The Value for this term is:
Courage

Beech Class (Year 3 & 4)

Welcome to Beech Class

In Beech Class, we encourage individuality and independence. Our growth mindset attitude to learning ensures that every mistake is celebrated and learnt from and that perseverance is the key to success! We pride ourselves on the positive atmosphere that we create as a class every day. Children will receive rewards on a daily basis to celebrate personal achievement, effort and attitude to learning.

Curriculum Planning

Beech Medium Term Plan Term 6 2018-19

Class Newsletters

Beech newsletter Term 6 2018

 

Homework

The latest Beech Class homework:

Homework 19.6.19

Spellings 19.6.19

 

Maths Homework 12.6.19

Spellings 12.6.19

 

Wildlife Photography Competition

Posted by on Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Wildlife Photography Competition

  This term, we would like to show off our children’s photography expertise and Badgemore’s beautiful surrounding at The River and Rowing Museum’s exciting wildlife photography competition. We have arranged an afternoon where the children will be going out to snap pictures amongst the nature in our grounds.  In addition, you can photograph wildlife in your garden, in the playground or by the river.  Birds, bugs, worms, leaves, flowers – they can all be included. Photographs will be sent to youth@rrm.co.uk by Friday 12th...

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Our New Approach to Promoting Behaviour and Engagement

Posted by on Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Our New Approach to Promoting Behaviour and Engagement

To find out more following on from our ‘Promoting Engagement and Managing Behaviour’ evening, please click on the link below. If you have any questions about our approach, we would be delighted to meet with you. Promoting Engagement and Managing Behaviour Presentation

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You have the Right to have an opinion!

Posted by on Thursday, 6th June, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

You have the Right to have an opinion!

Cedar (and Beech) Class Homework The Big end of year performance is around the corner, but nothing has been decided yet. It is your choice. Click here to access padlet so that you explore the musical options. Once you have heard the songs share your view with the class.  

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Community Comes Together to Celebrate Badge Fayre

Posted by on Friday, 31st May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, FOBS, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Community Comes Together to Celebrate Badge Fayre

The May King’s Crown The May Queen’s Crown The term finished with community, courage and captivating entertainment at Badge Fayre. Juan and Caitlin Crowned May King & Queen   Click below on the Henley Standard logo to read their coverage of Badge Fayre:     Thank you everyone for such a great term! Check out this month’s newsletter: Newsletter May...

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Internet Safety Week

Posted by on Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Internet Safety, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Internet Safety Week

Our week of learning about the Internet and how to keep safe culminated today in an community assembly presented (and organised) by the children. Laurel Class (EYFS and Year 1) presented information on what the Internet is shared their pictures: Dakota and Erin shared afterwards that they had learnt that the Internet is more than a billion computers linked together. Lisa, a Laurel Class parent, added that she had not know that the Internet was not owned by anyone and therefore no one monitored it or controlled what was uploaded – scary!...

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No Idling At Badgemore – Update!

Posted by on Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

No Idling At Badgemore – Update!

Badgemore have teamed up with Clean Air For Henley on two fronts in the last few weeks: firstly to encourage everyone to walk to school and secondly to reduce idling (of car engines) around our town. UPDATED INFORMATION: Today a Dispatches documentary reports on tests by King’s College London on primary school children in north London who were found to be exposed to nitrogen dioxide pollution 53 per cent higher than the legal limit. More than 50 children at the school wore backpacks for a week containing air pollution monitors. Pupils driven...

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Will You Take The Walk To School Challenge This Week?

Posted by on Saturday, 18th May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Will You Take The Walk To School Challenge This Week?

This week children, parents and staff will be taking up the 5 Day Walk To School Challenge to raise awareness of pollution and promote well-being. There will be lots of incentives such as stickers, team points and badges for all those children who participate on at least one day. If your journey requires the use of a car, try parking away from school and walking for the last few minutes of your journey. Here are some reasons why walking (or cycling) to school is a great idea: Health Soaring rates of childhood obesity and illnesses such as...

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Please Support Our Children’s Digital Future!

Posted by on Thursday, 16th May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, FOBS, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Please Support Our Children’s Digital Future!

Digital learning is a resource we want to continue developing at Badgemore Primary School to fully equip our children for their future. This is a major focus for our school in the next two years and we are keen for investment to support this project. We intend for our children to become expert explorers in the many and varied ways that digital technology can offer. We want to use it to broaden horizons, expand knowledge and facilitate communication with the wider world. Through your support, we can help our pupils to become the digital...

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Congratulations to Sequoia Team!

Posted by on Friday, 10th May, 2019 in Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Congratulations to Sequoia Team!

An epic effort by Sequoia Team meant that they won the Team Point Challenge last term. As a result, they enjoyed an afternoon of treats and technology. Well to all the team. Sebastian, the Team Captain said,” It’s great to be having this treat. They have all worked really hard towards this. We hope to win this term too!” “This is so awesome!” chipped in Isla, year 4. Gracie-Mae, from reception class, said,”I love Sequoia!” Thoroughly deserved Sequoia! Treats and Technology Sequoia enjoying their...

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We Are Young Climate Warriors

Posted by on Friday, 22nd February, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

We Are Young Climate Warriors

Just before half-term, the children agreed that something needed to be done about climate change on our planet… Hold on what is climate change? Climate change (or global warming), is the process of our planet heating up. It means big things for people and wildlife around the globe – especially the poorest people who have done least to cause climate change Weather will become more extreme and unpredictable Things like more rainfall and storms, more droughts and forest fires, shrinking sea ice and rising sea levels. The earth has...

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Whole School Half-Term Homework

Posted by on Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Classes, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Whole School Half-Term Homework

We have planned two exciting half-term homeworks: The Extreme Reading Challenge and the ‘Dream’ Creation Click here for a printable version of the whole school homework Extreme Reading Challenge Do you love to read in weird and wonderful places? We want to share these in pictures with the school. Please get a picture taken of you reading in a weird or wonderful place and bring it into school for the Monday after half-term. ‘Dream’ Creation This year the Henley Youth Festival’s theme is Dreams. We would like you to make...

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Learning Activities for Today’s Snow Day

Posted by on Friday, 1st February, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Learning Activities for Today’s Snow Day

Today, Badgemore Primary School is closed due to the volume of snow that has fallen overnight. Here are the learning activities set for each class: EYFS 1.Maths Please can your child draw a picture of the objects that they can find around the house that are the same as a cylinder, a cube, a cuboid, a sphere and a pyramid. They need to carefully label their drawing and try to count the number of sides and edges. Writing Please can your child draw a picture of something they do on their exciting snow day. They then need to try to label it-...

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It’s… Snow Time!

Posted by on Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

It’s… Snow Time!

We love snow at Badgemore – especially learning in it! There were plenty examples of co-operation, resilience and thoughtfulness shown today by the Badgemore community. Have a look through the pictures and see who you can spot in the...

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A Lesson In Grammar -Part 1

Posted by on Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

A Lesson In Grammar -Part 1

Grammar terminology is becoming an important part of the curriculum in Key Stage 2 so we have created a useful tool to aid self-learning. Gillotts School have been using the technique for several years now and have supported us in the development. On the following powerpoint slide show you will find The Grammar revision cards (1).   Instructions for printing revision cards: 1. Download as a powerpoint: • Click on the document in Google Classroom. • In the preview that appears, select ‘More actions’ from the options in the top right and...

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Choir Delight at the Over 60’s Club

Posted by on Tuesday, 18th December, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech, Beech Class, Cedar, Cedar Class, Featured, Laurel, Maple, Maple Class | 0 comments

Choir  Delight at the Over 60’s Club

Being a member of Over 60s Club in Henley has lots of benefits particularly at Christmas time with members being invited to lots of Christmas events. This week at the club, members were treated to a Christmas recital by Badgemore School choir. The children sang Christmas carols and songs which included Away in Manager, Silent Night, Christmas Calypso, Frosty the Snowman and Jingle Bells and the audience were encouraged to sing along too. Choir Leader Miss Burton and pupil Rose Perisce-Burrell sang the opening verse to Once in Royal David City...

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A Successful Plastic-Free Lunch Day

Posted by on Thursday, 29th November, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Classes, Eco Warriors, Featured, Maple Class | 0 comments

A Successful Plastic-Free Lunch Day

We made a difference to our environment- we had no waste going to the landfill today! Thank you for all your efforts As part of our topic, ‘Can We Make A Difference?’ we held a Plastic-Free Lunch Day today. A plastic-free lunch is a lunchbox where no plastic has been used to wrap the food. We suggest that a lunchbox with compartments or greaseproof paper is used instead. Update: The benefits to a plastic-free lunchbox is a reduction in the amount of waste sent to the landfill. Plastic takes up to 1,000 years to decompose. Each child will...

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Can We Make A Difference? Food Waste

Posted by on Saturday, 24th November, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Maple Class | 0 comments

Can We Make A Difference? Food Waste

The children asked if there could be a food waste bin in the hall as we throw away lots and lots of food into the general waste every single day! Our lovely Mrs Casserley (Bursar Extraordinaire) has responded to the children with: “I have asked Grundon to prepare documentation for a weekly food waste collection.  The cost will be £7.75 per week which works out cheaper than the surcharge we are currently paying for overweight waste bin.  Pupils will need to scrape their food into a specific food waste only bin in the hall and the...

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Beech Class Homework Week 4

Posted by on Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 in Beech Class, Featured | 0 comments

Beech Class Homework Week 4

Dear Beech Class Children, Your homework is below: Literacy Homework 21.11.18 Spellings 21.11.18 Please see me before Friday if you have any questions

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A Busy Badgemore Afternoon

Posted by on Sunday, 11th November, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Maple Class | 0 comments

A Busy Badgemore Afternoon

What a wonderful afternoon at school on Friday where all the children were engaged in some awesome activities. Laurel class were building exploding volcanoes; Maple Class created their own Chocolate Factories; Beech Class were scouring the forest for plastic and Cedar were using virtual reality to explore the heart. Laurel Class watching their own volcanic creation erupt You must watch this video – The Explosion! Maple Class and the Chocolate Factories Look closely to find out the name of the designer. Beech Class do their part...

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Spooky Evening In The Forest

Posted by on Friday, 2nd November, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, FOBS, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Spooky Evening In The Forest

We love Forest School and Outdoor Learning, but our Spooky Evening In The Forest has taken this fun to a new level. The children had great loved creeping through the scary forest and roasting marshmallows over the bonfire. Thank you to our new Friends’ Of Badgemore Team for organising such a fun...

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Great Badgemore’s Bake Off

Posted by on Friday, 2nd November, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Great Badgemore’s Bake Off

The Crazy Cooking Show Authors: Summer, Caitlin and Poppy Last week on Thursday, we had an amazing time learning how to cook and eat healthily. We all learnt to eat breakfast everyday. Also we learnt that when you have toast, you should have brown bread rather than white because it has more fibre. Later the Green and Orange Teams went head-to-head in a cooking competition. When they opened their mystery boxes, they found some interesting ingredients. The Green Team decided to make an Indian curry and salmon dish. Whilst the Orange Team choose...

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Recipe For Tandoori Spiced Salmon and also Parmesan Chicken

Posted by on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Recipe For Tandoori Spiced Salmon and also Parmesan Chicken

 Tandoori Spiced Salmon with Pilau Rice and Bombay Saag Aloo INGREDIENTS: Fresh Salmon Fillets – 4 Natural Yoghurt – 4tbls Curry Powder – 2tsp Paprika – 1tsp Lemon – 1 Easy Cooked Long Grain Rice – 200g (cooked weight) Turmeric – 1tsp Spinach Leaf – 100g Cooked New Potatoes – 200g Garlic clove – finely chopped Fresh Ginger 1tblsp finely chopped Small Onion – 1 (finely diced) Red Pepper – 1 (large diced) Vegetable Oil – 1tbls Fresh Coriander – 20g   Method: In a large bowl place the yoghurt, 1 tsp curry powder, paprika and lemon juice...

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Recipe For Twice Cooked Parmesan Chicken

Posted by on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class | 0 comments

Recipe For Twice Cooked Parmesan Chicken

  Twice Cooked Parmesan Chicken on a bed of Spring Onion Pasta served with a Chunky Tomato and Basil Sauce   INGREDIENTS Chicken Fillets – 400g Chunky Diced Fresh Tomatoes – 2 Fresh Basil – 10 leaves Finely Chopped Fresh Garlic – 2 cloves Fine Diced Spanish Onions – 1 large Vegetable Oil – 50ml Black Pepper – 2 pinches Parmesan Cheese – 3tbls Pre Cooked Pasta Shells – 200g Chopped Tomatoes Tinned – 400g Sliced Yellow Pepper – 1 Sliced Spring Onions – 60g Sour Cream – 50 ml   Method Heat half the oil in a wok or saucepan, add...

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Plastic: Life Saver or Life Taker (KS 2 Homework)

Posted by on Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Plastic: Life Saver or Life Taker (KS 2 Homework)

Next term, the KS 2 topics links closely to the environment. The following programme has prompted the question about what we, as a school, could do to stop the world ‘drowning in plastic’. Before we even look at attempting to reduce our use of plastic, we want you to discover how much plastic we throw into the bins at home over half term. The teachers will be doing the same at school and that starts with the plastic biscuit wrapper from today. Try and save all the plastic you use, weigh it, take a picture of it and then upload it...

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Beech Class Homework

Posted by on Sunday, 14th October, 2018 in Beech Class | 0 comments

Here is Beech Class’ homework for this week: Literacy Can I set out my own letter? You have just had your birthday and you have received a great present, now you need to write a letter to say thank you. Using what we have learnt in class write your own thank you letter. Make up an address to put on your letter. Where does the address go? Who will it be to? Can you write a line or two saying thank you? How will you tell them who it’s from?

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Children Support PIP Charity

Posted by on Saturday, 13th October, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Children Support PIP Charity

Yesterday, the Badgemore children cycled, scootered, roller bladed and ran around the beautiful school grounds to raise money for the charity PIP. For the past five years Badgemore has taken part in PIP’s local mountain bike challenge. Our governor, Bill Feeney is the director of PIP, said “It is great to see Badgemore pupils being active and we’re grateful for the money that they raised for the event. Badgemore and PIP have a lot in common: both being small grass root organisations which focus on individual support and...

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Beech Class Homework

Posted by on Friday, 14th September, 2018 in Beech Class, Featured | 0 comments

Beech Class Homework

Dear Beech Class Parents, Homework is below: Spellings The Sound Collector Homework (1)   Best wishes Beech Class teachers

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The Carnival From ‘All Around The World’

Posted by on Saturday, 8th September, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

The Carnival From ‘All Around The World’

This term the whole school topic is ‘All Around The World’ and our children made a variety of incredible homeworks to celebrate. The whole school held a carnival to announce the start of the topic and we suspect that everyone in our community now knows about it. It will be a fun filled term and we certainly have started with a bang. The procession begins Creating the beat to dance to Acorns make marvellous masks Incredible costumes Mrs Greenwood demonstrates one of her many talents Mexicans join in Mrs Arnold salsas around the...

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New Outdoor learning Open For Business *Updated*

Posted by on Wednesday, 5th September, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News | 0 comments

New Outdoor learning Open For Business *Updated*

As you return to school for the start of this new term, you will notice a fantastic new outdoor learning space that has been developed over the summer holidays. It is still in its infancy at the moment, but children will be using part of it straight away. A great space, but there is something or someone or lots of someones missing! (Scroll down to see the space in use) The new greenhouse will located in the right hand corner Great Views A whole new space! The entrance   In the next few months, a green house will be erected to the right...

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Summer Homework

Posted by on Tuesday, 28th August, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Summer Homework

 All Around The World Next term, the whole school topic will be ‘All Around The World’. For your summer homework, we would like you to create something related to this topic to wear or display at the whole school carnival on Friday 7th September.   Please choose one of the following project ideas to complete at home or create something related of your choice:  Create a traditional costume from a country of your choice Make a 3D model of a traditional item from a country of your choice Create or bring in a traditional musical instrument...

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The Summer Fair 2018

Posted by on Sunday, 22nd July, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, FOBS, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

The Summer Fair 2018

Thank you to all the kind parents for giving up their time to organise and run this year’s Summer Fair. The atmosphere was great, the sun was out and everyone had fun (even the splatted teachers)! The very same artists that created the monsters for ‘The Tempest’ The best ice creams in town1 The usual family atmosphere found everywhere at Badgemore Mrs Dobson in attack mode Mr Hoskins showing true resilience (and competitiveness and an unwillingness to lose to Mrs Wilkinnson) Rose slamming into the lead Mr Hoskins...

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Divas and Dudes

Posted by on Friday, 20th July, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

3 Michellin Stars Cool! The Three Amigos The children had a whopper at the Badgemore end of term disco with their own DJ spinning his discs (on his computer). Partying, laughing, dancing and singing the night away, eventually brought the teachers onto the dance floor. Face-painting was busy as the three artists Shannon, Lisa and Catherine dazzled the children with new looks. A huge thanks to FOBs and in particular to Andy, Mel, Annette and Catherine. Thank you also for the kind donations of food from many parents.   DJ in da house The...

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Shakespeare’s Tempest

Posted by on Thursday, 19th July, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Shakespeare’s Tempest

After many months of rehearsals, singing through the streets and exploring shakespeare’s language, our revels now are ended. Resilience, co-operation and trust have ensured that this year’s production of The Tempest was one of the best ever. Some particular highlights included the comical reactions of the audience as Caliban (Zara) grunted on to the stage and Erica’s transformation from a young Portuguese lady without a word of English into the magical Ariel shining in her performances. Another noteworthy performance...

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Head Girl and Head Boy Speeches

Posted by on Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Head Girl and Head Boy Speeches

It’s coming to the end of the year and as we begin to consider life without the Year 6 children, we have started to prepare for life with the new Year 6 children. Today, the children presented reasons why we should vote for them to be either the new Head Boy or Head Girl. Who do you think would be the best boy and girl to lead our school? Candidates for the position of Head Boy: Oscar’s Head Boy Speech Harry’s Head Boy Speech   Nicky’s Head Boy Speech Jamie’s Head Boy Speech Candidates for the position of...

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FOB’s School Disco

Posted by on Monday, 16th July, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

FOB’s School Disco

It is nearly the end of the year and it has been a busy one. To celebrate, FOB’s have very kindly organised a disco for the children. The details are as follows:   If you are able to donate food for the buffet, it would be really appreciated.

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Transition Day

Posted by on Monday, 9th July, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Transition Day

It is transition day for KS2 so the new Beech and Cedar Class have spent the morning in their new classrooms. We showed lots of resileince, tolerance, kindness, cooperation and courage today The New Beech Class  Class Teacher: Miss Johnson The New Cedar Class  Class Teacher: Mr Hoskins The current year 4 and 5 children are currently split between classes so it was important to use today to bring the classes together. Therefore the first activity of the day was team-building. The children performed very well showing great cooperation and some...

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Badgemore = Henley = Regatta

Posted by on Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Badgemore = Henley = Regatta

  “The best trip ever!” “So cool, well actually it was very hot.” “I’m going to row at Henley” Just a few of the many comments overheard during Badgemore’s first ever day out at Henley’s Royal Regatta. When we live in such an amazing place, we should be enjoying these wonderful opportunities…and that is what we did today. Meeting crews from the most successful rowing club ever: Leander Club, Henley Local school meets local rowing club The World Famous Leander Rowing Club...

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Sports Day 2018

Posted by on Monday, 2nd July, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News, Rowan Class, Sports | 0 comments

Sports Day 2018

Go Ava, Go! Zara and The Sherwood Mascot Seth ensures that he doesn’t drop the ball Becky concentrates all the way Oscar races into the lead Smiling and running Noah – great combination Noah races in the red of Amazon Jack sprints down the course Ed takes an early lead Aman down the course. A hard fought race Catherine shows the children how it is done The Badgemore Sports Day shows the school doing what it does best – being a community. The older children supported the younger children in the morning: setting up the course...

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The Regatta Tickets Have Arrived

Posted by on Monday, 2nd July, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

The Regatta Tickets Have Arrived

It’s Regatta Week and Badgemore is located in Henley so where else would the school children be going this Wednesday but to watch the rowing. A big thank you goes out to one of our grandmothers who lives on the river and will be providing space on her lawn for the children to watch the big event. Another big thank you goes to Henley Royal Regatta who have given the school enough tickets for all of year 3, 4 and 5 to attend the Steward’s Regatta Enclosure (with accompanying adults). More photos to follow of the big trip...

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We live our vision statement…even whilst camping!

Posted by on Sunday, 24th June, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

We live our vision statement…even whilst camping!

This weekend, the year 5 and 6 children enjoyed their annual Camp Out in the beautiful grounds of Badgemore. But it is not just all about having fun, it is about doing it ‘The Badgemore Way.’ Our Vision Statement states: Badgemore Primary School seeks to develop the potential in every pupil, working in partnership with parents and our wider community. At Badgemore our value based curriculum inspires, motivates and nurtures children to aspire to and strive for excellence both academically and personally. Badgemore children are...

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Art By The Thames

Posted by on Friday, 15th June, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Art By The Thames

As part of their topic, The River Thames, Cedar and Beech class took a wonderful trip down to the river to make a sketch and enjoy a picnic. The artwork produced looks fantastic and the children were a credit to Badgemore with their excellent behaviour and cooperation. Thank you to all the parents who came along to help us. A fun time was had by...

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May Day Celebrations

Posted by on Friday, 8th June, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

May Day Celebrations

The annual Badgemore tradition of celebrating May Day by crowning the May Queen and King and dancing around the Maypole has taken place! Enjoy the wonderful children as they entertain our community with dancing, speeches and laughter. Preparations for the Coronation The Maypole stands quietly waiting The coronation thrones The crowns were made from natural resources found in our gardens The May Queen and May King rehearse for their coronation The  Big May Day Event The King, the Queen and the Mayor The Queen’s speech The King’s...

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The Sleepover Adventure

Posted by on Thursday, 7th June, 2018 in Beech Class, Featured, Rowan Class | 0 comments

The Sleepover Adventure

On Friday 18th May 2018, year 3 and 4 arrived at school between 5:30 and 6:30pm for a sleepover. First, we had to make our beds and then we went to the hall to play it. After that, we went outside and played sardines, camouflage and 40/40 then went to toast marshmallows by the firepit. We went to play some games for 10 minutes and then went inside to have a drink and a biscuit while we watched the BFG. When it got darker, we went outside to use the telescope, we saw a star and the moon. We came back inside and put on our pyjamas then watched...

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Caitlin Rocks Reach Everest

Posted by on Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 in Beech Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

Caitlin Rocks Reach Everest

The Video From Mount Everest Base Camp Caitlin Rocks, created by our very own Caitlin to cheer up other people, have begun to reach far flung places around the world. This one was very kindly taken to Mount Everest Base Camp by Dr Jonathan Hunt who was accompanying Ben Fogle and Victoria Pendleton on their epic expedition. Well done Caitlin, we’re very proud of you!

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Badgemore’s Blossoming Beekeepers

Posted by on Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Badgemore’s Blossoming Beekeepers

Henley Herald’s Article: Children All a Buzz at First Bee Keeping Club It’s spring so it’s time to check on Badgemore’s bees. The bees arrived at Badgemore last autumn and it was a particularly challenging winter. Unfortunately, one of family of bees did not survive which generated a new-founded hope that the other would prosper in the early spring. Today, Badgemore’s first ever beekeeping club kitted up in astronaut-like suits to inpsect the hive. Meghan, Zara, Seb, Hugo, Ella and James can all report that the...

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Making 3D Shapes in the sunshine

Posted by on Monday, 23rd April, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Making 3D Shapes in the sunshine

Today Cedar Class’ Maths group ventured outside to make 3D shapes using only objects found outside. We used sticks and mud to build the shapes. It was brilliant and the lesson went really quickly – We want to work outside all the time Mr Hoskins! A message from Cedar...

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Whole School Homework 18/04/18

Posted by on Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whole School Homework 18/04/18

    This week your homework is to write a poem or short story for the Henley May Fayre Jackanory Competition!  Winners will be invited to a special reading with a surprise celebrity on Monday 7th May 2018 To win a golden ticket, use your imagination to write a poem or short story describing your ideal ‘wonderland.’ Illustrations welcome, alongside written entries. Ages 6-11 can enter – Maximum 300 words Please remember to put your name, age, name of your parent/carer and telephone number on the back of your work. Thank you and good...

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Learning with HYF, but not as you know it!

Posted by on Monday, 19th March, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured | 0 comments

Learning with HYF, but not as you know it!

This week, the Year 5 and 6 children met The Doctor who introduced the children to junk. The children learnt that when a pinch of creativity is added a metamorphosis takes place. Items that were seen as junk at the beginning became teleporters, mini parks, lip-sticks and even fairground rides. A huge thank you to Nick Garnett and the Henley Youth Festival for wonderfully different learning experience. When the large junk came out of the Ferrari van, look what happened… The Doctor introduces the mystery box. …and the box is opened...

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Top HYF Performance Award for Badgemore Girls

Posted by on Sunday, 18th March, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Clubs, Featured, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Top HYF Performance Award for Badgemore Girls

We are so proud of our singing group who won this year’s performance award at the Henley Youth Festival Gala on Saturday night! Our stars were Zara, Ines and Beatrice (Year 6), Rose (Year 5) and Isla (Year 3) The emotional performance Alfie, the original mastermind behind HYF Mary Berry presents the performance award Kate Swinburne, organiser of the Henley Youth Festival, explained, “we have decided to give the Badgemore Girls our award for a performance during HYF week that is the children’s own work.  As we know the girls have...

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Determined Runners Impress at HYF 2018 Race

Posted by on Sunday, 11th March, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Sports, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Determined Runners Impress at HYF 2018 Race

What a wonderful morning Badgemore children and parents had at the Henley Youth Festival Race on Saturday morning. All children pushed themselves to the limit and ran exceptionally well. Notable results included Zara and Ernie (both year 1) who came forth and fifth respectively out of 30 in their year 1 and 2 race; Lucas who came second in the year 3 and 4 race and Nicolai who came second in the year 5 and 6 race. One event reminded me who ‘we’ are: This is Badgemore. One of our children struggles to complete his race and the rest...

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Cedar Class Home Learning 7/03/18

Posted by on Tuesday, 6th March, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning 7/03/18

I hope you had a relaxing weekend. The children have been working very hard this week and making excellent progress. We are really proud of them. Home Learning this week: Cover Sheet Present Participles Maths: There are two activities – please choose one. There is a support sheet if you have forgotten how to calculate roman numerals Challenging Roman-Numerals Less Confident – Roman Numeral Hundred square Support Sheet – Roman Numeral Chart        ...

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The Magic of World Book Day

Posted by on Sunday, 4th March, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Magic of World Book Day

  Magic was in the air on World Book Day 2018 as Badgemore School welcomed over 120 new faces for fun and frolics with books. Childen participated in a wide range of book related activities, including reading with parents; writing book reviews; illustrating books and reading to younger peers. These pictures just show some of the fun: The Tin Man These new children just turned up on Thursday morning. We don’t know where Maple class went for the day! Captain Underpants! Bruce Bogtrotter, Little Read Riding Hood, The Demon Dentist and...

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World Book Day

Posted by on Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

World Book Day

It’s World Book Day on Thursday 1st March and at Badgemore we will all be enjoying the celebrations. Children and staff will be invited to dress up as their favourite classic book characters and there will be prizes for best costumes. Programme For The Day: 9:00 – 9:30 – Read with your child Parents/ guardians/ grandparents join children in the classroom to listen to readers or share their own favourite books. 1:30 – 2:25 – Reading Buddies Children swap classes to read and listen to younger readers. 2:30 –...

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Rowing Across The Atlantic

Posted by on Thursday, 8th February, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Rowing Across The Atlantic

Over 3000 miles, more than 60 days and sometimes rowing for 24 hours non-stop… And he did it because he wanted a challenge. Neither his brother, Dominc, or Crispin were experienced rowers – in fact Dominic had not even rowed at sea before he started the row to the Americas.     As part of the children’s Ocean and Seas topic, we welcomed Crispin Comonte into school today to share stories from his incredible journey across the Atlantic. He gave an insight into the challenges they faced including: hurricanes, sharks...

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STOP PRESS: Badgemore’s Community Spirit Recognised

Posted by on Monday, 5th February, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

STOP PRESS: Badgemore’s Community Spirit Recognised

Badgemore’s outdoor learning is often stretching out of the classroom, through the playground, past the forest and into the community. This term, our children have been working with a local ‘Boatique’ to promote business and with the local Food Bank lending our ‘time and muscle.’ It is great that the local newspaper have published articles to promote these initiatives. Badgemore School Children Design Adverts for Local Shop Boatique Badgemore School Donates “Time and Muscle” to Nomad Food...

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Escaping into Books

Posted by on Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, Maple Class, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Escaping into Books

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin   It was great to come together for our Story-Telling Evening. Everyone was busy reading: Parents were reading to children; children were reading to parents and children were reading to children. As you can see from these wonderful pictures everyone had a fun...

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The Badgemore Advertising Agency

Posted by on Tuesday, 9th January, 2018 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

The Badgemore Advertising Agency

Boatique, a retailer in Henley-On-Thames, has requested the incredible services of the Badgemore Advertising Agency to create a marketing campaign to promote their shop. The agency has attended their first meeting and are now in the process of developing the campaign. Updates will appear shortly with the final campaign delivered to Boatique around the 22nd January...

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Beech Class Homework

Posted by on Friday, 5th January, 2018 in Beech Class | 0 comments

Beech Class Homework

Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer On Thursday in class, we identified the location of the 5 oceans of the world and the continents. During this process we labelled the tropics and the equator however we could not identify the purpose or origin of the tropics of cancer or capricorn. Please access padlet to add your findings to the discussion – either use the weblink below or use the QR code. Copy Me:                               https://padlet.com/cedar2/ss106iap8j30

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Thank You Tesco for The Support

Posted by on Thursday, 21st December, 2017 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured, FOBS, News, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Thank You Tesco for The Support

Last Saturday, a dedicated team of elves (A.K.A. Badgemore School children) helped local shoppers pack their bags at Tesco in Henley. The generousity was incredible as we helped raise £216  for the school in just two hours. May we take this opportunity to thank the children who worked tirelessly and the parents who accompanied them. In addition, we would like to thank Nyree, Community Champion, for your hospitality and generousity – we look forward to helping out again. We’re not just great packers: we sing too! Part of the elf...

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Miss E. Johnson