Year 2 visits the Oxford Natural History Museum

On Thursday the 8th, Year 2 visited the Oxford Natural History Museum to support their understanding of history and science. They had a fantastic time looking at the fossils, skeletons, mini-beasts and various other engaging exhibits. Marcel from Dog Class said “My favourite part was looking at the model of a severed hand, it was brutal!” Tyeisha from Cat Class stated “I really liked that we could touch the fossils and not just look at them” The Year 2 teachers

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Year 3 – Science trip

Year 3 set off for the Look Out Discovery Centre in Bracknell to enjoy a Science trip. You may have seen on Twitter that Ladybirds and Caterpillars were at The Look Out Discovery Centre on Tuesday 6th March to learn more about the Topic of Forces and Magnets.  We had a fantastic time with the hands-on science activities on offer and were able to launch a hydrogen rocket and send a huge, hot air balloon skyward as well as investigating

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Newsletter 10 now out…

Welcome back to Term 4 and thank you for your support with the 2 teacher training days last week. We were able to make a good start to creating a more inviting and engaging school environment in classrooms and corridors for children to see when they returned on Wednesday. We were also able to have some training from fellow teaching professionals on the opportunities and education entitlement that our SMAS children should receive. This training will be followed up in

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Author John Row visit school for World Book Day

What a day we had last Thursday 1st March! Although it was said to be the first day of spring, in reality we were gripped by 'The Beast From The East' and working hard to ensure our plans for World Book Day didn't get too overshadowed by the weather. We were not disappointed and have used a few words from two Year 3 pupils to sum up the day. All the children in St Marys and All Saints C of E

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World Book Day 2018

Thursday 1st March 2018 We are joining schools worldwide next Thursday to celebrate the joy of reading.  To make this a truly memorable event, we would like to invite all the children to come into school that day dressed as their favourite book character. We will be collecting a £1.00 donation from every child who dresses up and using the money collected to expand further the selection of reading material available in school. Storyteller John Row will be adding to

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Newsletter 9 now out…

Dear Parents and Carers, It is an absolute pleasure to be able to contribute to the school newsletter so soon since my arrival on 1st February as Interim Headteacher. I have had a busy few days as you can imagine trying to learn everyone’s names as the new girl! I have to say that I have been made most welcome by staff, parents and children and have seen some great learning as I walk around the school. I would like

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Year 4 visits Buster Ancient Saxon Farm

On Wednesday 10th of January, we went on a school trip to Buster Ancient Farm in the countryside of the South Downs National Park, Hampshire.  We were divided into two teams; the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. We learnt about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings as this links to our theme in History. Activities included; learning how to wattle (we made a fence that could also be used as a basic structure for a wall), we did some digging as archaeologists

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Superheroes in our community

The Children in Reception have been learning about Superheros in our community. They learnt about firemen and policemen. We had a fire engine and fire fighter dress up area in our outdoor learning environment. The children pretended to put out fires and also learnt about fire safety (Stop, Drop and Roll). We then moved onto superhero stories where they learnt about Supertato. We had actual vegetables that we dressed up into Superheros as that is what the Supertato story is

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