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Week four sees our Reception pupils in full time, 8.50 – 3.15. We are delighted to see how the older pupils have been  getting to know their names and taking care of them in the playground. This caring attitutude is something we are very proud of at Sherborne. This coming week sees our first sporting tournament of the year – quicksticks hockey, so we will continue to promote the #YesUCan message across all our curriculum.

Teachers Blog

Welcome to the teachers’ blog! Read on to find out what we have been up to…

Roald Dahl maths

Roald Dahl day was a huge success, with a whole range of his characters turning up to take part in orienteering, making dream jars, writing wigglish words, meeting a tortoise, cooking revolting recipes (they were actually quite nice) and generally enjoying the wierd and wonderful worlds that Dahl created. During the past term, owls class […]

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Hockey Success

We’re so proud of our hockey team who came 2nd at the quick sticks tournament yesterday. Joe L, Jasmine, Evie, Joe M, Jamie and Callum were incredible. They were undefeated for 6 games in a row and scored a total of 11 goals. They had a fantastic sporting attitude throughout the competition and really demonstrated […]

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Sporting Success

At the end of the academic year we have a lot to celebrate. We began the year by celebrating the National Fitness Day and by receiving the Silver Sports Mark for our previous years success (a great achievement for such a small school!). We then went on to run 3 intra-school competitions and to enter […]

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Coordinate Game

In Owls class we are practising how to use coordinates correctly and accurately. Why not have a go at this coordinate game to have some fun whilst you practise? Click here to play.

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Area & perimeter problem

In OWLS class we have been exploring area and perimeter. This problem below might seem challenging, but you have all the knowledge you need to solve it. Why not give it a go – here’s 5 house points for anyone who manages it. SQUARES Nine squares with side lengths 1,4,7,8,9,10,14,15 and 18 cm can be […]

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Erasmus visitors come to Sherborne!

At the beginning of December we were delighted to welcome visitors to our school from France, Spain, Poland, The Netherlands and Turkey. In addition to two teaching staff from each country, we also played host to four pupils from Poland and four from Spain. Our visitors came to the school, taught lessons, took part in […]

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Sherborne pupils entertain at Subject Leader meetings

Last week, all of our wonderful Year 6 pupils attended the county mathematics subject leader network meetings. They came to deliver an afternoon workshop about our Erasmus+ project. They confidently and professionally explained the games they had been making for the project and then helped teachers from around the county to play and understand the […]

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What fraction?

 

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Great Maths Apps and Games

https://www.youcubed.org https://www.youcubed.org/category/teaching-ideas/math-apps/ This is a fantastic website run by Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics at Stanford university. The following maths apps and games are recommended by her – so why not give some a go? You can link directly to them from the youcubed website and there are plenty more to have a go at. […]

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School Sports Mark

We have just submitted our application for the School Sports Mark. The Sainsbury’s School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme which reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school. OfSTED use the Mark award as part of their inspection framework and schools can use it as a development […]

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