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Visit from Donald Sturrock (Roald Dahl’s biographer)

We were incredibly lucky to have a visit from Roald Dahl’s friend and biographer Donald Sturrock on Thursday 13th October, on his way to the Cheltenham Literature Festival. It was so interesting to hear what Roald Dahl was really like as a person- he told us stories about meeting Dahl and even having dinner with […]

Cheltenham Literature Festival

On Wednesday 12th October, we went to the Cheltenham Literature Festival to see author Shane Hegarty. He spoke about his exciting fantasy series ‘Darkmouth’, which we’d all love to read! It was interesting to hear his advice about writing books, which we will use later this term when we write our own story! We especially […]

Squirrel Class’ Big Friendly Reading Questionnaire

At the start of this term, we were set the challenge to write a book. A whole book! All by ourselves! We need help to work out what kind of book we should write, so have written a questionnaire for children aged 7-11 about their favourite books, authors and characters. They have been sent to […]

The Big Friendly Measuring Challenge!

This week, we have been working hard on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. Across year five and six, we have been working with decimals and whole numbers, converting between metric measurements and even solving tricky word problems involving all of these skills!   On Thursday, we deepened our skills when we were […]

Roald Dahl Day

On Tuesday 13th September, Squirrel Class came alive with our favourite Roald Dahl characters in celebration of the great man’s 100th birthday. They joined children from all over the world in celebrating Roald Dahl Day! The children looked absolutely incredible in their costumes, from Willy Wonka to Fantastic Mr Fox and a very mean-looking Miss […]

The Wondercrump World of Dahl!

Welcome back to a new school year! This term, our theme is ‘The Wondercrump World of Dahl’ in celebration of Roald Dahl 100; the 100th birthday celebrations of the world’s favourite children’s author!   On the first day of school, the children were greeted by the magical sight of their newly decorated classroom, complete with life-size […]

Happy New (school) Year!

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Summer- I can see from some of your blogs that you’ve been having lots of fun 🙂 I just wanted to say an enormous Good Luck to the Year Sevens at Cotswold tomorrow- I hope you have a fabulous time! Remember to be yourselves, work hard and have fun! […]

To Our Friends in Barcelona

Hello again to our friends at the American School of Barcelona! We loved reading your postcards. Sadly they arrived too late to send you postcards back- so we have written you replies on our blog pages! We hope you enjoy reading them! To Pola from Ollie To Pola from Kiera To Oriol from Liam To […]

Response from Nicky Morgan

Following their letter to Secretary Nicky Morgan regarding the Reading SATs paper (read it here), Year Six have received a letter from the Secretary of State for Education herself! An enormous thank you to our MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, for presenting it to her on behalf of us all. Comment below to let us know what you […]

Hello friends!

A shout out to our friends at the American School of Barcelona! We can’t wait to read your postcards and find out more about your school! 🙂

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