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What a wonderful world!

What a fabulous first week back after half term!  We hope you all had a good break. In English we have been looking at Traditional Fairy Tales.  We have explored the language used in them and how they all have a lot in common.  We have written some great sentences about the fairy tales that …

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Minutes, Money and Magical Science!

Welcome back, I hope you all had a lovely break. We’ve been working hard this week on writing with increased independence and we are really pleased with the exciting, interesting writing they  have produced. Everyone loved our first Maths lesson back – we timed ourselves doing a variety of activities with a stop watch. We …

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Happy half term!

This week in Maths, we have been looking at splitting shapes into halves, quarters and thirds. We started off the week with a square piece of paper and explored how to fold it into halves and quarters. We were then challenged to fold a square into thirds, which we realised is a little harder as …

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Cathedral visit.

This week, Crimson and Scarlett class went on a special visit to the Cathedral in St Albans.  We were greeted by a Roman solider who taught us all about the armor he was wearing. We then role-played the story of Alban. We all had a wonderful time and learnt so much more about our local …

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What a great week!

We started the week with a trip to the Cathedral, which was a brilliant way for the children to share what they have already found out about St Alban himself and the Romans, but also learn more through role play and exploration of artefacts. It was an amazing experience and I’m sure the children would …

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Leaf-let it snow!

Well, this is our final blog of 2023! We have had a busy last week! The children really enjoyed themselves yesterday afternoon when we surprised them with a culinary treat of making Peppermint Creams, Snowmen marshmallows and decorating gingerbread biscuits. By the time we had finished, it really looked like a winter wonderland in our …

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A day at Cairo City School!

Well done this week to Gold Class, who completed their presentation assembly and wowed us all with facts and laughs. Everyone loved the chance to see what a day in Egyptian school (CCS -Cairo City School) looked like, and we are especially proud of everyone for still trying so hard despite a few technical issues! …

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Do All Animals Have a Knee?

We have had another busy week! In Maths we continued our work on horizontal, vertical, parallel and perpendicular lines. We looked for parallel and perpendicular lines in the world around us and then we began an investigation looking at 2D shapes and the correspondence between the number of sides, vertices and internal angles. Can Year …

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Football results

Over the last couple of weeks our football teams have all been involved in matches.   The Boys A team won their game against St John Fisher on an incredibly large pitch 1-0, they played some impressive football making use of the space to spread the ball and create lots of chances (goal from Thomas …

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Diwali celebration

What a busy and exciting week we have had in Reception! In Phonics this week we have covered the sounds y, z, zz, qu and ch. We have practised the formation of these sounds using the rhymes, we have been segmenting and blending words that include these sounds for reading and writing. In Maths we …

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