Cherry and Oak class enjoyed their own mini Olympic celebrations to end the Summer term. They made Olympic torches and flags to use in their procession.
This afternoon the children amazed us with their array of talents! We had dancing, gymnastics, poetry and a wealth of musical instruments not to mention the brilliant trailer made by a pupil to start the show. The children and adults had a wonderful time. Well done to all our entrants.
KS1 winner went to Ella-May Rosier & Darcy Goodman for their super gymnastics!
KS2 winner Isaac Daykin for an amazing performance on his electric guitar!
The children were really lucky to have a visit from a local basketball player, Johnathan Orrells,who played for Great Britain and won a silver medal were in the European championships!
This week the children were very excited to receive some First Aid training as part of Health Week.
Poetry Competition Winners
Congratulations to Archy Masters (Year 4 - Oak Class) for winning the Lower KS2 section of the Somerset Literacy Network Poetry Competition with his poem, 'The Old Spider's Web'. Congratulations also to Lily-Mae Bannister (Year 4 - Oak Class) for coming second in the same category with her poem, 'The Deer in the Woods'. Both children have won a free place at a Poetry Slam and the opportunity to meet the poet, Tony Mitton. Further congratulations to Harrison Eiserbeck for being Highly Commended for his poem, 'Hummingbird'. There were 902 entries so these children should be very proud of their wonderful achievements.
Key stage 2 children had an interesting assembly this morning, learning all about Karate. They were certainly very impressed and listened brilliantly!
The choir did a wonderful job performing in Bugsy Malone at Wellington school. Well done to you all.
The children had an active day to finish their week at school supporting Sports Relief 2016. They began with a dance to Step it up for Sports Relief, accompanied by the staff! Followed by several laps of the Golden Mile circuit. Well done everyone and thank you for your support.
Remember Friday 18th December is Christmas jumper day! The children can wear a Christmas top along with their usual school uniform and bring a voluntary contribution to support the Text Santa campaign.
The School Councillors will collect and count the money!
We look forward to seeing you on Friday!
And the class winners of the Intrasport Competition are...
Well done to everyone who tried something new on Thursday. Thank you to the school Councillors for their help today.
Today we were visited by characters from the CBeebies series 'Rhyme Rocket'
We had great fun with some 'red noses' that were donated to school. Thank you!
We celebrated the 70th anniversary of VE day.
Cherry and Oak Class were very lucky to have Nick from BugFest visit us on 21st April 2015.
Our Topic for this half term is 'Are Bugs Important?' and the children were able to find out some amazing facts to help them with their learning.
Nick brought with a range of 'creepy crawlies' and the children were given an opportunity to hold some of these.
His giant centipede has a very nasty sting so this one could only be handled by Nick!
Even some of the teachers held Sophie the Tarantula and the Python!
Beech and Rowan class - trip to Rodway Farm, Cannington College
We had a great day out on Friday 20th March, the weather was wonderful and we had a fascinating day learning about the animals on the farm. Below are some photographs of what we did, please have a look at our class pages to see some more.
Elm class had an amazing day out at Court Farm
Below are some photographs of the entrance day for our 'Ready, steady, grow!' topic in Rowan class. When you are next in school take a look at our Rowan class garden area, in front of the classroom, and our vegetable raised bed by the KS2 play equipment.
Elm class had a 'castles day' visit from the museum service
Oak Class trip to The Old Mexican Restaurant
Elm, Beech and Rowan class enjoing their Christmas lunch
We had a delicious lunch with blackcurrant squash and Christmas crackers! Lots of the FOSS parents came in to help serve us. Thank you!
Cedar and Elm class work together
Mrs Addyman arranged a great morning's collaboration between children in Cedar and Elm classes. Building on the work they have done about World War 1 in Cedar class, the older children helped the younger children make a poppy out of wire and 'modrock'. Inspired by the display of poppies at the Tower of London, our poppies will be painted and displayed once they are dry.
Willow and Cedar Classes. A fascinating insight into the First Word War...why it started and the part the Somerset played in the war. We had the chance to think about the impact of the war and to explore life before the war with a variety of activities
Staplegrove Church School. The School Councillors 2014-2014
September 2014-Dunster Castle with Cedar and Willow Class
September 2014- Maths Puzzle Day