it was the turn of the junior children and we had archaeology as our focus.

We looked at how…

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Who's Bin?

We have continued our overall theme of ‘analysis’ this week. We have looked at the idea of the role of an archaeologist and how they analyse in fine detail all of the evidence they find about people, to make conclusions about them and the way they lived.

We looked at a modern archaeological…

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Analysis all the way

A busy, but fun week this week, where we have begun our new project with gusto! The groups are focussing this half term on analysis, looking at fine details and exploring our understanding. This week, we looked at poetry. The children had to look at the lines of poetry they had been given and try…

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Where oh where did the little blog go?

So sorry that the blog disappeared for a couple of weeks there. I’m back now and after a lovely couple of weeks before we broke up, that included delights like the Beacon Fell trip with the infants (where we were incredibly lucky with the weather and has a beautiful day to be heading for the…

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nurses run...

More spelling tests completed this week and there are (thankfully!) just a small number in year 1 to complete. Another good book club this week, with a couple of new faces. It was lovely to hear how people had got along with their book club book and to listen to them talking so enthusiastically…

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National Dyslexia Awareness Week and Spelling Tests...what a combination!

This week is National Dyslexia Awareness Week and to mark this, we have had a whole school assembly today. There will (hopefully!) be a new part of the website that you will able to visit, that will contain some information about the assembly today, together with a ‘You Tube’ video called ‘Like a…

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Another week, whizzing by...

The reading tests are all completed now and we are busy looking at how the children have done, then we can make sure that those who need it are challenged and those who need a little support can get it. We have started in earnest this week with the spelling tests throughout school and hope to have…

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Anna Gram? Who's that!

Another busy week of reading tests this week and next week, we will begin with the spelling tests…consider yourselves forewarned!

The challenges this week are both anagrams. An anagram is when you mix up the letters of one thing to make another.  

 

Infant Challenge

What famous fairy…

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Testing, testing 1, 2, 3...

The week went so quickly last week, that I forgot to do my Blog and suddenly, it was this week!

Anyway, apologies for that and hope you all had a great weekend. Last week saw more children completing their reading tests for me, so well done to all of those children-you have all tried your best…

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Welcome Back!

A huge welcome back to everyone for the new term, hope you all had a safe and fun summer. We have certainly hit the ground running this half term!

As we always do at this time of the school year, we are doing reading tests for the next couple of weeks, followed by spelling tests. The reading…

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Where did the week go?

A really quick one this week…it’s been one busy week!

 

The children in the Bronze and Silver group finished off their Camouflage project this week and there were some very good Mind Maps created.

 

There is one challenge for everyone this week…see if you can beat your family in…

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