Class 3 and Class 4 Spooky Story Time!

Class 3 were lucky to have some spooky stories read to them by class 4 children this afternoon. Class 4 had written the stories during their English sessions with class 3 as their audience in mind. Class 3 listened to the stories beautifully and it was a really lovely collaboration of ages… Thank you class… Read more »

Class 4 Computing

On Monday, class 4 learnt about fake news and bias online. We discussed these terms and key vocabulary. Then, we read some example news reports online to see if we could spot any bias.

Spellings to learn this week

Below, are the spellings for Class 4 this week. Next week, there will be a quiz in class. accommodate accompany according achieve aggressive

Class 4’s Creative Homework

Attached is this half-terms creative homework. Please feel free to make this work for you. Some children like to complete one activity per week or some like to complete more than activity per week. Any questions or comments please do get in contact with myself. Spellings will follow on Friday. Kind regards, Mr. Collingwood

Class 4’s Science Investigation

Last week, we looked at thermal conductors and insulators in science . We tested these by seeing how long it took for an ice cube to melt. It was great fun!

Musical Rounds

On Tuesday Class 4 learnt what a musical round was and how to sing as part of one. We started off learning the song Frere Jacques, they sang it beautifully. After they felt confident with the song, we stepped it up a level and sang the song again with 2 groups (2 rounds), by the… Read more »

Class 4 – art

Class 4 have had a great first few days and we have settled back into school really well. We have been working very hard and have created some amazing pieces of artwork this afternoon. We looked at Cubism and then had a go at recreating our self-portrait in the same style. Below are just some… Read more »

Head of School Update

Dear Parents and Carers, I am writing to share an important update regarding Mrs Eastbrook, as she prepares to take a career break, leaving her role as Headteacher at Tolleshunt D’Arcy St Nicholas Primary Academy.   As Mrs Eastbrook has not had the opportunity to say goodbye in person, she has requested to send her best… Read more »

RAAC information update

Dear Parents and Carers, You may have seen recent media coverage regarding Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) and its use in educational settings. RAAC is a lightweight form of concrete; because it is weaker than regular concrete, concerns have been raised about its long-term durability. Department for Education (DfE) has recently changed its guidance to… Read more »

End of year awards

Yesterday at D’Arcy School, we held our end of year awards ceremony. Congratulations to all who received awards and a very special farewell to the year 6’s who have been absolutely amazing! From all the staff at D’Arcy School, we wish you all the very best for your incredibly bright futures!