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Razor meets Jay Class

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Razor the Bearded Dragon visits Jay Class

Jay Class-Sofadodger Yoga

Jay Class-Sofadodger Yoga

Jay Class-Sofadodger Yoga

Jay Class-Sofadodger Yoga

Jay Class Meet Santa

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Won Pupil of the Week for all their hard work they put into the School Nativity Play.

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Nativity Play

Christmas Nativity Play

Christmas Nativity Play

Christmas Nativity Play

Latest News

Welcome to the new school year  (01/11/2017)
Jay Class have made an excellent start to the new academic year. The Year 1 children are being fantastic role models and our new reception children have settled in beautifully.

Summer Holidays  (01/08/2017)
The Summer Holidays are here and we hope you all have a wonderful relaxing time.

February  (10/02/2017)
This half term has been extremely busy and Jay class have all risen to the challenges set for them.
We have enjoyed the different sports that SofaDodger enabled the children t have a go at. The scholastics Book Fair managed to reach its target and now the school council and pupils are choosing the free books that we have been awarded.
The Reading Karate is proving to be a great success with the children looking forward to receiving their first bands after the half term.
Chinese New Year Curriculum day saw the children making lanterns, Chinese writing, Drama and Dance. The children split into four groups and rotated around the groups.

January  (18/01/2017)
We have now been back for a few weeks since our Christmas break and the children have settled back in to the routine of school life well.

We have a lot of exciting things happening this term with sofa Dodger taking the place of swimming for this half term. The children will once again be challenging themselves taking part in a variety of sports that are available around Bodmin.
On the23rd January in Buzzard Class we are holding a Book Swap and launching the new reading initiative ‘Reading Karate’
The children will be rewarded for reading at home with wrist bands that they swap for the next one the more they read until they reach the black band, these they are allowed to keep. Just like the karate belts. We hope this will encourage everyone to enjoy reading.

Christmas Wishes  (16/12/2016)
We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Nearly Christmas!  (05/11/2016)
The class will be learning about different celebrations this half term. They will be learning to mix colours and use different size brushes, looking at birthday celebrations, and designing and making Christmas biscuits. They will also be practising hard for the Christmas play!

Spring is Here.  (19/03/2016)
Spring has arrived and the children in Jay Class have been able to get outside and enjoy the sunshine.
We have been looking at the signs of spring and the rate that plants grow and what they need to grow. You may see our experiment of plant growth in the window sill in our classroom. Maybe ask your child what we have been looking at and I'm sure they would love to explain it to you!
During our Spring Observations the children found lots of new life appearing and saw the difference between now and two weeks ago.

Police Visit  (04/02/2016)
Community police officer Andrea visited Jay Class on Wednesday 3rd February.
She talked to us about her role within the police force and how the police help us. She brought along some hats to show us and some uniform. We were very lucky to have a look at the police van and press the button that started the siren.
In the back of the van is a cell for the police to transport people. We wondered how many of us would fit in. Quite a few it would seem. After we had thanked PC Andrea for coming to talk to us she handed out stickers and said that we had behaved brilliantly.
We had a fantastic time listening to our Police Officer and now are looking forward to writing our reports.

New Year  (09/01/2016)
After our first week back after Christmas the children are all settling into a new routine and the excitement of welcoming our new teacher, Mrs Pemberton to our class.
Mrs Brown will be teaching Jay Class Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning with Mrs Pemberton teaching Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.

Farewell.  (28/12/2015)
As we return to school in January we say a sad farewell to our Teacher Mrs Ashley who is taking time away from school to spend it with her family as they welcome another brother or sister for Leo. We wish Mrs Ashley all our best and look forward to her return next Christmas .

Road Safety Day  (29/11/2015)
On Friday 27th November we held a Road Safety Day. Jay Class concentrated on “Crossing the Road Safely”.
The children were good at looking for traffic and looked and listened when they crossed the road. Please remember to help your children take responsibility for their own safety and remind them to Stop
and don’t forget to Look and listen for traffic while they cross.

Jay Class Visit to Lanhydrock.  (01/10/2015)

On Monday the 21st September Jay Class visited Lanhydrock house as part of their ‘Through the Keyhole’ topic. They learnt about the Lord and Lady of the hose, and their family. They explored the roles of servants and they looked at how homes have changed over time. The children had a thoroughly enjoyable day and members of the public complimented them on their immaculate behaviour- Well done Jays!

Welcome Back  (15/09/2015)
After our Summer Holiday Jay Class have come back ready for the challenges and adventures a new school year brings.
We particularly welcome seven new children into our Reception year and wish them luck as they start their school life.
Our topics for the Autumn term is 'Through the Keyhole' and 'What do I need to be me'
To start the topics Jay class will be visiting Lanhydrock House in Bodmin.
Each week the children will read in guided reading sessions with an adult. Phonics and/or Spelling ,Punctuation And Grammar will continue on a daily basis along with individual reading.
In numeracy the children will be learning about shape,space,measures and data handling.
School Clubs started this week with a lot of children signing up to take part.

Deli Farm Run  (16/05/2015)
Today three of Jay Class ran the Deli Farm Fun Run. It’s an annual event with over 130 children taking part, running 2.1miles.
This is the first time we have had some of our younger children take part and we are very proud of what they managed to achieve.
All the Children had a great morning and everyone finished with smiles on their faces.
1st Camelford
2nd Cardinham
3rd Tintagel and Delabole (joint)

Forest School  (16/05/2015)
Mrs Brown has been learning all about Forest Schools and she has been very keen to share what she has learnt with the children. For the past few weeks Jay class have been busy in our garden making dens, investigating mini beasts and discussing what they would like to get from Forest school.

Jay Class visit to Bodmin  (25/04/2015)
To kick start Jay Class’ new topic ‘Town Mouse and Country Mouse’ they visited Bodmin for the day. The sun shone and the children all had a wonderful day exploring the differences between country and town living.
If you would like to read more about our visit then please go to the ”lend me you literacy” website where you can read Blake’s recount of our day.
A few days later we visited our local church, St Meubreds. Here we looked at the differences’ between the larger church in Bodmin and a village church.

Poltair XC  (15/03/2015)
On Wednesday 11th March, 19 children from Years 1 and 2 went to take part in the cross country race at Poltair School.
It was a damp day and the field was muddy but despite this spirits were high and all children crossed the finishing line having ran brilliantly! Well done to all the children who took part especially to Holly Bennett who came 1st in her race.
Holly's recount of her race can be seen at

Gool Peran Lowen!  (05/03/2015)
St Piran's Day and we have been busy celebrating and finding out about the patron Saint of Cornwall.
The children have been researching the origins of the story of St Piran and how he became the patron Saint of tin miners.
Mrs Renals provided pasties for lunch for those that wanted them and Bodmin College sports leaders came and provided activities throughout the lunch time. In the afternoon Mrs Ashley taught the children Cornish dancing and we made Cornish flags.
Gool Peran Lowen! One and All.

Lend me your Literacy  (01/03/2015)
This week we are showcasing Teagan Harding's terrific recount.
Why not have a look and show your support for our young writers.

St Pirans Day Thursday 5th March  (01/03/2015)
St Piran's Day (Cornish: Gool Peran) is the national day of Cornwall, it is held on the 5th March every year.
The day is named after the patron saint of Cornwall, Saint Piran, who is also the patron saint of tin miners.
On this day in Bodmin there is a St Pirans Day Parade starting by the library at 11.00am and proceeds to St Petrocs Church.
Owl and Buzzard classes will be there representing our school.
The following day Mrs Renals will be cooking the St Piran's Day Lunch.

Pupil of the Week  (01/03/2015)
Well done to Holly Bennett.
Pupil of the week for working hard and for her positive attitude in all areas.

Sowing and Growing  (01/03/2015)
This half term our curriculum sees us delving into sowing and growing.
We are all looking forward to planting various plants and vegetables. Seeing and monitoring how they grow and possibly eating a few of them.
Garden Club has started and with key stage one children all enthusiastic about our outside environment it looks to be an exciting time in our outside area.
As part of our topic Jay class will be visiting Pinsla Garden Centre later in the month.

Pupil of the Week  (14/02/2015)
This week Jay class have all worked exceptionally hard and Mrs Ashley, Mrs Stockman and Mrs Rowe all decided that they all deserved to be awarded the pupil of the week. Well done Jays for all your hard work this week.

After School Club  (14/02/2015)
After a very positive response from parents an after school club will be commencing from the 2nd March. It will run Monday - Friday 3.15pm until 5.30pm until the end of term. We will then consult with parents to determine whether changes need to be made and on ways we can improve provision further.

Ice Skating  (14/02/2015)
On the 9th February Cardinham School years 2-6 went ice skating at the Eden Project near St Austell.
Not only did this give them all another tick towards their sofadodger challenge but it also gave them a wonderful chance to have a go at ice skating without it being crowded on the ice.
The children had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. At the end of the session the Eden staff arranged for the land train to come and pick us up and deliver us to the reception. We thanked them by singing…very loudly… big red combine harvester.
Mrs Rowe :)


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Teachers: Mrs Ashley, Mrs Brown. Teaching Assistant: Mrs Stockman.
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