Christmas Party Time

A good time was enjoyed when we had our Christmas party day. Our games included pass the parcel, musical bumps and musical statues. After our delicious party food we enjoyed watching The Golden Compass with Chestnut Class. Charlie said ” He enjoyed making his Christmas stocking.” Ryan thought the forfeits Mrs Miller  put in the pass […]

Making iced ginger cakes

Chestnut Class had fun making cakes to take home for Christmas. Weighing, stirring, melting, pouring, decorating, they did it all! Visitors to the Orchards kitchen loved the lingering aroma.

Erupting Volcanoes!

Years 5 and 6 made great volcanoes as part of their topic in Term 2. The big finale took place in the playground when all of the volcanoes erupted! This experiment involved use of bicarbonate of soda, mint sweets and vinegar. The results were fantastic to watch and we were all very impressed with the successful […]

We Lava Volcano

We are sure your children have told you all about their lessons during English where they have been learning all about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. Their enthusiasm was infectious when after making their volcanoes we went outside to see whose erupted with the most velocity. Isobel thought our topic was fun! As well as building […]

Our Advent Celebrations

We made a wreath to celebrate Advent. Every week we light a candle in collective worship. The candles represent Hope, Love, Joy and Peace. We have placed a purple runner on our Worship Table which signifies we are preparing for the arrival of Jesus. A special white candle will be lit on Christmas day. Click […]