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Visit to the Dean Heritage Centre

We had a great day out learning about where we live at the Dean Heritage Centre. On the way we saw the beautiful bluebells growing in the forest. We learnt about life in the forest now and in the past.   We found out how charcoal is made and built a wood burning stack. We… Continue Reading

Easter Activities

Experience Easter with helpers from the Church. We went on an Easter journey around the grounds of the Church to learn about the Easter story. it was very exciting and interesting. .   We worked really hard in groups to make an Easter garden. We took part in the ‘Easter Egg Drop Challenge’! Continue Reading

Fire Service Visit

Gloucestershire Fire Service came to talk about what they do to introduce our topic of ‘The Great Fire of London’. We enjoyed getting on  the fire engine and squirting water with the hose! Continue Reading

Arctic Adventure Day

On Thursday 8th February class Ocean visited Denmark Road’s School for girls, to experience a Wicked Weather Watch activity day through the eyes of the Arctic. We had a fantastic day and enjoyed many creative sessions, including: Food Technology and Science with Kathryn Minchew, who is a professional chef and actually a semi-finalist on Masterchef!… Continue Reading

Resilience Day!

We have had a fantastic day today developing our resilience and (for quite a few of us) overcoming some fears.   We started the day with some great team building exercises, with increasing challenge and difficulty – including being blind folded and having to trust our team to give us accurate directions. Well done to… Continue Reading

Resilience Day!

We have enjoyed a really fun and challenging day today – learning all about resilience and pushing ourselves to overcome tricky situations. We have worked as teams to complete challenges and solved the mystery of the naughty teacher! We were visited by the Puzzle Company who brought some games to challenge us and we even… Continue Reading

Resilience Day

We had a great day and enjoyed all the activities. We were ALL very brave and climbed the wall! We built structures using Spaghetti and marshmallows-it was very tricky we all persevered! We completed some puzzles without looking at a finished picture-we learnt to cooperate with each other.   We completed puzzle challenges.     Continue Reading

Visit to Avoncroft Museum

We had a fantastic day out at Avoncroft Museum. We made puppets and retold the story of The Three Little Pigs. We found out that the wolf didn’t want to eat the pigs but wanted to help them find out how strong their homes were! We built houses out of straw, wood and sticks to… Continue Reading