At the beginning of a topic, Year groups will often engage and excite children about their new learning by having a Wow day. This can involve dressing up and engaging in activities connected to the topic. Sometimes visitors come in as well.
Shine Sports Coaches enrich every lunchtime with a range of planned activities. In addition to this, they run a session with each KS1 class every week.
We are lucky to have a close relationship with a peripatetic piano teacher who plays piano for our singing assemblies, supports our choir club as well as offering lessons to KS1 children. Click here to find out more.
Regular visits to a variety of different venues are planned during the school year. These are often linked to the Curriculum. Examples include: Castles, the zoo, parks, theatres and museums.
Each year, we have an ‘arts week’ where a theatre company works with the children to inspire language and creativity in a whole school project. We have also had performances by theatre companies in our school hall. These can include pantomimes, science plays and puppet productions
These include storytellers, magicians, clergy, police, firefighters, kite making and the Explorer Dome to name but a few.
We plan whole-school focus week’s to immerse children in learning. Previous weeks include:- Lost words (vocabulary) week, Arts Week (based around a topical theme), Environment Week, Internet Safety Week and Friendship Week.