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Please scroll down to read our class blogs. This is updated on a Friday with the children’s reflections on their week in school and the activities they have enjoyed. The blog is in the children’s own words but typed in by an adult!

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June 28th

The Swan wowed us all with their amazing part taken in the performance singing at the Cor Exchange with other  schools from our area.  It was a wonderful celebration of the longest day of the year.

Piper and Max enjoyed making the skeletons today and learning the names of our bones.

Mackenzie has enjoyed being at school with his friends.

Archie enjoyed our learning outdoors in Science today.

Maisie enjoyed going to the Corn exchange and singing with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Lydia enjoyed working outdoors, who wouldn’t in this sunshine!

Stanley loved Science as always 🙂

The liked the competition in PE throwing bean bags and balls as far as they could.

Scarlett has had an “Awesome, Epic!” week.

Have a lovely weekend everyone, drink plenty of fluids, wear your sun hats and enjoy the sunshine.

June 21st

Happy Summer Solstice!

Max enjoyed trying to beat the Kingfisher’s score for running in PE and is glad he was Great Mate. Thank you for your help Max.

Charlie enjoyed everything about his visit here today.

Lizzie found  a birds nest and enjoyed reading all about birds and finding out which bird might have made the nest.

Kelsey is happy because after school she is going to the park.

Archie is happy because we did art today.

Freya says it was a good week.

Reegan is happy his new pool came today.

Jacob is happy to be at school 🙂

A great week overall, have a lovely weekend everyone.



June 7th 2019

Nice to see everyone back after a lovely short break. Hopefully more sunshine to come  (Mrs Davies)

Archie is happy because he played footy with his friends.

Mr Simpson is happy to be back, and is impressed with everyone’s Maths.

Max enjoyed P.E.

Freya B loved the whole week.

Bernardas enjoyed P.E. because we played a new game.

Lydia is happy because she’s writing a story with Freya P and Rhiannon.

Lydia, Scarlett, Lizzie and Freya P enjoyed talking to Mr Donkersloot about the aims of ECO Club.




May 10th 2019

Stanley is  happy because Reegan made a poster fore his book.

Bernardas is happy because in keyboards he sang really well!!!!!!!!

Lydia liked English because it was all about ECO Schools!

Freya p enjoyed her guitar lesson because she got all of the cords write.

Karolina and Lily-May are happy because they are writing an amazing story!

Sebastian likes doing his quiz about Brazil, and James liked doing  .

Reegan is enjoying writing the blog with Lydia today.

Scalett is excited because she’s having a sleepover at Norwich.

The Swans have had so much fun this week, but are looking forward to the weekend!!!!!!!!

By Lydia and Reegan

May 3rd 2019

Karolina is happy as she has been writing a great poem.

Freya B has had a great week .

Freya P and Lewis really enjoyed writing their story flying pigs and flying pigs two a comedy book.

Lizzie and Lydia enjoyed planting seeds in science.Rhiannon says   and me

Sebastian feels happy because he made a poster about plants.

Swans Class enjoyed this week allot.

By Freya P

Friday 26th April

Lewis “I’m Happy because I did a poem and I thought I did well.”

James L “I’m glad because I did a Fortnite poem with James M.”

Davy “I had fun playing Sharks And Swimmers in P.E.”

Freya B “I had a Brilliant week overall.”

Karolina “I feel refreshed because I had an epic holidays, and now were back at school.”

by Lewis


Scarlett “I enjoyed Science.”

Maisie “I’m happy because we made an Egyptian Mummy and a Sarcophagus.”

Lydia ” I and Freya P enjoyed doing Litter Picking at the Park.”

Lily May “I’m excited for the Easter Disco.”


by Lewis


Friday 29th March 2019

Reegan “I’m happy because we went swimming Tuesday and also because we are learning about rocks and their uses.”

Karolina “I’m enjoying learning about rocks and soils in Science.”

Scarlett “I enjoyed quilling!”

Lewis “I enjoyed making my Mother’s day card, but I found the quilling very tricky.”

Kelsey “I enjoyed doing the Easter Egg Hunt.”

Freya P “I loved doing my quilling.”

Lydia “I’m happy because I did my quilling for my Mother’s Day card.”

Lizzie “I’m filled with joy because I did my Mother’s Day card.”

Davy “I am extra happy because I did my Mother’s Day card.”

Stanley “I’m glad because we did the Easter Egg Hunt, and I think I done well in Science.”

Freya B “I liked doing the Easter Egg Hunt, :D.”

Harry ” I’m glad because we went swimming and they did a test on us, me and Lewis were very nervous!”

Friday 22nd March 2019

Karolina “I’m happy because I typed my recount of the day we went to Flag Fen.”

Scarlett “I liked typing my recount and did it in rainbow colours and learnt lots of new tricks on the computer.”

Lydia “I liked English this week because I liked making our story maps of the Stone Age information texts.”

Bernardas “I liked writing my Flag Fen recount as I got to write about what we did there.”

Lewis “I’m happy because I wrote my recount very neatly in pencil for a change.”

Friday 15th March 2019

Red Nose day!!!

James M “I feel happy, I loved the trip to Flag Fen last week.

“This week we went swimming and it was really fun because we got to jump in at the end.” Kelsey Kirby.

“I liked Flag Fen because we made clay beads.” Karolina Austin

Freya B – “It’s been a good week, I’ve also managed to make a drawing book.”

Stanley – “I’m happy because it’s Red Nose day and because we went to swimming.”

Lewis – “I liked world book day because we got to listen to different stories from the teachers.”

Harry  – “I was happy when Mr Simpson won the pancake race.”

Bernardas – “I enjoyed going to the round house at Flag Fen and hearing the story and making a wish on the sword.”

Friday 25th January 2019

Swans enjoyed the Magic show with Olly Day, it made Karolina very happy.  But Lewis and a few others had a bit of a fright when the beaver nearly jumped out at us.  Lydia enjoyed learning about 3D shapes in Maths.  Scarlett liked English this week, it was an extra special treat to have Mrs Arrowsmith with us in Swans twice this week!  Lizzie had a new haircut and looks totally different!  Science was interesting this week (Scarlett) and we are all looking forward to our investigations next week.

Friday 18th January 2019

Lydia is really enjoying the work we have done in Science learning about different types of rocks. Karolina has worked very hard in QUEST time learning all about ‘The Stone Age’ and doing some cave paintings. PE this half term is Gymnastics and Reegan,Bernardas,James M and Stanley have been working hard on their mirroring. Swimming is also new for us this half term and Rhiannon has been working on her backstroke with the class on Tuesday morning. Archie has enjoyed his SPAG work this week and Freya B has done some great work in ‘Guided Reading’ answering all her questions. Mr Taylor came to see us to teach us some keyboard and we all had a great time learning new songs. Have a lovely weekend from all of the Swans 🙂

Friday 11th January 2019

Happy New Year from the Swans.  We have had a busy first week and a half back.  Stanley has enjoyed learning the actions for the Stone age Boy and is looking forward to writing it out next week.  Freya P really enjoyed Science and is particularly enjoying this topic, I am proud of lots of my work this term.  Lizzie has shown us some of her gifts she had for her birthday over the holidays.  I enjoyed Science today learning about rocks and soils.

Friday 30th November 2018

Davy enjoyed Science today “Me too” (Maxwell) . We are all enjoying learning our Christmas songs.  Mr Johnson could be a choir conductor! Stanley shared his French he has been learning out of school.  “I go to lessons with Karolina.”  “I feel amazed after a busy week!” (Freya B)  “We cooked a tomato under the grill and it exploded!” (James L) “I’m happy because it’s December tomorrow and that means it’s nearly Christmas.” (Sebastian)  “I’m happy because we have a match tomorrow.”  (Reegan)  Scarlett and Maizie learnt to play Jingle Bells with us all, they have settled in amazingly in Swans.

Mr Simpson has a busy weekend ahead of him, and as always is happy to be here 😀

Harry is happy because Mr Simpson is watching their football match.  James M has a very funny sister.  Mrs Davies was very happy with our letters to ourselves from our crayons!

Friday 23rd November 2018

Thank you for a great week.  We are all looking forward to Christmas and things are already getting quite festive.  Some great work done on our instructions.  We are all learning a lot in Maths, Science and Topic.

Friday 16th November 2018

We all enjoyed dressing up as inspirational people for Children in Need. The children felt very lucky after we discussed the children we are raising money for today. Ellie loved  colouring pudsey bear,  Maxwell  too. Stanley dressed as an astronaut.  Arianna Grande was Rhiannon.  Kelsey was happy to be herself.  Ellie dressed as her mum (Mrs Johnson)! Maxwell was also happy to be himself.  Sebastian came as a Gangster.  Archie was the milky bar kid but would not share his milky bar 🙁 Freya Popp is her mum today as she is awesome!  Lydia is dressed as her mum today (Miss Shillings).  Lizzie is also Arianna Grande.  Freya B is Amy at University.  Scarlett is dressed as a Victorian.  Bernardas is a footballer.  James Mezanov is a footballer.  Harry is also a footballer.  And so is Reegan.

Davy came as George Ezra and entertained us with his amazing guitar playing, we hope to hear him on the electric guitar soon. James Landymoore came as Ed Sheeran.  Lewis is Spider Man our friendly neighbourhood watch, he made a great attempt at playing castle on the hill on the guitar.  Piper is a cat.  Miawww! Mackenzie is very happy his dog had puppies. He came as a footballer also today.  Lilly-May is a vet for unicorns! Karolina came as a nurse.  Jacob is happy as himself, so is Mr Simpson.  Safe to say we all inspire eachother on a daily basis.

Friday 9th November 2018

Rhiannon liked the trip to Kings Lynn. “Me too!”  “Me to0!”  “ME TOOOO!”  “Me three ;)”  Safe to say they all enjoyed.  Lewis liked the old cottages from the 18th century and 19th century.  Maxwell says the stairs were very narrow and steep.  Mr Simpson bumped his head and said he felt a bit like the BFG ;’)   Thank you Mrs and Miss (Ella) Charlton and Mr Simpson for taking us.

Most of the children enjoyed fireworks displays.  We all went to pay our respects at the War memorial for the 100 year anniversary.  Bernardas was happy after the trip, he particularly liked the Vancouver statue.  Freya B says “Me too!”.

Friday 2nd November 2018

Welcome back everyone after a nice half term break. All the children enjoyed the Halloween disco, and collecting sweets when trick or treating.  Happy Halloween. We are all looking forward to early nights as the weather gets colder.  Stanley liked learning different verbs and their tenses.

We loved the reading cafe, thank you to the parents that joined us.  Looking forward to the next one already.  Ellie enjoyed just dance, we all did.  Thank you to Mrs Arrowsmith for teaching us for 2 days this week.

Friday 12th October 2018

Rhiannon enjoyed learning about partitioning in maths with boxing up a story in English. While Lily-May enjoyed measuring the perimeter of the playground in maths. Max also enjoyed measuring the perimeter of 2D shapes and PE with Mrs Davies and Mr Simpson. Lewis enjoyed the trip to Church Farm to celebrate Harvest Festival last week.

The KWEST together event was awesome.  We loved singing.  Next time it would be nice to stay and play with the other children from the other schools.

Friday 28th September 2018

Maxwell was suprised and happy to have a pencil case from Mrs Charlton, especially as it is a red one. He lost his pencil the second but luckily Lewis found it.  Bernardas enjoyed the key board lesson because we got to play the whole song today.  We all enjoyed learning the combine harvester song with Mr Johnson in assembly ready for the Harvest festival.

Lewis has enjoyed learning about the angles within shapes, he and Harry earned 3 house points for correctly working out the angles within 2D shapes all by themselves!  Lydia and Lily-May enjoyed creating their posters for Harvest and learning our poem.  All of the children have created wonderful posters for Harvest. Mrs Davies is impressed with us all!  Harry and Stanley can’t wait for the Harvest festival. Neither can anyone else.

Friday 21st September 2018

Lydia was really suprised to see the key boards out this morning, well, we all were. We all enjoyed the session and are looking forward to next weeks lesson.  It was a nice suprise to have key board lessons to finish the week off.  Max really enjoyed testing magnets outside to see what materials were magnetic and which are not, so did David.  Lewis enjoyed rewriting and typing up his English work where he described the Iron Giant.  Lily-May enjoyed Science, testing which materials attract and which are repelled by magnets.

Harry enjoyed learning about settlers and is looking forward to more quest time next week.

Friday 7th September 2018

Welcome back Swans, it’s nice to see you!

Bernardas loved going to Scotland and going on the Harry Potter train.  Rhiannon enjoyed caving in Wales and Alcudia in Spain.  Ellie enjoyed visiting granny and grandpa in Scotland.  Reegan enjoyed playing a match against his friends.  Lydia enjoyed visiting Brancaster and Hunstanton.  Lily-May loves her new puppy called Ralfie.  Piper enjoyed her sleepover at Lily-Mays house when they stayed up til midnight.  Lewis had a great time at Alton Towers.  Archie had fun at Pleasure Wood Hills.  Maxwell went to North Devon and had lots of fun.  Max went to Cosmos and had all he could eat with his grandparents.  Lizzie got some tropical fish. We will think of some names for them.  James went fishing, not for Lizzie’s fish! In the sea, and dad caught swordfish. We think. The other James went to watch X factor auditions in London-Wembley,and Mrs Davies is very jealous!  David went to the Isle of Wight.  Mackenzie got a new toy.  Kelsey went to Great Yarmouth and enjoyed being an archeaologist  and digging up dinosaur bones. Karolina is excited about moving house, Stanley enjoyed the dinosaur park.

Lily-May is already enjoying being back in school and particularly enjoyed writing a story on her first day back!  Stanley enjoyed magnetising a needle and making it turn North in a cup of Water. He’s already looking forward to next weeks Sci Fri.  Lizzie is happy to be gr8 m8.  Freya enjoyed Science making things move using magnets, she even made a magnetic worm. James L enjoyed learning about magnets.  Davy also enjoyed the magnets session.  Mrs Davies is very happy everyone is enjoying Science.  Mackenzie enjoyed experimenting with Magnets. Freya P enjoyed Science because she thinks she and Ellie were good partners, Mrs Davies agrees.



















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