PTFA fun day

An enormous thank you to the PTFA for organising a spectacular party day for us all to enjoy. We thoroughly enjoyed the penny race, disco, talent show, photo booth and treats! THANK YOU!

Sewing Club

Mrs Bovington has been helping us to sew during lunchtimes. Here are some of the things we have made.


This Friday afternoon we will be having a party to celebrate the year. In the morning, we will be cooking cookies and cakes to eat during our party.   If you would like to contribute to our party then we would love to have the following: Caster Sugar ~ 200g Icing Sugar ~ 400g Cupcake… Read more »

Our last story of the year

In our writing we have been focusing on extending our sentences and varying our openers. We can make them longer by using connectives, prepositions and clauses. We vary openers using time words and adverbs (this stops our sentences from starting with The The The or He He He). We used a film trailer for ideas… Read more »


After designing our drawbridges and making a pneumatic monster mouth we started to make our designs. Here are some pictures of them in action. While building we kept a record of any changes we made.    Finally we evaluated our design against the original criteria. 

Castle Trip

Today we went on our trip to Colcester Castle. We were very excited to see it, with some of being amazed to find it hidden behind some shops. We spent time looking at the exhibits (we found a reconstruction of a roundhouse just like the one we made in class) and tried on lots of… Read more »

Year 6 leavers service

Today we joined together to share a special service with the year 6 pupils. The children shared some of their fond memories, led us in singing a range of their favourite hymns and received a bible and gift from the school. Thank you to all the team for supporting the pupils to organise this memorable… Read more »

Library challenge

Today we had a visit from Tiptree library to talk about the summer reading challenge, Mischief Makers! I hope you all have fun collecting the stickers, certificate and medal!

Maths Homework

This week I have set a different sort of homework. This is a reasoning activity involving measures taken from Cambridge University’s NRich Project. You may find it easier to use cups to re-create the problem and solve it. A group of eight children in Class 6 were measuring water using measuring cylinders. They coloured the… Read more »

Open evening of learning

Tonight the children had fun sharing their learning with their families. Thank you to all the staff for displaying activities throughout the evening and to all the parents for supporting the event. The children have made fantastic progress this year and we have really enjoyed celebrating their achievements together tonight!