A Science Experiment for you all

Hello, Hope you re all enjoying the Summer beak. I thought I’d blog a Science experiment for you all, I remember having to find activities for my children to do over the summer, this one is fun. Make your own name in crystals! https://www.playdoughtoplato.com/kids-science-crystal-names/ This is an American website so it says to use Borax… Read more »

Holiday learning activities

Hello all, I know it’s the holidays and you are all needing a break (teachers included) but I thought I’d post some activity ideas in case you wanted to do a little top up learning throughout the holidays. Karate cats: This is a game online which focuses on year 1 & 2 (ks1) outcomes. Basic… Read more »

Leavers Service

Today I had the pleasure of leading the Year 6 Leavers Service at church. The children presented their speeches and a poem to the congregation, remembering with fondness their time at Tolleshunt D’Arcy Primary Academy. I am very proud of you all – keep being amazing! Thank you to the Class 4 team for all… Read more »

Class One Cafe

This afternoon we were using our windows for a drive through cafe! The children enjoyed serving all sorts of different ice creams and yummy foods. The children were deciding on different prices, some being very expensive!


Year one enjoyed Minecraft coding this afternoon, it was great fun.


Today, we had the pleasure of watching the Key Stage 2 performance of Oliver! Well done to all the children and staff for all their hard work – it was awesome!

year one homework

Please can your child find 5 different leaves either a tree or bush, different in shape and texture. Can they then write 3 adjectives about the leaves but please avoid green. I’m looking for adjectives regarding shape, texture or feel. This is to be completed by Monday. Mrs Whybrow

Volcano alert

Class one wanted to make an erupting volcano today. We used papier mache to creat the volcano and then learnt the science behind the chemical reaction that cause the eruption.

Hanging about in a tree

This afternoon, some of the children made a swing for their bear. We experimented with sticks as a seat but it was not strong enough. Look at the bears having fun.

Year one homework due on Wednesday

Tomorrow in class, year one will be learning about how to plan for a short piece of narrative writing. This will be based on your child’s bear they bring in on Monday. i would like the children to write a plan ready for Wednesday, please check your child’s book bag for a template to support… Read more »