Friday 15th May 2015

Friday 15th May 2015

May 15, 2015

This week, following on from last week’s inspection, we have had the task of implementing the Year 6 SAT tests. This year sees the last ever mental maths test and an end to the level 6 tests. To be honest, I am not sad to see the level 6 tests go – I have enjoyed […]

Friday 16th January

Friday 16th January

Jan 16, 2015

Dare I say it… no snow yet! The annual scattering of the white stuff is greeted with screams of delight by most of the children in the country, but presents a huge dilemma to headteachers… Lets hope for a continued mild winter. This week I have been busy working on the School Self Evaluation summary. […]

Saturday 11th October

Saturday 11th October

Oct 12, 2014

On Tuesday this week Mr Rodericks and myself went to London to participate in the Achievement for All national conference. It was an inspiring event, with the opportunity to hear from a wide range of diverse speakers including Edward Timpson (Children’s Minister) and Henry Winkler (AKA Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli – the Fonze himself!). I left […]

Friday 20th June

Friday 20th June

Jun 20, 2014

England might be (almost) out of the World Cup, but our learning journey really got going this week – starting with the flag project. Please see the separate post to watch a video. We also hosted Rosaria Gracia who taught our year 5 children how to do some Samba dance moves. We also experienced some […]

Sunday 4th May

Sunday 4th May

May 4, 2014

Yesterday was the annual Children’s Parade, which marks the start of the Brighton Festival. Unlike last year, the weather was glorious, albeit chilly in the shadow. Mrs Webb and Mrs Taylor did a fantastic job of preparing for our entry: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We had orange faced Oompa Loompas and a scattering of […]

Maths Masterclass

Maths Masterclass

Jun 14, 2013

Some of our year 6 pupils this year have benefited from a series of maths masterclasses. Earlier this year a group of children went to Patcham High School along with children from other local primary schools to work with secondary maths’ specialists and develop their maths skills. This term a group of children are regularly […]