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Our cake sale on Friday raised a great deal of money for Children in Need. Thank you to all those who donated cakes and to all those who bought them!

This week, sees our first ‘Parent Afternoon’ of the year; all parents are invited into classes on Thursday, from 1.30, to watch and join in with lessons and to enjoy a special assembly taken by Fox Class, at 2.45pm.

Teachers Blog

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

Paper Halving

Paper Halving Why not have a go at this activity form the Nrich maths website? House points if you bring me the results of your investigation. Click ‘continue reading’ for full details. In how many different ways can you halve an A4 sheet of paper? You might start off with something like these two, for […]

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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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