Classes

Crime Scene in Swans Class!

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

This week in maths, Swans class were shocked to learn of a ‘murder’ that had taken place in our class. The children had 45 minutes to solve the mystery using their rounding and problem solving skills. They did a brilliant job and solved the case within the time limit! Fantastic work Detectives!

Comparing Numbers

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Kingfishers, Maths, News

The children used the Numicon and the scales to work out which Numicon shape was ‘more’ and which was ‘less’. They then correctly put the greater number shape in the more column and the lower number Numicon in the less column. Great Maths work Kingfishers.

Kandinsky and Banksy Inspire Stratford Artists

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

In Art club, the children have been learning about different artists and their style of work. The first week we looked at Bansky and created some graffiti art using stencils (Banksy’s preferred methods) and the second week we looked at Kandinsky and his abstract art work.  The children looked in particular to Kandinsky’s circles work […]

Magnet Games

by | 9 Sep 2018 | News, Owls, Science

In Science, the Owls have been learning about Forces and Magnets. The children had to work in pairs to design a game that would work using magnetic force. They really enjoyed the task, working well in their pairs and enjoying the chance to demonstrate their scientific knowledge, with some very impressive results.

Retelling A Story Using Actions.

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Woodpeckers

This half term in literacy, the Woodpeckers have been looking at Traditional Tales. The children have learnt the story of The Three Little Pigs and worked in groups to retell part of the story using actions. They worked as a team in unison to retell their part of the tale and had to think of […]

Owls Dance

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Curriculum, Owls, PE

This half term, the Owls class are working on some dance activities on the theme Extreme Earth. We started by looking at Volcanoes. The children worked in pairs to show the four stages of a volcanic eruption (still volcano, gentle rumbling, explosion, lava trickling). The music we used was Vivaldi Techno. The children worked really […]

Kingfishers Assembly

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Curriculum, Kingfishers, News, Parents

Kingfishers Class performed their last assembly of the school year. The children were confident to stand up and talk to the audience. The children proudly talked about what they had been doing during the week which included their visit to Eyke Primary School to see their Pen Pals and their tiger tea party. They also talked about what […]

Pen Pal Visit

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Kingfishers, Trips, Visits

The children were very excited as they were going on a trip to visit their pen pals at Eyke Primary School. The children really enjoyed the fact that they were able to see over the Orwell bridge! When they arrived at Eyke School, Ash class greeted them with banners. The children had the opportunity to chat with […]

Tiger Tea Party

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Kingfishers, School Events

Kingfisher Class enjoyed a day full of activities based on the story of ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. The children worked in groups to retell the story using puppets and masks. The children worked in pairs to work out how much Sophie’s mum had spent on the shopping after the tiger had been to tea. […]

Our Day Out in London

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Owls, Swans, Trips, Visits, Woodpeckers

What an amazing day Years  2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade – as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St James Park for […]

Woodpecker Class Assembly

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Woodpeckers

Thursday 5th July was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their learning from the past term. They showed off their Maths skills using division and remainders as well as reading some parts of their book reviews that they have been working on. They shared their knowledge of how to help look after the environment by […]

RAF 100 Years Fly Past

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday 10th July, the children gathered on the field to watch the RAF100 fly past.  The children waved flags as the planes passed overhead. The Red Arrows left a trail of red, white and blue and another planes tilted its wings and flashed its light! It certainly was a spectacular sight.

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