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Fabulous Year 6s

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Year 6s have had another busy week. (We had a few tests to do, but no biggie!) As usual, t here has been plenty of time for fun activities.  Here they are having time with friends and Lego. They had such a lovely time, they came back for extra Lego club time at lunchtime. They had a fun Forest School session with Miss Furness yesterday. After we had finished our work today, Y6 enjoyed hot chocolate (with the obligatory marshmallows) and yummy chocolate cake.  Well done Y6s. We are all really proud of you.

We are scientists!. Living things in the environment

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As part of their new topic in Science, Giraffes studied areas of the school grounds looking for evidence of Living things. How lucky are we having such fabulous grounds to explore! 

Hearts that Welcome Feedback

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Hearts that Welcome Feedback Giraffes have been learning : How to receive feedback. We were looking at feedback in relationships. This is not the feedback you get after you have completed a piece of work, but the feedback you get about how you are affecting the people around you.  There are two main types of this kind of feedback - ‘positive’ feedback and ‘ growing’ feedback.  Positive feedback helps us develop trust but growing feedback is important too as it helps us to grow . G rowing feedback’ is the one that most people find tricky! We had to identify the difference between ‘No Entry’ and ‘Welcome’ responses to feedback. Welcome I am happy to have feedback and will listen to what you have to say No Entry I don’t want to hear your feedback!  

Where in the world has Taddington Bear been?

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  This afternoon we heard a little about Taddington Bears latest adventures in Sri Lanka and got to try some genuine Ceylon Tea.  The tea was very popular and almost of the children wanted more, they are almost as bad as Miss B now!  Taddington showed them some photos of his adventures and the children scratched Sri Lanka off his travel map

Easter Service

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Easter Service A huge well done to all of our children for taking part in our Easter church service. For lots of our younger children, it was the first church service that they've ever done in front of parents and families. And yet children from Reception to Year 6 all stood up and joined in - how fantastic! Well done to Giraffes class for leading the service. I'm sorry that I didn't manage to snap a photo of you but you did a great job.    A huge thank you to all who joined us. It feels fantastic to be able to gather together again.

Easter Crafts

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  Easter Crafts The children have had a fantastic morning, working in their house teams to create a variety of Easter crafts. Thank you to all of the teachers for setting up such lovely activities. The children made: Sock bunnies with Miss Furness Paper bunnies and bookmarks with Mrs Bowes Salt dough crosses with Mrs Williams Chocolate nests with Miss Bellicoso

Easter Orienteering

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  Easter Orienteering What a wonderful community event this afternoon. Thank you so much to everyone who joined us. It was fantastic to see children and families entering so enthusiastically into the spirit of the afternoon.  Miss Furness organised a brilliant orienteering course which spanned the whole village, ensuring everyone racked up an excellent step-count.  I saw plenty of fantastic map-reading skills from the children and some of our younger children learnt how to read grid references for the first time.  Thank you so much to Mrs Fletcher and the PFA for providing an abundance of chocolate eggs as prizes once the children had pieced together the clues.  Thank you again to everyone who helped to make this a really special event.