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Holt Hall 2019

The children in Beech and Juniper classes went on a residential to Holt Hall; they were very well behaved and made the staff very proud. The children tried out new experiences such as using mini wind turbines and building camp fires to cook the sardines that they had prepared. Children worked hard on their team skills, working together to complete challenges. Many children had the opportunity to develop their listening skills as well as learning to think tactically about a variety of team problems. It was a fantastic opportunity and a great time was had by all.

 

Africa Alive.  

Oak and Pine Class enjoy a beautiful spring day at the zoo.  Working together, the children learnt about African Animals to support their class room studies.

 

 

 

 

NUMBER DAY

On Friday 1st February St Edmund’s celebrated ‘Number Day’ (sponsored by the NSPCC). Our children dressed up with a number theme and the staff attempted a domino look. Parents were invited in to join their children in their morning maths lesson, with all donations going to a great cause. Activities included designing place value systems to working out how much it would cost to replace all the furnishings and equipment in the school. Mrs Fisher, our wonderful chef, tailored the menu to reflect the day’s events.  

 

Christmas at St Edmund's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ringsfield Hall Residential  November 2018

A great time had by all, lots of enriched learning and friendships enhanced.  Toasted marshmallows too!

 

 

Royal British Legion Centenary Commemoration

St Edmund's pupils and Rowan Class consider World War 1 Remembrance.

Head Boy and Head Girl and prefects join a local member of The Royal British Legion at Denham and Hoxne Churchyard.  Rowan Class and Mr Vink study poetry written by Siegriefd Sasson and Wilfred Owen, thinking about the horrors of the trenches they write their own diaries. Poppies are made by all members of the school.

 

 

 

Share Morning at Mendham

Mr Vink introduced the session with information about the methods taught in school and the importance of a positive attitude to maths.  Families joined their children to share a maths session in class.

 

 

 

World Book Day 2019

Waveney Valley Partnership shares their passion for reading.

Mendham Primary School celebrated by dressing up as their favourite literary characters. 

St Edmund's held a 'story time, cocoa and cookies' after school session for families with book related activities. 

After support and encouragement from FOMSA and a large chunk of funding from Tesco, pupils and staff from Mendham Primary School, were extremely happy to welcome the arrival of their PlayPod. 

 

 

 

 

 

Mendham Primary School's Enterprise Sale.

Pupils plan, cost, design and sell items.

 

 

 

 

 

KS1 Performance Mendham Primary School

Pine and Seedlings class sang and danced their way through ‘A Wriggly Nativity’ a performance based on a traditional Nativity. Two performances were held over two days at the village hall which was packed with friends and relatives.

 

 

Time and Tide and all things Roman....

Year 3 and 4 enjoyed a day at the Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth.  

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Enrichment Day

Mendham and St Edmund's Schools join together to learn about St Edmund's, one time Patron Saint of England and legend of local folklore.

KS2 pupils were joined by BBC Radio Suffolk at Goldbrook Bridge. You can listen to the Mark Murphy programme with Guy Campbell and some of our pupils on 20.11.18  by following this link : 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06ppvm8

Pupils then completed various activities and tasks to enhance their learning. Fun was had too; a chance to meet up with friends from each site and share lunch together.  

KS1 considered the properties of bridges and constructed their own. 

 

 

Roald Dahl Day – 13th September 2018

At Waveney Valley we have celebrated Roald Dahl Day.  We all came in an amazing variety of fancy dress costumes of characters from Dahl’s books.  At Mendham we participated in activities based on some of the famous books – we imagined the most fantastical dreams, unpicked some of the strangest characters, designed chocolate bars and completed wild discoveries outside.

What a fun day – now we have all been inspired to read some of Roald Dahl’s books.

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