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17 May 2024

Friendships 2024

What a lovely day Year 6 had today! Year 6 had a well-deserved break from their studies after a tough week of SATs to spend quality time with their friends and enjoy a veritable feast.

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17 May 2024

Year 3 Painting Skills

Year 3 have been developing their skills in using different techniques with paint. They have used blotting, change of hue to alter the shade and sgraffito, where they scratched off thick paint to reveal another colour. They have recreated Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” using impasto painting in swirly…

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17 May 2024

Year 5 Forest School

Group A enjoyed their final session of Forest school yesterday. They did what they love best; exploring, playing games, making fires, playing in the mud and chilling in the hammocks. A big thank you to Mia for teaching us lots of new skills. We have lots of adventurers in the making!

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17 May 2024

Grow grow grow

As part of our topic this half term of, ‘grow, grow, grow’, we have been learning about different seeds. The children have created their own houses and we planted grass and wild flower seeds to grow in the garden. They have already started to grow too. 
 

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16 May 2024

Wild About Wildlife in Year 1

Year 1 had a fantastic day visiting The Lake District Wildlife Park in Bassenthwaite. They were given a workshop by Lucy to learn about animal classification and conservation. Then there was time to explore the different animal enclosures around the park. Particular favourites were the lemurs,…

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16 May 2024

Last Day of SATs 2024


A huge well done to our Year 6 children who have worked so hard in preparation for their end of Key Stage tests. We are immensely proud of each and every child in Y6. This afternoon they relaxed with an ice lolly in the warm sunshine and had a photo shoot with their friends wearing their…

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16 May 2024

Year 2 Visit to the Whitehaven Museums

As part of a history topic on the history of Whitehaven, the Year 2 children visited the Beacon Museum then later moved on to The Rum Story. Alan from the Beacon Museum showed them some of the artefacts that have been found in Whitehaven from the past including some materials that came from the…

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16 May 2024

Nursery: Empty and Full

This week our older Nursery children have been using the water tray in Maths to learn about full and empty. 
We also talked about when a container is light or heavy. Lots of children were able to fill a container until it was full and tell us it was heavy. We saw some excellent team work form the…

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16 May 2024

Year 6 Cricket May 2024

Year 6 have been learning key bat and ball skills and catching and throwing skills necessary for cricket. They have really enjoyed being out in the fresh air putting their skills into practice.

 

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14 May 2024

Ball Games

Year 6 have been getting lots of exercise. This week they applied their ball skills during some team games. They had to work together as a team to win points by obtaining then keeping possession of the ball, dribbling to their base or tackling the opposition to gain possession of the ball and…

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14 May 2024

SATs Week 2024

A huge well done to our hard working Year 6 children. After enjoying a hearty breakfast and some fresh air, they have been settling down to complete their SATs papers. 
 

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14 May 2024

Tenths & Hundredths

Year 4 used counters, place value charts and part whole models to think carefully about the value of each digit in a number. They have worked particularly hard on understanding how many tenths and hundredths are in one whole. 
 

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