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July 18, 2019

Thursday 18th July 2019 – FOBS Summer BBQ & Band

Filed under: FOBs Events,Whole School @ 11:02 am

On Friday 12th July, pupils, staff, parents and community members enjoyed the sunshine, burgers and live music at the Summer BBQ (organised by the wonderful PTA.)

Mr Senior’s band (60ft Chicken) performed to an appreciative crowd and there were impressive displays from Bishop’s Waltham Karate Club and Dancebusters.  Parents and children were also kept entertained with a wide array of stalls and activities.  Many thanks to Mrs Helen White and her FoBS committee members/volunteers for organsing the end of term spectacle.

We are still awaiting a total from the event but rest assured, all money will be spent on the pupils of BWJS.

Thank you once again for all of your support.

July 17, 2019

XVII.VII.MMXIX – Year 4 – Roman numerals

Filed under: History,Maths,Whole School,Year 4 @ 2:49 pm

This week we’ve been using Roman numerals in Maths. To begin, we learnt about the use of the Roman numerals in our everyday lives and how we use an Arabic number system. Next, we became code breakers working about how to convert numbers into Roman numerals. Finally, we completed some exciting activities and took part in a game of Roman numerals bingo!

 

 

 

 

July 16, 2019

Tuesday 16th July 2019 – Year 6 Presents “Robin Hood”

Filed under: Year 6 @ 8:33 pm

Year 6 took to the stage today for their first full performance of Robin Hood. After a dress rehearsal for Years 2, 3 and 4 yesterday, they played to a hall full of parents and Year 5 children today. The children were in fine voice, some minor technical hitches from the day before were ironed out, and the performance was a tremendous success.

We’re looking forward to our final performance tomorrow evening to a near-sold-out crowd.

Tuesday 16th July 2019 – Year 6 at Partyman

Filed under: Whole School @ 8:19 pm

Year 6 celebrated the end of the year – and, indeed, the end of their four years at BWJS – with an evening at Partyman in Eastleigh last night. They may be about to move on to secondary school, but it turns out they’re not yet too grown up for a couple of hours of soft play! A great time was had by all.

July 14, 2019

Friday 21st June – Wear Yellow Day

Filed under: Whole School @ 8:03 pm

Sorry for the delay in this post!

I would like to thank all the pupils and staff who supported us by wearing yellow & donating money to CFK and CF Trust. It was brilliant to come into assembly to see so many of you all supporting Evie and these two charities. She is lucky to be part of such a brilliant school community already! The donation total for the Wear Yellow Day was an incredible £233. FOBS, generously, gave us a donation from Ice Cream Friday of £64. Thank you to Mr Campbell for allowing this non-school uniform day, the pupils, parents and staff for supporting it and FOBS for your kind donation.

The money has been added to our other fundraising events and will be split equally between CFK and CF Trust. In total, we raised £2381! Thank you for being part of it!

Mrs Mars & family

 

July 12, 2019

Friday 12th July 2019 – Year 4 – Science and Design and Technology

Filed under: DT,Science,Year 4 @ 2:30 pm

Over the last two days Year 4 have continued learning about electricity in Science. After building circuits, different materials were tested to determine if they were insulators or conducts. Next the children made different switches to investigate which could complete a circuit the quickest. These activities led into our Design and Technology lessons. Using 2D Primary the children designed a net of their light boxes. Finally, from they cut out and created a Stubbington themed lightbox from their computer generated designs.

Friday 12th July 2019 – Year 5 swimming gala

Filed under: PE,Swimming,Year 5 @ 8:35 am

Yesterday, Year 5 held their end of year swimming gala. There were 35 races which were made up of a mixture of strokes. Everyone showed great participation and perseverance in each race with lots of cheering and encouragement from the spectators! Our overall winners were Tigers with 87 points.

Well done to everyone who took part and thank you to the family and friends who came along to watch.

July 9, 2019

Tuesday 9th July 2019 – Year 4 – Science – Electricity

Filed under: Science,Year 4 @ 11:00 am

This week, Year 4 have been investigating electricity in our science lessons. Activities have included acting out the roles of electrons, protons and atoms, sorting items which use AC or DC electricity and creating circuits. The unit has giving the children a better understanding of how electricity works and the different places it is used. During the rest of the week, Year 4 will continue to build circuits and in Design Technology lessons design and construct light boxes.

 

 

July 8, 2019

Monday 8th July 2019 – Year 5 water fight!

Filed under: Year 5 @ 4:56 pm

The day of the water fight had finally arrived and what great weather we had for it! Everyone had so much fun and got thoroughly wet, including the staff! Thank you, year 5, for a great afternoon – if only every Monday could be like this!

Monday 8th July 2019 – Year 4 – Guided Reading

Filed under: English,Year 4 @ 8:06 am

As part of our latest guided reading book – The Tunnel, we have looked at how the two main character’s feelings have changed over the story. Last week, we used a conscience alley to decide whether a character should enter the book’s tunnel. After listening to everyone’s view, ‘Rose’ decided to enter the tunnel and discover what is waiting on the other side of the tunnel! The year group have enjoyed the story and wonderful illustrations of the book.

 

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