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

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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Exploring the village

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.

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Music – Boomwhackers!

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!

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Gymnastics at TK – the grand finale

Since the start of the Spring Term, Hedgehog class have attended five gymnastics sessions at Thomas Keble secondary school. During this time, under the guidance of the Head of PE Mr. Price, they have learnt various gymnastics skills including a wide range of: rolls jumps balances In the last session today the children performed their […]

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Hedgehog class trip to FGR

On a wet and windy Tuesday, we visited local football club Forest Green to experience their Fit2Last Day. The full day of activities included: A welcome to FGR – their story so far Information on a vegan diet, healthy eating and making matchday food A multi-skills practical session A sustainability session A talk on wind and […]

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World Book Day reading passports and potato characters in Hedgehog class

Reading passports These were launched across the school on World Book Day. In Hedgehog class the children are looking forward to complete the various challenges inside the passport, in order to fly around the globe! Potato characters We had a fantastic selection of World Book day potato characters in our class. Do you recognise any […]

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World Book Day in Hedgehog Class!

Children in class 2 dressed up for World Book Day on Thursday 7th March 2019. Do you recognise any of the book characters in the pictures?

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Netball club

This term Mrs Fowles is running a popular after school netball club. The children are currently having fun learning basic skills such as catching, passing and shooting.

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