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Sycamores Enrichment Week 2017

Please click on the link to see a little video montage of our fabulous enrichment week in Sycamores class

By | July 16th, 2017|Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Sycamores Enrichment Week 2017

National School Sports Week

This year Bearnes took part in National Schools Sports Week a National Initiative to promote and encourage young children to get involved in Sports and Physical Activity that teaches them to lead a healthy balanced lifestyle. Everyone at Bearnes was incredibly excited to take part and throughout the week the whole school has been involved [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Chestnuts' Blog, news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on National School Sports Week

Naturemake Workshop

  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 [...]

By | March 18th, 2017|Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Naturemake Workshop

Science Week – Wednesday

KS2 have a had a fantastic science-filled day today. The pupils took part in four different investigations throughout the day all to do with the British Science Week theme: Change.   Activity one involved making rockets which was explosive!     The children also investigated what happens when different ingredients are left out of bread [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Science Week – Wednesday

Roman Mosaics

Roman Mosaics As part of the our Roman Topic, the children made some beautiful mosaic tiles. The children were given some plywood and had to design and cut all the tiles for their pattern. Then they had to glue and grout the tiles in place. They look superb!

By | January 27th, 2017|news, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Roman Mosaics

Manga High Maths

Sycamores are really excited about maths! Everyone has been given their own login names and passwords for a maths games website called Manga High ( 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 [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Manga High Maths

Gardening in Courtney Park

Sycamores were showing off their green fingers at the park yesterday. They were tasked with weeding flower beds and planting daffodil bulbs and did a tremendous job. They came back to school raving about their hard work and can't wait to go back to the park in Spring and see the daffodils in full bloom!

By | October 20th, 2016|Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Gardening in Courtney Park

A Concert in the Classroom

  Charlotte's mum came into Sycamores yesterday to help us to learn about the flute. She performed several pieces of music and, for one of these, she was accompanied by Charlotte! It was a very inspirational experience!

By | October 6th, 2016|Sycamores' Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on A Concert in the Classroom

Fantastic PE lesson in Sycamores today

Sycamore class today had their Health Related Fitness lesson in Courtney Park. The learning focus of 'Interval Training' inspired us to run and speed walk up the hill, which was surprisingly easy. The class measured the changes in their heart rate throughout various speed and incline challenges. All the children tried extremely hard, worked at [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Sycamores' Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Fantastic PE lesson in Sycamores today