Key Stage 2 Blog

Ancient Greek Extravaganza!

Thursday, 05 April 2018

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Miss Willcock's year 3 and 4 class recently had an Ancient Greek day to tie in with their topic work. Miss Willcock told us all about it...

"In the morning we did art activities, making Greek theatre masks, leaf head garlands and learning about the Greek alphabet. We also made olympic torches."

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"In the afternoon, Mr Vardy opened our olympic games ceremony by lighting our torches."

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"We did a lap around the school to mark the beginning of the games."

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"Our olympic games included horse racing, javelin and running races."

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"We ended the day with a Greek feast."

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Why not have a closer look at the children's brilliant costumes in the gallery below?


Miniband Woodhorn Trip

Friday, 23 March 2018

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On Tuesday, our school brass miniband (a band of brass instrument players from year 5 and 6) got the opportunity to visit Woodhorn museum, where they were able to work on the arts award that they are all aiming to achieve this year.

The children got the chance to explore the museum, especially looking at the paintings and thinking of ways they could express the art in the form of music. They created drama based around the mining history of the area, and used their brass instruments to add to the atmosphere.

What a great experience - well done to the miniband!

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First Aid Essentials

Monday, 12 March 2018

DSCF1706The year six children recently did some first aid training at school, which is a valuable skill for them to take with them from Ellington Primary School! They were able to apply bandages, as well as learning about the recovery position and giving CPR.

Have a look at some photos below!