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A fascinating talk

On Monday, Rowan Class were visited by Mr Munro, who came to give a talk about some of the dangers of computer and video games particularly those which are ‘free to play’. Mr Munro told the class that they were … Continue reading

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Visit to Ure Museum, University of Reading

Today, Rowan Class visited the Ure Museum at the University of Reading as part of our history topic on the Ancient Greeks. The children handled some artefacts and had to come up with an explanation of what the artefacts were … Continue reading

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Discussing Ritual

In our RE lessons we have been discussing ritual. Ritual is defined as: a religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order. We compared ritual with routine and identified some of the rituals we … Continue reading

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Learning all about Nancy Wake

Welcome back to the Rowan Class blog for another year. This week the new Rowan Class have been learning all about Nancy Wake aka ‘The White Mouse’. Nancy was born in New Zealand, grew up in Australia, but settled in … Continue reading

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Calshot 2018 – Day 3

It’s been an absolute scorcher today at Calshot: the rumour is that they’ve had to drop an iceberg in the sea just to cool it down! For the first time this week we awoke to bright sunshine and it didn’t … Continue reading

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Calshot 2018 – Day 2

  Good evening everyone from sunny Calshot where we are currently experiencing a beautiful sunset. Everyone had a good night’s sleep and very few children were up before the scheduled wake up time of 7.15am. Breakfast was a full English, … Continue reading

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