4 Dec

judo Competition

Well done to all of Year 6 who competed in a judo Competition today. Each child had two matches and we used our skills that we have been taught over the last few weeks. Brilliant job everyone!

4 Dec

Christmas maths

During our maths lessons on circles, we learnt about the parts of a circle, the radius and the diameter. The pupils then used a compass to draw circles with the given radius/diameter. We then created Christmas wreaths using our circles. 

30 Nov


In Science this week we have been investigating different habitats in the school grounds. Have a read of what we learned on our class blog: https://gillibrandblogs.net/holly2018/2018/11/28/habitats/


30 Nov

Advent in Year 6

Year 6 have looked at Advent and how this is represented within the church through the Advent Wreath and the Jesse Tree.


28 Nov

Willow Class self-portraits.


Today the children have created their own self-portraits. Have a look at their fantastic designs. 


27 Nov

Christmas Baubles in Year 4

Year 4 have been using their knowledge of papier mache to create 3D shapes - Christmas baubles.             



23 Nov

Nativity Invites

Year 2 have written their invites for the local community. They will be delivered next week! 



23 Nov

Future Maths Teachers

This week we have been developing our understanding of decimals. The children enjoyed working with a partner and taking on the role of the teacher to show their understanding of the topic. We used coaching and peer-support techniques to round decimals to the nearest whole number and the nearest…

23 Nov

Throwing and catching

Year 4 have been improving their throwing and catching skills in PE today.  They have been playing 'bench ball' and they have had to think about how to pass effectively and work as a team.


22 Nov

Art and RE in Reception

This week Reception class looked at the Christmas story. They dressed up as the characters from the story.

The children have also started to make cards that are to be given to the local care homes. 

22 Nov

Dangerous Dinosaurs!

Thank you to all parents who took part in our Pre-Learning Mornings last week. The children are very keen to learn about dinosaurs and so we have decided to do a topic about this in the Spring Term. During our Pre-Learning Mornings, parents and children took part in a range of creative activities…

21 Nov


The pupils wrote letters from the trenches in World War One. After learning about censorship, they then edited out what would not have been allowed to be said just as they did in the war.