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Tag: Year 5

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…

Old School Education for Y5

22nd April 2021

The sun shone for Y5 Victorian Day which saw them dressing up in historically inspired outfits and receiving their lessons from from newly strict teachers! Students had already spent time looking at what Victorian children would typically wear and their projects were on display in the Victorian classroom.

Feeling The Rhythms With Year 5

31st March 2021

In Year 5 our students have been using dance to express themselves. In the Y5 newsletter Mollie and Micaela explained what they’ve been up to: “In drama lessons we’ve done lots of ‘The Five Rhythms’. They are five rhythms that are designed for everyone. It takes you through life from the start to the finish;…

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