Forest School

February 26, 2019

Year 3 enjoyed making a fire out in the woods for forest school this week. They then found a small stick to put into a special box which they then put over the fire to make in charcoal. Finally they used their new charcoal pencils to make a drawing onto a piece of paper. An […]

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Mary Poppins

February 15, 2019

Rehearsals are well under way for the upcoming Year 3 and 4 production of Mary Poppins. It’s looking very supercalifragilisticexpialidocious indeed! Here is a sneak preview of some of the characters trying on costumes for their roles.

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Visitors from Tanzanian

We welcomed students from Tanzania this week! Year 7 and Year 4 were able to learn a lot about their country!        Our visitors had fun teaching some of the Year 7’s a dance. Thank you for visiting us and sharing your country and culture with us..

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House Matches

In positively spring like weather this week, the Year 3 to 6 boys were all involved in Rugby House Matches. The competition was fierce whether the version of the game was Tag or Contact, but played in excellent spirit throughout and good sportsmanship demonstrated both in victory and defeat. There was some fine handling on […]

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Sussex Butler Cup (U14) Chess

Our intrepid young chess players battled bravely against much older players as we managed to come second in our group that contained winners Cottesmore (all Year 8 players), Downland’s and St Richard’s (both with Year 8 and 9 players). Amelie, Rafe and Arun all  scored 2 out of 3 points, with Taran 1 from 3. […]

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Amazing Home Learning Projects

What a lovely end to a fantastic half term of learning about Antarctica and all things icy!  The children shared their home learning tasks with pride on Thursday and the teachers have learnt a lot from them about different polar animals and explorers.  Thanks so much to the parents for all their support which has […]

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Investigating different types of material

All the Year 1 children thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the 600 year old Priest House last Friday and were very interested in what Mr Smith told us about various household items used many years ago such as the chamber pot, animal fat candles – which the mice found tasty – and the toasting fork. […]

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This week we have looked at farms and where our food comes from. We practised our cutting skills as we matched animals to their produce. In Art, we created wax paintings by drawing pictures of farmers and animals using crayons and then washing over the top with water paints. We also planted some cress seeds […]

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