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Launch of the 'Daily Mile'

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Led by Mr Allen and our Sports Ambassadors, the whole school participated in their first 'Daily Mile' today complete with ribbons to mark the occasion! You can tell by these photos how much they enjoyed this event!

  

  

 

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Wren Class visit War Memorial

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As part of their WW2 topic this term, Wren Class visited the Warminster War Memorial today followed by a trip to Warminster Library. Here they looked at artefacts in the museum, had a talk by a local resident about life during the war including rationing and finished with an extract from 'The Machine Gunners' read by Warminster Library manager, Pete Waterman. Jamie from Year 6 was very reflective about this trip, "I really love history, I would like to bring my family here at the weekend to see this."

      

     

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Engineers of the future!

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This week, Blackbird class have been very busy building cars with moving parts. They worked with partners to build and assemble vehicles using shoeboxes, tools, wheels and axles. Safety was taken very seriously by the children as they carefully used hole punches, jigs and even a saw! Their next job will be to decorate their models and to test how far they go...

Oscar from Year 1 said, "We have been building cars. The best bit was where you cut the circles for the dowels. One day, we will test them on the playground to see how far they go".

                                                                     

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Cake sale success!

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Our school gardeners have been so busy for the past two weeks! They began by harvesting the produce from our garden, then prepared posters to promote a cake sale followed by a mammoth baking session which produced 150 cupcakes, including courgette and lemon, chocolate brownies with a beetroot topping, carrot cake and sweet potato scones. Their cake sale at break time today was a huge success and raised £37 for garden funds. Let's hope that their efforts will soon be rewarded by the Level 4 RHS Schools Gardening Award.

           

                      

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Sports Ambassadors put to work!

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Sambourne's Sports Ambassadors had their first meeting with Mr Allen this week to look at how they can fulfil their new role by promoting sport and fitness at Sambourne. Their first task was sorting through new free Nike football kit awarded to school following a successful application to Premier League Primary Stars. Modelled below by Swallow Class, the kit will be used for children who represent Sambourne at festivals and tournaments.

Next week, our Ambassadors will help to launch the daily mile across the whole school. They will report on this next week.  

             

                         

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What makes Britain 'Great'?

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Swallow and Sparrow Class use charcoal and paint to create their artistic impressions of two of London's famous landmarks, St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London.

  

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Celebrating National Poetry Day in style

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Children and staff at Sambourne School participate in the annual celebration to enjoy, discover and share their favourite poems. Click on the links below to see Swallow Class' polished version of 'Ning Nang Nong' and a debut whole school assembly performance from Robin Class with 'Miss Polly had a dolly'.

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Fun exploring senses

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Children in Blackbird Class have fun exploring the different senses as part of their Term 1 topic 'Wonderful Me'. The various herbs and spices on the 'smell' station caused huge interest. One child said, "I just love the smell of this!" (rosemary).

    

 

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It's Harvest time at Sambourne!

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Sambourne's gardeners have been busy harvesting fruit and vegetables this Autumn including watermelons, beetroot and corn. They are busy planning healthy recipes using their produce ready for a sale of their baking at break time next week. This hard work is in preparation for achieving the Level 4 RHS School's Gardening award. We look forward to hearing about their successful sales next week.

                                

                                

 

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