Welcome back to the Spring Term😃

I do hope that you have all had an amazing Christmas and ready for  what is going to be a very different way of learning. Our learning this term will be via Google Classroom. Last week was a huge learning curve for us all, for me as a teacher and you as parents as online …

Christmas Lunch

Today we had a wonderful  Christmas Lunch cooked by Mrs Park and Mrs Dobinson. The tables were set in our bubbles and decorated in festive red and green with name places and crackers. The children had  made their own party hats which they were excited to wear. We all ate turkey, chipolata sausage, roast potatoes, …

11th December 2020

Every week Otter Class work really hard. This week has been no exception! Each day we have managed to either rehearse or film our Nativity, which is now completed and being edited by our music teacher, Mr Munson. Next week we shall be able to share our fabulous production with you. During assemblies we have …

Christmas has arrived! 4th December 2020

It has really felt like Christmas in Otter Class this week. Firstly we have been busy rehearsing for our Nativity including dress rehearsals and recording. All I can say is that there are 18 stars out there ready to burst their way onto the Broadway stage! On Tuesday 1st December the children arrived to find …

Reading at home

Reading at home helps your child become a confident and fluent reader whilst developing a love of books. Your  support with the phonics which I email home to you each week is amazing thank you. Here again is the link to the Oxford Owl website where reading books can be found which are in line …

Stir It Up Monday! 26.11.20

Otters have been enjoying all areas of our outdoor classroom this week. Sunday was Stir It Up Sunday which is a tradition that goes back to Victorian times when the family would gather together to stir the Christmas pudding five weeks before Christmas. On Monday we did just that in our mud kitchen. The children used …

Thinking about others 19.11.20

This week we have been thinking about others. There was Children in Need at the end of last week and this week was Anti-Bullying Week 2020. For the BBC Children in Need day we integrated Pudsey Bear activities with our usual learning. We did Pudsey addition and subtraction, played Pudsey maths I spy and count, …

Fun in the garden

We are still having fun in our little garden. We have been practicing our art skills using different media. Practicing our DT skills by making things with wood and using a hammer and nails and we have made an amazing mini-beast house. We are waiting to see what comes to live in it!   Views: …

Remembrance Poems

We have been remembering the soldiers who died in the war. We wrote some lovely poems with our thoughts.   Views: 15

Advent Chalk Picture

Robin class drew an Advent chalk picture on the playground with the words ‘Light to the world’. This is for a virtual Advent Assembly that Chelmsford Diocese are organising for Primary Schools. We are looking forward to seeing the Assembly.   Views: 16

Stick insects

Kali very kindly gave us some baby stick insects. Mrs Everard bought a mesh cage for them and we are learning how to look after them.   Views: 15

Robin Class Harvest Poems

For Harvest this year we wrote some beautiful Poems.   Our poems are on Display in the school Hall.   Views: 17

Remembrance Day

This week Otters have been learning about Remembrance Day which has been through assemblies, stories, art work and a very meaningful video. Mrs Nichols’ assembly on Monday was our starting point for the week, although it had been talked about last week when our box of poppies arrived in class. First we linked our learning …


  Fox Class have been extremely thoughtful and respectful during our Remembrance activities. Click below to listen to them reciting ‘They Shall Not Grow Old.’  IMG_2693 Views: 37

Firework Fun!

We have had a lovely first week back after the half term break.  As well as creating some amazing firework themed poetry, Fox Class made some edible fireworks!! Below you can see them devouring their creations and their amazing poems. . Views: 37

Otter News 5th November 2020

All of Otter Class have returned to school after the half term break ready and eager to learn. This week we have been finishing off our work from the story of the Little Red Hen. You can watch them retelling the story at the bottom of this post! It has been a week where we …

Otter Class Celebrate Harvest

Otter Class celebrate Harvest Views: 67

Wonderful World Verses

I understand the video of all the children reciting their verses on the 25th September doesn’t work for some of you.  Therefore, I am uploading them individually.  Hopefully, this time you will be able to hear their wonderful efforts. IMG_2467 IMG_2470 IMG_2472 IMG_2473 IMG_2475 IMG_2477 IMG_2478 IMG_2480 IMG_2481 IMG_2484 IMG_2490 IMG_2492 IMG_2493 IMG_2494 IMG_2495 IMG_2496 …

Foxes Harvest Assembly 2020

ONXU0199 Please click on the above link to watch our Harvest Assembly. Views: 78

Harvest Poems 16-10-20

We would like to thank you for the generous donations for Braintree Food Bank, you were all very kind.    The children have created some wonderful Harvest poems.  We hope you enjoy reading them.       Views: 50