In the Classroom

Year 2 Visit to Over Farm

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Year 4 River Trip

As part of our Geography unit on rivers and mapping, we gave the children in Year 4 the challenge of making their own way to Sandford Park using maps and pre-written instructions. The aim was to reach the park to … Read More

Year 3 Mathematics

We are really enjoying our Mathematical mastery unit on Length and perimeter. So far we have measured accurately in cm and mm. We have converted centimetres to metres and vice-versa. We will soon be transferring those skills to converting smaller … Read More

Y2 visit to Gloucester Cathedral

Year 2 have enjoyed a visit to Gloucester Cathedral. The children learnt about the importance of Easter for Christians and found out more about Holy Week. They enjoyed visiting this incredibly special and beautiful building and were filled with a … Read More

Year 4 Visit to the Hindu Temple

Year 4 were privileged to be welcomed into the Hindu Temple in Cheltenham. We were allowed to witness their shortened morning prayers which included songs, bells, candles, sharing of food and giving of blessings. We were amazed to hear that … Read More

Year 1 visit to Nature in Art

Year 1 had a fantastic day out looking at and creating sculptures during a trip to Nature in Art. Read More

Art in Year 2

This term Year 2 are exploring modern, abstract art. This is a new unit of work from the school’s Art curriculum and it has fascinated the children. The children have enjoyed looking at art by artists such as: Joan Miro, … Read More

Egyptian Day

This term in year 6, we brought the era of Ancient Egypt to life! Both children and staff arrived in school dressed as an array of Egyptian characters – year 6 appeared colourful and excited for the day ahead!  Egyptian … Read More

House Tug of War 2018

The crowds assembled in anticipation as they looked forward to what would surely be an epic clash of strength, determination and teamwork. Excitement was in the air as the previously ominous skies brightened above us. The competition was fierce and … Read More

One minute challenge!!

1 minute challenge! In Maths, Larch Class has been finding out what they can do in 1 minute. 60 seconds – go go go! Read More


In Year 3 last week, we started to look at different forces in science. In particular, identifying whether forces are a push or a pull and investigating how toy trucks move on a variety of surfaces. Read More

Year 2 Visit to Slimbridge

Year 2 had a fantastic day visitng Slimbridge Wetlands Centre on 26th September. The aim of the visit was to see where birds live as we are going to be making bird boxes in our design and technology lessons. We … Read More

Firefighters Visit Reception

Reception were very excited to have a visit from Gloucestershire Fire Service. They brought their fire engine which the children enjoyed exploring, including each having a go at squirting the hose! They were very careful not to soak Miss Porter … Read More


FOLPS have kindly funded Year 6 to complete a Bikeability Scheme run by the Road Safety Team from Gloucestershire County Council. They have been out in the glorious sunshine and have clearly enjoyed every moment. This is a great opportunity … Read More

Year 4 Scrumptious Savouries

On Friday 14th September Year 4 visited the Cheltenham Farmers’ Market. This is part of Year 4’s ‘Scrumptious Savouries’ D.T project. At the market the children were tasked with finding out what seasonal produce is on sale now, why the … Read More