Category Archives: Estuary

This year we had a focus of the role played by animals in World War 1. We discussed the role played by dogs, horses, donkeys and even pigeons and we learnt all about the American Dog Sergeant Stubby! The animals are represented by the wearing of a purple poppy.

After this, we then created our own silhouette pictures to show our gratitude to the millions of animals who lost their lives in the war and to help us remember. They are beautiful and now on display in the classroom.

In music this term, we have been looking at composition, note length and singing in different parts to a particular rhythm. This week, we have learnt a song about the river Nile and attempted to sing all together with two different parts. Miss Bramley thinks we have done very well and has decided to share… Continue Reading

In science last week, we found about about a twelve year old girl called Tarik who lives in Ethiopia. We watched her five mile walk to collect dirty water from a stream that is shared by animals and almost a thousand other people! We found out that the water that she takes to her family… Continue Reading

Today Class Estuary visited a history museum in Bristol for us to continue our learning about Ancient Egypt. When we arrived at the museum, we went straight into our workshop. We were given a range of artefacts to study and we had to decide which part of Egypt the artefacts came from and what they… Continue Reading

Shared Writing Week This week we have enjoyed Shared Writing Week across school. In every class we have explored the book by Kobi Yamada called ‘WHAT DO YOU DO WITH AN IDEA?’. The writing that we completed this week was shared across the whole school! The book follows a young boy who suddenly gets an… Continue Reading

  On Tuesday 26th March years 4,5 and 6 had a Greek day to celebrate their learning of Ancient Greece as their topic. What a wonderful day we had. To start the day we were greeted by Nikademus who sent us through the portal to Ancient Greece, where we began with a quiz.   We… Continue Reading

This years residential for years 4, 5 and 6 was a very fun and exciting one, when we visited the Dean Field Study Centre in Parkend. After all arriving and having our first evening meal on Friday, we then went out for our birds of prey display. Unfortunately it was too hot to fly the… Continue Reading

On Thursday 28th June, years 5 and 6 attended the regatta at Tewkesbury Sailing Club. We had an absolutely brilliant time and worked really well as a team. We displayed many of values, including perseverance, courage and responsibility.   Thank you so much to all of the parents that came and helped us, and to… Continue Reading

On the 22nd June, the girls from years 5 and 6 participated in the Netball Festball at Denmark Road. The girls showed fantastic skill and team work throughout the day, with A team and B team showing excellent sportsmanship and support to each other throughout the whole tournament. Despite the extremely hot weather, we played… Continue Reading

On Tuesday 12th June, the children in class Estuary were sent back to 1940 and became evacuees for a day! Once we arrived at the station, we were met by Farmer Wells who helped organise us into our new roles, but not before keeping us safe from the danger in the sky! As soon as… Continue Reading