1 Fractions in Action

Fractions in Action

There has been an outbreak of fractions in Eversfield at the moment. We are working on them in Form 3, and they are also the current focus in Form 4, where Mr Robbins’ children have been exploring equivalent fractions. On the face of it, fractions should be easy to understand. Read more
1 Frozen in Time

Frozen in Time

We have all heard of fusion cooking, but you can have fusion lessons, too, and they are often some of the most successful and rewarding experiences for children and teachers alike. Read more
1 A letter arrives

Dear Santa

One morning last week, shortly after Miss Shipley had taken the register, a letter arrived in Nursery. Miss Shipley was thrilled because she loves getting letters, but in fact the letter wasn’t for her. It was addressed to the children in Flamingo Group, so only they were allowed to open it. Read more
1 Voices from Long Ago

Voices From Long Ago

In Room 9 of London’s National Gallery hangs a painting by Veronese called The Family of Darius before Alexander. It is a monumental work, not merely because of its great size but also on account of its complexity and the highly engaging narrative it tells. Read more
1 Handbells

Notes from the Belfry

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas in music lessons for 5MS because Mr Biggs has got the handbells out for them to play. The theme this term in practical work is performance, with the children working as a team to combine a melody and an accompaniment. Read more
1 Lost...or Not

Lost…or Not!

Being a rather old school type of person, I believe we are too reliant these days on computer technology to tell us where we are and where we should be going. Read more
A1 The Art Day

Ways of Seeing

Last Friday we had an Art Day at Eversfield. Mrs Beech came in especially to work with a group of Form 5 pupils. Her aim was to provide the children with sufficient time and space to explore images and media at their own pace. Read more
1 Monologues by Form 5

Monoblogue

Lost overboard from his family’s yacht in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, it’s hard to imagine how things could get much worse for Michael, the hero of the classic novel Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. Read more