Hedgehog Class

Hedgehog Class is a small class of just 15  Year 3 and Year 4 children, ably taught by Mr King and supported by Mrs Thomas.

This term our topic is; ‘I’m a pupil, get me out of here!’

Please click on the links below to read the current class newsletter and curriculum topic web.

Term 1 Newsletter

Term 1 Rock Bottom overview for parents

Groovy Greeks Topic this term in Hedgehog Class!

                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 […]

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Eastcombe’s Got Talent 2019 ๐ŸŽ†

Congratulations to Mia (year 5) and Faith (year 2) who won our Eastcombe’s Got Talent 2019 contest!ย 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 […]

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Stroud District swimming gala 2019

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 […]

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TK Mini-olympics success!

This week a total of 10 year 3/4 children and 10 year 5/6 children represented our school at the local TK mini-olympics event. The afternoon was a great success and the special guest of honour was Jordan Howe, the current paralympic World Championship silver medallist in the 100m T35. Jordan spoke to the children about […]

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๐ŸŒ Thomas Keble Sports Awards ๐ŸŒ 

Recently, two of our year five pupils (Alistair McCallum and Ben Hayes-Holgate) attended the Thomas Keble Sports Awards Ceremony. Alistair has kindly provided a write-up of what happened at the event…. Thomas Keble Sports Awards 2019 I received a letter from Thomas Keble (TK) School inviting me to attend their annual sports awards evening. I […]

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District Sports running event ๐ŸŽ‡

On a sunny Tuesday in late June, we sent a team of 18 KS2 children to the annual small school District Sports running event at Stratford Court, Stroud. The children took part in sprint events, relay races and mixed relay races against 10 other local schools. We had tremendous support at the event from both […]

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District Sports throwing and jumping

We sent a team of KS2 children to take part in the throwing and jumping District Sports events for local small schools. The weather was terrible and it rained for the entire duration of the event, but it was great fun and ran smoothly. All of our children represented the school brilliantly in the following […]

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Meeting our local PCSO ๐Ÿš“

Hedgehog class were recently introduced to our local Police Community Support Officer Charlotte King. She popped in to chat to children in our class about her role within the community and gave children the opportunity to ask her questions. In the near future, we are planning for children from various classes in our school to […]

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K’nex challenge

In Hedgehog class we recently completed a K’nex challenge to build a 2 metre tall, free standing K’nex tower. The children all had a great time thinking about how to make their structure strong and stable. The winning team were Amy and Melissa – a big well done to them! Here are a few pictures […]

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Quadkids success!

A team of Eastcombe year 3 and 4 children recently took part in a Quadkids tournament against other local schools, which was held after school, at Archway secondary school. The format of the tournament meant that every child completed 4 activities; 50 metre sprint 400 metre race Hurler throwing (a bit like throwing a mini-size […]

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