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Archive for December, 2011

Christmas Makaton part 1

Our Makaton sign this week is ‘Christmas’. Click on the link below to see a short video clip demonstration. Come back after Christmas to see part 2! Christmas


Christmas Horse Riding

On Tuesday, we were invited to a very special horse riding lesson. We practised our balance exercises, riding with our arms held out and above our heads. We played games where we had to collect objects from posts in the arena and deliver them to other posts. We had to balance objects on our heads […]

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Leanne’s Special Moment

Thanks to the joys of video compression, we are able to bring you exclusive footage of Leanne performing in Winchester Cathedral earlier this week. To view the film right click on the link,  and press save target as. You can then download the film to a folder of your choice and should be able to […]

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This week’s Makaton

For our makaton signs this week we are sticking to the ‘Nativity’ theme. Our signs are angel and shepherd. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration video. angel shepherd  


Celebrating Christmas at Winchester Cathedral

Last Friday, HG joined in a very special celebration at Winchester Cathedral. We joined other schools from across Hampshire to tell the Christmas story and celebrate the meaning of Christmas. We sang songs, played instruments and joined in processions through the Cathedral. We had a lovely time.  We were particularly proud of Leanne for her […]

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Christmas Masterchefs!

 Last week we baked our own Christmas loaf. We discovered how ‘yeast’ produces a chemical reaction in the dough. This week, we have been busy baking again. We have made gingerbread Christmas biscuits to take with us to Winchester Cathedral. We used our maths skills to measure out the ingredients and time the cooking. We […]

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