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Silhouette artwork in Sparrowhawks class – building on learning about smooth blending of watercolours, the children created these marvellous palm tree silhouettes. 


Kingfisher Class reading with parents – thank you to all parents who join in with the weekly Friday reading sessions – it is great to have you in school and sharing in the children’s learning!


Children in Robins Class loved sharing books with their parents. Some chose personal favourites whilst others chose books they had read in school. Some children even decided to make books of their own!



Year 6 children visited UEA Sportspark for an ‘Active Leaders’ day. They worked hard, learning about health and well-being, athletic activities and how to lead playground games. “We learned about being Safe, gaining Maximum participation, being Inclusive, promoting Learning, Enjoyment and Success,” report Tristan and Lottie, “We used our communication skills and had to get out of our comfort zone speak to those from other schools.” Well done Y6 – we look forward to your new games and ideas at playtimes!


Forest School is a highlight for children at Tacolneston. Today, Year 3 were in the woods, making dreamcatchers, firelighting, working with shelters and playing active games in the forest.


We welcomed Mrs Cox to Collective Worship. She shared with us the story of Mary Jones and her Bible, inspiring us with the incredible perseverance Mary showed to raise funds and travel far to buy a Bible of her own. We learned the message together from Philippians 3:14 “I keep trying to reach the goal and get the prize”. Thank you Mrs Cox!


Children love coming to Art Club, which is organised and run by Year 6 pupils. Here they made star and flower streamers, which the younger children were quick to dub ‘magic wands’! Well done to Year 6 for giving their lunchtimes so kindly and skillfully to run Art Club.


Happy New Year 2024! Children enjoying playtime together, playing with their friends and their buddies from different classes. A lovely happy playground! 


Exploring common factors and inverse operations in maths using practical equipment. Well done Y3/4!