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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 92.7%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 92.7%
  • F2 Puffin Class 94.1%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 94.3%
  • Y1 Pengiun Class 96.1%
  • Y1 Robin Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 96%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 95.7%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 96.5%
  • Y4 Cuckoo Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Hummingbird Class 96.1%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 95.8%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 95.2%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 95.4%
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F2 Sandpiper Class

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Welcome to Sandpiper class!

We are a class of 30 F2 children who are starting our full time educational journey at Norbridge Academy!

On our class page will share learning and achievements as well as key information.

Keep checking our page for updates and to see how we will be working hard to

'Be the Best We Can Be.'

For more updates and information take a look at our class blog - http://sandpiper2019.norbridgeblogs.net/

and our class Twitter page- 

@ClassSandpiper

A message from Sandpiper and Puffin Class

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Sports Relief

This morning we took part in an obstacle course for Sports Relief. We also ran a mile round the field. 

Exploring dissolving for Science week

Today we have made predictions about which substances we thought would dissolve in water and then tested our predictions. 

World Book Day

On Thursday the children took part in World Book Day we all dressed up and took part in different book related activities. The children made giraffes from, 'Giraffes Can't Dance', colour mixed to paint a bear from, 'We're going on a bear hunt', practised our rhyming using the book, 'Oi Frog' and made our very own Supertatos from, 'Supertato.' 

 

I don't care what the weather man says...

 

This half term we will be continuing our topic,'I don't care what the weather man says' by looking at all things weather related and reading books such as, 'Thunder boomer' by Shutta Crumb and, 'The Wind Blew' by Pat Hutchins. Keep checking our website and twitter page @ClassSandpiper for weekly updates. 

A trip to Saint Annes

The children from Sandpiper and Puffin class went on a trip to Saint Annes church in Worksop. The children enjoyed meeting Rev Dave and the other members of the church team and explored the different areas of the church. We even had a go at ringing the church bell and tasted some bread as part of the holy communion. 

Dadly Challenge

Some of the children and parents from Sandpiper, Puffin and Sparrow class took part in our Sping term Dadly challenge and took up the task of making an aeroplane which would fly the furthest. We had lots of fantastic entries with the winner being Jenson from Sparrow class well done to all those families who took part. 

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Measuring 

Last week in Maths we used rulers and measuring tapes to measure different items in our classroom. On Friday we used our measuring skills to put ourselves in order from tallest to smallest. 

Tallest to smallest

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Weather reports

As part of our weather topic we have been having a go at forecasting the weather ourselves. 

Weather reports

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Weather reports

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Chinese New Year 

This week we have been learning all about Chinese New Year the children have written about the animals from the Chinese zodiac and eaten a Chinese banquet. Take a look at our blog for pictures of our writing. 

Maisy goes camping

This week in Maths we have been looking at addition and writing number sentences. We have read the book Maisy goes camping and used it to help us write number sentences adding one each time. The children then had a go at making their own tents using bricks and animals to see how many they could fit inside. 

Super subtraction

This week in Sandpiper class we have been singing the songs, Ten green bottles and 10 fat sausages to help us with our subtraction number sentences. 

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I don't care what the weatherman says... 

This half term we will be investigating all things weather related and looking into the science behind the weather and why we have the weather that we do in each season. We will be reading the books, Kipper's book of weather by Mick Inkpen and I Love the rain by Margaret Park Bridges. The children will have a go at being meteorologists and predicting the weather that we will experience. 

Christmas dinner and Christmas jumper day

The children had a great day celebrating Christmas jumper day and really enjoyed eating their Christmas dinner. We would like to say a big thank you to Mrs Rice and all of the dinner staff who served us our dinner. 

Welcome to the Pantomime 

This week the children from Foundation and Keystage one have enjoyed a performance of Aladdin from The West End in Schools theatre company. The children enjoyed taking part and singing the songs and doing actions, a great time was had by all. 

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Beep Beep Day

This week in Sandpiper class we have taken part in a Beep Beep Day. We have talked about how to keep ourselves safe on the roads and played safety games outside pretending to be lollipop people and stopping the traffic. 

I Spy Christmas

If you would like to practice our songs at home here they are.

It's a donkey

Mary had a baby

We have news to tell you

Bumpety, bumpety, bump

Everyone's in the stable

I Spy Christmas

Lest we forget 

Today we have made poppy pictures with Mr Slaney to mark Remembrance Day. 

 

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Perfect patterns

Today in our Mathematics lesson we have been looking at patterns. The children used a variety of different resources to make a repeating pattern.

 

Be the best you can be - Autumn 2

This half term we will be delving into the world of jobs and thinking all about what we could be when we grow up. We will also be thinking about kindness and how we can be kind in our everyday lives. 

We will be reading - 

Have you filled a bucket today? - A guide to daily happiness for kids - By Carol McCloud

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

The Questioneers by Andrea Beaty

 

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Harvest Assembly

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On Thursday we took part of in our Harvest Assembly and enjoyed singing our song Big Red Combine Harvester.

Trip to Runaround

On Thursday we went on a class trip to Runaround to build our class mascot. The children had great fun in the play centre and we made our class mascot Spotty. 

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Welcome Assembly

On Friday 20th September the children in Sandpiper class were officially welcomed to Norbridge Academy by Mr Huthart. 

Fantastic first week in Sandpiper class

We have had a great first week in Sandpiper class the children have enjoyed spending time in their new classroom and getting to know their new friends. We have been thinking about rules and routines, and making sure that we all know what the rules in our classroom are. 

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 92.7%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 92.7%
  • F2 Puffin Class 94.1%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 94.3%
  • Y1 Pengiun Class 96.1%
  • Y1 Robin Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 96%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 95.7%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 96.5%
  • Y4 Cuckoo Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Hummingbird Class 96.1%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 95.8%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 95.2%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 95.4%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Megan Williams
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
  • International Schools Award
  • Investors In People
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