Owl class enjoyed their second archery session today. They took part in team challenges, shooting for gold and ended the session with a knock out tournament. The children are improving their accuracy and enjoying their sessions very much.
Class 1 have been cooking recently. We decided to learn to cook some simple healthy food. When we learnt about traditional tales in English we read the Magic Porridge Pot and made porridge for snack time. In RE we made and shared pancakes one week and Jewish Latkes another. We followed a recipe when we […]
Our school is situated in an AONB, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with several SSSI (Sites of Special Scientific Interest) nearby, the most prized designation for a nature site. Immediately we step outside, we are surrounded by a great diversity of plants, insects and birds. In the evening we can hear owls from the […]
This afternoon saw 15 children from KS2 representing the school in a cross country event organised at Thomas Keble school (resplendent in our brand new PE training tops and t-shirts!) It was brilliant to see how well the team supported and encouraged one another throughout the entire event. A special mention must be give to […]
On Saturday 16th March a group of children, parents, family members and friends from Eastcombe School, visited Forest Green to watch them play against Carlisle. The weather was windy and chilly, but those that attended enjoyed themselves and watched a close fought game finish 1-1.
Last week we took delivery of our new sports kit, which has been paid for using our Sports Premium money and has been supplied to us by Bateman Sports in Stroud. The new kit includes a training top, t-shirt, shorts and socks. Children will wear this kit whenever they represent Eastcombe School at sports events […]
We certainly offer a broad, balanced and inspiring curriculum at Eastcombe Primary School. As well as the National Curriculum we offer our children some really exciting extra-curricular opportunities. This week started with our youngest children taking part in an Archery session. This has been funded using our Sports Premium money and is provided by Deer […]
As part of our current Eastcombe Explorers topic in Hedgehog class we are getting to know our way around the village, taking note of places of interest, as well as taking time to sketch the beautiful scenery that surrounds us.
The year 6 children took part in the Mock Trial competition this week against another school. Each of the children was given a role that they had to prepare for, these included: defence solicitors, magistrates, an usher, a witness, a member of the youth offending team, the defendant and the defendant’s parents. We also had […]
Hedgehog class had another fun Music lesson with Mrs Jones, using the Boomwhackers. They have now learnt 3 different songs; Frere Jacques; Twinkle, twinkle, little star and Old McDonald had a farm!