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21/05/19

Eagles enjoyed making their own pizza at Pizza Express this morning. Looks delicious! https://t.co/dbuKUceTiA

16/05/19

The Great British Picnic this afternoon at Cooks Spinney. A beautiful day for the children to have their lunch outside https://t.co/7KJQX6Ko5g

16/05/19

Year 4 entered the magical world of Harry Potter yesterday. An amazing day out was had by all https://t.co/DJg8CtLuBW

15/05/19

More photos from Pixie's farm visit today https://t.co/YKAtH0KUMi

15/05/19

Pixie class had a visit from some very special friends today. The farm came to Cooks Spinney today! https://t.co/tfTNOcPr9s

14/05/19

Pupils having fun on the first day of Cooks Spinney's after-school child care Star Club yesterday. https://t.co/M9RZOuhu5l

13/05/19

Our excellent year 6 Netball team worked tirelessly till the final whistle and only lost out narrowly by a 1-0 defeat in our last game of the day. Their team spirit and never say die attitude was amazing. So proud of them. https://t.co/sGJOlESydb

09/05/19

Baguette Day today at Cooks Spinney. Delicious! https://t.co/u7dKN1SAJ8

09/05/19

EYFS and year 1 were treated to a fantastic drama workshop today provided by . The children had a great time using their imagination to be mermaids and pirates https://t.co/nhCCWdv8RV

09/05/19

Unicorns Class went outside to make bug/wildlife houses and dens as part of their British Wildlife topic this week. https://t.co/H3bK0NHKhE

08/05/19

Pixie class enjoying their music experience this afternoon. The children had an amazing time https://t.co/SzHPS6zWwk

08/05/19

This week Sprites class are learning about British wildlife. Yesterday they made bird feeders using pine cones and wrote down a list of instructions for how to make one https://t.co/z5hgRZx3GQ

07/05/19

The future generation of mathematicians from frogs class learning how to double up https://t.co/WzWbgPR4YE

03/05/19

Pixie class were very lucky to have a visit from Lottie’s hamster, Princess. They loved holding her and were very gentle! https://t.co/sKzO2kaq6s

02/05/19

Year 6 privilege card holders, plus friends, enjoying eating their lunch outside today https://t.co/QLb7mE0tvc

02/05/19

Ducks class have created this amazing Spring poem, each class member responsible for one line of the poem. Well done Ducks https://t.co/z6mOHZixno

02/05/19

The children learning some new moves in Wednesday's after-school judo club. There are still spaces available for year 3-6 pupils if anybody would like to join https://t.co/6CyoCYlpfi

02/05/19

Year 5 cycling their way through their bikeability course today https://t.co/AQeSbq8cb2

26/04/19

The Daily Mile scheme in action this morning on the KS2 playground. A positive way to start the day https://t.co/uLljpm62ts

26/04/19

The Able Writers working with one of the UK’s leading performance poets, Neal Zetter today https://t.co/TogNs1BxOy

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Children rock out to the Beatles

Children rock out to the Beatles

Posted: 23rd April 2019

Our school hall was turned into a concert hall when children got their first experience of a live gig.

Pupils and teachers threw out the rule book and rocked out to an hour-long concert by tribute act Imagine…The Beatles.

Year 2 pupils at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy have been researching The Beatles as part of their history lessons. With each new topic being celebrated with a Wow day, teachers decided seeing the music act for real would be the best way to compound their learning.

Headteacher Neil Stirrat said: “A lot of our children have never seen a live band before, so it was really nice for them to experience. It was really clever of our teachers to think to approach a band in this way. This is a life experience for our pupils

“Year 2 had learnt the songs and so could join in with the singing. They had dressed as rock stars for the day, so really got into the role, along with their teachers.

“It was a really nice way to start the day. We hope to make this a yearly event to link with what they are learning in class. Part of the music curriculum states pupils should listen to music and critique it and what better way to do that.

“They had a brilliant time.”

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