14 July 2019

Tremendous Transition!

Wednesday and Thursday were our transition days.

In September, our topic will be ‘Wriggle and Crawl’, therefore, we did lots of learning about minibeasts, and created some beautiful work.  We used watercolours to paint insects, made ladybird biscuits, discovered some differences between honey…

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14 June 2019

Virtual Reality

We had a lot of fun this afternoon with the virtual reality goggles!  We were transported deep into the rainforest, surrounded by elevated trees, beautiful flowers, and cheeky monkeys!

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11 June 2019

Fire Safety

Today, we were visited by some fire officers from Northallerton.  They told us what to do incase of a fire, and taught us how to stay safe.  We even sat in their fire engine!

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7 June 2019

Epic Earth!

As the theme for S.A.W. week was ‘Epic Earth’, we decided to find out all about volcanoes.

We watched a really exciting video and then worked collaboratively to make volcanoes using plastic bottles, newspaper and glue. After leaving them overnight to dry, we painted them to look like active…

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7 June 2019

Organ Workshop

On Thursday, we visited Christ Church for an organ workshop.  Professor Baker and Mr Lee showed us different organ pipes, taught us a new song, and helped us build our own organ!

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23 May 2019

Sports Morning

We all had a fantastic time today at our Sports Morning.  Everybody tried their best, and we had a lot of fun!

A huge thank you to all of the grown-ups who helped us out.

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10 May 2019

Active Afternoon!

This afternoon, we thoroughly enjoyed having fun with all of the brilliant playground equipment that RAFT have really kindly bought for us all.  Thank you RAFT!

We were also entertained by Mr Murton, who showed us some skills with a diablo, after Mrs Kearns failed miserably whilst trying to…

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2 May 2019

Ryedale Museum

What a wonderful day we had today at Ryedale Museum.

In the Victorian school, we did some Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic with a very strict teacher!  We used ink and a quill, and a slate to record our work.  At play time, we even played with some Victorian toys.

In the Victorian cottage,…

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6 April 2019

The Dark

This week, we came to the end of our Literacy work based around the Lemony Snicket book, ‘The Dark’.

We have written poems, retold the story from the Dark’s view point, written advice for Laszlo, made non-chronological reports about nocturnal animals, written book reviews, made glow jars, and…

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10 March 2019


In Literacy, we have worked collaboratively to make story maps to sequence the main events of our text, ‘The Dark’. We then used these to help us retell the story from the Dark’s point of view.

On Thursday, we dressed up and had great fun for World Book Day, and created reviews of our favourite…

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28 February 2019

Little Sprouts!

Because our topic is ‘Super Human’,  and we wanted to find out how to stay fit and healthy, we invited some very special visitors to join us this morning.  Little Sprouts came to teach us all about foods that help us grow, glow, and go.

We had an amazing time preparing and chopping vegetables…

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15 February 2019

S.A.W. Week

The theme for our S.A.W. week this time was ‘Space – is there anything out there?’

We created solar system works of art with balloons, paint, and oil pastels. These looked brilliant!

After reading ‘The Boy who switched off the Sun’, we wrote newspaper articles about how Marcel turned off the…

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