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Staverton C.E. Primary School

School Lane, Staverton, Trowbridge, Wiltshire,

BA14 6NZ


Welcome to Leopards

Year 1 and Year 2

The other day we went out to search for signs of dinosaurs. We found footprints and an egg!

Longleat visit

Longleat visited the Leopards today. They brought 2 hissing cockroaches, 2 pythons, 2 pancake tortoises, 1 armadillo and a tarantula! It was very exciting and all the Leopards were excellent and worked very well with the animals.

Term 3

Welcome back! I hope that everyone had fun over the Christmas break. This term the topic in the Leopards' class is called 'Would a dinosaur make a good pet?' and we shall be exploring all the benefits and problems of keeping a dinosaur as a pet. As part of this topic we will be investigating 'Living things and their habitats' and finding out the conditions and environments that a variety of living creatures need to survive and thrive. On Wednesday 10th January Longleat will be visiting with some of their smaller animals and the children will be able to see the animals close to and ask the experts any questions they like. 



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Term 2


This term we will be finding out all about the great engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. On Thursday 2nd November the topic gets off to an exciting start with our trip to the SS Great Britain in Bristol. All the children need to be in school by 8.25 am so that we will all be ready to set off at 8.45 am. Everyone needs a waterproof coat, a packed lunch in a back pack and an extra drink. All the children need to wear school uniform but trainers would be a good idea as the cobbles around the ship can be uneven and slippery and there are a lot of steps on board! The trip includes a workshop and will be an excellent insight into Victorian times.

We will be working on engineering projects all term and I would be very grateful for any small boxes and cardboard tubes for our constructions. 

It should be a great term!

KS1 Performance - Christmas Robin - Information:


Please can Year 2 children bring in any costume required (this would have been stated on the letters sent home) in a named bag. 

Please can all Year 1 Children bring in Christmas clothing in a named bag. This can be a Christmas jumper, t-shirt, glittery top etc. 

Please can the children arrive at their classrooms by 5:30pm on each of the evening performances. 




Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 2pm and 6pm


Thursday 14th December 2017 - 6pm


We can't wait for you to see the show; the children have been working very hard. smiley

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Discussing the properties of different objects.

Term 1

In term 1 the Leopards have been finding out a bit about Africa and some of the animals who live there. Our science focus this term has been 'Animals including humans'.  

Working really hard solving problems in Maths!

Here are some of the wonderful homework projects the Leopards have made this term.

Leopards went on a walk to explore nature and look for signs of autumn.