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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This week, the children welcomed two visitors from Network Rail. Our visitors spoke to the children about the dangers of railway tracks. They were told that many people take shortcuts or trespass on Britain’s railways. The visitors told them about different incidents that take place like young people playing chicken, vandalism such as spraying graffiti and throwing of […]
Thursday 14th June, saw over 40 dads, grandads and male representatives join us for Father’s Day lunch. Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef meal, followed by apple crumble and custard. It was lovely to see so many of you join us; the children certainly enjoyed showing you the lunch time routines and taking […]
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 […]
On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations. They looked at some of the equipment that can be used to […]
As part of their Geography topic on Water, on Tuesday 8th May, the Owls did a lesson on treating water. We watched a video about how water from the seas and rivers is treated to be made drinkable. The children were then given cups of dirty water and were asked to take the dirt out, […]
On Tuesday 1st May, some of the Owls children took part in a Handball tournament at Inspire, Ipswich. They played really well; won 2 games, drew 1 game and lost 1 game. Well done everyone!
On Thursday 3rd May, the Owls class were joined by their parents to carry out a science experiment. The theme of the lesson was Investigating Gases and we did an experiment to see if we could weigh a gas. We took 5 different fizzy drinks and weighed them when fizzy and when flat. The bigger […]