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Class 4J enjoyed celebrating World Book Day in school this month
Class 4A enjoyed celebrating World Book Day
We were invited to join other local primary schools at Cleeve School for a Tag Rugby Festival. All of the children from BCPA represented the school beautifully and played their best and one of our teams even emerged as champions! Well done to everyone who took part in the event
Once again we opened our doors to parents and friends to show off some of the amazing art work that the children have been doing this year.
Class 5O had a lot of fun playing roller football. They were only allowed to use their feet and heads to score a goal - no hands allowed. There was some great teamwork on show.
The Reception children have been enjoying learning outdoors in Forest School
Class 1R received a golden envelope containing an invitation to the Best School of the Year awards - the children spent time thinking about why BCPA should win and making posters to explain this.
Some children from Year 5 & 6 took part in an indoor athletics competition at Cheltenham Ladies College
The children have been using a Newton meter to see which surfaces have the greatest friction - then they presented their findings in a bar graph.
The children have been investigating things that float and things that sink - they even tried a pear from their fruit bowl!
The children have been looking at the sunflowers grown by the children from Year 3 last year
The children from Year 3 have been studying the structure of sunflowers and drawing them
The children from class 3OP have been learning how to plant things with Mrs Sanders
The children in class 3N & 3C have been learning how to take cuttings with Mrs Sanders
The children have been designing and making space-themed board games that were exciting, educational and colourful.
Class 3C have been celebrating Healthy Living week by taking part in a variety of fitness games including cross-country, Zumba dance and parachute games. They also dressed up as Healthy Living Super Heroes!
The children all enjoyed coming in to school on their bikes and scooters for Wheelie Wednnesday!
The children from 2G and 5O have been reading together, sharing ideas about the books they were reading.
The children have been practising their teamwork skills using Lego - one team member read the instructions, a second member listened and found the pieces and the third team member had to build the piece.
Y1 have been sampling some new and unusual fruits - kiwi, water melon, lychees, plums and pomegranate.
As part of their topic, the children have been making space-themed board games as homework
The celebrate the end of our topic, we held a fairytale Wow Day. The children dressed as their favourite fairytale characters and had a lot of fun making crowns and tiaras, decorating gingerbread figures and playing games
5O have been enjoying time in Forest School, painting trees, playing the glockenspiel and having conker races!
Mr Peake, Head of Computer Science at Cleeve School, spent a morning with class 4J teaching the children how to program Spheros to make them move around and light up! What a fantastic morning of learning!
The children in RP have been enjoying some Forest School time
The children visited the Space Centre in Leicester
The children had a wonderful trip to the Space Centre
The children have been enjoying working on their agility, balance, control & coordination in gymnastics
The children have been solving the mystery of the Royal Wedding ring robbery to start their English work
The children have been making their own animated characters to put in a short film
The children enjoyed picking their bumper harvest ready for the annual picnic.
The children have had a wonderful harvest this year.....
The children have enjoyed stimulating their senses in the Sensory Garden
A selection of photos from this year's trip.....
Y3 children have been learning how to sew in order to make creatures to decorate the gardens around school.
Y3 children have been planting out the clay pots in the Sensory Garden.
Y3 have been busy planting out the Quiet Area
The Y3 children have been planting potatoes, peas, mangetout and herbs in the garden
Chess Club is a really popular lunchtime club at BCPA!
The children have been learning about the value of leaf mould in the garden and they have gathered leaves to make their own.
The children have been drawing fruit and vegetables to make a gardening display board.
Y3 have been taking cuttings to grow on to make new plants
Y3 have been learning about how plants grow and have created a Magical bean collage.
The children enjoyed working with Mrs Parkes to make the Magic Bean Garden
The Y3 children have been working with a local potter to design and make some giant clay pots for the sensory garden. Each pot is decorated with clay minibeasts made by the children.
Using willow withies we have made a wonderful Viking longship for our Forest School area.
3OP have been finding out about the importance of bees in the garden.
The Y3 children have been learning to take cuttings
Y3 children have been planting a variety of sunflower seeds.
4J have spent some time studying and sketching a selection of animal skulls and teeth that were on loan to us from The Wilson Museum in Cheltenham. It was a very interesting afternoon.
The children have been planting multi-coloured tulips and pansies in our Rainbow Garden
The children have been busy planting a selection of vegetables in our gardens.
The children have been busy planting in all of our gardens around the school.
We have been enhancing the quiet area this term.
Once designed and made, the signs needed to be placed in the school gardens
We have been photographing the summer bedding before it fades as winter arrives.
We have been recycling milk bottles to create colourful 'watering cans' to use in our gardens.
The children have been designing seed packets for all of the vegetable and flower seeds that were collected last year.
We have been having fun at Cleeve School playing kinball
The children have been learning to take cuttings and sow Sweet Peas.
A lot of fun (and learning) has been had planting out hanging baskets and welly boot planters.
Garden Club have been busy making butterfly-friendly plant signs, planting in the pollinator border and also planting up wellies.
We have been learning all about the importance of bees in the garden.
The children in Y3 have been investigating fruit and vegetables up close!
Images of some of the beautiful buildings in our village