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Mindfulness: Meditation

Spruce - Mindfulness



Safer Internet Day

Mrs Radia kick started our week by introducing us to this year's theme: Inspiring Change

We looked at the importance of remaining safe and kind when using online platforms and group chats.





Soup Day:

The children in Spruce had great fun preparing and making their soup. We learnt different cutting techniques and the importance of hygiene when cooking.

The children rounded their lesson off with an additional lunch by tasting their recipe.

Thank you to the adults at home who let us borrow some equipment!


Spruce - Soup Day


PE Indoor Athletics

We had a very exciting afternoon at Parmiter’s School competing in the Sports Partnership’s indoor athletics event.


Well done to Spruce girls and Walnut boys for coming in second place!

Spruce - Indoor Athletics


DT: Cushions

The class have been practising their sewing skills and designing their own cushions. We can't wait to see the final product! (That's right, they can repair their own school uniform now!)

Spruce - DT Sewing



Christmas Fayre

A big thank you to the FOTW for an amazing fayre!

Spruce - Christmas Fayre


Christmas Lunch


Bletchley Park Trip

Wednesday 15th November

Year 6 were given the fantastic opportunity to go back in time and visit Bletchley Park - the home of the Enigma Code breakers during WW2! We visited the mansion and Alan Turing's office - he still had his coffee cup chained to his radiator! We had a tour and looked around the museum. Lastly, we had a workshop in which the children were able to use a real Enigma machine from WW2 - worth in excess of £300,000! 

Spruce - Bletchley Park



Remembrance Assembly

Thursday 9th November 2023

With Remembrance Day approaching, Mrs Qureshi delivered an assembly to explain the purpose of this day. As a mark of respect, we held a minutes silence. The children observed the silence with great respect.

Police and Crime Workshop

Today, we had a workshop delivered to us by ‘Lives not Knives’ who taught us all about safety in our community.



Thursday 2nd November 2023

We looked at the events that led to the build up of WW2.

Monday 9th October 2023

Today, Spruce class were incredibly lucky to meet British Olympic gymnast Steve Frew. He spoke to us about the importance of determination and resilience in order to achieve our goals and dreams. He took us through his experiences leading up to winning a gold medal for Great Britain.



We made worry spirals in PSHE.


PE - Carnival

In PE, we have been creating a dance sequence based on the theme of a carnival. We explored samba movements, canon and unison. We also incorporated high and low movements.

We created some well-choreographed routines.














Monday 27th February 2023

World Book Week Workshop


The children enjoyed a drama workshop this afternoon to kick-start our World Book Week. The children focussed on developing a character who uses their brain to overcome and find solutions to challenging situations.