This half term, the Swans have been working on an underwater theme in their Art lessons with Miss Kluge. They have drawn fish in pen and ink,pastel and pencil as well as shell studies and other sea life. The children created sea backgrounds using water colour and added epsom salts to their pictures to create […]
This week in art the Woodpeckers continued their learning on Sculptures and created ‘Land Art’ by gathering natural materials found in the den building area and working to create their own sculptures. The children had the choice to work alone or together on their sculptures and were creative with their ideas. Well done!
Today the Woodpecker children had the chance to share their learning with parents. They showed their parents the piece of work they were most proud of and read it to them. They also took part in a SATS revision quiz on the Ipads. Children worked with their parents to answer Maths and Spag multiple choice questions and show […]
The children in Woodpecker Class have been trying hard to read the measurements on different types of scale. They have looked at weight, length, height, temperature and liquid capacity using a range of different measures. Today they worked outside to measure how much water had been poured into various jugs. Some jugs showed the […]
This term the children in Woodpeckers class have been learning about sculptures in Art. They used clay to sculpt flowers and used different techniques and tools to add details. They are going to paint them next week. Well done Woodpeckers!
This week, the Woodpeckers solved a very serious crime! Miss Kluge had bought the children Easter chocolate… but when they came to eat them…. there were no eggs in the bag! Somebody had stolen all the eggs and replaced them with Maths counters! The children had to work in groups to solve grammar and spelling […]
Today, the Woodpeckers shared their learning and work from the last term. They showed off their time telling skills and shared actions and words to help them remember plant functions. Some children read out their dragon fantasy stories which were brilliant!. They also held up and talked about the fabric bunting they’d made in DT. The […]
Today the Woodpeckers went to Pizza Express in Ipswich to learn how to become a Pizzaiolo and create their own margarita pizzas! The children learned how to stretch and shape the dough, put it in the pan and stretch it out to the sides. After that they learnt how to add the passata and mozzarella cheese to […]
This week the Swans have studied Mexican cuisine as part of their ‘Global Food’ DT topic. They learnt about foods from Mexico and yesterday they made Nachos with Miss Kluge. The children followed a recipe to make their own guacamole and salsa for their nachos. The children learnt vegetable preparation skills such as ‘the bridge method’ […]
Friday 2nd February was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work during their sharing afternoon. The children have been learning about portraits in Art and have learnt how to draw a self-portrait as well as portraits of other people. The children were keen to pass on the skills they had developed and decided they wanted […]
This term The Woodpeckers have been learning about China. They have sampled Chinese chocolate and learnt facts about Beijing. They did lots of learning based on The Great Wall of China and brought in junk modelling materials to build their own wall! The children had lots of fun working as a team to build their […]
This half term, the Swans have been learning about ‘Global Food’ as part of their Design and Technology topic with Miss Kluge. They have looked at different foods from around the world and thought about similarities between countries. They have looked at eating healthily and the ‘eat-well plate’. On Friday 26th January, the Swans looked […]