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Newsletter: July 2020

Kites Class: Our last days at Westrop

Year 6 had a fantastic last few days celebrating the end of their Primary School Years.  Toasting marshmallows over the fire, making smores, chatting in the Forest Area,  climbing trees and enjoying  pizza and ice creams. Good luck to all our Year 6’s as they move on to Secondary School!

Kites Class: Our Memories of Primary School

This week, Year 6 have been thinking about their time spent at Primary School.  The children drew  an illustrated timeline displaying staff and some of the fantastic memories that they have made over the last seven years.  Although we found it difficult to recall events further back, we surprised ourselves with how much we could remember and have learned over the years! The children also

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Kites Class: Moving up, designing our dream Secondary School

This week we have been discussing the transition to Secondary School.  We have talked about the similarities and differences the children will find between Primary and Secondary School. We looked at an aerial view of Warneford and then the children designed their own dream Secondary school.  Following our discussion on all the subjects taught at Secondary School, the children set their design into zones.

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Kites Class: Welcome Back!

It has been great to have some of our Year 6 back!  We have researched and created fact files on William Shakespeare’s life.  We have thoroughly enjoyed learning more about his life and the wonderful plays he wrote.  As you can see we have also been making the most of the fantastic weather, playing within our allocated zone-  the Forest Area.

Finland Trip

At the beginning of March, Mrs Christopherson, Mrs Acres, Miss Power and Miss Pimm travelled to Finland to continue the Erasmus+ project. They were joined by the visiting teachers from Wales, (unfortunately the teachers from Italy and Spain were unable to join us). All the visiting teachers had the chance to visit classes to learn about how well-being is being taught and to see how

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Letters: Re-Opening Letter 1

Gardening Club

With all the lovely sunshine we’ve been experiencing our vegetable garden has grown out of control! Luckily we had some top helpers to get it back under control!    

A Walk on the Wildside

Today we worked on our topic together and designed animals out of play dough. Can you tell what they are?

Marshmallow & Spaghetti Challenge!

This afternoon, the children were given the challenge to create the tallest tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows. They all showed fantastic group work and resilience. Here is some of their creations. Do you think you could complete the challenge? What else could you use instead or marshmallows & spaghetti?