Children in Need 2018

Children in Need 2018

We have been busy fundraiser at Mells School to celebrate Children in Need, children wore there pajamas or came in wearing mufti. At the end of the day we held a cake sale.

Commotion in the Ocean

Commotion in the Ocean

This week children in Y1-4 have had dance workshops where they have explored the dangers of plastics in the environment, which were expertly led by Angela Smith through our membership of Inspired.  Today Friday 16th November, as a follow up, the whole school enjoyed a dance performance entitled, ‘Commotion in the Ocean’.

Robin Hood Pantomine

Robin Hood Pantomine

On Tuesday 13th November we went to Mells Barn to watch the pantomime, Robin Hood. It was a very enjoyable and funny performance that the children enjoyed, especially when Mrs Simons and Mr Shipway and to participate in some dancing!

Cinderella Dress Up Day

Cinderella Dress Up Day

To conclude our topic of Cinderella, we had a day full of activities. Children made crowns, created biscuits, painted banners for the Grand Ball and learnt how to dance. The children completed these activities in their family groups throughout the day and the day concluded with dancing at our Grand Ball.

Harvest Service 2018

Harvest Service 2018

On Wednesday 17th October we took part in our Harvest Service at St Andrews Church. Ragstone class showed art work based around the apples they picked from the garden and they also used these apples to produce some apple cup cakes. Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 talked about their recent trip to Fosse Farm, in Stratton on the Fosse.

Year 1 & 2 talked about Maltesers, while Year 3 & 4 talked about the machinery they use for Harvest.

Felting with Bessie

Felting with Bessie

Bessie has started working on the individual felting pieces at Mells this week with the children, and will aim to start the large hanging in time for ‘Peace week’ the week before Remembrance Day.


 

Weston Beach Visit 2018

Weston Beach Visit 2018

Monday 2nd July was the day that Mells and Beckington First Schools went to Weston Beach. It was a hot day but a very enjoyable day. The children built lots of sandcastles and especially enjoyed the fish and chip dinner!

Panta Rei Dance Workshop

Panta Rei Dance Workshop

The children this week were fortunate to take part in a dance workshop entitled Panta Rei. It was ran by a person based in Sweden. The children had a great time making up some very creative dance moves.

 

Commonwealth Dancing

Commonwealth Dancing

Ragstone and Basalt class were very fortunate this week as they took part in some Commonwealth theme dancing from The Dance Lady. They followed routines and dressed up in costumes to participate in the dancing. 

Wenlock Residential 2018

Wenlock Residential 2018

Wenlock class have been busy learning and experiencing new activities at Mill of the Brue, Bruton.

The activities the children participated in ranged from Zip Wire & Grass Tobogganing to Assault Course to Colony Games. The children really enjoyed themselves as you see by their beaming smiley faces! :)

Also so did the teachers!