Fabulous flowers

Elm class have been learning all about plants in Science this term. This week, we found out how plants reproduce. We looked at the pollination and fertilisation process and identified the different parts of the flower.   We then made our own model flowers to show all the different parts.  We learnt that bees and other … Read more

The River Nile

Elm class have been learning all about the River Nile and how important it was to the Ancient Egyptians. We learnt that the Nile floods each year and, when the flood waters recede, they leave behind rich, fertile land which is perfect for growing crops. The River Nile was also important for irrigation (watering the … Read more

Our first Book Review winner

Congratulations to the very first winner of the William Ransom Book Review competition. Each half term a book voucher is awarded to one of our pupils in years 4, 5 or 6 who leaves a book review on Accessit, our online library portal. So please remember to log in from home and encourage your children … Read more

Easter Traditions Assembly

In today’s assembly, we talked about Easter traditions here in England — and then some of our pupils did a wonderful job of telling us about Easter traditions in other countries. We learnt about Scottish egg-rolling, Hungarian egg decorating, a giant French omelette and much more! A big well done to the children who took … Read more

Spring Issue Out Now!

Look out for the Spring issue of the William Ransom Orbit magazine coming home in your children’s bags this week. Full of news, reviews and interesting articles!

World Book Day

What an exciting day we all had on World Book Day again this year! Our wonderful local author – Lucy Plunkett – came in to read her story with every class throughout school. Dexter is a school dog who has a natural way of helping children through the school day with things like: the first … Read more