This week has been a lovely one with children really enjoying their learning and contributing to the community. We started the week with our Christmas tree light switch on and the unveiling of the stained glass windows. This was a lovely event bringing community members of all ages together. We ended the week in a […]
This weeks burning question is; Would you rather time travel or read minds? Eastcombe Primary School – promoting the development of oracy skills.
What a wonderful evening we have had! Carol singing, lighting the Christmas tree and revealing our stained glass windows. It was lovely to see so many families, friends, neighbours, villagers, ex pupils, prospective pupils, Governors, staff and children joining together in song and celebration. Our windows will be lit each evening during December, please come […]
Eastcombe Primary Schools pulls together to raise money in a fantastic way! I am writing this thinking about how wonderful our Christmas Bazaar was yesterday and reflecting on the recent quiz night. These events combined raised a huge amount of money for the school and brought the community together to have fun, share laughter and […]
This week Hedgehog class have had a real focus on our Science unit of work: Forces and magnets. During the lessons, children have been carrying out a series of different investigations in pairs. In the first lesson, we introduced what a magnet is and the children carried out an activity to prove that a magnet […]
Would you rather give up your pets or give up the internet? Remember to discuss as a family and the important part is making a decision and justifying your answer. Happy talking! #wyrw
Staff at Eastcombe Primary School understand the importance of offering a variety of after school activities and clubs. These extra-curricular opportunities allow the children to follow and develop their interests, try new things and socialise with different children. It enables children to grow in confidence, become resilient and commit to something. Despite being a small […]
I thought I would focus on charity this week. We teach the children that there are many people in the world and closer to home that are not as fortunate as they are. Our children really embrace their responsibility of changing the lives of others for the better and this is evident each year when […]
As part of coding in ICT we have 15 OHBOTS in school this half-term! The programming is similar to using scratch, with the added bonus of the attached OHBOT which moves using 7 different motors. To begin with children are learning how to make the OHBOT do basic movements, such as nod, blink, shake his […]
To bring to an end our topic on Ancient Greece, we visited the British Museum in London! The children all had a lovely time and they particularly enjoyed using the tablets to learn about aspects of Greek history.