Year 4 Trip to Stratford

On the hottest June day for 40 years and the Summer Solstice, Year 4 headed off for a scorching day in Stratford!  Much enjoyment was had at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre workshop where the children discovered more about Midsummer’s Night Dream (very apt!). This was followed by a visit to Mary Arden’s Farm, where everybody…

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Robot Theme Week

“Clank”, “Beep”, “Clunk” … these were the sorts of noises coming from Pre-Prep this week as the children enjoyed a very special Robot Theme Week. High Impact Consultancy launched the week on Monday by bringing along their electronic friends: BB-8, Dash and Nao- a humanoid robot! Each class enjoyed a session with the robots where…

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Brain Power!

Years 3, 4 and 5 were taken on a journey on Tuesday. Not through time and space (too easy), but through the mysteries of our brilliant (but dodgy) brain. As a preparation session, Hi-Impact had suggested the children construct a ‘brain hat’. This simple card 3D diagram mapped the parts of the brain. With careful…

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The Man who Changed the World

On Friday 9 June, Year 5 pupils were fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the exhibition “The Man Who Changed the World” as part of their RE curriculum. The Man Who Changed The World is an exhibition about Jesus’ life, particularly focusing on his Jewish background. Pupils were able to see various artefacts, including:…

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Reception go on Safari!

On Wednesday 24th May – a beautiful, sunny day – three classes of very excited Reception, and equally excited adults, went to West Midlands Safari Park. We saw lots of interesting animals during the drive-through safari, including white lions and tigers, zebras, elephants and giraffes. After enjoying a picnic lunch, we went on to explore…

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Year 4 Landscape Architect/Lego Day

This was a fabulous multi-disciplinary day, introduced by Eccles Sze Ng, Lecturer – BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture at BCU, during which the children learned about what it means to be a Landscape Architect – visionary, creative, courageous – thinking about sustainability, impact, materials and costings. They had lots of questions and their favourite bridge was…

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