Hirst Class Learning Story

Shakespeare Rocks!

Year 6 performed three shows in front of both key stages and parents plus special guests this week! All adults and children involved worked extremely hard to put the performance together to create a fantastic show full of energy, humour and wonderful acting and...

Year 6 Planting

Today several year 6 students took cuttings of sage, mint and oregano from the Key Stage 2 playground.  We are hoping that they will root so we can plant them in pallet planters that are on the wall of the Key Stage 1 playground. This is because the plants that were...

Year 6 French Cafe

Bonjour!!  Welcome to our French Cafe where you will find the most wonderful and delicious French snacks and cuisine. For a small cost of 20p or 50p you can enjoy the following: cakes, fruit, juice, croissants, biscuits, baguettes, ice cream and much much more!! All...

Birthday Party, Britain’s Got Talent and Cake!

Our last night was full of fun and surprises. It was a double birthday celebration for Naim A and Naim H, a talent show and hot chocolate!  The winning room for the talent show was Sarah, Ai-isha, Fahida and Mahira with their beautiful singing! Siham showed off her...

Outdoor adventures at Gorsefield

Today, we did archery and it was really fun. We also got to do cycling and camp craft. We went to the woods and then made damper bread using flour and water which made dough.  I liked it when we went cycling because we didn't have to worry about the busy roads! The...

The Hirst has landed…@Gorsefield

Early this morning we embarked on an epic adventure to the beautiful countryside! We enjoyed a long walk in the woods and saw Oak, Willow and Beech trees. We also saw Bluebells, Buttercup and enjoyed the clean, fresh country air.  One of the highlights was...

Easter Hat Parade

Today was our Easter Hat Parade and the hats were magnificent! We all enjoyed watching the children (and some adults) parade with their Easter Hats made from recycled materials. All of the children worked really hard on them at school and at home and there were some...

Sports Relief Dance-a-thon

Dance-a-thon Sports relief this year was a big success with all children taking part in a class dance-a-thon to help raise money for the charity and have a go at dancing their way to becoming dance-a-thon king or queen of their class. Thank you for all your donations...

Maths Problem Solving Workshop

A huge thank you for all the parents/carers and family members, who participated in the workshop this morning.  It was fantastic to see so many of you accepting the challenges presented and working together as teams to solve the problems.  Well done to the Year 6...

Year 6 Bridge Challenge

Year 6 are currently learning about Rivers and were lucky enough to meet our Chair of Governors Doug Clasby, who is a civil engineer. Doug shared his experiences of building bridges in both the UK and Mauritius with year 6 and then gave them tips on building their own...

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