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Real dance

This week for our dance lesson we looked at partner work, which included lifts and leans. The children worked together safely to then incorporate these moves into their dances. They also included circles, turns, jumps, different levels and silk like moves (we have been working on these moves for the past few weeks.)  

Real Dance in Orleigh

In Orleigh class we have been learning about using circles to create different dance movements. We pretended to be a piece of silk moving slowly in time with the music. We gave each other positive feedback about our dances.  

Real Dance

In Tythecott class we have been learning about working in unison and canon, as well as mirroring our partners movements. We applied our knowledge and skills and worked on developing a dance to a slow calm song thinking about the speed and different levels of movement. We did really well moving in time to the […]

Real Dance

This week in our Real Dance lesson, we learnt about artistry using very calm music. We started working individually and then in small groups. We learnt about keeping time with the music, working in unison and canon at varying levels.

Athletic finals

Today, Louise and I had the pleasure of taking 12 Yr 5/6 children to the Athletic finals (At Bideford College sports hall.) against 13 other schools from across North Devon. The children all competed in a variety of track and field events consisting of standing high jump, standing long jump, speed bounce and chest throw. […]

Muddy Tag Rugby

This morning, Gorwood class were not afraid of the mud when it came to developing their skills. We practised tagging as well as  running with the ball until tagged.  This was then applied to the small sided games we played.

Real PE in the rain

Today, we continued to develop our personal skills by challenging ourselves, persevering and reacting positively when things became difficult. After working on a range of skills, we put these into practise in a game. 

Dance 17.3.2023

Today Alminstone class were continuing with their dance and sequences. We had a different warm up this week ‘follow the leader’. The class got into groups and had to copy their leader’s movements. They changed leaders, changed movement, changed their speed and height. It was lovely to see the groups get quite creative with their […]

Picture wise (scarf 17.3.2023)

Toady in Alminstone we were looking at how we take photos, who we share them with and whether a picture was safe or unsafe to post on social media. The children we very good at deciding if the pictures were safe or unsafe.

Swimming 10.3.23

Another great week swimming for Ashmansworthy class. The children are all coming on leaps and bounds with their swimming skills. It has been lovely to watch the progression, from week one to where they are now and to see them all grow in confidence. Some children were learning  butterfly stroke this week, while others were […]

Real dance 10.3 2023

This week during our dance lesson we continued to focus on incorporating circles, turns and jumps into our dance sequence . We also looked at moving like a piece of silk and how we could include these moves into the sequences aswell. The children are really get the hang of changing their dance tempo/moves to […]

Village Schools and the Burton Art Gallery

Burton Art Gallery ran their annual school exhibition.  Parkham were presented with £50 cheque for their camouflaged animals using Henri Rousseau as inspiration.  Buckland Brewer had 2 individual winners: Charlie and Hannah, for their camouflaged animals using Henri Rousseau as inspiration. The exhibition is open until the end of March, so please pop along and […]

Real PE

This half term, we are improving our ball skills. We are developing our sending and receiving skills using different sized balls and using these skills in different games. This week we also challenged our reaction times with a partner.

Alminstone real Dance 3.3.23

The children in Alminstone have been working on a new set of skills this week during dance. We have been looking at how we can  incorporate circles and circles with jumps. All of the children tried to challenge themselves with these moves and tried to vary their height levels to make their dance more interesting. […]

How dare you! Scarf 24.2.23

This week Alminstone discussed what the word ‘dare meant.’ “It can mean that you dare someone to do something or if you are having an argument you may say how dare you.” We looked at different scenarios and discussed whether they were a dare or not and how if you were the person being dared […]

Real dance 24.2.23

Alminstone started their new PE topic this half term of dance. The children moved to different tempos of music for their warm up. This made them think about how their moves needed to fit the beat of the music.We talked about moving fluently between shapes and how we could differentiate the levels and incorporate this […]

Swimming 24.2.2023

Ashmansworthy class quickly settled back into their swimming routine after a week off. Two of the groups were working on stroke techniques this week while the third group were practicing floating like a star aswell as other elements. A few challenges for some of the children, but they accepted the challenge and over came some […]

Ashmansworthy swimming 10.2.22

On Friday Ashmansworthy class continued to work on particular strokes, their breathing and stroke techniques during the lesson. Each and every child is continually pushing/challenging themselves. They thoroughly enjoyed the sinking toys, which pushed some children out of their comfort zone of going under water to retrieve them. Well done everyone for another suberb lesson.

Alminstone PE 10.2.2023

Friday was our last session on the real PE unit health and fitness. We started the session with our warm up inside out. Then we progressed onto the game scatterball and Throlf. Half the class played Scatterball and half the children played Throlf. There were lots of encouraging comments between the children, which was lovely […]

Thai Chi for China Day

Tythecott class had great fun practising some Thai Chi this morning as part of our China Day, well done everyone!

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