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

Roman Baths trip

Hedgehog class had an enjoyable visit to the Roman Baths museum, as part of their current topic. The day included a self-guided tour of the museum, close-up examination of Roman artefacts and a taste of the famous spa water. The children really enjoyed having the opportunity to explore the site and see lots of historical […]

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Indoor football tournament

On Wednesday, a school year 5/6 team attended a football tournament at Inside Football. We played against other local small schools and after finishing 2nd in our group narrowly went on to lose the final 2-0 v Thrupp. Well done to the seven children that took part, all of whom represented the school brilliantly!

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Final Archery session 🌟

The children all improved brilliantly over the past 5 weeks and they enjoyed their final session today, with a special mention to Jack for winning the prize in the closest to the gold competition!

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KS2 after school football club! 😃

After school football club continues to be a very popular for children in KS2!

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Cross country brilliance from class 1!

An excited team of 6 children represented our school school brilliantly in a well supported cross country event for local primary schools. They cheered each other on, ran with smiles on their faces and showed good resilience to keep going right to the finishing line. A huge well done to every one of them, they […]

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♫ Ocarinas in Hedgehog class ♫

In Music, the year 3 and 4 children got to grips with their ocarinas for the first time. During the initial part of afternoon they spent time familiarising themselves with these wind instruments. Then, by the end of the lesson, they were on their way to playing a version of Twinkle, twinkle, little star! ☺

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BTEC Sports at Thomas Keble School

Earlier this week we were invited to Thomas Keble school, to enable their BTEC students (year 11) to deliver sports coaching to small groups of primary age children. The children took part in a wide variety of warm-ups, followed by a series of different games,which included basketball and football. All of the year 11 BTEC […]

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KS2 cross-country success!

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 […]

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Forest Green football game

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.

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*NEW* school sports kit is here!

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 […]

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