Years 5 & 6 Carol Service

Well done to years 5 & 6 who put on such a memorable carol concert at St Edwards church, with carols, readings and songs, accompanied by a school orchestra and the Purbeck Arts Club Choir.

Year 2 Tigers

As part of their topic on tigers, year 2 had a fascinating visit to Marwell Zoo. In school they prepared and performed a Tiger Dance to accompany a reading of William Blake’s The Tyger by years 5 & 6 – reception were a very surprised and appreciative audience. Later, they shared research they had written up about tigers with reading buddies.

Back in school they wrote a recount of the trip to Marwell. Here are two of these pieces of excellent writing.

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Bird Boat Trip

Once again, years 3 & 4 were lucky enough to spend a morning on the bird boat, cruising a very still Poole Harbour. The trip was organized through Birds of Poole Harbour, who pay for everything and provide binoculars and expert guides/birders.

Here is a list of what we saw:

  • kingfisher
  • buzzard
  • cormorant
  • shag
  • shelduck
  • spoonbill
  • little egret
  • great crested grebe
  • red-breasted merganser
  • avocet
  • dunlin
  • golden eye
  • oystercatcher
  • bar-tailed godwit
  • redshank
  • and 2 seals