Reception follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and Year 1 and 2 follow the National Curriculum. The Year 2 children are well prepared for their end of key stage tests, whilst enjoying a fun, engaging varied curriculum
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Class 1 have been cooking recently. We decided to learn to cook some simple healthy food. When we learnt about traditional tales in English we read the Magic Porridge Pot and made porridge for snack time. In RE we made and shared pancakes one week and Jewish Latkes another. We followed a recipe when we […]
Our school is situated in an AONB, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with several SSSI (Sites of Special Scientific Interest) nearby, the most prized designation for a nature site. Immediately we step outside, we are surrounded by a great diversity of plants, insects and birds. In the evening we can hear owls from the […]
Squirrel Class held a book sale on Thursday with books supplied by the Cotswold Canals Trust. The children enjoyed being shop-keepers and hardly noticed that they were having a maths lesson. It was lovely to see children so excited by choosing books for themselves. The children bought about 150 books and with a few donations […]
Daisy the praying mantis came to visit our class this week. She was very well behaved! We learnt about insects’ head, abdomen and thorax. The children were fascinated by Daisy and asked a lot of questions.
We have a strong ethos of working together in Squirrel Class. We have lovely, small mixed age class, which is very supportive and we invest in team building and learning as a mixed age group. Adults spend up to three years with the same children, getting to know them really well and seeing their individual […]
We believe that there is plenty to learn outside the classroom as well as inside the classroom. We often get out and about, especially to natural places including regular Welly Walks and whole days at Copesgrove Farm. We have trips to bring our topics to life, such as our Dinosaur topic and our Transport topic. […]
When we asked the class what they like most about school, maths was up there. Most of our maths lessons are hands-on before any attempt to write. Our maths lessons are not usually silent, in fact there is a lot of conversation! The children often work out tasks together. Once there is good understanding, then […]
News from Squirrel Class Squirrel Class presently has a small class of infants with three full time adults. We have really enjoyed the start of the year. We have done our first Welly Walk and we’ll do these regularly as the spring comes along. This time we built and floated bark boats. We have also […]
Let’s have a roaring good time finding out what Eastcombe Primary School has to offer! We are offering a pre-school stay and play session with a dinosaur theme on Thursday 18th October, 1.30-2.30pm. No need to make an appointment, just turn up and have some fun. We look forward to meeting you.