Hedgehog class were given a talk by local Antarctic explorer, Rod Rhys Jones. Rod is the current chairman of the British Antarctic Monument Trust and he spent a year on an Antarctic research station as part of the British Antarctic Survey team. It was interesting to hear Rod’s first hand experiences of what was like […]
At the end the of the Autumn Term, the children in Hedgehog class dressed in red, white and blue for a French topic morning. To begin with they had a question and answer session with a new parent and child who had recently started at our school, having previously lived in France. This was really […]
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 […]
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 […]
To bring to an end our topic on Ancient Greece, we visited the British Museum in London! The children all had a lovely time and they particularly enjoyed using the tablets to learn about aspects of Greek history.
As part of our Groovy Greeks topic we have been learning about the importance of temples in Ancient Greek times. The children used paint to create colourful backgrounds and Art straws to produce a display which showcases their own individual versions of temples.
Our Badgers class, which consists of year 4, 5 and 6 children, are receiving Tag Rugby coaching from Gloucester Rugby this half-term. The children have been loving the sessions so far and were coached by former Gloucester and Samoa rugby star Terry Fanolua last week! As part of the Tag Rugby coaching, we will be […]
Our new topic for this term in Hedgehog Class is the Groovy Greeks. The children have enjoyed the first few lessons, in which we have learnt about Greek Gods and the history of the Olympic games. Over the coming weeks we will be learning more about their […]
Congratulations to Mia (year 5) and Faith (year 2) who won our Eastcombe’s Got Talent 2019 contest! They will now be appearing on the main stage at Chlafest 2019 on Saturday 20th July 2019. In a hugely competitive event, a massive well done must be made to each of the 7 different acts that made it […]
Mrs Fowles accompanied a team of 12 KS2 children to the Stroud District swimming gala today. The children took part in a variety of single and relay races throughout the morning, against lots of other local schools. Overall, we finished in an amazing 7th place – well done to all of the children and a […]