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From Years 1 & 2

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Year 1 and 2 have had a superb half term! We have truly splashed into our new topic ‘Under the Sea’ and the children have loved it so far. We have created some amazing sea creatures, learnt all about the continents, seas and oceans, explored waves and what causes them, have done some great science experiments to answer those ‘why?’ questions amongst so many other things.

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Big Schools Bird Watch 2019

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We faced a glorious day with the weather just right to see birds. The children were taught to listen and try and identify birds by their song and call. We concentrated on robins; house sparrows; great tits and blackbirds.

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From Early Years…

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Water has placed an important focus on our learning this half of the term. The Reception children have been particularly enthused by the theme of 'Pirates'. we have read and researched lots about them through a variety of media; making boats, experimenting with floating and sinking, creating role play scenarios, using large and small construction to create representational models and objects and making story maps to share ideas and support our emerging writing.

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Forest School News

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Two Tribes Go To Battle.. One Chief...One Second in Command, voted for each week by the two tribes. The two tribes have had to face a number of challenges which they have recorded in their tribal notebook. Firstly, creating their tribe names, secondly coming up with a team dance and chant. We saw some really creative pieces from The Rebel Seeds and The Adventurous Explorers. They each made their team medals, learning how to use the bow-saw, drilling and making sure that the logo was identified by the members. Next, they had to work together to make a fire which proved to be a challenge, and after much resilience and perseverance, they created the fire and celebrated with toasted marshmallows!

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Rookie Lifeguard Training for Year 6

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The year six have been working hard this term. We have introduced them to a more advanced level of swimming with “Rookie Lifeguarding”. They have discovered the difference in swimming with clothes on and how hard it can be. They have learnt how to conduct a number of rescues from poolside as well as how to enter the water safety, depending on the type of rescue - from a co-operative casualty through to an unconscious one and how to get them out of the water.

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