Optional Home Learning Task

As we are unfortunately not able to use the school building for the rest of this week (see home page of website for details), we thought it would be a good idea to give you a task that you could complete at home with your children that would link with and support our...
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...

Celebrate good times, come on!

As part of Year 1’s RE topic, Celebrations, we thought what better than to take our learning outside of the classroom and so we took a trip to Ottery St Mary Church! Here we had our very own Wedding and learnt about the rituals of a wedding ceremony. Some...
Testing Materials

Testing Materials

Which material will make the best umbrella for Teddy? Year 1 have been testing materials to see if they are waterproof. We learnt to use scientific words like ‘absorb’ and ‘repel’ to describe what happens when water is applied to different...
Dove Day in Year 1

Dove Day in Year 1

  In Year 1, we spent the day thinking about the symbol of the dove at Christmas. We looked at several images made by Picasso of doves and did some drawings of our own.   We experimented with making shadows of doves using our hands and bodies, linking in...