Our whole school Maths morning was based on the Rio Olympics. This was launched by an assembly, with guest speaker, Laura Thomas, who spoke about how she uses Maths in her career as an engineer. Class 3 ‘s activities were centred around popular Olympic events ( on a miniature scale) , all of which required […]
Class 3 are busily completing their views of Blakesley paintings. This is the third morning of painting and today they are adding the final detail. Please come and see all our wonderful artwork in the exhibition on Thursday evening. Thank you to FABS for giving up their time and for sharing their artistic talents with […]
What a musical week it has been! Today was the turn of our string players, all of whom performed really well and have all earned music awards this year. More evidence (if needed) that Class 3 pupils are extremely talented!
Class 3 pupils enjoyed their first of three tennis lessons on the courts today. They learnt how to control the bounce of the ball, and how to return serve from different positions. All of this was cleverly devised using a slow practise technique involving 2 cones. Next week they will be introduced to using a […]
It was wonderful to hear our brass players in action this morning, and Class 3 felt particularly proud of Oscar, Eleanor and Michael whose performance Mr Fleming likened to pupils from Years 7 or 8 ! Well done to Amelia too, I can’t believe you only started to play after Christmas, you looked and sounded […]
To commemorate the queen’s special birthday, the whole school enjoyed a memorable street party style shared lunch. The pupils and staff waved flags and sang the national anthem before enjoying a wonderful lunch donated by parents, and all organised by FABS. Pupils were given a special commemorative coin at the end of the meal. Class […]
Our talk at the start of our visit to Cadbury World last Friday was the perfect launch to our class topic about the historical and geographical significance of the chocolate industry. The children have ordered timelines of the Aztec period and have begun to research different areas of Aztec life. We have also considered what […]
In glorious sunshine, Class 3 enjoyed an action packed netball lesson this afternoon. This was led by Paula Dixon who plays for Helix, part of the Daventry league. The children are learning basic skills and having lots of fun competing against their friends. Coaching will continue each Friday afternoon until half-term.
Our topic finale was a tense court case held to determine who was the most responsible for the massive loss of life on Titanic. On trial were Bruce Ismay, Captain Edward Smith, Officer Murdoch, Captain Lord and Frederick Fleet. The children have spent the last few weeks learning about events leading up to the trial […]
We began by learning a little about the history and traditions of the Hindu religion. Then we learnt about worshipping at the temple, mandir or at shrine in a corner of a room at home. Later we viewed artefacts and learned how some of the most popular festivals are celebrated in India and around the […]