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Year 6 Keyboard lessons

Riley class are learning how to read music, play a keyboard using their right hand with fingers correctly positioned and to play scales and simple tunes. They have just about cracked ‘Merrily we roll along’ so far.

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Year 6 Dance Lessons

Derby class have been having dance lessons with a teacher from Stanground Academy. The children are really enjoying these and they are all taking part so enthusiastically. They were smiling in every photo. But they will not be happy with me for sharing these!. Thank you to Mr Hayes for organising this.

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Year 3 trip to Flag Fen

Year 3 had a trip to Flag Fen on Friday 1st November as part of their study of the Stone Age and Bronze Age.  This visit enhanced the children’s understanding of how people in the Bronze Age lived by spending time in a recreated Bronze Age roundhouse and taking part in learning activities. It also answered questions and challenged the children to pose new questions that will lead their learning…

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Daffodil Bulb Planting

Many thanks to Notcutts Garden Centre who donated a huge sack full of daffodil bulbs. The children had a fabulous time planting them at the front of school and look forward to seeing them bloom in the spring. Thanks to our volunteer helpers for supporting the children on a chilly afternoon.

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Y5&6 Dodgeball Tournament

Year 5/6 Dodgeball Our dodgeball ball team went to Stanground and played in a 16 team tournament split in to 2 groups of 8. The format was as follows each school played 7 fixtures. In each fixture you played best of 3 format. Each game lasted 2 minutes at the end of 2 minutes the team with the most players on the court won. If both teams had the same amount of players left on court it was a draw. We won our group and we’re unbeaten in a very close competition. We are now trying to arrange a fixture against the other group winners Elton B to play as an unofficial final. Our results were as follows WDYA won 3-1 Eye WDYA won won 2-1 Fourfields WDYA won 2-1…

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