The School Council organised a 'Spotacular Children in Need' day this year. Everyone came to school dressed in their spottiest attire and donated towards this worthy cause. Throughout the day, children baked Pudsey themed cakes, with help from ISS who also kindly donated the ingredients, and then, at the end school, the school council set [...]
Joe and Tyler had a fantastic time at the Coombeshead photography workshop last week. Check out their surreal art.
Redwoods started the week with a spooky poem – the well known narrative poem ‘The Raven’ by Edgar Allen Poe. On Tuesday, children came to school dressed in their spookiest outfits…some were truly terrifying, and our classroom was covered in cobwebs, skeletons and scary spiders! This atmosphere really helped us to delve deeper into the [...]
The School Council invited the local community to come into school to help with children's reading. As well as help us with reading, the School Council wanted to combat loneliness in the local community so they organised a one off event before the summer holidays. After a tour of the school, the children and visitors [...]
Our Olympic Event at Newton Abbot College was brilliant. The children developed their sporting skills in many different and new areas including street surfing, bike riding and kwick cricket to name just a few. They showed determination, enthusiasm and perseverance throughout the day and made many new friends along the way.
On Friday, year 3,4, and 5 children were immersed in a nature craft workshop led by artist Naomi Vincent. We were inspired by the natural materials Naomi brought with her and by the examples of fantastical, mythical fairy worlds she showed to us. Our imaginations were let loose on creating our very own mythical [...]
Sycamore children looked gloriumptious in their World Book Day Roald Dahl themed costumes. We enjoyed finding out about each other’s choices and delving into Roald Dahl's language. Everyone worked in teams to find out about the man himself; we unearthed some fascinating facts to share in assembly. Our favourite was that he wrote [...]
We were very excited to take home our smart new 'Home Learning' folders today. They include lots of information as well as spellings and times tables for the children to learn for next Friday. They will continue to use their reading record books to show off their home reading. I can't wait to hear all [...]
Sycamores certainly knocked my socks off today in music. They all showed determination and concentration when learning to play notes on their flutes. Everyone was feeling very proud of themselves by the end of the lesson.
Sycamores are really excited about maths! Everyone has been given their own login names and passwords for a maths games website called Manga High (www.mangahigh.com). We have used this engaging website at the start of our maths lessons to help us develop our mental maths skills and lots of children have already been logging on [...]