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  • 28/01/23

    Because I'm happy...!

    We love our music lessons at TRJS. All year groups learn an instrument: Year 3 - keyboard, Y4 - recorder and ocarina, Y5 - clarinet, Y6 - glockenspiel.  Year 6 are learning to sing and play along to 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams as part of our pop music topic, building on our previous...
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  • 21/01/23

    Could you be a Governor?

    Do you want to play a part in determining the strategic direction of the school? Do you want to have a say in important decisions about finance and buildings? Do you have time that you could contribute to support the achievements and developments at the school? We greatly appreci...
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  • 06/01/23

    Welcome Back!

    It was so wonderful to see our children back in school this week, healthy and happy after the two-week holiday.  This week, we continued our theme of kindness with assemblies on 'Kindness is Contagious'. Children learnt about how being kind can make us feel just as good as the person...
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  • 15/12/22

    See you back on Wednesday 4th January

    This week has been a wonderfully festive way to end a fabulous term. It was lovely to see a packed church on Wednesday, as we watched the children sing, act and speak beautifully in our Christmas Carols Concert. Then today we enjoyed a trip to the cinema to see Matilda: The Musical...
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  • 10/12/22

    Time Together

    Huge thanks to Mrs Brammer and the kitchen team who worked wonders on Thursday to provide a fabulous Christmas Dinner for the children and the staff. There was a fabulous atmosphere and the children really shone in their Christmas Jumpers and party hats they had made. We listened to music and sung a...
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  • 29/11/22

    It's Advent!

    Rev Andy came into school yesterday to talk to us about Advent and the countdown to Christmas. He talked about the meaning of advent and why we have advent calendars. Each class has an advent calendar to open every day up to Christmas and share the Nativity story together. Rev Andy is very exci...
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  • 20/11/22

    Parachutes

    As part of their science unit on forces, Year 5 have been investigating the effect of surface area on air resistance. The children made three parachutes of different sizes (30cm x 30cm, 20cm x 20cm and 10cm x 10cm) and dropped them from the adventure playground bridge to find out which one had the m...
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  • 11/11/22

    Remembrance

    Today we marked Remembrance Day with an informative presentation from our House Vice-Captains and thoughtful poem from Evie R in Year 5 while our House Captains laid a wreath at the village War Memorial with Mrs Sharpe.  In our class assembly, we discussed what ‘peace’ means to u...
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  • 21/10/22

    Harvest Time

    It was wonderful to see so many of you at our Harvest Festival this afternoon. Thank you for supporting the children as they spoke, sang, acted and explained what they have been learning about in the classroom. As part of our Harvest Festival, we held a food collection for Burton HOPE. Thank you...
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  • 14/10/22

    #HelloYellow

    School turned yellow on Monday for 'Hello Yellow' to mark World Mental Health Day and to raise funds for Young Minds. This day brings awareness to Young Minds, that children can talk to someone and not be alone. Our new Mindful Mentors did a fantastic job of leading the assembly and creating...
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  • 07/10/22

    Different Families, Same Love

    This week in our assemblies we have been learning about the diversity in families, and that although all healthy relationships look different, they are characterised by the same thing - love! We drew faces for members of imaginary families and matched them together. Our learning objectives this week...
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  • 30/09/22

    Teeth!

    Year 4 have been learning about digestion and teeth in their Science lessons. They created their own models of their mouth showing the sizes and shapes of the different teeth. The models even had gaps if they had them! Over this topic, children will be comparing the teeth of carnivore...
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