7 03, 2019

Fringe Festival – The Heats…..

By | March 7th, 2019|Art, Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Miscellaneous, Music News Blog, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5 have had an incredible week creating their own acts to perform for the  Fringe Festival. They have explored the art forms of dance, drama, mime and gymnastics. One group choreographed a dance to the sounds of Jimmy Cliff, “You can get it if you really want,”  A song about […]

1 03, 2019

Programming at the CLC

By | March 1st, 2019|Miscellaneous, Year 1 2018-19|

This week we had great fun at the CLC learning how to program using Scratch Junior. We will be using this in class and it is an app which is free to download on any device, so you can use at home too.


28 02, 2019

A Wonderful World of Colour!

By | February 28th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Year 3/4 2018-19|

We did colour mixing today using powder paints.  They are really great for creating different colours but have to be mixed very skilfully to get the right texture for application.  We learnt about red, blue and yellow being the primary colours and how from these we […]

11 01, 2019

Discovering Flotsam…..

By | January 11th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Language, Oracy and Literacy 2015-16, Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|




14 12, 2018

Autumn Art at Heathbrook

By | December 14th, 2018|Art, Miscellaneous|

It has been a wonderfully creative term in the art room and pupils have learnt new skills,  discovered and developed their talents and worked with independence and diligence on their art.  We have explored different mediums including sculpture,  working with wire, wood and clay and printmaking.

These are a few examples from the classes I have […]

30 11, 2018

Prepare for the fair!

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2018-19|

It was all hands on deck today, the last Friday before the winter fair.  The Wild Things are preparing to sell a selection of items and were busy sanding, snipping, cutting and tying ribbons.  We’ve still some finishing off to do next week.  Look out for some hand crafted gifts on Friday.



30 11, 2018

This week’s learning in Nursery

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous|

The children had an amazing time exploring the new and different materials in our Construction zone. They worked together to build an amazing jet plane!


The Big Bad Wolf […]

22 11, 2018

Imagination Lab

By | November 22nd, 2018|Miscellaneous, Science, Year 5 2018-19|

Today in the Imagination Lab we learned about the 4 forces which kept an aircraft in the sky  they were – thrust, gravity or weight, drag and lift.  We were then asked what we thought aircraft would be like in the future.   We let our […]

21 11, 2018

I wonder what robot children do every day…..

By | November 21st, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5 have been delving into their imaginations and coming up with creative and wonderful ideas about what a child robot might eat for breakfast or what lessons they might do at school. They even used the laptops to hear what a robot might sound like.  Have a look at some of their suggestions.


16 11, 2018


By | November 16th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

As we entered the wildlife garden, a very chunky squirrel ran up the tree at the back  we managed to follow it. I wonder what it’s been feasting on  there are a lot of tasty seeds on the ground and still some berries on the bushes


Some […]