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Brimscombe CE VA Primary School

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Rather than post stories on the website you can now get news of what Otter have been doing by following them on  Twitter: @ClassOtter


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  • 10/05/18

    Cassiopeia Class Twitter

    In Cassiopeia, we have decided to extend our knowledge of staying safe online by actively being online! Therefore, we have created a class Twitter page to upload all the incredible things we have been doing as a class!  The page will replace our current 'Class News' pa...
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  • 20/03/18

    Outdoor Maths Orienteering

    Last Friday, we had a fantastic time in the sun. We worked in small groups to create a maths hunt for another group to solve. All we were given was a birds-eye view map of the school and simple instructions to position a variety of 10 maths questions around the school grounds. Once this was compl...
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  • 09/03/18

    Buddy Reading!

    As the snow so rudely interrupted our World Book Day celebrations last week, we decided to have World Book Day today! We started the day by joining the younger children and took part in some shared reading! We had such a good time sharing stories and reading with them. Sam said: ‘That...
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  • 02/03/18

    Soluble Science

    Amongst all the freezing temperatures this week, we explored the world of solubility. In small groups we conducted experiments to find out what material is the most soluble in water.  Before conducting the experiment, we had to decide on the variables and make preidctions about what we thoug...
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  • 23/02/18

    Greek Myths

    We planned, wrote and published our very own Greek Myths. It was such an enjoyable experience and everyone had a fantastic time reading all of our books! They will be put on display in the classroom if you would like to come and see our incredible books. 
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  • 29/01/18

    Do Something Different Day

    We had a fantastic day on Friday - such a wide range of different activities! We started the day off by checking our mouldy bread (from a science experiment) underneath the digital microscopes. It was so interesting to see all the micro-organisms; despite being slightly gross!  For...
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  • 22/01/18

    Tree Planting

    We have decided to get some trees to planting in the old goat area. We carefully positioned each of the 20 trees so that they were not within 4-metres of each other (this wasn't as easy as we first thought). Once they were all in place and Joe and Terrell had marked out some special seating area...
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  • 12/01/18

    Class Debate

    This week we have been discussing whether or not animals should be kept in Zoos. It has caused quite a stir within our classroom; therefore, we decided to hold  debate where children could get their points across. We split up into four teams, two would argue that is ok for animals to be kept...
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  • 15/12/17

    Wooden Cam Toys

    After weeks of hard work  designing, making and finishing their wooden toys, children from Cassiopeia got  time to show them to the Little Bears. The younger children loved turning the handles and seeing the cams working. Our year 5's and 6's were also very patient and kind explain...
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  • 14/12/17

    FGR - Fit 2 Last

    On Friday 8th December, we were visited by two coaches from Forrest Green Rovers. Amelie and Joe (our FGR Ambassadors) had organised the day for the entire class. We learnt all about vegan food and designed vegan meals - it was great fun learning how to mix different foods to get the nutrients...
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  • 07/12/17

    Science Investigations

    Over the past couple of weeks, we have been designing our very own experiments in groups. We were investigating what material would be the best thermal insulator for a new lunch box. We had to come up with our own hypothesis and discuss the different variables for our test. One thing we needed to ma...
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  • 29/11/17

    Fantastic Footballers!

    On Monday 27th December, a team of Year 5 and 6's went to Park Junior School in Stonehouse to compete in a football tournament. Everyone played extrememly well and the team went unbeaten for the whole tournament; only to be beaten in the final - on penalties!!  To finish in second place...
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Brimscombe Hill, Brimscombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2QR

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