Latest News

Where teachers keep their pets

Chestnut have been writing poems based on Paul Cookson’s poem ‘Where teachers keep their pets’. The children learnt about rhyming and thought of words to rhyme with the pet they had chosen.  They published their own work.

Knife Crime Workshop

Redwood Class Year 6 had the opportunity to participate in a externally delivered expert workshop on Knife Crime linked to the PSHE learning on how to safe in the wider world. The children showed an admirable appreciation of the issues involved in discussing various scenarios and discovered many important new facts which will help them […]

The Carnival of the Animals

In Birch class the children listened to the full version of The Carnival of the Animals while learning about the composer Camille Saint-Saens. We experimented with different instruments to recreate the sounds of different segments of the music. During P.E the children created different dances of the music and then made masks to wear to […]

PGL day 3 continued

Children should arrive back at school at 3pm today (24/06). If the are stuck in traffic, parents will be contacted between 2pm and 2.30pm. Day 3 continued – One of our last activities before dinner is Jacob’s Ladder. We could not believe just how far team work could take us. We all got sore necks […]

PGL – Day 3

Sports Teams Activity to start us off this morning – then off to our individual activities which include a challenge course. Go low, go low, how low can you go? We enjoyed the low row and trapeze activity hugely Another group testing their circus skills in the trapeze activity! Finding out we were all born […]

PGL – Day 2

Rifling Using great team skills to navigate the sensory trail – with blindfolds and goggles we relied on each other with one sense down .Definitely developing our sense of fun and humour on this sensory trail! Wish you were all here to witness this! Reaching new heights on the climbing wall

PGL – Day 1

After a very exciting first night in our dorms – sorry parents we did not get our full eight hours this first night!- we had a lovely breakfast before beginning our first activity of the day – wacky races! Getting our briefing for our orienteering activity – how many of us will remember which way […]

Redwood Firefighter Visit

Redwood Class Year 6 were very lucky today to have a visit by the local firefighters, in connection to their PSHE learning about staying stay in all types of fire hazzards. They enjoyed learning from experts, taking a tour of the fire engine and having a go on the fire hose!

UKS2 Viking History Workshop

Upper Key Stage Two had the wonderful opportunity of taking part in a day long Viking History activity workshop delivered by external expert providers ‘History Off the Page’ – the children had enormous fun doing (amongst other activities) practising their archery skills, making Thor inspired metal work, using Viking medicinal remedies, creating their names in […]