Monthly Archives: November 2016

The whole school had a fantastic time at the Winter Disco - lots of dancing, games to play, face painting, etc along with hot dogs galore! The children took part in a limbo competition, chase the spot, find the colour card and musical statues. Great fun with tired feet at the end of the day! Read more

Children in Need 2016

The children and staff at Meredale came in today either dressed in something spotty or in their Children in Need merchandise. The nursery rooms held their danceathon while the school children took part in a Treasure Hunt that was organised by our Head Girls. Lots of fun has been had today raising funds for a very...
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Remembrance Day

On Friday 11th November we marked Remembrance day by holding a remembrance assembly in school with pupils, families and special guest veterans. The veterans and soldiers then spent some time in classrooms sharing memories and artefacts with the children.
 
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Anti-Bullying Workshops

Perform for Schools ran workshops in school today for the children to tie in with Anti-Bullying Week. Each class took part in the workshops throughout the day, re-enacting the different types of bullying including verbal, physical and cyber bullying. The children had fun but understood the message behind the drama workshop clearly.  The photos below show the...
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Once upon a time….

Students are learning about Once Upon a Time this term, and are currently looking at Giants.
For this lesson they were given time to create, design and develop their very own Giant Bored Game which could only include a Board and Giant Dice.
They worked in two small groups to do this and then played their games...
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Science Experiments

This week during Science the students worked in two teams and carried out experiments to find out which items float or absorb water. Additionally they also looked at what would happen to salt, sugar and coffee. Students had to then see if they could get these items back out of water, and how the solids  were...
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Puppets

Year Three have been looking at puppets this term as part of our Topic work. Firstly, we looked at the features to decide what made a good puppet. We made sure we included these features in our own designs!!! We practised our sewing and then we made sure they looked before we put on a performance. We...
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Trip to Chatham Dockyard

This term Adams class went on a trip to Chatham Dockyard. The guide organised our guided tour to link with our class topic on famous people. The children first went around the museum to find out all about Admiral Lord Nelson and the his famous ship HMS Victory. As you can see from the photos...
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After School Activities – Fencing

On a Monday after school we run a Multi Skills Club for the children between 4pm and 5pm.  The children take part in various activities, this week it was Fencing! The children thoroughly enjoyed the activity and did not want the session to end!  Even the staff were keen to take a turn! Read more

Young Writers My First Story 2016

During the summer term some of the Year 2 children entered a Young Writers competition to have a story published in one of their books. Four children from Meredale have had their short stories published in the Young Writers My First Story 2016 Enchanted Tales book this month. Well done to all of our young authors! Read more