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Bracken Hill's Got Talent

We had two wonderful acts in this year's Bracken Hill's Got Talent and one of those acts came third! The majority of the class joined in and we could not be more proud of them. So brave to stand up in front of the whole school and perform. A fantastic start to our year!

Welcome to Owls 2018/2019


Hello everybody! My name is Miss Clerkin and I am the new class teacher in Owls.  I am so excited to be back after my maternity leave and get to see all the children again.  Many of the Owls already know me, and I've been so impressed to see how they have grown and progressed in the past year.  Helping us in Owls this year is Mrs Tomlinson, Miss Birch and Mrs Campbell, and we're really lucky to have them.  Parents are welcome to come and meet the team on Wednesday 11th July, at 3.45 pm and have a look around our learning environment.  Hope to see you there!



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Week beginning 11th June 


Owls have really enjoyed sports week! 

We played lots of different team sports and went to Portland college to take part in wheelchair basket ball and seated volley ball. 

On Friday we went on the bouncy castle at school and learnt some Tai Chi.

Everyone tried their hardest and were very tired by the end of the week.

Week beginning 14th May

This week owls and foxes went to Kingswood on a 3 day residential. Everyone had a really good time and enjoyed all the different activities.

On Monday we settled into our rooms by making all of the beds and then went to have a go on the low ropes and sing songs around the campfire.

On Tuesday the children took part in laser tag, aero ball and nightline in the morning and in the afternoon had great fun on the zip wire and watching a movie at bedtime.

On Wednesday everyone was really tired from all the different activities but we finished our residential with fencing and crate stacking.

Here are a few photos to show what amazing time we had J

Week beginning 22nd January 2018
This term we have been looking at our local history in topic. We spent a few weeks learning all about Robin Hood and then went to visit the Major Oak at Sherwood forest. Everyone had lots of fun and enjoyed walking around the museum and going in the stocks.

Week beginning 13th November.


Today in our Ancient Egyptian lesson we started to look at mummification.

The class were given the challenge to turn our 3 marvellous teaching assistants into Mummies.

Everyone had so much fun as well as learning about how the Ancient Egyptians turned people into Mummies.

Week beginning 30th October

Wow! what a great first week back after half term. Everybody has come back to school in such a great mood and ready to learn. smiley

This term we are looking at Ancient Egypt in Topic, tribal art in art and construction in DT. 

So this week we have made tribal collages, Ancient Egyptian necklaces and completed a construction challenge to build a tower, as a group, out of newspaper.

We have also started running our Magic Mile again around the field and everyone can now complete the whole 5 minuets without stopping!


Monday 16th October 2017

Today in school we have all taken part in Hinduism day. We started the day by learning our numbers to 10 in Hindi, then we learnt our name in Hindi. This afternoon we took part in the Hindu workshop in the hall and enjoyed looking at all the Hindu items on display.

Week beginning 9th October 

This week we started to look at repetitive poems. We started by talking about what we normally see on the way to school and then wrote a repetitive poem about what we would like to see on the way to school. 

In topic we have been learning all about the rainforests. This week we made our own rainforest houses out of things we could find outside and had a look at our micro environments that have started to grow. 

Week beginning 2nd October.

This week we have been working on our adding and subtracting in maths. To help us to add and subtract numbers we have used Numicon to help us to be more independent. Freddie, Swaylie and Joshua tested Miss Wakefield`s maths skills by moving on to adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers!

Week beginning 25th September.

Rainforest cookies!

Mrs Davis and Miss Brown got very creative this week and helped the class to make rainforest cookies. Everyone got involved in the mixing and even the washing up!

Week beginning 18th September.

This week we made 3D paper trains as part of our DT lesson. We started by looking at all the possible colours we could use to colour our train on the internet and then chose our favourite colours to colour our 3D train.  

Week beginning 11th September.


Our healthy eating has begun! In cooking we started to explore different fruits to make a fruit salad. We had to chop up the fruit and mix it in a bowl.



Week Beginning 04/09/17

Welcome back!

Owls class have come back so grown up, they have all settled in well and are ready for this academic year. This term we are looking at rainforests and are having a big push on healthy eating smiley 



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