November 2016 News

Bob the Tortoise

Written by Mrs Hodges This week Form Alder didn't follow the scheduled Science plan. Instead, on Monday we had a very special visitor; Harry and Harry's mum introduced us all to Bob the... Read more

Children in Need - 2016

We had lots of fun and games in aid of Children in Need on Friday 18 November. A total of £145.06 was collected - many thanks for your donations. Well done to our Mini-Motivators who ran a... Read more

Thetford Forest Meeting - 16 November

At our meeting yesterday I enjoyed sharing the story of the Pilgrim Fathers who left England for a happier life where they would be able to pray to God in their own way. Nearly 400 years ago... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 16 November

At yesterday's meeting, Kielder children shared their experiences and knowledge of Remembrance Day. They were then provided with poppies and the key words "Lest we Forget" and enjoyed creating... Read more

Wentwood Forest - 16 November

At our meeting this morning we had a fun session of 'Which Wentie group has the most talent?'. We were entertained with jokes, dance, mime and poems - led by Edward, Charlotte, Ella and... Read more

Remembrance Day Preparations

We watched a short film about Remembrance Day and the significance of poppies.Some of the children chose to draw or make their own poppy pictures and discussed what they had learned. "Poppies... Read more

Pottery with our Year 6 Pupils

During the first half of the Autumn term the Year 6 children have enjoyed a hands-on experience using clay. They each took a turn on the pottery wheel and attached pieces of clay together. By... Read more

REMINDER for all Kielder Forest Children

For our next Forest Meeting on Wednesday 16 November please bring your filled Smartie tubes to the meeting. Thank you to those children who have already brought them in to... Read more


Forms Beech and Holly had a visitor from Tesco to talk to us about Diwali earlier today. We enjoyed listening to Anagha, Helena, Cillian, and Ben J read us the story of Rama and Sita. ... Read more

Autumn Fayre 2016

Many thanks to parents and pupils for supporting our annual Autumn Fayre yesterday afternoon. The cakes, very kindly baked, decorated and given to us by so many of you were incredibly inventive,... Read more

Bristol Festival of Performing Arts

Charlotte Adshead-Curnock and Emma Speakman. Two of our pupils attended the Bristol Festival of Performing Arts during half-term. Charlotte was awarded two medals - Silver and... Read more

Year 3's Outing to the Natural History Museum, Oxford

Yesterday, our Year 3 pupils greatly enjoyed a trip to the Oxford Natural History Museum. The children learnt so much about dinosaurs by looking at the fossils on display and were amazed at the... Read more

Cross Country Club - Race 2 2016

Pupils completed Race 2 of the Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross-Country League on Thursday 13 October at St Edward's Preparatory School. Lily Beardshaw (Year 6) and Amy Jones (Year 5) finished... Read more

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