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  • Sound Training

    Sound Training
    30th January 2018

    Some of our Year 6 children have successfully completed their sound training programme! They have worked hard to learn many strategies to decode tricky words and new vocabulary. Many of their reading ages have increased by over 36 months- Wow! Read more

  • Bedtime Stories Evening

    Bedtime Stories Evening
    30th January 2018

    After school we held our FSU Bedtime Stories Evening. Children and staff came to school dressed in pyjamas and listened to the story 'What the Ladybird Heard'. In groups we then did a range of activities around the story, including face-painting, biscuit decorating, exploring the farm and character crafts. The children had a wonderful time and staff did a fantastic job running the event. Read more

  • Vets and Pets

    Vets and Pets
    29th January 2018

    As part of our vets and pets topic, the Reception children visited Pets at Home. While we were there we got to meet some of the animals, and some brave children even held some worms and crickets! As we walked around we discussed the different things pets need and also had a look at finding the prices of things. We then used our maths skills to compare which items were expensive and which were cheaper. We were also lucky enough to get a tour of the veterinary surgery too. Finally we chose some items to buy for Patch our class guinea-pig, before setting off back to school on the minibus. Read more

  • Junior Citizens

    Junior Citizens
    11th January 2018

    Year 6 had a brilliant day at Junior Citizens in Oxford. All of the children learnt some really valuable lessons about safety and were able to experience these for themselves. This included being given the opportunity to make a 999 call, water safety, fire safety, cycle safety, train safety, road safety, internet safety and safety at home. Read more

  • Young Voices

    Young Voices
    9th January 2018

    Children sang their hearts out at Young Voices at Birmingham NEC and did Dashwood proud once again! They have been working hard since September to learn a selections of songs and dance routines which they then performed with 6,500 other children. It was a really exciting day for all involved! A big well done to all of the children involved; you sang and danced brilliantly! Read more