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
1 The Squashability Factor

The Squashability Factor

Who would want to be a teddy bear in Form 2? You come to school all happy and eager, expecting to receive lots of cuddles from the friendly Eversfield children, and what happens? Mr Solly tells you that you have to take part in an investigation to find out how squashy you are and... Read more
1 The Way of St Paul

The Way of St Paul

We have just come to the end of a period known at Eversfield as Open Door Fortnight, during which time teachers and teaching assistants are invited to spend at least one lesson observing the work of a colleague. Read more
1 The Estimation Question

The Estimation Question

I am sure that, just like me, you are all far too young to remember a song recorded in the early 1980s by Bananarama and the Fun Boy Three entitled It Ain’t What You Do, It’s The Way That You Do It. Read more
1 D is for Daddy

D is for Daddy

Have you ever wondered what Father’s Day is all about? Cynics would tell you that it is no more than a shallow, modern imitation of the more traditional Mothering Sunday, orchestrated by greeting card companies to boost their sales. Read more