Bumblebee Class News

We have been very busy back at school in Bumblebee class!

We have elected our new school councillors and are really pleased that Sophie, Charles, Freddy and Emory with be representing our class this year.

We have got well and truly stuck into our Egyptian topic and we have designed some stunning hieroglyphic cartouches which have been turned into book marks but are also decorating our classroom door. We are organising our first trip which will be to the British Museum in London to see the real Egyptian artefacts first hand! Look out for more information to follow!

Lord Carnarvon’s briefcase still remains locked however we have cracked two of the maths challenges to get inside!

This term we are learning an Egyptian song called ‘Amazing Egyptians’. Check out the tune and lyrics here so you can practise at home.



Our value this term is Generosity. The children have already explored this through the story of The Smartest Giant in Town and the Generous Widow and have plenty of examples of the ways people are generous to them as well as ways they can be generous to others. The children have already been awarded ‘Class of the week’ for their hard work and generosity around school.

Every week we practise our times tables and are tested on our times table target. Please help your child practise as much as possible at home. ‘Hit the button’ online is a great way to practise.


More information about Bumblebee Class and our topic can be found on the links to our letter and topic web below.

Bumblebee Letter 2017          Ancient Egypt topic web



Bumblebee Class Artwork

We hope you are as impressed as we are with Bumblebee Class’s artwork of the Crucifixion. It was displayed in the church for a while after our Easter service and is now on display in the school hall.

Land and Wave Adventure Club – Week 6

Land and Wave Adventure Club headed to Sandy Hills for their last session. The time has flown by!

To finish off a fantastic 6 weeks, we got to see various ways of making fires, from using batteries and wire wool to mixing potassium permanganate with glycerin!

We then built our own fire using our impressive flint and steel skills to get a spark. We got to toast some marshmallows and enjoy some delicious smores.

What a great way to end our adventure club journey! Amazing work guys!

Mystery at Magpie Manor

What a sensational performance with many many stars!
We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!

Set in the 1920s and steeped in legend and intrigue,
Magpie Manor is in a great state of disrepair and
Lord & Lady Pica must take drastic action to save their
crumbling manor house.
The clan is gathered and together with Mr Fortune the
bank manager and his bumbling assistants, they come up with
a plan to sell off the family silver.
But as the rich & famous guests arrive for the auction ball, strange things are occurring and just as the family heirloom is about to be unveiled, it has disappeared! Inspector Spectre is straight on the case, aided by none other than Agatha Christie and it seems that everyone has a motive from the servants and cheeky tradesmen to Cousin Rupert and his ambitious American fiancée…
But will the thief be caught and can Magpie Manor be rescued
from impending disaster?

Forest School – Session 4

Ukulele Concert

We were all thoroughly entertained by Bumblebee Class’s Ukulele Concert.
It is hard to believe that they have only been learning for nine weeks.

Well done Bumblebee Class!

New Sports Kits

Many thanks to R.B. Fontana & Sons, Dorset Water Park and 1st Call Training for sponsoring our new sports kits.

We are looking forward to wearing them when representing our school.


Land and Wave Adventure Club – Week 5

We headed to Swanage beach once again for a great session of Paddleboarding. The team paired up and headed off on their boards to see who could keep their balance and who would end up in the water! We then had some paddleboard races with two competitors running across all the boards placed together to see who would be victorious! Another great week! Good work guys!


Transition Morning

What a busy morning we have had!

The children have all had fun with their new classes and have enjoyed getting to know their new teachers.

Land and Wave – Week 4 – Paddleboarding

We had perfect conditions for some giant paddleboarding fun this week!

The children managed to all stand up at once and paddle for a journey along Swanage bay. Afterwards it was time to battle it out in full gladiator style to see who would be left standing and who would be getting wet! At the end of the session, a few club members attempted our paddle board slip and slide!

Fantastic fun!