Crisis averted!

Crisis averted!

To conclude our topic on volcanoes Elms took part in a real time decision making activity based on the volcano eruption of Montserrat.  Split into teams of 3 information was received from the helicopter pilot overlooking the eruption.  The information was passed to...
Elms – Criminal Detectives

Elms – Criminal Detectives

This week in Elms we’ve been tackling long multiplication, which is a difficult skill to master.  Throughout the week the children have been gaining confidence in the method and their table facts to finally crack it. This was put to the test as the children...
Year 5/6 visit to Ouseburn and Seven Stories

Year 5/6 visit to Ouseburn and Seven Stories

What a fantastic day! Elms, Beeches and Oaks went to Ouseburn Farm and Seven Stories to participate in a range of activities including, learning about the nature in the Valley to potting seeds and listening to Micheal Morpurgo plans and writes books. Huge thank you to...
Explosive Elms

Explosive Elms

In Elms this week we enjoyed tasting Portuguese food as part of European Language Day.  Our main piece of writing came from our research on volcanoes.  We now know the types of volcanoes, how they are formed and some fascinating facts: Did you know? The word...
Creating Comic Strips

Creating Comic Strips

The Elms have been using the short film animation The Piano for their English work.  We used effective vocabulary to describe what each character might have been saying or feeling.  This was then put into the style of a comic strip.
Goodbye Elms 2015-16

Goodbye Elms 2015-16

So, we have finally reached the last day of the academic year, and what a fantastic year it has been in Elms! My first year at Windy Nook has passed by in the blink of an eye, but Elms have made some fantastic memories this year. The children in Elms have been a...
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