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MAY
13
2019

Kitteridge All Sports Football Festivals

During the week commencing the 22nd April, Summercroft’s Year 4 team, Year 5 and 6 girls’ team and the A and B football teams participated in the K.A.S. football festivals, which were held at Howe Green School. The Year 4 team were the first to compete. Despite only having a
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MAY
13
2019

Horror in Year 6

Over the past few weeks, the Year 6 pupils have been focusing on horror! We started by looking at fear words and ordering them to create a fear scale, from ‘unsettled’ to ‘terror-stricken’. Then we added ‘show, now tell’ phrases to demonstrate how someone might be reacting when
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MAY
13
2019

Water, Water Everywhere!

Evaporation, condensation, precipitation, runoff, infiltration and transpiration – all words that have been thrown around in Year 5 recently as we try to get our heads around the rather fascinating and complicated ‘Water Cycle’. We have drawn it, animated it and even danced it!
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MAY
13
2019

Mask Mayhem!

We began our Carnival Topic learning about the history of carnival and  immersing ourselves in our African Theme with a traditional tale from Africa – Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters. We have used this tale to learn about the different parts of a story: the opening,
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MAY
13
2019

Carnivals of India

We have had such an exciting start to our Carnival topic this term. Year 1 and 2’s focus are the carnivals of India so we have been immersing ourselves in Indian culture. We have tried some Indian foods and learnt how the climate in India means different herbs and spices grow
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MAY
13
2019

Captivated by India!

What a brilliant way to start this half term! We began our Indian adventure with a selection of traditional foods such as poppadums, pilau rice, mango chutney, cucumber raita and naan bread. So many of the children enjoyed tasting new and different foods and we began to talk
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MAY
13
2019

Walk in Birchanger Woods

On Wednesday 1st May, Nursery and Reception went on a spring walk to Birchanger Woods.  Whilst at the woods we carried out a scavenger hunt. The children had to find signs of spring – blossom, bluebells, daisies, cow parsley, ivy, sticks, catkins, buds and dandelions.  We
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MAY
13
2019

I’m composing this with torrential rain lashing against the window and it feels anything other than Summer-like! Fingers crossed that the weather picks up – especially in time for our Carnival. Parents, Grandparents and friends are invited to join us on Friday 24th May at 9:30
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APR
26
2019

Football Achievements

Last week, both the A and B football teams were in action, competing in their respective Gold and Silver leagues. On Tuesday 26th March, the A and B teams travelled to Howe Green to play their final KAS league fixtures for the season. As always, the B team worked hard as a team
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APR
26
2019

Inhabited Island Topic Finale

On the 2nd April 2019, the Year 6 children presented their topic finale based on an inhabited island. There was a range of information on biomes, from Tundra to Desert. The children were tasked to create a stall filled with fun facts and artwork to help persuade the parents to
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