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Christmas Celebrations.

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What a wonderful evening we have had! Carol singing, lighting the Christmas tree and revealing our stained glass windows. It was lovely to see so many families, friends, neighbours, villagers, ex pupils, prospective pupils, Governors, staff and children joining together in song and celebration. Our windows will be lit each evening during December, please come […]

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Eastcombe School Association (ESA)

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Eastcombe Primary Schools pulls together to raise money in a fantastic way! I am writing this thinking about how wonderful our Christmas Bazaar was yesterday and reflecting on the recent quiz night. These events combined raised a huge amount of money for the school and brought the community together to have fun, share laughter and […]

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Science: magnets and magnetic force!

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This week Hedgehog class have had a real focus on our Science unit of work: Forces and magnets. During the lessons, children have been carrying out a series of different investigations in pairs. In the first lesson, we introduced what a magnet is and the children carried out an activity to prove that a magnet […]

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Inspired by extra-curricular clubs.

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Staff at Eastcombe Primary School understand the importance of offering a variety of after school activities and clubs. These extra-curricular opportunities allow the children to follow and develop their interests, try new things and socialise with different children. It enables children to grow in confidence, become resilient and commit to something. Despite being a small […]

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Charity Work

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I thought I would focus on charity this week. We teach the children that there are many people in the world and closer to home that are not as fortunate as they are. Our children really embrace their responsibility of changing the lives of others for the better and this is evident each year when […]

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OHBOT computer programming at Eastcombe!

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As part of coding in ICT we have 15 OHBOTS in school this half-term! The programming is similar to using scratch, with the added bonus of the attached OHBOT which moves using 7 different motors. To begin with children are learning how to make the OHBOT do basic movements, such as nod, blink, shake his […]

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What a week.

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The first week of November has been a very busy one! The children have come back to school refreshed after their half term break and are ready to learn and have some fun. Owl class are continuing their topic about the Egyptians for a few weeks longer as they have their trip to The Saatchi […]