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Archive for November, 2013

Rehearsal at Winchester Cathedral

Today we went to Winchester Cathedral to practice our ‘Special Celebration’. We joined several other schools from across Hampshire, to rehearse our special service that tells the story of Christmas through readings, music, singing and procession. Even though it was just the rehearsal today it was still a special moment! We are really looking forward […]

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Christmas Enterprise

On Friday, we invited the “Dragons” (Mr Burford, Mrs Pritchard our Chair of Governors) into our classroom. We presented our idea of making and selling Christmas Cakes at the Christmas Market. We believe this is a sure way to raise funds towards our Solar Panels project. We explained how Sean and Chelsea had carried out […]

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Moving On! – Activity Pack for Year 6

I have recently purchased the above book and teacher’s guide from the charity ‘I Can’. This is a resource designed to support our youngsters through a smooth transition in to the next stage of their education. We will be using some of the activities in this book with our Year 6 children later in the […]

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Seasonal Cooking for our Christmas Market

Over the next two weeks, we will be developing our ‘Entrepreneurial’ skills. We will be making “Festive Foods” for advance ordering and selling at our Christmas Trade Fair and Market on Friday 29th and 6th in our school hall. Please come along and order your Christmas Treats. Here we are in action in the kitchen, […]

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This Week’s Makaton

We are continuing with our ‘seasonal’ theme and have learnt 3 more signs; Reindeer, Snowman and Shepherd. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration clip. Makaton – Snowman Makaton – Shepherd Makaton – Reindeer

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“O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree…..”

This morning we visited Wylds Farm. Wylds Farm grow Christmas Trees and invited us to see what is involved in growing the best ones! Mr Rook-Blackstone took us out in to the fields by his tractor and trailer. We felt very Christmassy already! We found out that it is very hard work growing trees that […]

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Welcome to Mrs Frankish

We say a big welcome to Mrs Frankish who joined the team today. ¬†She had a lovely first morning with us on our trip to Wylds farm. “Welcome Mrs Frankish!”

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Shoe Boxes to Go! Thank You

Our Shoe Boxes have started their journey towards helping a child have a better Christmas this year. Yesterday we were able to send off 62 boxes from Liss Junior School which is fantastic. Thank you so much for all your support with this project. You will have made a big difference to somebody this Christmas […]

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Good Luck Mrs Croft!

In assembly on Friday, we presented Mrs Croft with some flowers, a painting by Brandon and a card made by everyone. We thanked her for all her hard work and wished her good luck and gave her all our best wishes for her move back to America. We like to laugh a lot in HG […]

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This Week’s Makaton

In preparation for Christmas and the Nativity story, we are beginning to learn the key words. This week’s makaton signs are God, Jesus and Angel. Please click on the links below to see a demonstration clip; Makaton – God Makaton – Jesus Makaton – Angel

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