As part of our Anglo-saxon topic children completed a DT project, in which they created their own Anglo-saxon houses using card, cardboard, clay and paint. The models are nearly complete and many just need the finishing touches.
We are re-advertising this vacancy, with a closing date of Wednesday 13th March. Eastcombe Primary School are seeking to appoint a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to cover a maternity leave in Year 2 for 27.5hours per week supporting a pupil with an EHCP. Please ring or email the school office for further details on 01452 […]
Advanced notice that Thursday 7th March is World Book Day and we will be asking the children to come to school dressed as their favourite book character.
Today we had lots of fun exploring the outdoors. The river dipping was great fun and the children enjoyed carefully scooping up creatures in their nets from the river bed, before identifying them using their sheets. We followed this up with a mini-beast exploration activity in a small wooded area, before learning a little bit […]
This week we have received a letter from the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP (Secretary of State for Education) and Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP (Minister of State for School Standards) congratulating us on our standard of achievement demonstrated in the Reading KS2 assessments last year. Our results placed us in the top 1% of Primary […]
Maths 99 club The 99 club is a weekly times tables based Maths test, which all of the children in KS1 and KS2 take part in. Over the past two weeks we have had a spurt of children from Hedgehog class move up the 99 club. A HUGE well done to all of these children: […]
COMPUTING – CODING We had an enjoyable computing lesson using the laptops and the one hour coding website from Disney. Our coding lesson was based on Big Hero 6 – the photos show the children problem solving, as they have to enter increasingly tricky codes, to get through the various levels in the game. If […]
Gymnastics As part of our PE this term, we have been taking part in fortnightly gymnastics sessions at our local secondary school (Thomas Keble). During this sessions we have spent time learning different balances, jumps and rolls (so far). The children have really enjoyed these sessions and are now fine tuning their own routines (in […]
Our topic for this term was to learn all about rain forests. 201819 Term 2 Im a pupil get me out of here topic web During this topic we visited the Living Rain forest in Newbury, which was a really enjoyable and interesting experience. It was great to experience just how humid the rain forest […]
In October 2018 the whole school had an Arts week. During this week we took part in a range of activities, which included: drumming knitting clay modelling sketching