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Winners!

At Calpe School, our KS1&2 pupils have access to the Active Learn website which allows them to read English books, play maths games and enjoy online grammar, spelling and punctuation activities to further their learning at home. As an incentive,

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Puzzling Dinosaurs

Year 3 enjoyed putting their puzzle skills to the test when they were given wooden pieces to assemble for making dinosaurs. This was a fun challenge to conclude their unit on Fossils in Science class.

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Winners!

Calpe School children are winners!  The pupils from Years 1-5 recently entered a competition which was run by NABSS (National Assosciation of Schools in Spain). The task was to create a storyboard (KS1) or write an essay (KS2) which projected

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Soil Permeability

In Science class, Year 3 tested Soil Permeability. They collected 5 different types of soil from the local area for their experiment. They used careful observation skills to see how quickly water would go through each type of soil. They

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Fantastic Phone Cases

In their Design and Technology lessons, Year 3 children have learned 4 different kinds of stitches: running stitch, back stitch, whip stitch and blanket stitch. The children each designed a phone case for a specific market and used felt, thread

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Where Would You Like To Live?

To conclude their Literacy Unit on countries, Year 3 children wrote reports to answer the Big Question: Where Would You Like To Live? They had to research their countries, write 5 paragraphs and select pictures to illustrate each page. In

Posted in Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Amazing Astronaut Food

Year 4&5 have been learning about The Solar System and were lucky enough to try some real, freeze-dried ‘Astronaut Food’ all the way from America.  They had 3 different flavours – Strawberry, Peach and Apple & Cinnamon – and overwhelmingly

Posted in Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Vicious Volcanoes

Year 3 experimented with a Science project to learn about chemical reactions and what happens when a volcano erupts. They filled an empty plastic bottle (which they had painted brown to resemble a volcano) with water, baking soda, washing up liquid and

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Active Learn Champions!

The Active Learn website is a fantastic way to consolidate and continue learning at home.  These pupils were our winners in the second part of the Autumn term – who will be the next winners? www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Planet Earth in Plasticine

In Science class, Year 3 learned that our Planet Earth has four layers: an outer solid crust, a highly vicious mantle full of magma, a liquid outer core, and a solid inner core. To visualise this, the children used different

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