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Spring Traditions

Spring Traditions

This week in forest school we celebrated the spring equinox with
songs and poems. Groups talked about the Spring Equinox,
made clay birds and looked…

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Forest School

Forest School

Sycamore Class worked together to create an enormous nest at Forest School this week. They discussed the different materials that creatures use when making their nests and then tried to recreate one of their own. They used leaves and branches to make a cosy space to...

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Egyptian Mural

Egyptian Mural

This week Willow Class have thoroughly enjoyed the end of the Egyptian topic they studied over lockdown. They have created a fabulous wall mural…

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World Book Day

World Book Day

This year World Book Day happened during lockdown but some classes were keen to come to school dressed up the following week. Elder Class (yr 5-6) ran a fantastic gathering with a game of guess the character, a book quiz and a song they had written about the love of...

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Spring Term 2021

Spring Term 2021

We are pleased that our nursery is open as normal and the rest of the school is open to vulnerable children and children whose parents are critical workers. Teachers are in school offering live teaching and work online with to the children working remotely. We have...

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Nativity 2020

Nativity 2020

This year’s Nativity was filmed due to Covid restrictions. One of the parents who is a filmmaker by profession offered to film each class in a separate location and put the videos together with a background of the children singing carols and narrating the story.​

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Wind Science

Wind Science

Oscar led another magnificent science lesson this week. He demonstrated and prepared investigations for the children to try, which showed them that warm air takes up more space than cold air. Using a Power Point he had made, Oscar explained how this causes wind. He...

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Advent at Annan

Advent at Annan

We all know how special this time of year is for children. The weeks leading up to Christmas can be magical and filled with joy. This is no different in school this year. One parent emailed with words which I hope will resonate with everyone.“Thank you for making so...

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Fire Lighting Skills

Fire Lighting Skills

At forest school, Elder class children perfected one of the most important survival skills – fire lighting. They had to collect tinder and different sized, dry twigs; prepare the fire; and light it with strikers. They found that collection and preparation were vital,...

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Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom

Sycamore Class had a wonderful time re-enacting story favourite ‘Room on a Broom’ by Julia Donaldson at Forest School on Tuesday. After finding an enormous branch in the forest the children helped Helen to wrap a bundle of smaller branches to it to create a giant...

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