Woodpeckers

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 […]

Chinese New Year House Groups

by | 2 Feb 2018 | House Groups, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This afternoon the children worked into their house groups learning about Chinese New Year. Hedgehogs learnt a song about Chinese New Year and played instruments. They also said a poem and danced like a dragon. Badgers looked at the zodiac calendar and tried hard to write the animal names in Chinese. Otters retold the story […]

Internet Safety Day

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

In school, we are always talking about how to stay safe on-line. However, we believe, from time to time, it is important to come together to discuss this in more detail.  Internet Safety Day was on Tuesday 6th February and this week, all the children came together for an internet safety assembly before participating in […]

Games Club

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

This half term some of the children from Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones for a games club after school. The children enjoyed playing a range of different games including Bingo, Pop Up Pirate, Uno and Top Trumps. The children were able to take turns. use their mathematical knowledge and developed their communication skills. The children enjoyed […]

Woodpeckers Share Their Creative Skills With Their Parents!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Woodpeckers

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 […]

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