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Archive for December, 2014

Merry Christmas from all in HG!

In this last week of term, we have been very busy in our celebrations of Christmas. We decorated our classroom with lots of lights and a tree. On the last day of term, we all walked down to St. Mary’s Church in the village, for our carol service. It was a lovely morning of celebration, […]

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Christmas Dinner

On Wednesday we enjoyed our special Christmas lunch. Most of us chose to have traditional turkey, with a sausage. We sang along to carols whilst we were waiting for the teachers to serve us our dinner. It was a really lovely atmosphere in the hall.


Our Class Treat

We have been working very hard and have earnt all our class credits to win our class treat. We chose to have a party! We enjoyed a game of musical statues and pass the parcel. We also had some squash and snacks. Here are some photos of our party fun!


Mince Pies!

This week, we have been finding out about some Christmas traditions. We made some Mince Pies which is one of the traditions of Christmas in the UK. Did you know…….? Mince pies became a regular part of Christmas celebrations as early as the 16th century (Tudor times), when mince pies were coffin or cradle shaped, […]

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HG Sporting Heroes

We say a very big ‘congratulations’ to Max who has been working hard on his Trampolining skills this term. He has achieved the ‘Gold Award’. Max is able to do somersaults, twists and jumps on the trampoline. If you would like to ask Max about his trampolining, please send us your questions and he will […]


Special Celebration at Winchester Cathedral 2014

We had a really lovely morning today at Winchester Cathedral. We joined Hampshire Music Service and other schools across Hampshire, in the Cathedral. Together, we celebrated the Nativity story through music, singing and sensory experiences. We had made our own Gingerbread biscuits to take with us to nibble on during the service – yummy! It […]

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Science – Hot and Cold

In Science this half term, we have been looking at ‘hot and cold’. We have found out about temperature and how to measure temperature. We have also thought about how to keep things hot and cold and how temperature affects what we wear. We have learnt what temperature makes water change from a liquid in […]

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Smarties Maths Investigation

In our maths lesson this week, I set the children a challenge. Which colour of smarties is the most popular? We had 2 tubes of smarties between our ourselves and our learning partners. We sorted the smarties in to their colour groups and then showed our information on a pictogram. When we had finished our […]


Father Christmas pays us a visit!

At our horse riding lesson this week, we had a very special visitor – Father Christmas! Much excitement erupted as Father Christmas came in to our arena with a big sack of presents. We were very lucky to receive a gift from Father Christmas before Christmas Day! Can you see the excitement in our faces […]


Planting Garlic

We are taking part in the Countryside Competition once again this year. As part of our schools entry in to the competition, we have to complete several tasks. We have begun our tasks by planting Garlic. We were give a ‘Giant Elephant’ Garlic and a ‘Normal’ Garlic bulb to plant. We decided that as the […]


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