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  • 23/09/22

    September 2023 School starters - School Tours

    If you would like to have a tour whilst the school is in session, please contact the school office to book your place: Monday 9th January 09.30am  
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  • 16/09/22

    This Week in Otters Class

    Otters have been working hard on representing numbers in different ways this week. We've used fingers, numicon, tally marks, dice, tens frames, dominoes and objects to show a number. We've also learnt lots about otters and have made Otter puppets!    
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  • 12/09/22


    This week in Squirrels we have been settling in to our new classroom and learning all about being in Year 1! We have been finding out where everything is and getting to know our new routines. We read the story of The Worrysaurus and spoke about different ways we can cope when we are feeling worri...
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  • 17/06/22

    Year 2 Sports Day winners

    Year 2 Had a great morning enjoying lots of different activities, we were really pleased that our Parents/Carers were able to see their children competing in their sports events. After a very warm morning, we are pleased to announce that our winners for Year 2 Sports day is Kestrels Class.
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  • 16/06/22

    Year 1 Sports Day Winners

    Year 1 Children, Parents/Carers had a great morning competing in their Sports Day. At the end of a very warm morning, we are excited to announce that SQUIRRELS are the winners. Please see below a photo of the winning team and their trophy.
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  • 13/06/22

    EYFS Sports Day Results

    We had great fun at EYFS Sports morning our first one where we were able to invite our parents/carers along too. The children thoroughly enjoyed taking part in all of the sports activities. Here are the results. 1.Yellow Bumblebees 2 Red Butterflies 3 Green Ladybirds 4 Blue Dragonf...
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  • 09/05/22

    School Summer Fete

    Save the Date Friday 15th July ITS OUR SUMMER FETE
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  • 30/03/22

    EYFS Easter Bonnet Parade

    Our EYFS children showed off their home learning during the Easter Bonnet Parade. A big thank you to our EYFS Parents and Carers who helped the children with their bonnet making at home. The children were very proud to show their bonnets off to each other. Mrs Christian had the very hard task of...
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  • 05/11/21

    Kestrels have been busy in the classroom

    We have had a great first week back in Kestrels. We have been learning a poem called The Sound Collector. We practised the verses together and performed them as a class. We also found the verbs in the poem and the rhyming words. Which led us to writing our own version about sounds we hear at school...
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  • 08/10/21

    Robins Class have had an exciting week!

    The Robins have had an exciting week! We went out on a trip to the Public Gardens and did a scavenger hunt looking for signs of autumn. When we returned back to school, we wrote a recount describing our trip. In DT we made some bird feeders after finding out about habitats in science. In...
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  • 04/10/21

    Harvest Festival - Thank you

    Thank you to everyone who has donated to our Harvest Festival. All of the items have been donated to Braintree Food Bank and were collected on Monday morning. Please see below a selection of what has been donated.  
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  • 27/09/21

    Girls Football Tournament

    We attended a girls football festival in Halstead last week. The girls had so much fun, they were amazing and we are very proud of them. ⚽️
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