Hand to Hand

Last week as part of our whole school well being focus we participated in a carousel of art and team building activities. One of…

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Lots and lots of learning!

We have been incredibly busy in Year 1 and while we have thoroughly enjoyed our D&T work we have also engaged in some fun…

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D&T week

Wow! What a week we have had. We have been incredibly busy this week making our moving pictures. To link in with our Dinosaur…

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Y6 DT Week

Year 6 have been very busy this afternoon making purses in DT. We have focussed today on cutting out our fabric, adding decorations and…

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Great Year 5 Bake Off!

As part of our Design and technology week, Year 5 are designing and making bread rolls. On Monday we visited Tesco Bakery to research…

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Y3 Forces Investigation

We continued our Science topic by looking at how different surfaces affected how far a toy car travelled. We had a great time exploring…

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Y2: A special topic visit!

Today we were very lucky to be visited by Hertford Fire Station as part of our introduction to our new topic. They came with…

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New Beginnings

We have settled in really well in Year 1 and had a fantastic second week of learning. We produced some lovely writing about our…

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Settling into Nursery

The children have been settling well into Nursery and have enjoyed exploring their learning environment…

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Settling in!

The children have enjoyed their second week at school.  They have stayed for lunch and enjoyed a play in our Early Years garden.  We…

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Y2: Fun in the Sun – Team Games

Year 2 have made a fantastic start to the new academic year during our first curriculum week!

We have been creating calligrams in English, by…

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We are learning to play the Ukulele!

Today, Miss Todd came into class to teach Music. It is going to be exciting, learning to play a new musical instrument – the…

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Terrific Tenor Horns!

Today Year 4 had their first music lesson with Miss Todd and were introduced to their Tenor Horns! We all had a fantastic time…

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Well Being Week

Year 5 have made a great start to the new year. We have been involved in creative tasks – making birthday cards, sketching self…

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First week in year 2

What a fantastic first week in school! We have loved our wellbeing week, especially our messy art and sports afternoons. We have learnt so much about…

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Our first week in Reception

Reception have had a great start to their time at Abel Smith School. This week they have been getting to know each other and…

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Year 3 Kandinsky Art Work

We have ended our well being week by learning about the works of Wassily Kandinsky. We created our own abstract squares with…

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Year 3 Science fun

What a great start to our Science topic! In Year three we are learning about Magnets and Firces in the Autumn term. We began…

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Year 6’s First Week

Year 6 have been busy during this well-being week. Not only have we been discussing some very beguiling thunks, we’ve also been getting creative…

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Design and Technology Year 5

Year 5 have been designing a Textile Hanging during D and T week, using block printing techniques. Our designs were inspired by African ‘Adrinka’…

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Y3 Egyptian Day

This morning I am teaching not my usual year three children; they have been transformed into a variety of characters from Ancient Egypt!

We…

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Shared Reading

After our successful collaborative learning with Year 4 in computing, we decided to replicate it by doing some shared reading!

The children loved reading to…

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School Council Fun and Games!

On Friday, the school council held their first Fun and Games Session! The children chose the events they wanted to hold and each ran…

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What an afternoon!

We are now on our journey back to school after a fun-filled afternoon in Forte Knebworth! We have been playing Kings  and Queens in the…

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