The Value for this term is:
Courage

Cedar Class

Welcome to Cedar class!

There is a strong focus on encouraging independence and responsibility in preparing pupils for the next stage of their education. We know just how important it is for pupils to feel successful throughout their time at Badgemore. We have a very popular system of rewards to acknowledge and celebrate achievement, with special certificates awarded to individual pupils.

Curriculum Planning

Cedar Planning Term 1 2017-18

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Cedar Medium Term Plan Term 4 2017-18

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Class Newsletters

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Cedar Class News T3 2018

Cedar Class News T4 Spring 2 2017

Cedar Class Summer Term 5- T5 Newsletter 2018

 

This Week’s Homework

Posted by on Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This Week’s Homework

I love a class and parents that question where the homework is. Thank you for chasing me and supporting your children – you are my favourite class! This week’s homework: Spelling changing the ‘y’ to an ‘i’ Maths Revision Questions Maths Revision More Challenging Paper 1 PaG –...

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This is how we rock!

Posted by on Thursday, 26th April, 2018 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

This is how we rock!

This week, our children have been exploring the different categories in the animal kingdom: mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish. One child asked what was the difference between reptiles and amphibians. Despite our best efforts, no one could nail down the differences. Not to be deterred, we looked at how we could deepen our understanding. At this point, Lisa, one of our kind Mum’s stepped forward to help as she introduced us to Bruce The Bearded Dragon. Check out how we reacted to ‘Bruce’. To find out the difference...

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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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Cedar Class Homework 25/04/18

Posted by on Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework, SATs practice | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework 25/04/18

SATs are fast approaching so homework is focused on preparation: Spelling words: Words with prefixes Literacy: Reading Comprehension Maths: More challenging Maths revision Less challenging Maths...

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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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The Recycled Concert

Posted by on Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 in Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured | 0 comments

The Recycled Concert

Children from Cedar Class performed in the REcycled Music Concert this morning. “I thought that everybody in my class did a great job and we are excited to perform again in the summer play,” said Juan, year 5,”I loved leading my group!” No practice and she still started the concert like a diva Drumming our way to the X-factor We rocked their socks off! “I felt nervous,” said Tom. “I enjoyed the concert,” chipped in Jamie “As excited as can be!” A direct quote from Diesel It was...

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Painting the Forest ‘Red’

Posted by on Tuesday, 27th March, 2018 in Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured | 0 comments

Painting the Forest ‘Red’

Last session, we made paint brushes out of natural materials. This week, we made paint out of daffodils, grass, mud and berries. Here are the masterpieces we created: The artwork begins The girls dive straight in. It is a privilege to teach Cedar Class Mud, raspberries and daffodils used as paint here The start of a masterpiece The man himself, but which one is the real Juan. Is this the start of a masterpiece? Unbelievably this was drawn with a stick for a brush and mud for...

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Preparations for the ‘Recycled’ Music Concert are Underway

Posted by on Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Preparations for the ‘Recycled’ Music Concert are Underway

Cedar Class’s topic of Sound is culminating in a musical concert with a twist next Wednesday. “The twist?” I hear you ask – all instruments are created from recycled materials. The first official practice session took place today and we are all really proud of the early signs. All songs and sets have been designed, organised and choreographed by the children. Come and see us play Wednesday morning at 9am. Marching on to success Fortunately, the pipe was thoroughly cleaned Cups… The Boys are Back in…The...

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Cedar Class Home Learning 21/03/18

Posted by on Tuesday, 20th March, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

This week’s home learning Spelling SATs 2 The Leander Club is 200 years old this year and they want to celebrate this with models of Hippos. Each child has been presented with a 2D template of the hippo to create their own design. The best design for each year group will have the opportunity to make a 3D version.     We will be holding our own music concert next week using our recycled instruments that the children have made in class and at home. This week the children need to practice their performance piece for the concert....

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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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Cedar Class Home Learning 14/03/18

Posted by on Tuesday, 13th March, 2018 in Cedar Class | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning 14/03/18

It is an exciting fortnight and there is a real buzz around the classroom. This week’s cover sheet Spelling assessment This might article on the BBC website might inspire some to approach the ‘sound’ project with more of an open mind… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/Pm3gwcrMvZbs1xVPlkpy6p/ring-any-bells-five-tunes-as-you-ve-never-heard-them-before Please check out Harry’s Parkour article on the class page. Thank...

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Parkour Leaps Into Badgemore

Posted by on Tuesday, 13th March, 2018 in Cedar Class, Clubs, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Parkour Leaps Into Badgemore

It is fantastic to see what the pupils what the pupils of the local primary schools in Henley-On-Thames have achieved in the Henley Youth Festival this year. The festival kicked off on Saturday with the fun run where lots of children competed. The following day was The Proms at Shiplake College. After that, the activities have started to move into the schools. On Monday, Badgemore Primary School took part in a sport called parkour. To those who don’t know what parkour is, it is an activity which involves moving rapidly through an area and...

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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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Fun In The Forest

Posted by on Tuesday, 27th February, 2018 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Fun In The Forest

The camera was passed around today so even the adults were captured. Can you spot Mr Hoskins and Mrs Church. With the pressures of Year 6 SATs and transition to Gillotts, it was wonderful to watch the children just having fun and learning in a different environment. Today, the children were creating natural paint brushes ready for painting with homegrown resources next...

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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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Cedar Class Home Learning 21/02/18

Posted by on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning 21/02/18

Thank you for finding Cedar Classes Home Learning for this week. Cover-sheet-21.02.18 Hyphenated Adjectives Spelling Words Use the text of ‘Opening The Fridge’ to support your writing: A model text to give you ideas Properties of Shape Investigation Please start this early to avoid a challenging Sunday night.    ...

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Awesome Orcas Adopted

Posted by on Sunday, 18th February, 2018 in Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, School | 0 comments

Awesome Orcas Adopted

A big thank you to Diesel , year 5, and his family who have facilitated the adoption of Springer the Orca. Read his story below:   Why my sister and I adopted orcas for our school   Recently I adopted two silverback gorillas named Mugaraka and Chimanuka; my sister also adopted two lions names Sinbad and Achee. They are all rescued,monitered and protected by the Born Free Foundation. We asked our mum if we could adopt an animal for our school as we love to help the animals and wanted to spread how important the Born Free Foundations...

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Cedar Class Half-Term Homework

Posted by on Friday, 9th February, 2018 in Cedar Class | 0 comments

Cedar Class Half-Term Homework

It’s half-term and despite the short term, your children deserve a break from school (that does not excuse them from tidying their room, setting the table or helping around the house). The half-term half home learning is simply to revise the spelling words from this term and to read, Read, READ! Spelling Revision Words  

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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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How Has Our Children’s Writing Improved So Dramatically?

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

How Has Our Children’s Writing Improved So Dramatically?

The expectation from the government on children’s writing has increased significantly in the last few years and we’re pleased to report that the Badgemore children’s writing has improved too. Last year, we achieved our highest  Year 6 writing results ever! How has this been achieved? The improvement revolves around giving the children a purpose for their writing and an audience. This has mainly been achieved through our relationship with The Henley Herald. The Online paper was set-up by Michaela Clarke as a community...

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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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Cedar Create Faces In The Forest

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

Cedar Create Faces In The Forest

What a wonderful Forest School session today! I think I spotted every single one of values was being demonstrated as they played and learnt in the woods. There was cooperation, resilience, trust, friendship and even a little bit of tolerance. Enjoy the pictures of Cedar Class children learning...

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Cedar Class Homework 31/01/18

Posted by on Thursday, 1st February, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework 31/01/18

Welcome, This week’s spellings are along the same theme as last week – homophones. These are words  that sound the same but have different meanings. Most of these words are easy to spell however the real challenge this week is to remember each words meaning and how to use them. Please focus on the meaning of the homophones otherwise the time spent learning the words is wasted. Homophones 2 Year 6 – Please carry on with the amazing effort you showed last week as you began to revise for the SATs. We will be collecting the...

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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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Sailing Down to Boatique

Posted by on Tuesday, 30th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

Sailing Down to Boatique

Working with the community A sailor came to sea The Boatique Adverts On Thursday the 25th of January, some year 5&6 children from Badgemore Primary School visited Boatique on Friday Street to present their work to the owner. The children had been creating adverts to help advertise Boatique. Some of the advertisements are now on display in the shop window. Please feel free to go down and have a look. The winner who was chosen by Jules was Beatrice Fraser, age 10. This can be seen on the A-Frame. Boatique is a lovely elegant shop, selling...

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Cedar Class Homework 24/01/18

Posted by on Wednesday, 24th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework 24/01/18

This week’s homework (apologises about the delay in its delivery) Cover letter – Cedar Class homework 25.01.18 Spellings – Spelling words Maths homework – Multiplication...

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Thank You Kind Shoppers of Tesco

Posted by on Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

Thank You Kind Shoppers of Tesco

Due to kindness of the shoppers who donated food at Tesco this week, we had a busy session at the Foodbank. Here are a few pictures from today’s session.   The Gang This week’s donation from Tesco Our latest recruit Checking the best before date Food parcels ready to be...

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Cedar Class Home Learning

Posted by on Tuesday, 16th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning

Home Learning for this week is as follows: Cover Letter: cover-sheet-17.1.18 Spellings – Words containing silent letters. These are probably the hardest words to spell correctly a week after we have learnt them; in fact most children spell these words wrong in the SATs spelling test. Please learn these words carefully. Words containing silent letters Literacy – Next week, we will be starting a new genre of writing in literacy: explanation texts. The children will be explaining how humans have damaged the oceans. To prepare for...

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Volunteering in the Community at the Foodbank

Posted by on Wednesday, 10th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Clubs, Featured | 0 comments

Volunteering in the Community at the Foodbank

This term, some of our children are started volunteering at the D:Two Foodbank in town. We have donated harvest festival food to the centre this year and promoted the campaign through twitter and posters. Now we have stepped up our efforts by committing to support them with people and muscles. Here are just a few photos from 1st Foodbank Club (it wasn’t all hard work as you will see). Cooperation is essential Hurry Ines – the clock is ticking Our Head Girl gets stuck in Great work Head Boy! Hard at work Sadly, all the food donated...

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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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Cedar Class Homework 4/1/18

Posted by on Thursday, 4th January, 2018 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework 4/1/18

It is only a short week, so we have only set two short tasks. Spellings – we have looked at the -i- before -e- except after -c- rule. Click here for spelling words:    ie or ei 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...

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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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Carols Around The Christmas Tree

Posted by on Thursday, 21st December, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured, School | 0 comments

Carols Around The Christmas Tree

It has been a productive term with so many different activities right up to the very last minute. We concluded the merriment this year with our Carols Around The Christmas Tree and the conclusion of our Enterprise Scheme. Here are just a few photos of the main performance. If you have anymore photos please send them in. Thank you and merry Christmas. ...

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A message from Santa

Posted by on Friday, 15th December, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured, School | 0 comments

A message from Santa

Dear Children of Badgemore School, I have been watching you for a very long time and I know you are very keen for me to visit. Rudolf and the gang are getting older and are now struggling with their eyesight. Fortunately, the lovely elves in Cedar Class have created some magical food to help my reindeer find their way to your home . It is being sold on Tuesday 19th December at the Carols Around The Christmas Tree – get it before it runs out. If you do manage to get some please could you do me a favour and sprinkle some wonderful...

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Cedar Class Homework

Posted by on Monday, 4th December, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework

Dear Cedar Class, All of Cedar Class’ homework can be found below, but it is also always given out in paper form on a Wednesday afternoon. There is always extra printed off so if you misplace the first sheet you can retrieve a second sheet from the drawer. Spelling Homework: Spelling Words – tive Literacy Homework (Choose one):  Year 6 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 2 Year 5 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 2 Maths Homework: Choose one of the following coordinates tasks- You will need to collect a grid from school or...

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Cedar Class Home Learning 29/11/17

Posted by on Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning 29/11/17

This week, we are focussing on grammar and punctuation. There are some concepts in the tasks that some children will not have met yet – grab this opportunity to research new areas for yourself. For example, modal verbs – these are well-known words but most have not heard them described as modal verbs. Type the words modal verbs into a search engine and learn something new today! scientific word list Year 5 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 1 Year 6 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 1 Remember those children who have read at...

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Cedar Class Homework

Posted by on Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework

Thank you for finding me. I’ve been hanging out here all by myself and it is great to see you. Enjoy your tasks – I’m keen to see what science projects you explore! Cover Sheet 22.11.17 Spellings: hyphenated word

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Felt Making

Posted by on Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Felt Making

Cedar Class having been exploring traditional methods of how clothing was made. Jane Wimshurst kindly came in to work with the children. The children started with floss, stretched this out then introduced more colors to replicate a sub-aquatic scene. Finally soap and warm water was added to shrink and matt the materials together. We are keen to show off our wonderful designs and will be holding an exhibition before...

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Fabulous Fun Investigating Friction

Posted by on Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured | 0 comments

Fabulous Fun Investigating Friction

At Badgemore, we always try to make learning fun so when the children suggested using some weird and wonderful substance for our friction investigation we had to say yes! Driving karts through baked beans will certainly mean that the children remember the investigation for a long time to come. The investigation has now (baked) bean completed and results will be explored tomorrow. Here are some pictures of the children learning through serious play:   Preparing the road The baked bean road Introducing Zara – she doesn’t like...

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Whole School Homework – Bees

Posted by on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Eco Warriors, Featured, Homework, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Whole School Homework – Bees

  Whole School Homework 15.11.17 The Honey Bees Have Arrived (Finally) The bees have moved into their new home at the end of our school field. They will bee very quiet over the winter, but start to get buzzy collecting pollen in the spring. This week, to celebrate the arrival of our own honey bees we would like to create a whole school display about bees. The display will be located in the school reception area so that it is visible for all visitors to enjoy.   Please choose one of the following projects to complete at home and...

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Remembrance Day Poetry

Posted by on Thursday, 9th November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Remembrance Day Poetry

Armistice took place nearly 100 years ago at 11am on 11th November 1918. It is hard for children nowadays to really comprehend the impact those courageous people had on their lives today. Here the children have composed poems in Remembrance. I Don’t Know What do I think? How do I feel? Why do I live?   What about the fallen?   What did they think? How did they feel? Why do they no longer live…?   I don’t know… I just remember…   By Clara Colour Version of ‘I Don’t Know’   I refuse… I refuse to shoot again, I refuse to...

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Cedar Class Homework

Posted by on Tuesday, 7th November, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework

Homework for this week follows:they’re (they are) This week’s cover sheet Creatures of North America ible and ibly words Homework can be emailed back to me on thos2341@badgemore.oxon.sch.uk   Thank you for your ongoing support and dedication....

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Badgemore’s Tag Rugby Teams announced

Posted by on Thursday, 2nd November, 2017 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Clubs, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Badgemore’s Tag Rugby Teams announced

Badgemore’s Tag Rugby Team for the upcoming tournament held at Gillotts on Friday 24th Nov 2017 (1-3pm). We look forward to seeing you there!   Year 3/4 Team Lucas (Captain) Poppy (Vice-Captain) Maggie Isla James H James M Summer Viola Sara Dominic Reserves: Dyllon, Alana, Hugo   Year 5/6 Team Nicolai (Captain) Ines (Vice-Captain) Zara Juan Shannon Riley Isaac Harry Rose Sebastian Reserves: Cody and Nicky    ...

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Skype-ing The Americas

Posted by on Thursday, 2nd November, 2017 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Skype-ing The Americas

Beech and Cedar Class’s topics this term is ‘The Americas.’ So we thought the best way to develop a better understanding of this huge topic was to talk to people who live in North and South America. We started this with a Skype call to Peru yesterday and spoke to our favourite ex-teacher, Mrs Rowlinson. We learnt lots about schools, food and their son. Here are a few photos: The markets on the streets of Lima Mrs and Mr Rowlinson at Machu Pichu Mr and Mrs Rowlinson and their beautiful son,...

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Cedar Class Homework 31/10/17

Posted by on Tuesday, 31st October, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Homework 31/10/17

Homework for this week: Cover letter –This week’s homework for Cedar Class The spelling lists – -able and -ably spelling...

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Recommended Books For Our Children

Posted by on Thursday, 19th October, 2017 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Classes, Featured, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Recommended Books For Our Children

  It is a challenge to find the right book for our children so we have attached a list of recommended books for each level. Reading is one of the most important skills to develop to succeed at school – Happy Reading. Recommended Reads For Badgemore’s Children...

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Half Term Bumper Spelling

Posted by on Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Half Term Bumper Spelling

  Please click on the link below to see the words to revise for the BUMPER spelling test on Tuesday 31st October. All 50 words will be in the test. Bumper Spelling List...

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Whole School Half-Term Homework

Posted by on Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 in Acorn Class, Beech Class, Cedar Class, Maple Class, Rowan Class | 0 comments

Whole School Half-Term Homework

The Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition 2017 The Town Mayor, Councillor Miss Kellie Hinton is involving all local primary school children in the design of her official annual Christmas card this year by inviting you to enter her Christmas card competition.   This year, the Mayor has decided on “Christmas Around the World” as a theme and is looking forward to receiving this year’s designs.  As well as having their design printed as the Mayor’s official Christmas card, the winner will also be invited to switch on the lights on the large...

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This Week’s Home Learning – 11/10/17

Posted by on Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

This Week’s Home Learning – 11/10/17

What is your home learning this week? Click here:cover-sheet-11.10.17 (1) Spelling words -ant and -ent words Below are the kind of times table test we use in class: Two Times Table 2x Table 0 x 2 = . 9 x 2 = . 6 x 2 = . 20 ÷ 2 = . 16 ÷ 2 = . 6 ÷ 2 = . 10 ÷ 2 = . 11 x 2 = . 5 x 2 = . 12 x 2 = . 4 x 2 = . 2 x 2 = . 10 x 2 = . 22 ÷ 2 = . 1 x 2 = . 7 x 2 = . 8 ÷ 2 = . 24 ÷ 2 = . 8 x 2 = . 3 x 2 = . 4 ÷ 2 = . 18 ÷ 2 = . 2 ÷ 2 = . 14 ÷ 2 = . 12 ÷ 2 = .   5x Table 1 x 5 = 5 x 5 = 11 x 5 = 10 x 5 = 55 ÷ 5 = 0 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 7 x 5 = 25 ÷ 5 = 50 ÷...

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Cedar and Holly on the Catwalk

Posted by on Thursday, 5th October, 2017 in Beech Class, Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Cedar and Holly on the Catwalk

World Famous Author, Holly Smale, met Cedar and Beech Class at the Henley Literary Festival. “Totally inspirational!” said Ines, age 11, after she listened to Holly talk about overcoming bullying at school and how she used the adverserity to spark her writing career. Below is the link to Ines’ article that she wrote for the Geek Girl Author Moved Me By How She Has Overcome Problems...

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Cedar Class Home Learning

Posted by on Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Cedar Class Home Learning

Cover letter: This week’s homework Book Review Template: film review template T1.5 Spelling...

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Cedar’s Crazy Cosmetics

Posted by on Monday, 18th September, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Cedar’s Crazy Cosmetics

Did you know that the Indus Valley civilisation, which was around 8,000 years ago, used lipstick to make themselves look beautiful? When Cedar Class discovered this fact, the first thought was obviously, ‘How did they make their lipstick?’ Never to be a class that shies away from a challenge, the cosmetically-minded children from Cedar spend the weekend concocting make-up from natural resources. The beauty saloon opened at 2pm and the initial results were stunning – worthy of the New York Fashion Show. Later results were...

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Meghan’s Poem

Posted by on Sunday, 17th September, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured | 0 comments

Meghan’s Poem

The Tortoise A Tortoise lives next to us with its great big and bumpy shell. It crawls in through the garden gate, it makes us all unwell. When we have a shower, he’s always in there first, Nothing else is worse than the big and giant tortoise!   We have a tortoise living next to us, the mean and greedy thing, he ate all our cabbages and once our garden swing. He paces at midnight shouting, waking us all up, the mean and greedy tortoise, waking us all up!   We have a tortoise living next next to us, he’s such a murderous...

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Leavers’ Assembly

Posted by on Thursday, 20th July, 2017 in Cedar Class, Featured, News | 0 comments

As another wonderful year comes, we say goodbye to an epic group of year 6 children. Here are some crazy photos to celebrate their time with us. We will miss you Year 6! Leavers’ Assembly Presentation

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Homework – Learn the Lyrics

Posted by on Wednesday, 7th June, 2017 in Cedar Class, Homework | 0 comments

Homework – Learn the Lyrics

For your homework this week, please learn the words to the songs ‘When I grow up’ and ‘We will rock you.’ The songs are on the school website under Cedar Class. When I grow up and We will rock you   Spelling Homework – Prefixes   Spelling words T6.1

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Broadway Songs to Practice For Badgefest (Cedar Class)

Posted by on Thursday, 25th May, 2017 in Cedar Class | 0 comments

Badgefest is taking place on 14th – 15th July and these are the songs we hope to sing, please use these videos to practice the...

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