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Egyptian Day!!!!!

On Wednesday 12th June Woodham Walter School presented Portals to the Past, an Egyptian Workshop Day for Dragon Class. The children had a brilliant introduction to their topic Egyptians through various different activities, such as a talk about the history of Egypt, role play of being a Pharaoh and games played by Egyptians.  They all thoroughly…
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Farm to Food

On Wednesday 5th June, years 4, 5 and 6 went to Writtle University College to attend the Food and Farming day.  Scarecrows, taste-testing, birds of prey and sheep shearing – the twelfth Essex Schools Food and Farming Day has been an unforgettable event for us all.  We met a giant cucumber person and a pepper person. …
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We Need You!!!!!

Can you spare a couple of hours to help make our school grounds shine for our day of filming? FRIDAY 14TH JUNE: 2.00 ONWARDS We have the rare opportunity to make a film of our amazing school. This is mainly for the purpose of our online prospectus. It will give the children a chance to…
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Lights Camera Action

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Tuesday 18th June is the day to showcase our school. We have the opportunity to showcase our wonderful school via film. We would like to capture as much as we can in one day, including: Forest School, ICT, sports, Reading Gladiators, maths, phonics, STEM, music, gym trail, breakfast club, afterschool clubs, karate…
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Strictly Come Dancing

On Monday 20th May eight children from KS2 experienced a taster session on Ballroom Dancing at Gt Totham.  The two professional dancers introduced the children to some steps form two different dances: the 'Cha Cha Cha' and the' Foxtrot'.  The children had great fun learning these dances.
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Moot Hall Visit

Two of our School Council students from Red Deer Class visited Moot Hall along with other schools in the Blackwater Consortium. Holly and William on the 600 year old spiral staircase. Remembrance bench outside All Saints Church Fantastic views across the estuary
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STEM

Key Stage Two had a fantastic time on their STEM day discovering who had taken the school trophy and why. SCIENCE The children had to become forensic scientist to analyse fingerprints left behind on the trophy shelf, they also used different suspects descriptions to discover whose hair sample was discovered. They found out if the…
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Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon Display

On Wednesday March 20th we were excited to welcome Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon display team to our school.  Ray brought 8 birds of prey with him, including owls, falcons, hawks and a vulture, called Archie.  He was so knowledgable about the birds and it was inspiring the way he handled and flew them. Some…
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Come And Join Us for a ‘Booky Breakfast’

Tuesday mornings 8.00 am – 8.40 am in the school hall. Starting this Tuesday 5th March. ONLY £1.00 per child. Relax and enjoy reading your own book or your school book with your friends, and enjoy some toast and a drink. REMEMBER TO BE ON TIME & REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR OWN BOOK      If your child…
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Year 6 Film Night

The Year 6 students are holding a fund raising 'Film Night' featuring Incredibles 2. The film is suitable for all students and will be shown on Wednesday 13th March, timings are 3.15pm - 5.00pm. Cost £3.50 per child the price includes a drink and snack. Tickets available from the school office.
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World Book Day 2019

Thursday 7th March is World Book Day. Please come into school dressed as a character from your favourite book or simply come dressed in your pyjamas and bring your favourite bedtime book and a bear to snuggle up with. (PS don't forget to bring your book). We also have a special World book Day menu.…
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Open The Book

Open the Book We are delighted to welcome the “Open the Book” drama group into our school. The group, who are from St. Michael’s Church, visit us regularly, during assembly times. They re-enact stories from the Bible, bringing them to life with actions, costumes and props. Sometimes the pupils take part. So far, we have…
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Sir Linkalot

Sir Linkalot Thank you to all the parents and governors, who took the time to come into school to “experience” Sir Linkalot. We hope that you found it useful and worthwhile, and of course, entertaining! The children really enjoyed the sessions. Here are just some of their comments: “He was such fun. I will make…
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Playground Survey

In assembly this morning the children were given a survey to complete. We have asked them what they like to do at break and lunch times, and what play equipment they most often use. We have also asked them if they would like to suggest any new equipment. It was lovely to see the older…
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Number Day

You will have already received letters and sponsorship forms for our sponsored 'Number Day'. This will be happening on Friday 1st February where the children will be completing a times table/number bond challenge. The challenge will take part at 11.00am, and all schools in the 7 Spires partnership will be participating. Can all sponsorship form…
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KS2 STEM DAY

Mrs Simmons arranged a STEM day for the children in KS2. Children were asked to work in groups to solve a mystery of a robbery that occurred in school. Using different techniques the groups solved various tasks to identify the suspect. 'It was very fun and I liked the fingerprint activity.' Sophie Year 6 'It was…
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Children’s Gifts For Christmas

Many thanks to all of you who last term kindly donated a wrapped Christmas present. All of your wonderful donations were taken to The Salvation Army in Maldon, to contribute towards their  'Christmas Present Appeal'. Please see the attached thank you letter received today. IMG_0001
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