Year 6 learn about the world of work

This half term, Worktree came to visit Drayton Park. Worktree is a Milton Keynes based charity which encourages employers to help students develop their employability skills. They do this by arranging for guests to speak with pupils in local schools. Year 6 have been learning about Space so were thrilled when Dr. Dan Andrews, a
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Year 3/4 visit the Roald Dahl Museum!

Wow! We’ve just been on our favourite trip of the year so far! This term we’ve been enjoying the stories of Roald Dahl and we’ve been lucky enough to visit the Museum in Great Missenden and take a tour of some of the sights that inspired his amazing stories. In the Museum we learnt that
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Year 1 and 2 have a ‘Monster’ time!

This half-term, we have been looking at Monsters. Our reading and writing has focused on stories such as ‘The Big Ugly Monster’ and ‘The Sea Monster’. Rather than being angry and scary these monsters have often been misunderstood showing themselves to be kind and lonely. This has made us think about the way in which
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Nursery celebrates Chinese New Year

Nursery enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year. We tried lots of different Chinese food and even had a go using chop sticks!

Tornado dress up photo

Tornado Class celebrate Book Week

Drayton Park gets ready for ‘Book Week’!

This week, Drayton Park will be holding ‘Book week’. We are really enjoying looking at a range of interesting texts and the children are really excited about the ‘Bedtime Story’ events happening across the school on Tuesday. On Friday 31st January - we will be having a ‘dress-up’ as a book character day to end this
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A visit to Bradwell Abbey

Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to visit Bradwell Abbey where they had the chance to take part in a Roman Banquet. They also learned about what it was like to be a soldier in the Roman Army. In the afternoon, they visited an historic Roman site.

Year 5 and 6 make their own Roman pots!

This half term, Year 5 and 6 have been making their own Roman pots. They were lucky enough to work with an expert who brought in a potter’s wheel for the children to use. Go to our gallery to see some of the finished pots.

Xmas comes to Drayton Park

Thank you to all who came to our Xmas fayre. All staff worked extremely hard to make the fayre a success and children thoroughly enjoyed the games and activities available.

Christmas term ends with a Twist!

We have finished off the term in spectacular fashion with our sold out Christmas show of Oliver Twist! Everyone, pupils and staff, worked really hard to pull the show together and the standard of acting, singing and dancing was superb. Bravo Year ¾!