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Tag: Year 3

Y3 Overcome Their Nerves To Perform

19th May 2022

After Y3 performed their Callover ‘Ocean Commotion’ they took some time to reflect on the experience. Their notebooks show their pride in what they’ve achieved!

Footballs & Frisbees Teaching Students Responsibility

24th January 2022

Last week the playground shop arrived in Lower School. Conceptualised by Pupil Council, the idea of running a shop was created to address two issues -wanting more things to play with and finding a way to help children look after the resources they are given. Pupil Council designed their own bank notes (KAS Bucks) and…

Head’s Blog – Considering What Matters in Lower School

16th November 2021

Now, more than ever before, it feels like time to pause and consider both what and how we teach in our schools. We have the responsibility and the privilege to ensure that each child’s school experience goes much deeper than their acquisition of facts and figures; to foster a real joy and understanding of the learning process and to equip them with the tools and strategies that will help…

Raised Voices in Lower School

23rd June 2021

The sound of singing has been echoing round Lower School over the last couple of weeks as the children have been able to enjoy performing together. First came the Year 5 & 6 students who took part in the Young Voices Biggest Sing challenge. Along with thousands of other schools across the world, they learnt…

Poetry and pictures from Year 3

28th January 2021

Our Y3 students have been sharing a lot of wonderful work from KASConnected classrooms and it really showcases their talents. Teacher Sally said: “We have been writing poems this week and learning different styles from kennings, acrostics and free poems. We spent lots of time reading out and sharing what we had written. Here is…

Year 3 get poetic with their art

8th October 2020

Lower School Artist in Residence Kat worked with students in Y3 to create drawings using oil and chalk pastels in response to a poem by Michael Rosen called ‘Introduction Song’. Kat says, “The children  felt that the poem’s theme was about CURIOSITY and how we can use our skills with a positive and active mindset…

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