Year 5 Pig Visit 1

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On Monday, Year 5 visited the Pig at Bridge Place for the first of 3 sessions looking at seasonal gardening. This is part of their 'Adapt A School' campaign in which we have been lucky enough to be selected to work closely with their team. While we were there, the Year 5 children learnt about what…

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Arts Award Success!

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Mrs Tomsett and I have really enjoyed working with a small group of Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils who have been working towards their Discovery Arts Award within our Art Club.


The theme was ‘The environment’. Pupils created art inspired by the environment and the nature around them. They worked…

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Year 4 Bird Feeders DT

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In our DT lessons for Term 6, Year 4 have made bird feeders from recycled materials using the explore, design, make and evaluate process. The brief was to consider the functionality and incorporate a unique feature. The children had to explore how to fix different materials together and how to…

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Year 6 - artefacts from around the world

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Throughout term 1, Year 6 practised their observational skills by drawing objects and photographs of cultural objects from around the world. As well as studying them carefully, pupils also considered the cultural significance of such artefacts and discussed how they were acquired by museums for…

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Green Flag Award

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At the end of Term 6, our school was awarded the Green Flag. Our current Year 6 children worked extremely hard last year to encourage everyone to look after our world and our school. The children carried out weekly litter picks, emptied and checked recycling bins to ensure we were recycling the…

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Year 5 recycled portraits

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Within their art lessons this term, Year 5 have been studying portraiture. At the beginning of the project, pupils drew simple pencil self-portraits from a mirror. These were used as a starting point when designing and making a recycled cardboard self-portrait. Pupils learnt how to use tracing…

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Bridge School ECO Team

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We would like to introduce our ECO Team. The six children above are going to help lead our school to achieve the Green Flag award. They will be responsible for leading projects within in the school such as litter picking, emptying recycling bins and caring for our garden areas. All the children…

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Year 6 visit from 'The Weird Fish Lady'!

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Year 6 were very fortunate to receive a visit on Thursday from 'The Weird Fish Lady' - otherwise known as Gloria Barnett: ocean adventurer, author and educator. She was joined by her diving buddy, Chris, and together they wowed the pupils with their night dive films, tales from the Red Sea and…

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Year 3 learn about Palm Oil

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For a Christmas present, the adults in Year 3 adopted an orangutan for the children. Since then, they have wanted to help to stop the production of unsustainable palm oil in order to save the orangutans in Borneo becoming extinct.

They began their learning journey by looking at how…

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Eco Action Plan

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Last Friday, children from the Eco Team presented to the whole school after having recently carried out an Environmental Review to find out how environmentally friendly our school is and what we can improve in order to achieve our Bronze Eco Schools Award. 

We came up with three areas that we…

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Walking Bus Christmas Hot Chocolate

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Early this morning thirty excited children - who regularly use the Walking Bus - were treated to hot chocolate and pastries courtesy of our bus sponsors, Charles Bainbridge. Following that, they all received a lucky dip present as a thank you for using the Walking Bus. These children turn up every…

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Crisp Packet Prize!

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The Eco team would like to thank everyone who has been bringing empty crisp packets into school. Over the last term we have managed to send off 13kg of empty wrappers! As a school we entered a competition which was sponsored by Tesco, we were really excited to find we came 2nd and received a…

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