Woodpeckers

Measuring Capacity

by | 5 May 2018 | Achievements, Maths, News, Science, Woodpeckers

  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 […]

Clay Flower Sculptures

by | 5 May 2018 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

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!  

New Lunches

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Facilities, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Yesterday, saw the first of the new Pick N Mix choice for school lunches. There was a variety of foods for the children to choose from and those who had the Pick N mix lunch said it was one of the best lunches they’d eaten! Pick N Mix is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays; the […]

Egg-cellent Work All Round

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, PTA, Swans, Woodpeckers

Children in the school were invited to take part in ‘designing an egg’ competition which was organised by the PTA.  There were many entries and Mrs Allum and Miss Jones were tasked with the very difficult task of choosing a winner from each year group. Well done to all the children who entered the competition […]

Amazing Gymnasts

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, PE, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday 23rd March, an Under 7’s team, an Under 9’s team and two Under 11’s teams performed at Westbourne High School. Each team competed against other Suffolk Schools and performed a gymnastics routine to music; there was also some ‘body management’ work.  Mrs Allum spent many hours devising routines, choosing music and training the […]

Sunny Fun

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Whilst the weather was still cold, this didn’t stop the children having fun in the sun today.  From catching cups to circus tricks and balancing logs the children certainly made the most of the dry weather!

Bunting, Vikings and Dragons

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Woodpeckers

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 […]

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 7th March we welcomed our mums (or a female representative) to our Mother’s Day Lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef dinner and oaty fruit crunch for pudding.  The mums also got the chance to play outside!. Thank you for coming and having lunch with us, thanks to Rachel and Georgina […]

Dodgeballing Woodpeckers!

by | 3 Mar 2018 | PE, Woodpeckers

For the last half term, Woodpeckers class have been busy learning the rules and tactics of Dodgeball and on Thursday 8th March, some of the children took part in a Dodgeball Festival. Mr Bassett and Mrs Clark accompanied the children to Inspire, Ipswich where they (the children!) were given the chance to play several matches […]

Snowy Fun

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

With green-ness returning to the county, it is easy to forget how white everywhere was last week. Although it was very cold, some of the children managed to enjoy some snowy fun on the school field. All wrapped up in coats, hats, scarves and gloves, some snowmen were built and snowballs thrown.  

Cookery Club Fruit Salad

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

On Thursday after school children from Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones and Mrs Jones for Cookery Club . The children carefully used a knife to cut different types of fruit to make a fruit salad. The children enjoyed making their fruit salad and we hope they enjoyed eating it!

Pizza Express!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Trips, Woodpeckers

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 […]

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