Monthly Archives: November 2015

Deputy and Assistant Heads Network Nov 2015

Pupil Premium and Ofsted readiness Further documents available on the website: About Us – Pupil Premium PowerPoint Presentation [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”93″ gal_title=”2015/16 Pupil Premium Workshop”] Supplementary Materials  

ECO Council – Minutes of meeting


Eco Council – Environmental Review

This term the Eco Council have been doing an environmental review of the school. We have looked at different aspects including: energy , litter , recycling , water , transport , healthy living and bio diversity. We have now started to develop our action plan and decide how to make our school an environmentally friendly place. During this term we have put recycling bags

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Kestrel – First Aid Training

Harley in Year 3 won a competition to have First Aid training throughout the school. We learnt about what to do in an emergency and how to help someone when their heart had stopped beating.  How to help someone  Here are some of the photos of our First Aid training.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”95″ gal_title=”2015/16 First Aid training”]

Kestrel – Swindon literacy festival

On Tuesday 10th November 2015, at Warneford school as part of the Swindon literacy festival. We met the authors called the two Steve. We had a great time learning about all their books! [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”94″ gal_title=”2015/16 Swindon literacy festival”]

Seahorse – Canal decoration competition

This week in Key Stage 1 the children have turned into designers! The children have created various patterned designs thinking about the colours and shapes that they would use. The children were able to label the key features of a canal boat as well. The children have started to create canal boats in groups using various materials such as fabric and cardboard. They will

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Seahorse – Money madness!

This week in our Numeracy lessons Seahorse class have had great fun exploring money! We have looked at the different coins and notes describing their properties such as how many sides they have and their colour. We have thought about different ways of making amounts using different coins. During our money topic we used money vocabulary such as pounds , pence , total ,

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Osprey – Fencing Fun

This term in P.E we are lucky to have some more fencing lessons with our Specialist Coach Mr North. We have been remembering what we did last year and working on how to improve our technique. In our other P.E. lesson this term we are having swimming classes. Everyone is enjoying the races and seeing how quickly they can swim each stroke. We will

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Osprey – Investigating Suspense stories

This afternoon, we worked in groups to find out what makes a suspense story successful. The children had copies of different suspense stories to find vocabulary and features. Then we saw who had the most original vocabulary to make an effective suspense story.  We will be using what we have found out in order to write our own suspense stories. Here are some photos

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Osprey – Golden Mile Assembly

On Monday , we had a Jan Miller  from Premier Sports come and talk to our school about the Golden Mile initiative that we started last year. This year we have decided to have a competition between classes to make it even more fun and exciting. During our assembly, lots of children were able to talk about the benefits of running and exercise in

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