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Thinking of buying video or computer games?

If you are thinking of buying video or computer games for your child this Christmas, here are a few points you might want to bear in mind. The age certificates given on the game are a guide to the appropriateness of the content not the difficulty of the game. Games for older children and adults […]

Staff governor

Its been an interesting term as staff governor. We have voted for a new Chairperson and discussed our strategies for the new year. We are feeling more settled in the new building now and its beginning to feel like home. I am looking forward to working with some new parent governors. Sarah Lucas

Year 6 have found their confidence

This week Year six have been doing lots of work. In Art we have been printing we made our own priters to print with. In Maths we have been doing weighing we learn kg kilograms g grams and which one is more heavier or less. In English we have been reading The Making of Milton […]


5E have been learning about Advent this week. We opened up the first day of our class Advent calendar today.. the chocolate was so yummy! We have listened to an Advent story in History¬†and we made some advent candle window art in Art. We even made some ginger biscuits to get into the Christmas spirit. […]

5M have been learning about India

this week we have beendoing mas in maths. we have yousing skeyus (scales). fe tqdaa w hab bem sws (today we have been swimming). ann came to do music whith us she recorded are music. and we been learning about the taj mahal. we war doing India. they caalapeth (celebrate) colrl festevl hoie (colour festival, […]

All wrapped up warm

Caterpillars have had a very busy week. At the start of the week we looked at zoo animals and read Dear Zoo to get ready for our trip to Dudley Zoo. On Wednesday we went on the minibus to Melbicks garden centre and looked at the Christmas trees and lights. On Thursday we went with […]

Sutton Park 3m

This week in 3m we had a great morning doing a forest school lesson at Sutton Park looking for the difference between deciduous  and evergreen trees. We have been learning our 10x table in maths.

Friday 1st December 2017

Wow! It’s been a very busy week in Butterflies class. We have been reading the book ‘Dear Zoo’. We have been very creative and made a paper plate lion, a collage giraffe and a swirly snake. On Thursday we were very lucky to visit the zoo, we saw flamingos, monkeys and sealions on our way […]

Link Governor

As the newly elected Link Governor, I will be ensuring that all members of the Governing Board, of Pines School, will be provided with training, to help them to understand the best way to meet all current and future challenges that the School may face. George Tolley

Very proud yr6

Year 6 made an assembly about Paddington Bear and refugees. Paddington was a refugee from darkest Peru. We made a dance, body percussion and a rap. Some of year 6 parents came to watch our brilliant assembly. We are very proud of ourselves. On Wednesday we went to the cinema in Solihull to see The […]