First Aid Training

This week (Thursday 16th June and Friday 17th June) we have had the opportunity to practise a range of basic First Aid skills. The children loved learning these crucial life skills, asked a range of interesting question and most importantly, had a go at as much practical work as they could.…

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SATs Week

This week has been SATs week and all of the children have done themselves proud. The staff at Pool House are incredibly proud of each of them and I’m sure you at home will be too.


Our week began on Monday with our SPAG Test and Spelling Test. Then on Tuesday in was a Reading paper in which…

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Scavenger Hunts

I have been really impressed with the effort, determination and perseverance that the children have put in and shown over the last few weeks (all year really!). Below is a quick summary of our learning this week:

  1. We carried out an Arithmetic Scavenger Hunt in Mathematics as part of our SATs…
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Top 5 from Week 2


  1. Awesome Revision in Mathematics and English – all the children are doing themselves proud! A massive well done!
  2. We learnt about the Human Life Cycle in Science, learning about the seven stages and about what happens in each of the stages. We then created a timeline displaying this…
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We're Back!

Welcome back!! It has been another busy week in Gold Class as we begin Summer Term. The highlights of our first week back are:

  1. We had a busy week in Mathematics as we prepare for our upcoming SATs, This week we have practising a range of arithmetic skills, including spotting the errors that…
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We began learning about Chernobyl in Geography. We watched a range of clips that gave us an insight into what happened at Chernobyl the day the reactor exploded. We then had to write a diary entry from the perspective of someone who was being evacuated from their home after the eruption. In the…

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Red Nose Day 2022

This week we celebrated Comic Relief on Friday. To celebrate this in Gold Class we played HeadHunters alongside Year 5. In this game we had to find each of this years Red Noses alongside the original Red Nose and the Comic Relief Logo. In the afternoon we took part in a ‘Design Your Own Red Nose…

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The Jabberwocky

Welcome back after what I hope was a fantastic half term for all of you. Below are our top 4 moments from our first week of Spring Term 2.


  1. We began our new English topic of The Jabberwocky. The Jabberwocky is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll. This week we read through the poem…
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A Busy Final Week

We have had a fantastic final week of Spring Term 1 in Gold Class. As always it has been a very busy week, which has rounded off a busy half term. However, whilst being busy, we have also learnt lots and had lots of fun.


  1. On Monday we created our own Mayan Xocolatl, which is the Mayan…
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Abstract Collage

  1. We spent the week learning about Harry Potter in English. We read the early chapters of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’ up to when Hagrid gives Harry his letter of invitation to Hogwarts. We then placed ourselves in Harry’s shoes and created our own letter of response to Dumbledore – either accepting…
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Fossilisation Fun

  1. This week we built on our learning from the past two weeks in Science and had a go at creating our own fossils using clay, shells, plaster and sand amongst other materials. We have left this to dry over the weekend and plan to excavate them early next week.
  2. We began our new topic of Harry…
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Thank Goodness

  1. This week we continued our short story topic in English and created our own short stories based on the story ‘Thank Goodness’ written by Michael Rosen. We then shared these stories with the class, either through reading them out or through acting the story out in groups.
  2. In Mathematics we…
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