Hedgehog class were given a talk by local Antarctic explorer, Rod Rhys Jones. Rod is the current chairman of the British Antarctic Monument Trust and he spent a year on an Antarctic research station as part of the British Antarctic Survey team. It was interesting to hear Rod’s first hand experiences of what was like […]
At the end the of the Autumn Term, the children in Hedgehog class dressed in red, white and blue for a French topic morning. To begin with they had a question and answer session with a new parent and child who had recently started at our school, having previously lived in France. This was really […]
The children took part in a knex challenge in class. This years challenge was to build a carnival float! The children worked in pairs to build their moving floats, they used their problem solving skills to have as many moving parts as possible. Congratulations to Carmen and Elsa-Mae, who have made it through to the […]
I am still buzzing from Friday night and our amazing experience at Young Voices. Young Voices is an organisation which has been running for the last 24 years, enabling children to perform in arena concerts as part of a 5000-8000 strong choir. Over two million children have taken part over the years and Eastcombe Primary […]
Would you rather be an amazing dancer or an amazing singer? Why?
We have had a fantastic first week back! The week started with an INSET day. The staff spent the time developing our curriculum and planning great learning opportunities for the children. We also reviewed the structure and content of our Thursdays and Fridays. We are really pleased with how this is going; the children have […]
Welcome back to a new year and the return of Would you rather Wednesdays. This weeks question for you to discuss is: Would you rather winter or summer? Remember there is no right or wrong answer, we are promoting healthy discussion and opinion sharing! Happy chatting.
Owl Class visited the Saatchi Gallery in London to see the Tutankhamun exhibition. It was an amazing experience! The children loved looking at the artefacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb, it was hard to believe that these beautiful objects are more than 3000 years old!!
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.