March 2014 - News

Mock Tudor Band

Date: 18/3/14
By: admin
Upland Schools' Year 4 classes, Mars and Venus, invited the Mock Tudor band and dancers to visit them in school to bring their Tudor topic to life.    The musicians brought families of recorders and crumhorns as well as a bass viol and early violins and a wide repertoire of pieces from the time of Henry VIII...
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Inspiring us in Science

Date: 18/3/14
By: admin
Your Future, Your Ambition - Inspiring us in science, technology engineering and maths Today Mr Twyman and Mrs Saunders took 15 of Upland's scientists, engineers and mathematicians to the Your Future Your Ambition event. Here we had the opportunity to find out about science and engineering roles in some of the biggest companies in Britain. We...
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The London Symphony Orchestra’s “Ultimate Storyteller” workshops

Date: 13/3/14
By: admin
Year 3 have been taking part in The London Symphony Orchestra's "Ultimate Storyteller" workshops. Members from the orchestra have been into school to show year three different orchestral instruments and compose music with them. The children then learnt a song about characters from the story of the "Arabian Nights" and is part of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade which...
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WE Day

Date: 11/3/14
By: admin
On the 7th March 17 lucky Year 6 children travelled to Wembley Arena for WE Day UK. WE Day is an event run by Free the Children as a reward for any charitable work carried out by school children across the UK. As part of the day children were fortunate enough to hear some very...
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Year 2 trip to the Tower of London

Date: 11/3/14
By: admin
 Year 2 trip to the Tower of London  Class Thistle and Bramble visited the Tower of London on either 4th or 5th of March. We travelled to Cannon Street by train and enjoyed walking to the Tower of London, taking in the Monument and the River Thames on the way. Both classes were lucky enough...
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The whole school enjoyed celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 6th March

Date: 11/3/14
By: admin
The whole school enjoyed celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 6th March, by dressing up as a character from a historically themed text. There were some fabulous costumes displayed from well known literary classics and we’d like to thank all parents for supporting their children in creating costumes of some much loved characters from historical...
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CRiBS Bus

Date: 4/3/14
By: admin
The CRiBS bus came to the school during the week beginning 10th February as part of our PSHEC curriculum. Several classes visited the bus and experienced sessions on the theme of friendship. These included DVD clips, listening to stories, discussions and hands-on activities. The children had a great fun time of learning about all aspects...
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