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The Weekly Calendar for 17 Feb - 23 Feb

This Week’s CalendarMonday 17 February 2020 – Sunday 23 February 2020Events this WeekMonday 17 February 2020Mid-Year Examinations Tuesday 18 February 2020Mid-Year ExaminationsWednesday 19 February 2020Mid-Year ExaminationsThursday 20 February 2020End of the Mid-Year ExaminationsEarly Years Carnival PartyFriday 21 February 2020Mid-Term Holiday

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Headmaster's Weekly Message #19

HM’s Weekly MessageFriday 14 February 2020Dear Parents and Community members,Happy Valentine’s Day to one and all!Apart from the chocolates, the roses and the bundles of sparling carbon atoms forged millions of years ago in the earth’s crust, Valentine’s Day highlights and reminds us, that we should not forget the ones we love, the special ones

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Year 5 future architects

Year 5 Future ArchitectsFriday 14 February 2020During art lessons Year 5 students have been learning how to build an architectural model to scale.First, every student designed their own house. This involved colouring, cutting, folding and sticking. Later as a group activity the entire year group collaborated together to create a model of a town. They

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Year 6 Animal Welfare visit

Year 6 Animal Welfare VisitFriday 14 February 2020Last week the Year 6 boys took part in an interactive power point presentation as part of the animal awareness programme. Great excitement was had with the arrival of Luna, a gorgeous and very patient King Charles spaniel, who received lots of affection from the boys.The officers from the

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Technology and Revision in Year 5Y

Technology and Revision in Year 5YFriday 14 February 2020Exams are now in full swing, and students’ thoughts have been busy with revision.Unfortunately, revision can be arduous and unexciting; students are no longer motivated by ‘new’ discoveries.However, when technology is integrated into revision lessons, it readdresses the problem. Revision done through gamification, encourages a more active

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Constructing model houses in Year 5

Constructing model houses in Year 5Friday 14 February 2020An exciting and engaging unit of work is currently underway during English Writing Lessons, in Year 5Y.  Students were initially introduced to a famous personage via visual media; they eventually explored the most efficacious way to construct a Biographical Recount.  In this way, the students’ writing plan

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The Spell Activity

The Spell ActivityFriday 14 February 2020Last week, the Year 1 pupils cast their own spell during their Read, Write, Inc. literacy learning. The boys tackled sentence building skills as the target was to create longer sentences. The book being covered ‘The Spell’ lead to a scavenger hunt for ingredients to throw into their cauldron. Armed with

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Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor SkillsFriday 14 February 2020Our students have an array of simple to complex resources which they are encouraged to use on a daily basis on rotation with what we call as ‘table top’ play. The students are free to go from one table to the next or else participate in a rotation exercise whereby

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Puppetry, Role Play and a Love for Books

Puppetry, Role Play and a Love for BooksFriday 14 February 2020KG1Z Tulips held a puppet show in class to portray the story of the little red hen after they covered it together in class. The children were amused and attentive as they used puppets for their literacy activity. Through such activities the group could discuss