Today we have had a lovely day on the water. We started the day at Shell Bay, where we went power boating and played beach games. After a walk along the beach we went to Lakeview where we went canoeing and raft building. Lots of fun was had by all.
Special birthday celebrations
Awake nice and early this morning. Yummy cooked breakfast to start our morning of adventure. First we went to the high and low ropes course. Everyone did amazingly well and really challenged themselves. Then we went off to Swanage by steam train for some fun at the beach and ice cream.
Y6 will shortly be off on their residential to Brenscombe. Please ensure you have paid in full and have returned all medical forms and emergency contact details.
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We have arrived! Keep checking the children's work page for photos!
Well done to all of the children for a tricky week. I am so proud of you all for taking each assessment I your stride and for giving 100%. Well done.
We have really enjoyed reading War Horse and the children have produced some fantastic reports on WW1. Well done Falcons.
We have had a great week using intonation and tone to perform the Witches spell from Macbeth. The children also worked in groups to write their own, I have to say they were fantastic, very creative! Well done Falcons!
The dates for Brenscombe are 23th - 27th May 2016. You should have all received a kit list. These are also available here. Let's hope the weather holds out!
Please remember to send the children with a lunchbox and drinks bottle, which are not disposable.
The children are having a great time away! They have enjoyed outdoor sports and water sports together. They are having a really good time and friendships are blooming while we are away. Very good behaviour all round!
Year Six are enjoying a social and relaxing brain power boosting breakfast before working hard in their SATs. Everyone had fun joining in the breakfast preparations!
For the first half of the Autumn term, our topic was based on the fiction text 'Journey to the river sea'. It was a fantastic story. We have had a great half term exploring journeys and coasts. We had some particularly amazing brochure writing. Well done everyone.
An enjoyable day of meeting book characters and dressing up.
This term our main topic will be all about Viking Invasions into Britain and the battle for control with the Anglo Saxons Monarchs. We will look at the Human Body in Science and Healthy Me in Jigsaw, which focuses on healthy mind as well as a healthy body. We are investigating three dimension in art and focusing on Easter in RE.
This half term our main topic will be all about New York. We will looking at geographical landmarks and discovering what happens in the city that never sleeps.
Year Six embraced the wear pink to raise awareness of breast cancer on Friday. Click on the pictures to see more images of the groovy accessorising! A fabulous way to end a busy half term where the children have worked very hard. Well done Year Six enjoy your half term break.
This term our topic is 'School in the Past'. We will be discovering the history of Stalbridge Primary School and what is was like to go to school in different decades. We will look at adaptation and interdependence in Science. We will be working hard on SPaG and starting to revise for the SATs.
This term our main topic will be all about the first two Stuart Monarchs, James I and Charles I. We will be discovering what happened during their reigns and discovering the causes of the civil war. We will look at light in Science and Being Me in My World in Jigsaw.
On Wednesday 3rd July our year 6 leavers were invited to Salisbury cathedral for the diocesan leaver's service. This was a wonderful day spent in beautiful surroundings. The children got to complete a number of craft and dance activities in the morning, lunch in the cathedral close and participate in the afternoon's special leaver's service.
The sun shone and the children were a credit to Stalbridge Church of England Primary School. Well done Falcons class!
Falcons class had a wonderful time at Beaulieu as the photo gallery shows. The trip is set in the year 1889 and supports the class topic, 'A Victorian Christmas'. Palace House was beautifully decorated and Lord Montague and Lady Cecily were wonderful hosts. The pupils were commended on their outstanding behaviour and also their super afternoon performances in the Upper Drawing Room, where poems were recited and we had children playing flutes, clarinets and the House's grand piano. The day was completed perfectly by a ride back to our coach on the old Victorian bus.
This year we have taken on the challenge of reproducing the Shakespeare production of Macbeth. The children have totally embraced the task and have work hard to remember lines and then act. We are very proud of everyone for their efforts and here are a few photos of the first rehearsal in costume.
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 19th 1.40pm (doors open 1.30pm) for our performance for parents / guardians / family and friends.
Year 6 worked very hard sewing a panel to depict a memory from Reception through to Year 6. They discussed ideas before hand and then used one memory for their panel. They appliquéd the fabric and used buttons, beads, felt and jazzy fabric to decorate. Finally the panels were joined together (as per the photo).It was amazing to think it showed 7 years of their time at Stalbridge School. Well done to all the children. Take a look at some photos from the day....
We all arrived home safe and sound from Brenscombe and have enjoyed the half term to recover! A fantastic time was had by the staff and children. They took part in rafting, abseiling, climbing, orienteering, hiking, train riding, quizzes, crafts, high ropes, low ropes, team building, archery, shooting, power boat and more with the expertise of the Brenscombe staff. Well done to all the children who were a credit to our school and with whom we, the staff, thoroughly enjoyed the whole week. Still a few photos to follow...
As part of our Year 6 fundraising for Brenscombe this year a team entered the swimarathon at Sherborne School Sports Centre. The event was held by the Lions and went on for the whole day. The team completed 61 laps which was 122 lengths between the 6 of them. Well done for a fantastic effort and the sponsorship money they collected is split between the Lions and the Year 6 fundraising.
Year 6 children have been working hard to learn their lines over half term. We divided the class into groups and they were allocated specific scenes to learn and act. Watch this space for videos of each scene as filmed Thursday March....
On Wednesday 20th July KS2 were lucky enough to watch the dress rehearsal of Year 6 Leavers Production of Macbeth. This was then followed by an amazing afternoon performance in front of the parents, grandparents and friends. The children worked very hard to give such a polished performance and thanks goes to the Stalbridge Players who kindly lent us some of the costumes which made it perfect. Well done Year 6 you have made us very proud. (Photos are from the dress rehearsal)