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Friday 20th April – first fresh produce sale

This afternoon saw our first sale of fresh produce.  Eggs have been carefully collected and stored this week, and the salad was harvested in the afternoon to ensure maximum freshness.  We had 36 fresh eggs, mixed salad leaves and radishes to sell.  Everything went in 8 minutes and we raised £14 which will go back […]

Working as Geographers

We launched our Working as Geographers project today with the first of a two-day Romance Event.   Our Y3, 4 and 5 children took part in a carousel of activities.  The children: learned about what a river was in Mr Swan’s session entitled The River Wensum – from source to mouth made water droplet art with […]

Welcome Pablo the hare!

Our final hare design for the GoGO hare trail later this year in Norwich was unveiled this morning. Our hare has been based on Circus 250 and the work of Peter Blake. The school has decided to call our hare Pablo. We think it suits him! We will let you know when Pablo is settled […]

Norfolk Welcomes.

This morning Mr Wigg delivered an assembly to all of Wensum Junior celebrating Norfolk Welcomes – a day to action on displacement in schools across the county. We talked about what a refugee is and how we can welcome then in our school and community. Over the following week we will be talking about this […]

Monday 16th April – Eco Council back in action

Making the most of the lovely weather and a renewed sense of purpose in the garden after a long winter the Eco Council convened to get to work in the poly tunnel.  They watered the veg, weeded and harvested the remainder of the radishes. These will be bagged up and on sale by the end […]

Saturday 14th April – harvesting the first of the winter salads

What started as a plan to spend a couple of hours tidying the poly tunnel ended in a mini harvest of the winter salads and setting up some experiments to find the best way to store freshly picked salad leaves so we can share them with our families.  Thanks to Tom and Oli for helping […]

Wednesday 28th March – Working as Artists showcase

The day that seemed so far in the future finally arrived and what a day it was.  We were treated to a stunning showcase of all the hard work the children have done over the last term under the banner of Circus 250.  Scroll down as there are galleries for each year group. Enjoy. 11.30 […]

Tuesday 27th March – Finchley harvest our first crop of 2018

A group of children from Finchley class revisited the poly-tunnel this afternoon to harvest our first crop of radishes. These were planted on Friday 3rd November (see blog entry here) when Finchley had their last gardening lesson.  The poly-tunnel has enabled us to keep growing through the winter and a quick dig around last week […]

Friday 23rd March – Year 3 perform at Norwich Puppet Theatre

The big day has arrived.  After a long day of rehearsals, Year 3 take to the stage to perform their puppet shows. In between the performances we learn circus facts and listen to songs the children have learned specially for the show.  It is a wonderful culmination of all the hard work, creativity and imagination […]

Thursday 22nd March – Y3 perform to children from Nelson Infant School

As the big day approaches our Y3 puppeteers perform their shows for the first time to a special audience of Y2 children from Nelson Infant School. This provided an important opportunity to run through the performances and identify any remaining issues before final rehearsals take place at Norwich Puppet Theatre on Friday.