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Father’s Day Challenge

Happy Father’s Day!

It was great to see so many Daddies in Preps this week for our Father’s Day Challenge. The children had great fun making parachutes with them which they then tested in the stairwell.
We hope you all have a lovely relaxing weekend.

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Year 5s Succeed in UKMT Maths Challenge

Just after the Easter holiday eight of the Year 5 children took part in the UKMT Maths Challenge. This is a national maths competition aimed at children in Years 7 and 8. But I know that some of our Year 5 children love a challenge in Maths, so I always enter some even though they…

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Life as an Evacuee

Our Year 6 pupils got to experience what life was like as a child in World War II at an Evacuee Evening. The children dressed up in appropriate clothing of the times and waved goodbye to their parents. Some tears were shed. They then set off to the Evacuee Centre (the gym!) where they were…

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Art in the Park

Year 1 recently took part in an ‘Art in the Park’ workshop at Gatton Park. Inspired by Artist, Andy Goldsworthy’s work, they created some wonderful pieces made from natural materials. The children worked in groups to make sculptures and pictures and enjoyed evaluating their own and each others work.

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Preps enjoy magical Peter Pan workshop

The Preps children have started the magical focus of their next topic ‘I wish I were a…’ with a wonderful Peter Pan workshop run by Perform For Schools The children’s imaginations were transported back to Neverland where they acted out the story. Along the way they joined in with dancing and games that helped test…

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Around the World in 80 days!

The Year 5 & 6 performance of ‘Around the World in 80 days’ is absolutely stunning! The show brings to life Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passepartout’s journey with spectacular lighting, FX and props as an elephant takes centre stage. Enjoy!
 

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Winner of ‘Spring Landscapes’ Art Competition

Congratulations to Jessica for winning first prize in Dunottar School’s Year 5 Art competition. The judges were very impressed with her amazing sugar work on the theme of ‘Spring landscapes’.

Well done also to Emily and Rosa for coming joint 3rd place and to Lyla and Isabella for receiving Highly Commended certificates.