Learning at Prince Edward

Prince Edward Headteacher's Blog

Today, there is so much going on we just had to share it. Our children, across school are involved in so much today. 

Our resident French teacher, Monsieur Barthelemy teaches all our KS2 pupils weekly. They are making excellent progress and today our Y5s were explaining what the weather was like in France. 

Our pupils in our school learn to play the violin. The whole of Year 5  have just started to learn how to play and follow simple musical notation and some of our pupils have elected to study the violin for a second year and take part in a select group. Heather Cordwell is our resident music teacher.

IMG3Andy Messer (professional story teller and writer) spends a day in our school each week. He’ll be part of our school for the full year! We are so lucky to have our literacy sessions enriched with his skills and enthusiasm…

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Formidable Forces!

We have been so busy in Science. So far this term, we have investigated opposing forces, worked with Newton meters, planned and conducted a friction experiment, and studied air resistance! In the air-resistance experiment, which spinner do you think fell the fastest: the larger one or the smaller one? What about when we added weight … Continue reading Formidable Forces!

The Pride of Prince Edward

Prince Edward Headteacher's Blog

The first Pride of Prince Edward was awarded on Friday to a girl who has been ready for this recognition since she was in Year 2!

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This superstar has been a Pride of Prince Edward now for some time. She’s been doing the right thing for years! She has made a fantastic start to the new school year and shows real enthusiasm. She’s helpful and friendly and truly deserves this award.

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Primary Science Quality Mark

Prince Edward Headteacher's Blog

We had some great news last week. Our school has been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark, Silver Award. This means that:

“Gaining a Primary Science Quality Award is a significant achievement for a school.  The profile and quality of science teaching and learning in each awarded school is very high. Children are engaging with great science both in and outside the classroom, developing positive attitudes towards science as well as secure science understanding and skills. Science subject leaders, their colleagues, head teachers, children, parents and governors should be very proud.”

Our children love learning about science in our school and we have some very talented teachers who know just how to make the science curriculum engaging, inspiring, enjoyable and creative. Click on our Science Blog to find out just what we have been doing over the last few months:



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Pride of Prince Edward

You have had a fantastic start to Year 5, working hard and showing real enthusiasm. You are also extremely helpful and friendly and always have a lovely smile on your face. You have been ready for this for quite some time. Mrs Lohoar and Mrs Kirk are so proud to have you in Amethyst class!