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30/01/19

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Mrs Freire-Norman

We are on route back to school! What an amazing day!! ETA: 22:40 We are very proud of all the children! Remember, children can have a well deserved lie in tomorrow if they need it but they must be in school by 10:30!

30/01/19

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We are here! Slightly left of the stage! Top tier! Look out for our banner! https://t.co/pFIJhJv4jU

30/01/19

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Mrs Freire-Norman

Not long now!! https://t.co/4L5xIuPefC

03/11/18

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Kelly Clark

Great day at my client with so much to celebrate https://t.co/GKstEPc7Xe

03/11/18

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Little Parndon

Thank you for taking the time to visit Little Parndon today. The children loved talking to you and really appreciated your official opening of our new Library and Sensory room. https://t.co/K4tpGV8APC

03/11/18

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What a line up for our ‘Leading School Improvement’ programme https://t.co/7qZsk6VwEx

04/07/18

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Aspiring Heads and Middle Leaders sweated it out at their last CPLD session of this academic year with Mrs Laing , Mr Collins and Ms Walsh this evening &LPie https://t.co/zP3TqLCS73

30/06/18

Summer fete today 12-4pm. Lots of fun for all the family. Great work by the pta and staff. Please come along to support us. https://t.co/awDfA0IBYQ

21/06/18

Greece lighting for year 5 today. I hope you all enjoyed the trip! https://t.co/SiALGInZxp

20/06/18

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Little Parndon

Science is alive! An amazing week organised by a very talented science leader. https://t.co/N9mbyw5qWA

20/06/18

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Best day ever! https://t.co/J8OODIdrpV

15/06/18

We've had an amazing 🇫🇷French 🇫🇷adventure today. Unfortunately our Ferry is late, so we are estimating an arrival time at 🇬🇧BurntMill🇬🇧 for 9pm.

15/06/18

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Another wonderful afternoon at Nausicaa with ....🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 https://t.co/ARQSVN2QOU

15/06/18

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Wonderful morning in the Old Town! Now onto Nausicaa with https://t.co/IneF8wejMe

15/06/18

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Little Parndon

The Nausicaá was 'epic!' https://t.co/LcpOshdKza

15/06/18

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The old town https://t.co/bi9BWDd9jr

15/06/18

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On thé ferry with and ! France, see you soon! https://t.co/nRl4E4pPqq

15/06/18

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Goodbye Dover. Bonjour France! https://t.co/6Vc1PElXbL

15/06/18

Goodbye Dover. Bonjour France! https://t.co/6Vc1PElXbL

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Lessons come to life at the zoo

Lessons come to life at the zoo

Posted: 9th July 2018

Curious young minds got to explore outside of the classroom with a trip to the zoo.

Year 2 pupils at Freshwaters Primary Academy have been studying the book Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett, looking at the vocabulary used, the continent Kalahari Desert is in and the animals they might find there.

As part of their studies, the 56 pupils took a trip to Paradise Wildlife Park, in Hertfordshire, and saw white tigers, white snow leopards, lions, jaguars, reptiles, monkeys, lemas and penguins.

They also took part in an educational talk about dinosaurs, learning about why they became extinct and all about fossils.

Rebecca Freire-Norman, assistant headteacher, said: “One pupil, Oscar, helped the educational teacher to teach his class about dinosaurs as he had so much knowledge. Another pupil, Stanley, is the only child to date at the centre to recognise one fossil as an animal’s tooth!

“The children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the trip. From the moment we told the children about the trip, they were incredibly excited.

“It is so important for children to explore and experience the world beyond their classroom; it is an essential part to their learning and development and helps children to engage in different ways and link what they have learnt to the world around them. So many learning opportunities have arisen from this trip – before and after. The children are even more engaged with their learning because they are linking and building on their experiences of the day.”

The pupils will now study the Kalahari Desert and its climate, which will result in them writing an information text about the desert.

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