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  • 24/05/24

    Class 7b Play 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'

    Class 7b have been working on a movement based narration of this epic tale of a Mariner and his journey of being cursed for the killing of the great sea bird and the lifting of the curse and subsequent journey he makes to warn us all.
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  • 22/05/24

    Class 3 Shelters

    Having learned about a range of shelters from around the world, we went into the school grounds and had a go at building mini shelters from what we could find, much as people around the world have done in the course of history. Our next step was to visit the Weald and Downland Museum to see...
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  • 21/05/24

    Class 4b Play: The Theft of Thor’s Hammer

    A key part of the Class 4 curriculum is the study of the Norse Myths, where there is the opportunity to become familiar with the many characters found in the Norse pantheon of gods within these stories, which supports the Class 4 child development. Class 4b have worked hard and had fun preparing for...
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  • 16/05/24

    Class 6a Medieval Main Lesson

    Work by Class 6a from their recent Medieval Main Lesson. Medieval knights painted in the style of stained glass windows, paintings of Byzantine emperor, Alexius, whose call for military aid to the Holy Roman Empire spawned the first crusade. Main lesson book pages from class 6a’s blo...
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  • 15/05/24

    The Children's Forest at Michael Hall

    Last month, Classes 1a and 4b gathered to plant wild, native fruit trees in the old orchard at the top of the cow path, our Michael Hall Children's Forest site.   The vision of the Children's Forest project at Michael Hall is for the children to connect to the trees, to nat...
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  • 15/05/24

    May Festival Celebrations

    Last week, parents were invited to come and watch our May Day celebrations outside the Mansion, organised by Class 3. Dressed in green and white and adorned with flower garlands, Classes 1-5 welcomed in the Spring by dancing round the maypole accompanied by a merry band of musicians. Here ar...
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  • 14/05/24

    Classes 5 cycling trip to Crawley

    Classes 5A and B cycled to Crawley and back last Wednesday. This was to practice what they have learnt in Bikeability and to experience cycling on roads and on the Crawley Way. We had a great time and the classes supported each other well. They took care of each other and were polite to ot...
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  • 14/05/24

    Perseus and Medusa by Class 5a

    Photos from Class 5a's play 'Perseus and Medusa' performed on the 3rd May.
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  • 10/05/24

    Class 7b Outward Bound Trip

    Class 7b went to the Outward-Bound centre at Ullswater lake in the Lake District two weeks ago. The class was split into two groups and undertook a series of different challenges and tasks that pushed them into new territories around team building, cooperation and communication skills. They took par...
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  • 10/05/24

    Class 7a Sailing Trip

    Class 7a had an amazing time on their Sailing trip!
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  • 10/05/24

    Classes 5 Greek Evening

    Classes 5 had their Ancient Greek evening last week which ties into their Ancient Cultures main lessons. There was singing, music, a play performance, dancing and traditional Greek food. A big thank you to all the parents and children for bringing this evening together. Photos by Galina K...
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  • 09/05/24

    Class 5 take to the sand

    With Classes 1-3 all gone home after a half day last Friday, Class 5 had the sandpit to themselves and spent their lunch hour flooding it with their artistic visions of a different world. 
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