Alpington & Bergh Apton C of E VA Primary School

Eagles in action!

Eagles in Action




Week 5


Eagles have been improving their tag-rugby skills with Mr Colbeck this half-term.

Harvest Festival

Because of the current Covid restrictions we celebrated Harvest in our pods. Eagles walked to Yelverton Church where we were met by Rev Chris and Rev Kate. We took a few items to offer at the alter, the rest will be collected from school and taken to the Norwich Foodbank. We also took some Harvest art work to decorate the church. Rev Chris and Rev Kate spoke to us about Harvest and then we offered a class prayer. Rev Chris then gave us a blessing. The Eagles were immaculately behaved and a credit to the school. Thank you to Rev Chris and Rev Kate for such a warm welcome and all our parents for such generous offerings.

Collective Worship

We are still having daily Collective Worship which is normally done using a video link through Teams. Our current theme is The Fruits of the Spirit. 


We had great fun this week creating apples for our Harvest festival. We used oil pastels, which Ms Godbold encouraged us to blend. This produced same fabulous results.


We are currently working incredibly hard on different aspects of out topic – Strangers. We are investigating the Tudors and out big questions this half-term are ‘What do portraits tell us about Henry VIII?’, ‘What is the Church of England?’ and Why did Henry VIII have six wives?’ We have recently Been looking at the establishment of the Church of England and Henry’s dispute with the Pope. We looked at the Biblical refernces Henry used to try and justify the annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.

Tudor Portraits

Eagles have been looking in detail at Tudor portraits and have begun working on our own portraits of each other based on the style of Hans Holbein. We are at the sketching stage at the moment and will begin to paint next week. Here they are:

Week 3

Musical Apprectiation

Every morning and afternoon we listen to different music. So far we have listened to Beethoven, Mozart and a selection of opera, together with a bit of The Band, Walter Murphy and most importantly Bruce Springsteen!

Visit from Mr Li-Rocchi from Hobart HS

Mr Li-Rocchi came in on Wednesday morning to talk to the children about Hobart High School. The children had the opportunity to ask question and were given a prospectus to take home. The Eagles were, as always, perfectly behaved and a credit to Alpington!

Week 2 – PE with Mr Colbeck.

Practicing our rugby skills!  We were learning to “shadow” our team mate so that the ball could be passed backwards.  Great teamwork everyone.

Art – our portraits are coming on!

Week 1 – Back to school

Happy arrivals!

Eagles hard at work!


Lunch is now in the classroom

Art with Mrs Godbold is Tudor portraits and science is all about sound – we made a lot of it when investigating pitch and volume!!

Music lessons are back with Mrs Cork!!