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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


    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


    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


    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


    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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  • 23/09/22

    Year 6 Poetry

    In English, Year 6 have been busy writing a poem about spending time in their favourite place.  Laurie: I get to forget all my worries and get lost in the moment. Olivia: Ripples in the water, mischievous ducks playing. Annie: Pecking at worms, the birds fly away. Tilly: My feet lea...
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  • 17/09/22

    TRJS Ambassadors

    We love seeing our children at TRJS share their wide-ranging interests and passions in many different subjects, skills and talents.  Children have plenty of opportunities to get involved in as much of wider school life as they can and we love encouraging children to take an active part in...
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