Spelling Bee

This year, we have had a strong focus on our spelling work in Eagles, with 20 – 30 minutes daily of spelling and word work.    Confidence and competence with spelling has really improved and over the last few weeks, our older children have been taking part in a Spelling Bee, organised…

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Eagles at the River Swale

As part of our geography studies, Eagles spent a (very cold) day by the river Swale at Reeth.  During the day, the children had the opportunity to use their scientific knowledge to measure the river flow, and devise a fair and accurate test for this, as well as use their…

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Flat Stanley Project

This term we have joined forces with Burneston in an imaginative project which has got our children talking and writing together through the book character, Flat Stanley.  The Y2/3 classes (Bears and Kites) began by writing letters to each other and sending ‘flat friends’ to spend some time with their partners in the each…

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E-Safety Oscars

This week, Eagles held their special assembly for parents, and held an Oscar ceremony for their recently created e-safety animations. This term’s e-safety work has been based on how to stay safe on line.  The children have had a visit from our local PCSO, Heather McPherson, and a visit to…

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Waxwork Museum

The Eagles class (Y4,5 & 6) have been writing biographies of influential historical figures.  To bring our biographies to life, we invited our friends and families to visit our waxwork museum, where our historical characters sat like statues until a coin was dropped into their pot – at which point…

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#globalpal – A New International Project

There’s a lot of excitement in school right now over a little fox.  Foxy Jack is our school mascot, and he’s going on a big journey! Our school has been invited to take part in a Twitter project entitled #globalpal.  Four schools from around the globe are going to exchange…

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A Portrait of the Artist

In Eagles we’ve been thinking about Biography and so we took some time to write about ourselves, what we like and what interests us.  We accompanied our writing with self portraits in graded pencils. Before we began our portraits, we thought about facial proportions, shading techniques and how to create…

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Orienteering at Bewerley Park

The sun shone, the sky was blue – a perfect day for the outdoors! The Eagles (Y4/5/6) spent a beautiful day at Bewerley Park near Pateley Bridge learning about orienteering as part of their PE studies for this half term.  Here’s what Harry had to say about it: Dear Bewerley Park,…

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