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

OHBOT computer programming at Eastcombe!

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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Hedgehog class visit to British Museum in London 😊

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.

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Greek temples Art display 😊

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.  

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Gloucester Tag Rugby Coaching this half-term

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 […]

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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 πŸŽ†

Congratulations to Mia (year 5) and Faith (year 2) who won our Eastcombe’s Got Talent 2019 contest!Β 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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🌠Thomas Keble Sports Awards 🌠

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 πŸŽ‡

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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