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Rama and Sita Lights

2nd class created and designed lanterns after learning about the story of Rama and Sita, Indian Folklore.
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Calamity Jane Musical

4th, 5th and 6th classes had a very entertaining morning in Cooley Hall this morning watching the Bush School perform Calamity Jane! It was such a pleasure to see some of our very talented past pupils involved in such a … Continue reading

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Trapped Water and the Power of Hydraulics

This week, 4th and 5th have enjoyed learning about the power of trapped air and trapped water and the practical implications of hydraulics and pneumatics.
It was great to investigate this in class using plastic syringes and tubing today. We are … Continue reading

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Mad4Maths Every Day

In 4th and 5th, we’ve really enjoyed daily Mad4Maths time since we’ve returned in 2018. What a great way to end each day by playing maths games with our friends! Some of the visiting 1st class even got to join … Continue reading

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New Year Tables Class Champions

4th and 5th really enjoyed competing in a class times tables competition last term, so we’ve decided to have a weekly competition this term. They are a very competitive group and it was a very tight competition today when they … Continue reading

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Christmas Craic in Class

Among all the preparations for the School Play and Choral Singing, we managed to squeeze in a bit of time for creating some Christmas decorations.
We designed and made 3D Tetrahedron hanging Christmas Tree decorations with surprise sweets inside.
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Magnificent Magnetic Cars

During December, 4th and 5th enjoyed designing and making cardboard cars powered by pushing magnetic forces. 
We learned lots about 3D shapes and their nets as well as teamwork and all about magnetic forces during this fun challenge!
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Scratch Dance Animations

4th and 5th class enjoyed learning more about Scratch this month and in pairs, they created dance animations using the programming tool. Have a look at our programs on our google site here.

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Tom Crean and the Antarctic Videos

4th and 5th have enjoyed learning how to use Adobe Spark Videos this month and created information videos on the Antarctic and Tom Crean.
This is another wonderful tool that they have under their belt for creating digital media in school … Continue reading

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November Assembly

Some of our dedicated pupils were presented with excellence awards recently for their wonderful participation in school learning and life during November.
4th and 5th class also informed the whole school about Creative Learning, which is one of the new Core … Continue reading

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