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Castle Role Play

In Sycamore class our topic this term is castles. We have had so much fun playing in our role play area. We have been dressing up as knights, kings and queens and re-enacting battles.

Reception pirate homework

Reception children brought in their homework , we have displayed them around our classroom showing off all their lovely work including Pirate ship models and pictures, pirates and treasure maps.

Foraging for Blackberrys

Our topic in Oak Is WWII. We have been talking about how food was rationed and how people had to make do with what they had and how they grew a lot of their own. We went foraging in the Forrest for blackberries and decided to make a Crumble. It was safe to say that […]

Healthy teeth and eating.

In 4 Willow, our science topic is healthy teeth and eating. We have set up an experiment today with six liquids to see which one is bad for our teeth. The liquids we used are milk, water, fresh orange juice, blackcurrant juice, vinegar and coke. Six same size eggs were put in each container to […]

Signs of autumn

Today in forest school we recorded the weather and discussed which season it is. We walked around the school grounds looking for seasonal changes. Acorns on the oak trees Blackberry and sloes We ended the session with shelter building, playing in the mud kitchen, fairy picnics and wand making. We had a visitor to the […]

Year 4 trial Multiplications check

Until now, there had been no formal measure to judge whether children in England had learnt their times tables or not – with a formal judgement only somewhat made from a child’s Year 6 Maths SATs performance. So, the idea is for the Multiplication Tables Check to be taken towards the end of Year 4 […]

School Games Silver Level Mark Award

We are delighted to announce that we, Aycliffe Drive Primary School, have achieved the School Games Silver LEVEL Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition […]