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Buttington School Diaries I

These are some extracts from diaries made by 8/9 year old children from Buttington Primary School on 24th September 2002, giving their view of their school day. Entries from the log book for Buttington School in 1891 can be seen here.

  • In the morning we were shown how to use a floppy disc. Then we finished off our Harwell Hall stories. After that it was breaktime. I played football. We came back in and we were taught about India in geography. Soon after we had junior assembly. We talked about our senses. Then we had dinner. I had a ham and mayonnaise sandwich and a few cucumbers and Bn Bns yum yum. Then we had to shade 6 apples in light and dark in art. Next we had our last break and I played football again.

  • We looked at something on the laptop to show how to justify words. We went on the computer and we did a story about Harwell Hall. At break I played football. I had geography on India. Junior assembly on senses. Dinner ham and chips and I had art on light and dark. And we had break and I played football.

  • We had a look at the laptop and how to justify words. At 9.30 we had Welsh. We practised weather and es. After that we had to do a story on Harwell Hall and it is fun. At 10.30 we had break. I played football for half an hour then the bell rang. We India in geography. At 12 o'clock we had junior assembly. It was about senses. Then we had dinner. I had ham sandwiches. We had art on light and dark. We had break and I played football.

  • In school we had the projector and the laptop to show how to justify words. After we practised Welsh. Then we finished our stories of Harwell Hall. The we had break and I chatted with friends. After we talked about India in geography. A little bit later we had junior assembly and talked about senses. Fort dinner I had sandwiches. After we had art about light and dark. It was fun. Then we had break. After we did our diary.
    Illustration by Rob Davies

  • I got in school and our teacher showed us on the laptop how to justify words. Later we practised weather and esi with us. After we did some Harwell Hall stories and went for break and I made some nests. After that we did some geography about India. Later we did some geography about the five senses. The we went and had dinner and I had ham chips and rice. When I had dinner we did some art about dark and light. Later on we had last break. I was making more nests.

  • In school we had the projector and the laptop out to show us how to justify words. When we had finished we practised weather and esi. We did our Harwell Hall stories. When we had finished we all had break. I talked to my friend. Then the bell rang so we went to line up. When we came in Mr ___ was standing at the front, we sat down. We did India in geography. We went to dinner play and then we went to dinner hall. I had tuna sandwiches, babybell and a biscuit. Then we had art. We had last break and I talked to my friends again then did my diary.

  • When I got to school our teacher let us watch her on the laptop and the school projector screen. Then we did Welsh. We practised weather and esi. While the other children wrote their stories about Harwell Hall I went on the computer to write Buttington Church.
    Buttington Church
    Buttington Church
    Next the bell rang for break, I hung around with the Year 3 girls. When break was over we did geography - we were studying about India. Our junior assembly was about senses. We have 5 senses. After that we had lunch, I had tuna butties, an apple and a drink of blackcurrant squash. I loved that lunch. Next we did about shading light and dark apples. Then we had last break. I talked to Mr __. Then after break we had to do these diaries.
  • In school we watched the projector. Later on we finished watching the projector. Mrs ___ came in and told us Welsh. Then when she had finished we did a project on Harwell Hall. It was fun. Just then when I was half way through the bell rang for break. For break I had Wotsits and played shadow tig and then the bell rang and we all went n and did geography on India. It was easy. After that we were told to line up for assembly. We talked about senses, it was funny. And then it was time for dinner. In the canteen I had sandwiches, Soreen and a banana. After we had to put our chairs up on the table and then went out for break and I played shadow tig again. After the bell rang we went inside and did some art about light and dark. It was fun. We were doing some drawings about apples.

  • First thing we had break, you know, then we came in. Mrs __ showed us the computer and projector. Next we wrote Harwell Hall. Soon after Mrs__ came to do Welsh. We learned weather and es. After we finished with Mrs __and it was time for break. At break I was playing cats and dog. Later on I did some geography. We are learning about India.



 


Other Buttington School diaries can be seen here

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