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Monday 9th October – Important history work continues at after school club

Another productive and purposeful session tonight.  The four main activities continue with Year 6 working on the statements for the WW1 timeline, Year 5 working on the casualty map and the timeline for the fallen, and Year 4 working on the logbook.  Neil Storey joined us and worked with Billy and Finley on the casualty […]


Gresham School Cross Country competition 2017

Wensum Junior School headed over to Holt for the Annual Gresham school cross country competition. With 4 different races we had a range of children competing against some of the best State and Independent schools in the East of England. Notable success include: Eva Eccles – 3rd in the U9 Girls competition Billy Eccles – […]


Year 5 Science Trip to the National Space Centre

On 26th September 2017, we went to the National Space Centre in Leicester. The children split into groups to explore exhibits about planets, space, rockets and the stars.The children watched a show in the Planetarium before heading home. Here are what some of the students thought: (More to come)   I enjoyed seeing all the […]


25th September – Working as Historians club meets for the second time

To get the content onto the project website we have set up an after-school club.  We have recruited 20 young historians to get the job done by half term! Tonight our budding young historians met for the second time as they pushed forward on the work for the project website.  We have 4 groups working […]


Year 5 School trip reminder to National Space Centre

Hello! Make sure children have plenty of rest for tomorrow for our school trip! Some quick reminders: -We leave at 7.00am so try to arrive for 6.50am to give time for register and last minute checks. -Plenty of healthy snacks, water and lunch! It’s a long day. -sensible shoes and bags to walk around the […]


15th September: Year 5 Romance Event

Year 5 started to look at how they can be scientists and started to explore the topic of space. Once we had looked over the scientific process, we conducted our experiment. The ‘water bottle’ experiment explored how far a bottle would travel with different amounts of water. Our results had a few anomalies which we […]