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Our School Houses


Each child belongs to one of the four houses and is able to contribute to their House through House Points earnt in lessons and at Sports Days. Every month we find out in our celebration assembly which house has earnt the most points that month.

The House with the most points at the end of the year wins the House shield!

Meet our House Captains

There are 2 house captains and 2 vice house captains in each house. We are voted for by everyone in the school. It is a very responsible job and we take pride in leading our houses.


Meet St David's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Aidan and Stephanie and our Vice House Captains are Chloe and Luke. Our Sports House Captain is Joe.


Meet St Patrick's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Edward and Bella and our Vice House Captains are Afia and Edward.  OUr Sports House Captain is Edward.


Meet St Andrew's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Aubrey and Aryana and our Vice House Captains are Ben and Evie. Our Sports House Captain is Haider.

Meet St George's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are George and Mary-Jane and our Vice House Captains are Dexter and Faith. Our Sports House Captain is Dexter.

 Housepoints earned last month:


      ST DAVID                            ST PATRICK                      ST ANDREW                      ST GEORGE    



           664                                1024                               1099                          676  



House Captain Archived Blog 2016-2017


Reception - They have started PE, Phonics and are studying a book called Mr Big. They are doing party related crafts and healthy eating. 

Year 1 - They have been learning about the 5 senses, taste tests, smelling, testing and studying all of the senses.

 Year 2 - They have been looking at the Pumpkin soup and are going to be making it and are learning the inverse in Maths.

Year 3 - Practising for class assembly and writing a stone age story.

Year 4 - Year Four have been (secret word: walk) continuing their learning about the Romans and made mosaics. They have also been learning how to round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

Year 5 - They have been learning about Greek gods and doing Fractions as well as doing mental addition and subtraction. 

Year 6 -They have been learning about World War 2 and have been doing some fun things in Topic.

Whole School - This week we have become the first school to be awarded a partnership award with our church! Our assembly theme for this month is thankfulness. Make sure you walk to school or park and stride!


Next week we are taking part in I Sing Pop and performing in a concert next Friday. Have you bought your tickets yet? They're selling fast!



Luke, Aidan, Stephanie and Chloe :)



Hey, we're the new house captains of St.Andrews  (the best house). Our names are Aryana and Aubrey and here's the weekly update of whats going on in this fabulous school:

Reception - They're settling in very well with their amazing teachers and have made loads of new friends 

Year 1 - They have been looking at the body and have made a fascinating paper plate skeleton. 

 Year 2 - they are learning about Bristol's most famous inventor, Brunel. they also braved the weather on Wednesday on a trip to the harbor side 

Year 3 -year three are learning about the stone age and the iron age and are reading a book called Stone age boy 

Year 4 -they learning about the ruthless Romans and are reading a book called Thieves of Ostia

Year 5 -year five are studying Greece and are reading Beast of Olympus.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been studying (secret word:race) WW2 and have been reading Silver Sword.

Whole School -Last week the school did a LOT of stuff. KS2 did a cross country and we have also have done a huge community harvest village fair which made everyone feel like one big family. 6H entertained the visitors with a play about WW2 whilst the teachers were judging.

This is what happened last week and COME ON ST ANDREWS WE CAN WIN THE SHEILD!!!!!!!

Aubrey and Aryana 


15.9.17 - 22.9.17

Welcome back to school! Here is an update on what everyone has been up to from Year Six all the way down to Reception. So why don't you read on and see what's going on.

Reception - Reception are learning about how to behave in school and are settling in nicely.

Year 1 -Year One are learning about the human skeleton and are learning about the bee (an ELLI animal).

 Year 2 -Year Two are learning (secret word:harvest) about Brunel, a famous Victorian architect, and the giants of Avon Gorge.

Year 3 -Year Three are learning about the Stone Age.

Year 4 -Year Four are learning about the Roman Army.  

Year 5 -Year Five are learning about the Ancient Greeks in Topic.

Year 6 - Year Six are learning about world war two and and are doing the book study of silver sword in English.

Whole School - Next week we have our Harvest Assembly and a Harvest Village Fair after school on Tuesday. What will you bring?


by Edward Pugh,Bella Lamb,Edward Williams and Afia Danquah




Welcome to Saint Andrew's amazing blog. This blog will help you learn about what each class has been doing this week!

Reception -  In reception they studied the facinating dinosaurs and they re-created their fossils by making them out of clay. They also made a fantstic volcano erruption on the field.

Year 1 - In year 1 they have been working on their assembly - which was amazing!During maths (unicorn) they have been weighing and mesuring things.


Year 2 - In year 2 they have written reports on elephants . They have also studied fractions in maths.


Year 3 - In year 3 they have been mummifing tomatoes.


Year 4- In year 4 they have been writting diary entries and doing role plays about brazil. In maths they have been doing lots of different types of


Come on St Andrews! We want to win this time!

By Hannah, Lola and Freddie


Welcome to Saint Patrick's amazing blog. We hope you all had a wonderful bank holiday Monday. This is what happened during our short but amazing and hard- working week.

Reception - Found out what houses they were in. They've started their new topic and decorated their classroom to match their topic - under the sea. 

Year 1 - They went to Cedar Park and had an amazing time and started there new topic green fingers.( secret word worms )

Year 2 - They have been learning about Florence Nightingale and they are investigating why it is important to wash our hands.


Year 3 - Today they went on a school trip to the museum as part of there topic.


Year 4- They started there new topic Vikings and they learnt a song about all of the names of the Viking gods.


Year 5- Year 5 have been extremely busy this week learning about and writing African myths.  They have also been beat boxing in music.  year five have entered an festival known as the the Goram fair ! 

Year 6- Year 6 have been preparing for sats week with an enormous amount of tests - wish us luck !!  Also getting ready for charity day on the 19th of May.  Don't forget to dress up as a famous historical character and bring £1.

Come on St Patricks! We want to win this time!

By Sacha , Keira and Cleo :D ; )

24.4.17 - 28.4.17

Reception - This week Reception have been learning to do subtraction in Maths and have been doing Easter holiday writing.

Year 1 - This week Year 1 have been learning about Beatrix Potter. In Art they have been using water colours to create pictures.

Year 2 - This week Year 2 have been learning about Grace Darling. Also, in P.E they have been doing Yoga.

Year 3 - This week Year 3 have been starting their new topic- Ancient Egypt. Also,they have been drawing a Egyptian map in chalk on the year 2 playground. In Science they have been looking at how plants grow.

Year 4 - This week Year 4 have been learning about some Viking myths and they have been doing 'I sing pop' and have been learning how to use a protractor. (Secret word:Dragon)

Year 5 - This week Year 5 have welcomed their new teacher Miss Devries. They have been studying Africa and in music they have been listening to hip hop music.

Year 6 - This week Year 6 have been studying the Bristol Bus Boycott and have been looking and writing a diary of a slave.

Whole school:This week was St George's day. Also, all the classes have been preparing for the new English displays. They'll be up next Thursday so look out for them!

Charlotte, Izzi, Harry and zaid

31.3.17 - 7.4.17

Reception -In reception they have done an Easter egg  hunt and are making Easter cards . 

Year 1 - They went on a school trip to Caldicot castle. 

Year 2 - Year 2 have been writing stories  based on little red riding hood and went on an Easter egg hunt .

Year 3 - In year 3 they have been practicing the songs for their performance (secret word = Easter) and went to Stoke Lodge to play in the park and go on a bug hunt.

Year 4 - On Tuesday and Wednesday they performed to their parents and went on a trip to Stoke Lodge.

Year 5 - Year 5 have been making Easter biscuits and rocky road bake.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been practicing  for their sats and will be doing something exciting for Easter this afternoon.

by Gilly Zuhayr and Will

24.3.17 - 31.3.17

Reception - They have been learning about money £££!!! Also making scenarios about rescuing animals! 

Year 1 - In maths they have been learning the importance of place value and next week they are going to a real castle!! To get ready, they are learning about castle weapons...

Year 2 - This week has been very exciting for Year 2! They had a surprise Scottish day as part of the Isle of Coll topic. The teachers dressed in kilts and the children baked shortbread, wrote recipes, designed tartan kilts and create clan shields! They even flew there on the Stoke Bishop airplane!

Year 3 and 4 - They're about to perform an amazing school play! 

Year 5 - They are studying(Secret word = parrots) the book wonder (I wonder why) and learning about they're out of this world topic - space.

Year 6 - The year sixes have been writing a newspaper report on the weather in Scotland.

Freddie and Rico

17.3.17 - 24.3.17

Happy red nose day! (secret word: charity.)  

Reception -  Had a play with the bee bots and learnt how to put out the fire using chairs as the fire, in maths they were learning how to count on remembering the number in there head.

Year 1 - They've been learning about castles and making Mothers day gifts. They've also been writing about the knight and the dragon.

Year 2 - Planted beans to investigate what they need to grow, they've also been busy writing book reviews 

Year 3 - Year 3 have been celebrating there magnificent Italian day.  They've been designing restaurants and have been cooking all sorts of amazing dishes such as pizza, tagliatelle       

Year 4 - Perfecting their play with there costumes and practicing with the year 3's. Mrs Lange is also introducing the weekly challenge so look out when you're walking along the corridor for pictures and maybe the glow team will pull you out of the box outside Mrs Lange's classroom.

Year 5 - Unfortunately they're not here to tell us the amazing things they have been doing this week as they are on a trip to play cricket!

Year 6 - Have been revising for their SATS. All good scores though!! Besides that they have been monologues and dialogues thinking deeply about putting themselves into character.

Keira. Sacha, Charlie and Cleo


10.3.17 - 13.3.17

Reception -  This week reception have been turning into superheros and giving themselves superhero names! They have been making masks and capes for their costumes!!! 

Year 1 - This Friday, year 1 are having their medival banquet, where they will be tasting some delicious medival food.

Year 2 -  Year 2 have had a letter from Katie Morag asking for help so they are sending letters back to her. They have also been looking at 3D shapes.

Year 3 - They have been reading the Fireworks Daughter and in maths have been learning about fractions, they have also been working at the pond. (Secret word: leprechaun).

Year 4 - Year 4 have been practicing their play and they have been doing news reports on the field.

Year 5 - They have started reading a new book called Wonder and they have started to look at the easter story.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been reading the book 'There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom.'  We have been learning about John Cabot and his explorations.

Whole school - In school the swimming results came through, the netball team went to St Bedes Catholic College. Today is year 1's assembly and after assembly year 1 will be having their royal banquet. Today ia St Patricks day and the football inter-house tournament has started, St George are currently winning. The Stages team have found out they got into the GALA!!!!!

Charlotte, Izzy, Harry, Zaid


24.2.17 - 3.3.17

Reception - They have been designing their own superheros and 3D shapes.

Year 1 - They have been learning about castles and are going on a school trip soon.

Year 2 - This week they have taken part in Google Expeditions which was amazing (secret word:computer). They've also been making a collage book of Katie Morag and designing leaflets for the Isle of Coll.

Year 3 - They have been learning about volcainos and exploding them.

Year 4 - They have been practising thier play and learning about iron man.

Year 5 - They have been waching the video titanime and learning about rockets.

Year 6 - We have been reading the boy in the girls toilets.

Whole school - We had Google Expeditions and we were allowed to wear virtual reality head sets.

Keep earning house points St Davids we can win!

Gilly Beau Will Zuhayr

24.2.17 - 3.3.17

Wow! What a busy week we've all had! We started on Monday with the launch of World Book Week! Each class "adopted" an author for the week and learnt all about their books and the author themselves. 

Then on Tuesday we had a visit from a REAL author, Michelle Robinson. Year 1 and year 3 were lucky enough to do some workshops with her as well!

On Wednesday and Thursday we had a visit from Skippy John (secret word: happy). We learnt how to skip as well as develop our skipping tricks! It was AMAZING fun and even the teachers had to join in (which we secretly enjoyed!)

Thursday was World Book Day! We lost all the children as they were replaced by book characters! The whole school was alive with excitement and everyone looked fantastic in their costumes! Well done!

Friday was Parade of Excellence AND the biscuit competition results! So many reasons to celebrate and we are really proud of everyone in our school.

House Captains were away today on a trip so this was written by me, Miss Cannard!

Have a lovely weekend everyone!

21.2.17 - 24.2.17

Welcome back! We all hope you have had a wonderful half term. We're already looking forward to Lent, Pancake day and Easter!  

Reception: Wrote what they did during the half term and came up with some amazing stories. In maths they are learning about time. 

Year 1: They did number bonds to 20 and started there new topic Castles!

Year 2: They started a new topic on an island home, focusing on Katie Morag, and also they are being very busy with fractions during maths.

Year 3: They have been practising their play script for their play and their new topic, Italy (Secret word: sugar).     

Year 4: Year 4 have been busy rehearsing their play, slipping in some brilliant acting. We will all be looking forward to it.

Year 5: Year 5 are studying the first hippo on the moon. Looking forward to reading Wonder and excited to start learning about their new topic Space.

Year 6: Did well in their mock SATS last week and pretty much everyone passed! They have been learning about arguments and different points of views.

Whole school: Next week is World Book Week. Don't forget to dress up next Thursday!

Keep trying, St Patricks!!

Keira, Charlie, Sacha and Cleo  

3.2.17 - 10.2.17

Reception: This week Reception have been focusing on the Gruffalo and they have been making Gruffalo collages. 

Year 1:  Year 1 have been making faces using pastels, spices and they've been pebble painting!

Year 2: They have made fire pictures in different ways (collage, silhouette, scribble and pointillism). They were also lucky enough to meet some firemen, visit their fire engine and learn about fire safety!

Year 3: Year 3 have been building volcanoes with paper mache and decorated them. They wrote their first diaries. 

Year 4: Year 4 have started practicing their year 3-4 production and they have been cast their parts. 

Year 5: Year 5 have been creating river art, they have been on a trip to the river, they have sketched rivers and they have been creating water colour scenes. (secret word: unicorn)

Year 6: This week year 6 have been making dolls with newspaper and fabric (clothing.) Year six have also been doing a lot of tests.

Whole school: ARTS WEEK!!!!!

Keep collecting house points St George and we can win!!!!!!

Charlotte, Izzi, Harry and Zaid 


27.1.17 - 3.2.17

Reception: they have been playing on the apparatus. 

Year 1:In year 1 they have playing on the field for their topic.

Year 2: In year 2 they have been creating block graphs , writing diary  and learning to wright in code. 

Year 3: They learnt about explosions with volcanoes. 

Year 4: Their doing auditions for their play and learning about time. 

Year 5: They are walking to the River Trym next week and reading Wind in the Willow.

Year 6: This afternoon we're going on the i pads and doing animations in partners.

Whole school: Next week we're going to be doing arts week .Each class chooses a theme then creates art week around it. Also we're doing banana grams .

Come on St Davids we can win !!!!!!!!!!!

Beau,will,Gilly ,Zuhayr


20.1.17 - 27.1.17

Reception: This week reception have been doing the ginger bread man and caught Mrs Hepworth eating an arm.

Year 1: This week yr 1 have been designing fabulous playgrounds and have been celebrating Chinese new year

Year 2: This week yr 2 have buried some wine, cheese and a diary as part of their topic. Also they are about to start Mathletics.

Year 3: This week yr 3 have been making volcano fact files and made a epic volcano eruption. They have also been studying famous volcanoes.

Year 4: This week yr 3 have been making fab role plays and studying Antarctica. 4D are doing their assembly.

Year 5: This week they have been studying a book called Wind in the Willows and have been doing a lot of music. 

Year 6: This week year 6 have been doing lots of grammar. Do you know what Nixie is?

Whole school: This week the school has introduced a thing called Bananagrams! Hope to see you there!

Lola and Hannah


13.1.17 - 20.1.17

Reception: In Reception they have started a new a new story The Three Little Pigs they have also started learning about movement in P.E and they have  made masks .

Year 1: They learnt to divide by sharing and they have designed fun playground equipment 

Year 2: 2M are doing there class assembly on the Great fire of London,Making non chronological report on materials

Year 3: They're topic is on volcanoes and they have been learning about the layers of the Earth.

Year 4: Year 4 have been very busy this term, they have been doing bike ability and Miss Derrick took some children on a maths challenge.  The girls came SECOND!

Year 5: Year 5 have been writing stories on journeys and have been writing raps.

Year 6: Year 6 have written thriller stories on the film "Alma" and we have been really busy with our learning.

Whole school: Each class have been taking part in "The Daily Mile". We can run, skip, dance or move in any way whilst chatting to our friends.

Keep up the good work St Patricks!

Cleo, Charlie and Sacha


6.1.17 - 13.1.17

Reception: This week Reception have started learning about addition. They have started their once upon a time topic and they have begun their daily mile!

Year 1: This week Year 1 have been on a trip to Sea Mills and Stoke Lodge park. They've also been investigating number bonds to 10. Also they've been reading a story called "Voices in the Park" by Anthony Browne.

Year 2: They have done yoga in PE and in topic they are doing the Great Fire of London. In Maths they are learning how to multiply and divide.

Year 3: In Year 3, they have been learning about volcanoes and they have made fact files about volcanoes too! They have been watching lots of videos. They have also been looking at rocks through microscopes in science.

Year 4: They have done a science experiment about water. In Topic, they have been learning about Shakelton, a famous Antarctic explorer!

Year 5: In English they have been reading "Journey" and in Topic they have started learning about Rivers. Friday's assembly is 5R's class assembly.

Year 6: In Year 6, we have been doing LOTS of instruction work and in Science we have been learning about inheritance and evolution.

Whole school: In school, we have had an amazing assembly all about the WOW moments in life. Also the year 5's did dodgeball competition and came third out of 10 schools.

Keep going St George!

By Izzi, Harry, CHrlotte , zaid 


4.1.17 - 6.1.17

Reception: they have been learning their word groups and catching up on their Christmas holidays

Year 1: they have been learning their bonds to 10 and they have been learning their phonics

Year 2: they have been baking yummy bread for their new topic the Great Fire of London

Year 3: they have been making their Volcanoes and  visiting the pond 

Year 4: their topic is Antarctica and they are doing fractions in maths 

Year 5: they have been walking 1 mile  {18 laps} around the ks2 play ground for term 2 and carrying on for term 3

Year 6: they have been learning about Carries War and writing about it and also nearly finished it 

Whole school: we're back in Term 3 !!!!!!!!!!!!!

We will win !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

from Gilly Beau Will Zuhayr !!!!!!!!!!!!!


9.12.16 - 16.12.16

Reception - Reception have been learning about capacity and writing letters to Santa. They even met Santa on Wednesday at the Christmas party! They have also made party hats and Christmas cards.

Year 1 - Year 1 have made some magical reindeer food for Santa's reindeer on Christmas Eve. They have been writing using the John Lewis advert as inspiration. They've also made tin foil Christmas trees! 

Year 2 - What a busy final week it has been! Reception, Year 1 and 2 were lucky enough to have some kind parents come in to perform Christmas songs with musical instruments. Year 2 have also enjoyed their Christmas party and some children have even made snowmen decorations!

Year 3 - Year 3 have made Christmas cards and some amazing decorations which they linked to their work on times tables.

Year 4 - As part of their Spanish lessons, Year 4 have been making a pinata and this week they got to hit it open! They have also been making lots of Christmas decorations that look fantastic.

Year 5 - Year 5 have watched Oliver Twist as part of their Victorian topic. They have also been working hard to make their classrooms look extra festive this week.

Year 6 - Some of Year 6 have learnt "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and performed it around the school this morning. They then sang "We wish you a Merry Christmas!" Everyone joined in to sing a long. We also been studying a book called Carrie's War.

Whole school - this week has been full of festive cheer with Christmas parties, Christmas lunches (where even the teachers, teaching assistants and other staff members eat with the children!) and our Christmas Carol Concert last night was wonderful. Well done to all the choirs, children and adults who took part!

By Hannah and Lola.



This week has been a very busy one with the Year one and two production which we all enjoyed watching.  The wandering welly week - where we have the freedom to go on any playground (including the field.)


Reception - Did some very exciting measuring in maths and wrote Christmas cards for their parents.

Year 2 - Worked very hard on their school production which they have worked very hard on and excited to show their parents.

Year 3 - Have had Flat Stanley letters from as far away as Australia, America and Europe Year 3 have also been writing instructions and making clay beakers.  

Year 4 - They have learnt about animals teeth and they made pinatas. 

Year 5- On Monday they had Victorian day and they have wrote biographies about Jim Jarvis.h

Year 6-We have been doing a lots of test and been working very hard on the Christmas fair.

As a whole school we have enjoyed watching the Old Vic production. We have also raised £2830 from the Christmas Fair. Thank you for contributing to our school. 

Next week all of the classes have got their Christmas parties. If you want to know more about this, talk to the school office. 

Keep on going St Patrick's, we need to win!

By Sacha, Keira, Charlie & Cleo



11.11.16 - 25.11.16

Reception :Reception have been rehearsing and showed their nativity,learning about christingles and advent and there has been an exciting reception club for the receptions where they make paper chains and do colouring for a calm lunch time

Year 1: Year 1 have been practicing their nativity especially their songs.They have been on a drama workshop and they went on a trip to Australia. (In the drama workshop).

Year 2: Year 2 have been rehearsing their Christmas play.Also,they have made over 100 colourful coasters and hot plates.They have been reading a story called The day the crayons quit.

Year 3: Year 3 have been making snowmen and penguins for their enterprise project and they have been receiving letters from Flat Stanley. 

Year 4: Year 4 have made mugs and brownies for their enterprise project.

Year 5: Year 5 have been writing biographies about Dr Bernardo and they have been working on their enterprise project,

Year 6: Year 6 have been working on their Enterprise Project and we have reading Carrie's War. We are now writing a letter to her mother.

Whole School: Don't forget the Christmas Fair is on tomorrow: 12-3pm.


Go St. Georges! Get more house points St. George!

By Charlotte,Izzi,Harry and Zaid


11.11.16 - 25.11.16

Reception: They have been practising their songs for a play and they have finished their set 1 sounds.

Year one: They have been practicing there enterprise protects and there nativity .

Year two: They have been busy making beautiful cup coasters for the winter fair. Don't forget it's on next Saturday!

Year three: They're doing a class assembly this afternoon but they buried someone .

Year four : They have started making pinatas in Spanish. They have also been making paper mouse Science.

year five: They finished street child and division and they're preparing for Victorian day.

Year six: Last week Year Six dissected pigs hearts and touched them with gloves on. It was disgusting/exciting!


Whole school: Last week we had Pudsey Day and we raised over £360.00! We also had movie night on Wednesday with the PTA. Thank you to everyone who helped to make it such a success.

Come on St Davids! We can win!  #we won

Beau ,Will , Gilly, Zuhayr.


4.11.16 - 11.11.16

Welcome to the St. Andrews Blog for this week!

As you probably know it's remembrance day today. A Royal Navy commander came in to share the experience with us.Thank you again for your wonderful assembly!

Reception: Doing a Nativity play and learning about 2-D shapes. 

Year 1: They were investigating different materials and learning how to code in ICT.

Year 2:  Practicing for their Nativity and writing rhyming poems.

Year 3: They have been learning more fun things about the stone age .