Maypole dancing is a fun activity for all ages and abilities, where teamwork is vitality important. It is one of the few forms of dance where the focus is not on the dancer or the individual but on the patterns and the ribbons created as a group. This means the dancers need to think and learn in new and [...]
All of the students participated in activities for Safer Internet Day. This year’s theme was focused on developing an understanding of consent in the digital world. After discussing the different ways we use the internet across a range of devices, we considered those situations when we need to either give permission or seek permission from [...]
Last month, Year 3 and 4 were learning about the structure of the earth and how earthquakes occur and are measured. They have worked in small groups to build and test their own seismographs, replicating the tremors and producing traces to show the strength of the tremor.
After months of exciting build-up, the Junior children travelled to London's O2 Arena to perform at YOUNG VOICES 2019. As part of the largest schools' choir in the world, a total of 8148 children, they sang their hearts out and danced their socks off to songs as diverse as Cold Play's 'Viva La Vida' and [...]
The community poppy display in Somersham was designed as a wave flowing behind the Tommy figure as a representation of all those who did not come home from the war, a sign that they are never forgotten and will always be with us. Groups, organisations and individuals from the community were invited to place their [...]
Our Year 5 children enjoyed a ride in a fire engine, courtesy of the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, who explained the equipment they carry and what it is used for. This was part of a safety afternoon, organised to teach the children about various aspects of safety in the modern world, from keeping safe [...]
Last term, the children in Year 6 were being Journalists. We practised interviewing and taking notes. We then worked in the News Room to complete reports in time for the publication deadline of midday.
The hardworking students who attended Chinese Club this term were treated to a delicious finale today. The home-cooked set menu began with dumplings, followed by egg fried rice and tofu skins. Rice is considered a lucky food, whilst dumplings and tofu symbolised wealth in ancient Chinese culture, so here's to good fortune (and a bit [...]
The whole of the Early Years joined together to celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding as part of our British Values and Social Development activities. The children from 1 to 5 years of age took part in messy cake decorating, Princess and Prince dressing up and castle building, finishing off with some Sports day activities.
Last week, the Year 6 children undertook their Bikeability Training. They spent four mornings, under the careful supervision of two excellent instructors, learning how to ride their bicycles safely on the roads near school. We are happy to say that all of the children who did the full course achieved their level 2 and now [...]