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Key Stage 2 Cross country at Cardingmill Valley and a great performance by all runners, especially Beau with a very clear win in the Year 3 girls race

A fine effort in the 7-a-side tournament with our guest New Zealander goalie, Gabriel.

Tag Rugby - new to the sport and keen as mustard. Two mixed teams had a terrific time despite rain and a really rather nippy wind at the inter-school tournament at Church Stretton School.

Mini Medics graduate after rigorous examination...

Forest School mission for the eagle-eyed- find signs of an early Spring,some lovely shots.

Making the most of bright winter sun - papier mache - first steps in the making of a Viking helmet - hopefully...

Mini medics - Friday afternoon after school club

Wildflower meadow - final stages of preparation and sowing, and a visit from adviser Mrs Lorna Taylor of the Restoring Shropshire's Verges Project

The school Christmas Fair and all togged up for the nativity play...

'Twas the week before the last week of term... William Morris-inspired block printing, icing biscuits for the school Christmas Dinner, ratios through the medium of paper chains and turning pine cones from the top playground into tree baubles for the Christmas Fair.

Teamwork makes the dream work - Gretton and Stanway make further headway in clearing the ground for the wild flower meadow.

Splendid new kit has its first outing at an inter-schools dodgeball and netball festival on a bright and very cold afternoon.

Blists Hill Victorian Village - Stanway and Gretton make the most of everything, and even volunteer for a taste of the punishment handed out to left-handed children in school.

Children In Need Day 2021 - great dressing up and clearing the scythed grass from the area to be nurtured as a wild flower meadow to boost biodiversity in the school grounds - a terrific hands-on approach from Stanway.

Global Outdoor Classroom Day - two models to show the size of our solar system and the relative distance of the planets from the sun - and their relative sizes - peppercorn to watermelon!

Three Counties Cross Country Competition October 8th - Stanway and supporters

Three Counties Cross Country Running Competition at Bedstone Friday 8th October Gretton and supporters

Circuits - the joy of making your own...

New sports equipment arrives...

Hands-on activities - 3D shapes; rocks under the microscope

Reviewing the properties of 2D shapes in forest school

Chemistry - Reversible/irreversible change and fire safety in forest school (AKA roasting marshmallows)

Comic Relief

Working from story boards and in mixed year groups on StopMotion animations of the nativity story

Purple4Polio - Class 3 planting bulbs of purple crocuses supporting the Rotary Club target of erasing polio across the world. In 1985, Rotary, with the World Health Organisation, started the mission to eliminate Polio from the World. That year, there were 365,000 new cases worldwide. IN 2019 there were 73 cases reported, worldwide.

Special Remembrance Service led by the Reverend Mann for Class 3 to lay a wreath in St Peter's on behalf of the school and wider community.

Mixtures, solutions, soluble and insoluble, reversible and irreversible change - collaborative work in the Special Effects Department - what's the best recipe for perfect fake blood and what would we change in the future?

Making butter in Forest School - changing states, reversible and irreversible changes..

Roman Numeral review in Forest School on the perfect date for stick numerals

A moment to spare...

One eruption of many...

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Every volcano is unique

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Making re-usable modroc volcanoes incorporating art (sculpture), physical geography, DT, chemistry (states of matter and irreversible / reversible change), and maths (measuring).

Making Roman roads

A peek into the average school day

Sculpture is the focus in art at the moment. Making Guatemalan Worry Dolls from sticks in Forest School was the first step...

Then taking inspiration from Giacometti. First drawing stick figures before selecting, then perfecting, a pose for the final work.

First week back - getting back into the swing of things with friends

Bouncing eggs - raw egg, white vinegar and 36 hours to discover the shell has dissolved but the egg has surprising bounce.

Tie-dye - making the most of the outside workspace to brandish pipettes for precision dyeing. Results to follow...

The opportunity for independent project work has brought in animation and engineering - test, review and improve are all part of the fun.

Investigations - exploding sandwich bags and floating eggs

Pointillism - using Seurat's pioneering style to paint a subject of your choice

Total concentration when making friendship bands, with fabulous results.

Explore and discover great resources, ideas and support using these links - good for homework, nurturing free-range curiosity and back-up when baffled.

One of our regular visits from story teller Sally Tonge