On 18th January a squad of 7 year 5/6 boys attended the Riddiford Shield Small Schools Football Tournament, with 12 other schools, at Inside Football. We were put into a group of 4 teams, along with Uplands, Birdlip and Randwick schools. In the first game we narrowly lost 2-1 to Uplands and this proved to […]
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 […]
Year 4 Maths investigation using smarties to recognise what fractions look like and creating bar charts to show the results.
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 […]