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Autumn term PE. Football for Years 2,3,4,5,6 With Lee Cuff leading, we walked to Nettlecombe in record time! Having listened to instructions, we were warmed up and ready for action! On a beautiful, sunny day, in our stunning countryside, we honed our skills and played...

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Saying goodbye to the Queen

Saying goodbye to the Queen

Our Chair of Governors Jo made the journey to London to show her respect for our Queen.  Here are some photos of her visit. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office.

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Welcome to Seatown Class 2022

Welcome to Seatown Class 2022

What a fantastic first week in school! We have all settled in together and looking forward to being the best that we can be. Here’s our first display that shares all about us, who we are and what we are like inside and out!

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Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

A day that Year 6s will never forget was their last day at school. A mixture of emotions - sadness, pride, excitement and gratitude - was what dominated the day. It began with signing of T shirts that they had tie dyed as part of a design technology project. Parents...

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Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

A day that Year 6s will never forget was their last day at school. A mixture of emotions - sadness, pride, excitement and gratitude - was what dominated the day. It began with signing of T shirts that they had tie dyed as part of a design technology project. Parents...

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Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

Leavers’ Service 22.7.22

A day that Year 6s will never forget was their last day at school. A mixture of emotions - sadness, pride, excitement and gratitude - was what dominated the day. It began with signing of T shirts that they had tie dyed as part of a design technology project. Parents...

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Farm Visit

Farm Visit

After our visit to the farm we returned to school and made some presentations. Please have a look at them below.  As they are large files they may take a bit of time to load.

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Seatown Memories

Seatown Memories

https://youtu.be/bLsI8Xk164k https://youtu.be/P6vJjKUrhPI https://youtu.be/4QwFvNJ7emk https://youtu.be/NZYV_ef5AlM https://youtu.be/XYyRi_x3vIY https://youtu.be/D2u0n5pBxEA https://youtu.be/wxKPoolmJYw https://youtu.be/9Tbu4DAe_pI https://youtu.be/svBBYii1dUQ...

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KS2 Sports Day July 6th 2022

KS2 Sports Day July 6th 2022

After a reschedule due to the weather, the KS2 sports day got underway with a series of races. The egg and potato races…. The sack race… Skipping… And the flat race…. All watched by a supportive crowd of parents and other family members. Then came the team games The...

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Salisbury Leavers’ Service

Salisbury Leavers’ Service

We set off on a train to Salisbury to enjoy a leaving service. Salisbury Cathedral is an amazing place to be We enjoyed lunch in the beautiful grounds Then into the cathedral for a drama called God’s Planet. And then it was time to return home. A wonderful, special...

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Using Scratch

Using Scratch

We had fun presenting our names on Scratch today.  We investigated sounds, background, sizing, effects and colour all through coding. Zoom in to read the names! 

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Moving Up Morning 2022

Moving Up Morning 2022

Seatown Class looked different this morning as we got used to a new combination of pupils. We played a game, sharing what we had in common with others in the class and demonstrated how connected we all are with string. Some of us felt anxious and worried about a new...

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Quad kids 28.6.22

Quad kids 28.6.22

On a blustery June afternoon children were selected to compete in the athletics competition at Colfox School. 4 boys and 4 girls made up the team. They took part in some running… Some throwing and jumping…… And then we waited for the results. Congratulations, Phoebe!...

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Belle, the ex-police dog

Belle, the ex-police dog

Cogden had a fluffy visitor this week in the form of Belle! She is an ex police dog and belongs to our governor Wendy and is very good at listening to children read! They all had fun reading aloud to a very patient Belle who was interested in everything from Harry...

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Science – Micro-organisms

Science – Micro-organisms

We have been looking at how living things are classified using the Linnaeus system. Today we looked at one branch known as organisms. After learning about what different types there are, we designed our own using modelling clay…

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Science – Micro-organisms

We have been looking at how living things are classified using the Linnaeus system. Today we looked at one branch known as organisms. After learning about what different types there are, we designed our own using modelling clay…

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Quadkids interschool competition

Quadkids interschool competition

On a hot Tuesday, June 14th 2022, 8 Year 5 and 6s took part in an athletics event. It involved running, sprinting, throwing and jumping. The running proved to be tough in the heat. https://youtu.be/Wuz7U4SWHK4 https://youtu.be/Ohw5TM2-568 https://youtu.be/r26GB9gHxV0...

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Sports Day KS 1 2022

Sports Day KS 1 2022

We had a wonderful afternoon of running, dribbling, hockey and hooping in the sunshine today!  KS1 really tried their best in everything they did with a smile, showing what good sports they are!  Parents enjoyed the beautiful gardens belonging to Dr Davies...

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KS2 trip to Exeter mosque

KS2 trip to Exeter mosque

After our visit to the cathedral, we walked to the other end of the city to visit the mosque. It was a fascinating contrast to the cathedral. Before we entered the building, the girls covered their heads with a headscarf as a mark of respect to the Muslim god, Allah....

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KS2 trip to Exeter mosque

KS2 trip to Exeter mosque

After our visit to the cathedral, we walked to the other end of the city to visit the mosque. It was a fascinating contrast to the cathedral. Before we entered the building, the girls covered their heads with a headscarf as a mark of respect to the Muslim god, Allah....

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KS2 trip to Exeter Cathedral

KS2 trip to Exeter Cathedral

We spent a wonderful day on Monday 13th June 2022. On a lovely, warm summer’s day we began our visit at the Cathedral. We began with a look at the outside, noticing the statues of kings and saints. We heard about the gruesome story of St Bartholemew and why St Peter...

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More French…

We began the day with a welcome song https://youtu.be/SlQI2s6IKkw We enjoyed singing some French songs at the end of the day.

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French Day 10th June 2022

French Day 10th June 2022

We were excited to welcome back Mrs Mundy to school and spend a day with us learning French, speaking and listening to stories and learning a bit about French food culture. We began with a welcome song, learning how to say ‘hello’ to others....

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Cogden French day

Cogden French day

We enjoyed learning new songs, stories and eating lovely French pastries! Merci Madame Mundy! Cogden enjoyed taking part in Aboie Georges, singing some new game songs and using their conversational French to ask for pastries. They enjoyed du pain au chocolate, du pain...

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Preparing for the Platinum Jubilee tea party

Preparing for the Platinum Jubilee tea party

As the whole village and parents and other family members had been invited to our Jubilee celebrations, it was time to get baking. Kyla brought her expertise and skills to the kitchen and this is what happened…….. And of course, we needed to make Jubilee themed...

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Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

This year marks a ‘once in a lifetime’ anniversary - the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She has sat on the throne for 70 years and dedicated her whole life to serving our country. To celebrate such a magnificent milestone, we decided to do a little something for our...

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Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

This year marks a ‘once in a lifetime’ anniversary - the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She has sat on the throne for 70 years and dedicated her whole life to serving our country. To celebrate such a magnificent milestone, we decided to do a little something for our...

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Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

This year marks a ‘once in a lifetime’ anniversary - the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She has sat on the throne for 70 years and dedicated her whole life to serving our country. To celebrate such a magnificent milestone, we decided to do a little something for our...

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Crochet Worms

Crochet Worms

Mrs Oxenbury crocheted these "worms" for Reception class to measure!  They took cubes and carefully placed them along the worms and were delighted to share how long they each were!

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Netball Tournament 25th May 2022

Netball Tournament 25th May 2022

After a very wet and blustery morning and a delayed arrival to Beaminster School, Powerstock’s netball team took part in a tournament against other local schools. It felt a little daunting at first. But then we got into the swing of it! We scored some goals Although...

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Manor Farm, North Poorton Visit

Manor Farm, North Poorton Visit

KS2 visited a local farm as part of our’Field to Plate’ topic. It was an opportunity to learn about some of the farm methods used and compare them to farming from 200 years ago. First we walked around the farm. We visited the sheep and learnt about how to care for...

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Freestyle Art

Freestyle Art

Cogden and Seatown enjoyed a free style art afternoon using themes and techniques of their choice. We have some budding artists who love this opportunity to express themselves and show some real talent!  

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Seatown Sailing 13.5.22

Seatown Sailing 13.5.22

After a week of tests, Seatown treated themselves to a well deserved morning on the water at the Andrew Simpson Sailing Academy, Weymouth. The weather was perfect - a sunny morning with a good breeze. https://youtu.be/lRab7DzUyVw A perfect day at the Sailing Academy....

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Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

With some restrictions due to the pandemic still in place, we approached our Easter celebrations in a slightly different way. The aim was to focus on aspects of Easter in a variety of creative ways including: using our environment giving opportunities for personal...

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Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

With some restrictions due to the pandemic still in place, we approached our Easter celebrations in a slightly different way. The aim was to focus on aspects of Easter in a variety of creative ways including: using our environment giving opportunities for personal...

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The PGL Abseiling Wall

The PGL Abseiling Wall

This challenge required trust and technique Learning how to jump against the wall with our feet. At times we felt quite nervous But the safety harness held us. There was nothing to fear. Take a look at some of our achievements. https://youtu.be/w2oe1n2KfZs...

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PGL Rifle Shooting

PGL Rifle Shooting

This was a new activity for us. We learnt about the air rifles and how to use the sight line to aim accurately at the target. We learnt what the different parts of the rifle were called and how to cock the barrel. Setting up the targets Setting up the targets Cocking...

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PGL Wacky Races

PGL Wacky Races

One of our evening events was 90 minutes of weird and wonderful races in teams. The first race was all about trying to throw as many shoes into hoops. This was followed by trying to build the tallest tower of shoes! https://youtu.be/W_bVOae02Nc Finally the race was on...

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The Trapeze at PGL

The Trapeze at PGL

This activity proved to be very challenging. It involved climbing up a pole to a platform before climbing onto it and jumping off it and hitting a buoy suspended nearby. Some of us felt very worried beforehand. If we weren’t climbing, we were learning to belay. This...

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The PGL Climbing Wall

The PGL Climbing Wall

Being one of our earlier challenges the wall looked daunting as we harnessed up and then warmed our bodies up with a game. And then we were off, with some of us finding the wall more of a challenge than others. Sometimes it was pretty scary and we needed the support...

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The PGL Low Ropes Course

The PGL Low Ropes Course

Although we felt this might have been an easy activity, we quickly realised that we need the support and trust of others. We began the session with a series of games to build our trust in each other. Could we possibly run through the line, trusting our friends to drop...

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The PGL Campfire

The PGL Campfire

The evening activity on the first night involved singing songs, listening to stories and even acting out parts of the story. https://youtu.be/axuK65Y1KbY https://youtu.be/S-_GZJXIMPY https://youtu.be/xxlRsUI8hCY

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PGL – Street Surfing

PGL – Street Surfing

This was a very tricky activity that began with none of us being able to step and balance on the board. However, an hour and a half later, many of us were able to travel some metres independently. It wasn’t as easy as we thought…. ……especially when we confused the...

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PGL – The Zip Wire!

PGL – The Zip Wire!

We began by learning how to put on a safety harness. A lot of team work and support was needed Grace was told to have ‘zombie’ arms Sometimes you needed brute strength to tighten the straps Not sure the instructor had nailed his technique! And then the exhilarating...

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Seatown’s PGL Adventure April 2022

Seatown’s PGL Adventure April 2022

Our residential, outdoor education trip took place after 2 years of lockdown and it was definitely worth waiting for! We stayed for 3 days at the Osmington Bay, Weymouth centre with the aim of working together as a strong team, supporting each other and stepping out...

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Designing our Easter eggs

Designing our Easter eggs

Arlo’s mum Jo spent the morning with Cogden sharing her knowledge of Cadbury’s with her product designer past. The children considered who the egg was for, the type of chocolate, the packaging design and pricing point to come up with their amazing designs! Some of the...

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Spiritual thinking at Easter time.

Spiritual thinking at Easter time.

As part of our Easter work on 5th and 6th April, the children were encouraged to think deeply about some questions at each activity they visited. Take a look at the questions and responses…. After our ‘stick journey’ activity, we asked, ‘What was Jesus’s journey?’ We...

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Our Easter Journey part 2       6th April 2022

Our Easter Journey part 2 6th April 2022

In assembly, we listened to Mrs Cleden read the Easter story before completing 3 more activities to help us focus on different aspects of the meaning of Easter. We planted seeds and thought about Jesus giving life to us… We designed flags that included olive branches...

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An Easter Journey 6th April 2022

An Easter Journey 6th April 2022

This year we celebrated Easter as a whole school slightly differently. We looked at aspects of Jesus as we delved into aspects of his life , death and resurrection. We began by taking a journey through the village to the church. There, we created our own journey...

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Cogden enjoys their marvellous marble jar reward

During the term Cogden class can earn a marble for being marvellous either in their learning or behaviour. When the jar is full they can choose a reward. This time it was a movie,popcorn and some clay work. Well done Cogden you deserve it for a great term! Peter...

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Cogden enjoys their marvellous marble jar reward

During the term Cogden class can earn a marble for being marvellous either in their learning or behaviour. When the jar is full they can choose a reward. This time it was a movie,popcorn and some clay work. Well done Cogden you deserve it for a great term! Peter...

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Colmer’s Hill Fun Run 2nd April 2022

Colmer’s Hill Fun Run 2nd April 2022

On a beautiful sunny and not too cold morning, 13 pupils from Year 4 to Year 6 took part in a fun run at Symondsbury. 33 girls in total took part in the first race. A bit of limbering up… Ready? We’re looking forward to this! And we’re off! Less than 10 minutes later,...

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The Easter story and Art

As part of our RE unit looking at the Easter story, Seatown have been thinking about the different ways in which the story can be interpreted. These included ‘Bearing a burden’, ‘Lost’, ‘Stepping in’ and ‘Taking someone’s place’. We then used paints to create images...

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Paper waste – School Council

Paper waste – School Council

Today the council chose these posters to go next to wash hand basins in school with the message - take no more than 2 paper towels.   Children designed their posters over half term to help us reduce the amount of paper waste being thrown out each week. We aim to go...

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Science Day 22.3.22

Science Day 22.3.22

“What is space?” I asked KS2. Introduction to our day in space. First we learnt that space is a difficult and dangerous place to be and constantly expanding meaning the position of planets and galaxies is always changing. We realised how important a space suit is to...

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Science Day 22.3.22

Science Day 22.3.22

“What is space?” I asked KS2. Introduction to our day in space. First we learnt that space is a difficult and dangerous place to be and constantly expanding meaning the position of planets and galaxies is always changing. We realised how important a space suit is to...

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The Bank of Dreams and Nightmares

The Bank of Dreams and Nightmares

Today we explored the world of stories in years 4, 5 and 6. Nick, Jan, Ambs and Raja visited us in school and took us on a story writing journey. We began the morning creating a collaborative story together but were rudely interrupted by the phone ringing….it was the...

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Solidarity with Ukraine

Solidarity with Ukraine

Today the whole school dressed up in blue and yellow - the colours of the Ukrainian flag - to show our support for the whole Ukrainian community and demonstrate some of our school values, notably compassion and generosity. We spent time thinking about the positive...

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Solidarity with Ukraine

Solidarity with Ukraine

Today the whole school dressed up in blue and yellow - the colours of the Ukrainian flag - to show our support for the whole Ukrainian community and demonstrate some of our school values, notably compassion and generosity. We spent time thinking about the positive...

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Solidarity with Ukraine

Solidarity with Ukraine

Today the whole school dressed up in blue and yellow - the colours of the Ukrainian flag - to show our support for the whole Ukrainian community and demonstrate some of our school values, notably compassion and generosity. We spent time thinking about the positive...

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The Bank of Dreams and Nightmares

The Bank of Dreams and Nightmares

Today we explored the world of stories in years 4, 5 and 6. Nick, Jan, Ambs and Raja visited us in school and took us on a story writing journey. We began the morning creating a collaborative story together but were rudely interrupted by the phone ringing….it was the...

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Sketching features of a church

Sketching features of a church

As we haven’t been in church for so long, we thought we would take our sketch books up there and do some observational drawings. We have learnt the special names for the font, the lectern, a stained glass window and the pulpit. The children have produced some...

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World Book Day in Seatown March 2022

World Book Day in Seatown March 2022

Seatown Class came to school dressed as characters from books and enjoyed a variety of activities such as paired reading with children in Burton Class, creating bunting for our book corner and creating book reviews of our favourite stories. Characters we dressed up as...

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Our Class Charter

Our Class Charter

In our PSHE this week, we linked our church school values with our class charter rights. We picked the two most popular values (voted for) and showed the link! We had a good discussion about this.

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Chasing pancakes!

Chasing pancakes!

We managed our traditional pancake races despite the looming rain! Reception were given a helping hand from Years 5 and 6 and lots of fun was had. We even managed to eat a pancake or two!

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Cogden science work

Cogden science work

We started our new science topic this afternoon on electricity. We explored where electricity comes from and looked at renewable and non-renewable sources

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Picasso

Picasso

We looked at the work of Picasso and practiced how to draw eyes, noses, ears and mouths. We then coloured them in odd colours and placed them in strange places to create our own aliens.

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The Universe

The Universe

We have been finding out facts about the universe and presented them in an information text. Our presentation and fun facts were just as important as the writing to draw the reader in! [gallery columns="4"...

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Seatown Space

Seatown Space

Seatown used chalks and pastels to create these space images. We followed the instructions of an artist on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PC9wdRWXRQ Why don't you try it out for yourself and watch this link? We were very impressed with the results. What do...

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Valentines Day 2022

Valentines Day 2022

Happy Valentines Day!  Today, we were discussing what love really is.  Is it a card and a box of chocolates or is it caring for someone (ironing, helping with reading, sorting stuff for forest school and so on...).  Is it both?  What would we do without it? [gallery...

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Valentines Day 2022

Valentines Day 2022

Happy Valentines Day!  Today, we were discussing what love really is.  Is it a card and a box of chocolates or is it caring for someone (ironing, helping with reading, sorting stuff for forest school and so on...).  Is it both?  What would we do without it? [gallery...

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Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets

Seatown class were having fun with spreadsheets, learning about different types of graph to represent their data and exploring probability.

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