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  • Providing pupils with a good standard of education
  • A pupil online newspaper
  • Developing above average extended writing for a variety of audiences
  • Aa rich variety of opportunities and visits that increase pupils' experience
  • Valuing the importance of creativity throughout the whole of the curriculum
  • A broad range of activities especially music and sport
  • Exciting and informative lessons and visitors that enthuse pupils

July 22, 2015

Staff goodbyes

It wasn't only the Yr6 pupils we said farewell to at the end of the school day today, we also bid a sad goodbye to three members of staff.

We said goodbye to Mrs, Gledhill who has been teaching class3 with Mrs. Wright this year, and has been working on developing the maths we teach in school.

We said goodbye to Miss.Buchanan who has been working with children all across the school for the past year, as well as developing the pupil parliament, Film Club and the Road Safety group.

We said goodbye to Mrs. Kerr who has been teaching class7 this year, and has developed the French and Art we teach in school as well as organising the schools participation in the 'Sing Up' spectacular.

Thank you to all three members of staff for the hard work and commitment shown this year. We hope you enjoy your new schools.


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A time to say Goodbye


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MineCraft Creativity

Over the past 6 months, a group of children have given up their lunch and afternoon breaktimes to create a world built in a special educational version of MineCraft.

A really big THANK YOU goes to three children who have been involved throughout the whole creation:

Brandon, MatthewH, and Megan.

Plus, more thank yous go to AmyZ, Aurora, CaitlinF, Chanel, Ciaran, Daniel, Declan, DylanL, Finn, HarryB, Harvey, Havannah, IsaacL, JamesH, Jessica, Katie and Louis who have been involved in certain aspects of the work over the 6 months.

Mc1


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July 21, 2015

Une excellente journée du français au Porchester

We held French day on the 20th July. The children were able to sample traditional French activities throughout the day.

The activities included a game of Pétanque, Cubist art inspired by Fernand Leger, learning and singing the French song 'Savez vous planter les choux', asking for sandwich ingredients in French, creating their version of the Eiffel Tower and learning traditional French dances.

Here are a few videos and photos from the day.

Thank you to our PTA for helping towards funding this fabulous day.

 

 


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July 17, 2015

Another App Completed

Chloe and Brianna in Cl5 have been busy working on the creation of their own app. They have been so keen to get it finished that they've stayed in at lunchtimes to complete their task.

Today they were pleased to tell me that they've completed it. So here it is. Their Twilight characters database app. Click on the link, or scan the QR code;

Twilight Facts

Twiight


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Ancient Egyptian Day

Today, lower school had an Egyptian day. We had a fantastic day learning more about the Ancient Egyptians. We were lucky enough to have Partake come in to do some drama with us, based on the mummification ritual. They also demonstrated how people would have dressed in Ancient Egyptians times and the reasoning behind each thing. Within our classes we also made Egyptian collars and cartouche necklaces.

It has been a very busy and exciting day. Take a look at our video to see some of the moments from the day.

 

 


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July 13, 2015

A brilliant dress rehearsal ...

Upper school congratulations on a brilliant dress rehearsal to our special guests this afternoon. Your singing was absolutely beautiful and your acting was amazing all your heard work has paid off. Well done.


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July 11, 2015

Upper schools performance " Aladdin Trouble"

We are very excited about our performances next week. On Monday we will be having a dress rehearsal to some special guests. Thursday we have two performances 1:30pm and 6pm. All the children will need to be back in school at 5:45pm dressed in their outfits which they will bring home that day.

The children have worked incredibly hard and we are very proud of them all. We look forward to see you at the performances.

Mrs I, Mrs W, Mr S and Ms G.

 


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July 10, 2015

Good work Friday

 

Well done to all!

 


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July 09, 2015

App Creation

Pupils in class4 have been creating their own smartphone apps recently. Scan the QR codes on your smartphone or tablet to add an app to your own device, or click on the link to view a preview of the app.

 

'PetCare' -

PetCare

Famous Favourites -

Famous Favourites

Car Fact File -

Car Fact File

Top 10 Video Games -

Top10 Video Games

The Orphanage -

The Orphanage


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