Now is the Month of Maying…

Now is the Month of Maying…

We are very much looking forward to seeing lots of you at our annual celebration of dance next Friday morning (25th May). All year groups will be performing dances and we will finish with a picnic, shared with families, on the school field. Here are year 2 beginning...
Festival of Music

Festival of Music

On Thursday we celebrated our annual Ottery ‘Festival of Music’. It was a fantastic event where the community gathered together in the hall to celebrate the array of musical talent we have in school. Every part was enjoyable, from the groups of recorders,...
ReflectED Project Update

ReflectED Project Update

Across the school, pupils are becoming more confident to talk about their understanding of what they are learning and how this changes over time, within and across lessons. We are using four colours to describe different stages of learning. Here, some of our wonderful...
Indian Cultural Day and Bollywood Workshop

Indian Cultural Day and Bollywood Workshop

We were delighted to have a visit from Anil and Natasha, who introduced us to many exciting experiences linked to India. We had the chance to smell essential oils and incense sticks used commonly in India as well as try on types of clothes worn by children. Natasha...
Reflect-ED at Ottery

Reflect-ED at Ottery

Over the last couple of weeks, we have been learning all about metacognition at Ottery. This is part of our involvement with the ReflectED project run by Rosendale Primary school in Brixton and the University of York. Metacognitive skills have been proved to have a...