Year 2 explored weight and mass today in maths. They looked at kilograms and grams and used balance scales to help us explore heavier than, lighter than and balanced.
We’re delighted to announce that we have been awarded an Artsmark Gold Award.
Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England. The Artsmark award provides a clear framework for teachers and education professionals to plan, develop and evaluate their arts and cultural provision.
We were commended for our level of commitment to providing a range of high quality arts and cultural experiences for pupils and our work in raising the profile of the arts across the school.
We have been learning about remembrance and attended the school remembrance service.In maths we have been learning about measuring and comparing size. We decided to use string to measure ourselves roughly and have decorated flowers to show how we have grown.In PE we had lots of fun moving in different ways. Can you guess which animals we are?
We enjoyed measuring and comparing lengths in centimetres today in maths
Year 1 had a brilliant trip to the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell today. All children got to make their own toys and explored a range of different toys from the past.
Today we marked remembrance day with a whole school service led by our year 6 pupils. We were joined by members of the community, ex-servicemen who work in our school and our school governing body.
This week in Nursery we have been looking for shapes in the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy. The children have then created their own pieces using different shapes.
Friday 1st November Year 5 and 6 attended our school careers fair. This invent was well attended by local business and some parents in the profession of engineering, photography and hairdressing also supported the event. We had John Innes – science, Intel – computing, Norse – catering, Kerrison Toys – retail, Aviation Academy and Rotary Club members talking about management positions.
Photos from the event are on display in Aspiration Ally and the children wrote on leaves their future career aspirations which are on display on the Aspiration Tree outside at the visitors entrance.
This week year 1 invited a special visitor into school. Miss. Phillips’ grandma came into school to talk to all of year 1 about the toys she played with when she was young. The children asked some really interesting questions and we’re fascinated to find out more about toys from the past.
We had fun measuring in metres in maths today!