Perfect pottery in Year 5

23 Nov 2017

Posted by Miss White

This half term in Year 5 we have been looking at the work of the famous ceramicist Clarice Cliff. We looked at her colour choices and drawing style and tried to emulate this in our own way. We also tried to include elements from another famous artist Bodil Manz - a very different style! We hope…

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Year 6 Edale Residential

10 Nov 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

From Wednesday 1st November till Friday 3rd November, the Year 6 went on their residential to Edale in the Peak District and the activities in which they partook included: ice-breakers (a variety of team-building activities that also familiarised the children with their leaders); night-hike on…

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Why are Tusk Fish so important?

6 Nov 2017

Posted by Mr Knight

Did you see the first episode of Blue Planet 2?

If not, you missed the amazing story of the Tusk Fish.  This small creature swims across its reef to find a clam and carries it back again to a particular stone that the fish uses to break open the shell.  Undaunted by the difficulty of the task,…

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Super Science in 4K

6 Nov 2017

Posted by Mr Knight

The children in 4K started their exciting new Science topic: States of Matter!

In their first lesson, the children explored solids, liquids and gases and looked at water in all three of these states.

The children also enjoyed using drama to demonstrate what particles looked like in a solid,…

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Year 6 Holocaust Centre trip

20 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Thursday 12th October, the Year 6 embarked upon yet another exciting trip but this time we headed to the Holocaust Centre in the village of Laxton, on the edge of Sherwood Forest.

Similar to our trip to Beaumanor Hall, the main purpose of this trip was to bring our WWII topic and…

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Y5 Space Centre Visit

13 Oct 2017

Posted by mmiddleton

The Year 5 children visted the National Space Centre this week. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre was an out of this world experience. Have a look at some of the pictures and see what we got up…

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3J explore the tomb of Tutankhamun

9 Oct 2017

Posted by Mrs James

This afternoon we crawled into the darkness of the tomb of Tutankhamun to discover the treasures inside.  We were careful to only stay inside for ten seconds because of the poisonous gases that we might breathe in.  We used torches to see in the darkness.  When we came out, we drew pictures of…

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Our Work

Year 6 Science trip to Carlton Academy

9 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Tuesday 3rd October the Year 6 children partook in a science afternoon at Carlton Academy, providing them with the opportunity to experience science investigations at secondary level.

The theme for the afternoon was fireworks and comprised of two parts: the first saw the children in…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning (Friday 29th Sep)

2 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Friday 29th September we held our third Macmillan Coffee Morning to which many parents and carers attended. We succeeded in filling the dining hall and the number of delectable cakes brought in was astounding; so many in fact that we had to sell the remainder after school (50 plates of…

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Year 5 Trip to Safety Zone

26 Sep 2017

Posted by Miss White

On Thursday 21st September Year 5 took a trip to Holme Pierrepont for their annual Safety Zone afternoon. The children learnt how to stay safe in a variety of situations with demonstrations and talks from Nottinghamshire police, East Midlands ambulance services, Fire and rescue services, the RNLI,…

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