As part of our work to inspire our children to develop their burgeoning talents, we once again ran our annual design competition. The entries were first class and the winning designs were turned into the ‘real’ thing.
As part of our arts curriculum, the children in year 3 discovered all the hard work that goes into putting together a recorded performance. They acted in front of a green screen and in a variety of environments around the school. They also learned all the words and actions to the songs that were included in their play.
As part of our wide-ranging music curriculum, Thames class have been having violin lessons with the wonderful Miss Reed. She has been inspiring our future musicians.
Thank you to everyone who came to out fayre this evening and well done to the Friends of Peartree, staff and children for making the event so lovely. Our choir made sure that we all got into the Christmas Spirit!
As part of our work to encourage our children to become good citizens, we dusted off our Christmas clothing to raise money for theAlzheimer’s Society.
Today we had a visit from Freya Levy. She is a young lady who has overcome many hurdles and represented Team GB in a range of sports. Her stories of resilience and determination were phenomenal.
It’s toffee apple time again! Using locally sourced apples, year 3 had the best time making them under the closest of adult supervision.
Our Year 5 team showed wonderful team spirit, commitment and sportsmanship in their 3-3 draw last night.
Understanding how history has shaped our current way of life is important to us so we place a special emphasis on key dates in British history.
Our Pupil Leaders will lead our Remembrance Service tomorrow which is being streamed to the adults at home. Our future public speakers will continue to develop their skills by taking on this key responsibility.
Have you heard of New Age Kurling? Year 2 have as they got to try it out today. New Age Kurling is similar to bowls, but is traditionally played inside and uses a static target rather than a moving ball. It is an inclusive sport that has been adapted from traditional curling (which is a winter Olympic sport).
Year 4 cooked up a storm in the kitchen and made some delicious pumpkin soup. They used seasonal vegetables and carried out their own research to discover potential ingredients.
Congratulations to our fantastic football team on their 8-1 victory! Well done!
They have been exploring the skeleton as part of their science work and have ‘made’ some new friends.
Here is the team who entered the Balance Festival on behalf of our school. They took part in a range of activities including the standing long jump, stork stand, chest push, javelin, relay and the obstacle race.
As Dr Seuss says, ‘The more you that you read, the more that you learn.’ We were extremely fortunate to be awarded a grant which allowed us to buy new books for our school library. We chose a wide selection of books from classic literature to modern, influential authors.
What a wonderful dat Year 1 had all aboard ‘Emma Jane’s Aeroplane’.
Reception made diva lamps as part of their exploration of the festival of Diwali.
Another wonderful harvest display at Peartree Spring. Thanks to our families for their generosity and for Mrs Lansbury for displaying it so beautifully and to Mrs Sinclair for making her special harvest bread. Your donations will be delivered to the Foodshed to help those in our local community.
Well done to everybody for your great efforts today. It was so lovely to see so many different shades of yellow to show young people that they are not alone with their mental health worries.
This week we have focussed on thinking about how the way we live now will have an impact on our environment in the future. We were very proud of all the children who shared their active travel with us.
What a lovely Macmillan coffee morning at Peartree Spring. Thanks to all who attended or donated cakes and special thanks to our Pupil Leader Team for their excellent serving skills.
Well done to everybody that took part in National Fitness day. The children had lots of dun exploring a range of different fitness activities. Lets continue to be active!
Well done to our new Pupil Leader Team. We are so proud of them all. They have been brave, kind and gracious and a real credit to their families.
The Head Boy and Head Girl candidates. What great speeches – you should all be so proud. Now let’s get counting the vote!