The French trip to Mayenne in the Pays de la Loire region of north-west France was a resounding success. Pupils from Years 6, 7 and 8 jumped at the opportunity to practise their language skills and experience french culture. C’était magnifique!
Month: September 2018
Pupils and staff had a flying visit from His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester on Thursday 27th September. The pupils were very excited to see the helicopter land and some of the older children spoke to the distinguished royal visitor who is a paternal cousin of Her Majesty The Queen and currently 26th in the line of succession to the British throne.
As part of their topic on ‘Green Plants as Organisms’, Year 8 have been learning about photosynthesis. This week, pupils have planned and carried out their investigations into the effect of light intensity on the rate of photosynthesis.
Our U8 rugby teams enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of Tag Rugby on Tuesday 25th September which, for many of the boys, was their first experience of the sport. The boys gained a lot from playing at an appropriate level in a supportive, positive and encouraging environment. Well done to all the players and thank you to the parents who came along to support.
Kindergarten 2 children have been making the most of the sunshine this week, getting out and about on their tricycles. They have also loved their introduction to percussion instruments.
Year 5 have been fine tuning their drama skills. They have learned how to convey a message without speaking using facial expression, body language and gestures.
Reception children have enjoyed an exciting day of exploration and investigation at Thinktank in Birmingham. A workshop taught the children about the five senses and how they inform us about the world. The session highlighted the importance of eating a balanced diet to help us grow and stay healthy. The children enjoyed hands on opportunities to find out for themselves how their bodies work.
Kindergarten 2 have been learning how to stay healthy and how to look after their bodies.
Our girls’ sports teams have enjoyed matches against Abberley Hall this week. The U13As had mixed fortunes, witnessing the pace and skills of the opposition on astro, with the Bs faring well with a close victory. The U10As won, whilst the U11A and Bs enjoyed exciting draws.
Year 1 spent Wednesday afternoon on an autumn walk collecting leaves and conkers. They have used the materials collected to make a hedgehog collage.