STEM Earthquakes

In Class 4, the children have weekly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) lessons. They have recently been working on creating Earthquake-proof buildings. The children had to conduct independent research to inform their design; examples of Earthquake proofing techniques used in Japan were a chief source of inspiration. The children worked in groups to design their buildings, once they […]

Year 1’s Practical Capacity

The year 1 children had some maths fun learning about capacity. Mr Millard, one of our student teachers, took the children outside with different sized containers. The children were grouped and each group was given a container, they then had to race each other to fill their collecting containers as much as they could, with […]

Class 4’s Bluebell Walk

On Friday 5th May Class 4 set off on an expedition to find the bluebells. From the school the children hiked to the cow field in Seaton. Luckily the cows were grazing in another field. However, they had to tread carefully so as not to wake the terrifying ‘Mongolian Earthworm,’ a non-native species of Earthworm introduced, […]

Able Writers’ Day

On Tuesday the 2nd May, our able writers were joined by Andrew Clover (website) to explore the art of storytelling, using visualisation techniques to create imaginative scenarios based on seemingly ordinary situations and people. We received an email from Mr Clover following the workshop: Hello Christine, Lisa (and the mysterious Wickhambreaux Head)! Thank you very much […]

Kent Test

Parents of year 5 children, who are wanting to take the Kent test. The dates for registration have been released. You must register your child between 1st June and 3rd July.