Staff at Eastcombe Primary School understand the importance of offering a variety of after school activities and clubs. These extra-curricular opportunities allow the children to follow and develop their interests, try new things and socialise with different children. It enables children to grow in confidence, become resilient and commit to something. Despite being a small […]
I thought I would focus on charity this week. We teach the children that there are many people in the world and closer to home that are not as fortunate as they are. Our children really embrace their responsibility of changing the lives of others for the better and this is evident each year when […]
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 […]
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.
The first week of November has been a very busy one! The children have come back to school refreshed after their half term break and are ready to learn and have some fun. Owl class are continuing their topic about the Egyptians for a few weeks longer as they have their trip to The Saatchi […]
Book worm club was a huge success today with many children choosing to come and celebrate books and reading. The children read quietly for a period of time then coloured bookmarks whilst watching an animated version of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Enormous Crocodile’. It was a relaxed lunchtime club with everyone sharing a common love of […]
The question for you today is: Would you rather only be able to whisper or only be able to shout? Discuss as a family and think of reasons for your answer.
The value we will be exploring in our collective worship this term is ‘Service’.
Owl Class had lots of fun during our Egyptian Day. We dressed up as mummies or pharaohs and took part in lots of activities including; baking ma’mouls, constructing pyramids, drawing tomb paintings and playing Egyptian board games.
Music is powerful, it has the ability to clear my head and lift my spirits. A great quote is ‘music is a piece of art that goes in the ears and straight to the heart’. Music comes in all shapes and forms in school and it is truly magical. The sound of children singing has […]