Children from the Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones and Mrs Kite for Art and Craft Club. The children produced their own designs of Kandinsky’s painting of circles. The children used felt tips, wax crayons and paints to create the circles. The children had lots of fun and produced lovely artwork.
The Kingfisher Class were very excited to be picking out their potatoes that they had planted weeks ago. They searched the soil picking out the potatoes. When they had found them all they counted how many they had. Some pots had over 100 potatoes. Great counting by Kingfishers! After counting them they then weighed them and with their […]
Today the Kingfisher children took part in an ‘Animal Challenge Afternoon’ with a family member. The children and adults worked together planning what animal they would make from the rainforest or jungle. They made their animals from recycled materials. There was lots of cutting, sticking and painting. When they had finished creating their animals they wrote an evaluation. The […]
The children and staff were allowed to wear their favourite footwear to school, as they participated in ‘Favourite Footwear Day’ part of ‘Walk to School Week’.The children and staff wore lots of different footwear including slippers, trainers, shoes and boots. The children were asked to donate £1 in return for wearing their favourite shoes. We raised over £50 which will […]
The children, parents and staff joined together to participate in ‘Walk to School Week’. The JRSO’s organised the event asking for children and parents to try and walk to school and to make Strickmere a car free zone for the week. Everyday this week staff have been providing a ‘walking bus’ from both ends of Strickmere. The […]
The Kingfisher and Woodpecker Classes went to Tropical Wings Zoo. The children and adults enjoyed looking at different animals like lemurs, wallabies, meerkats, monkeys and birds. The children were able to walk around the tropical butterfly house and had butterflies landing on them, it was very, very hot in there. The Kingfisher Class listened to a talk […]
Kingfishers class were proud to present their work to parents and the rest of the school at their assembly today. They showed the rainforest animals that they had painted and snakes that they had cut out themselves. A performance of the original poem they had created called ‘Walking through the Rainforest’ was well received! The […]
Kingfisher children have been very busy planting potatoes, peas and cress. They have been caring for their seeds and are enjoying watching them grow. The children have been observing the changes to their cress seeds and have been recording the measurements in their own cress diary. The children cannot wait to try their cress.
The rainforest appeared in the Kingfishers role play area over the Easter holidays, with flashing lights and rainforest noises. The children have had a fantastic time exploring it. The children have enjoyed being explorers looking for the animals hiding in the trees, ticking off the animals they had found on a checklist. They have also enjoyed […]
The JRSO’s felt the need to run a scooter ability club as many children bring their scooters to school and need some reminders of how to travel safely. The weather was fine this Friday so Scooter Ability Club took place. Children from Kingfisher and Woodpecker class took part. The JRSO’s did a quick safety check […]
This term children from the Kingfisher and Woodpecker Class have had the opportunity to attend the Multi sports after school club which is being run by Premier Sports. The children are trying different sports, working together and learning new skills. The children are really enjoying the sessions.
The children in Kingfisher Class hosted the assembly this week and told the parents and the rest of the school what they had learnt about Spring. The children shared their work, which included checklists of items found in spring, sentences about what they see in spring, ‘what am I’ poems of spring items, measuring daffodils with rulers, paintings […]