Curriculum

Kate Greenaway Book Event

by | 6 Jun 2018 | English, News, Swans, Visits

Three of the Swans class recently visited East Bergholt High School to take part in a book event. Before the event, our school and other local primary schools received a book (a different one for each school).  Each school had to present their book to the others before deciding on the overall favourite. Thank you […]

Supertato

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Art & Design, English, PE

This week, Kingfishers Class have been learning about ‘Superheroes’ based on the story of ‘Supertato’. The children arrived at school to find vegetables tied up in the classroom. The children were asked to be Police detectives. They were told a crime had been committed by the Evil Pea in the classroom and the children were to write a police report […]

Woodpeckers Learn About Greenhouse Gases.

by | 6 Jun 2018 | News, Science, Woodpeckers

This term, Woodpeckers class have been learning about the environment. We have learnt about climate change and the effects of greenhouse gases on global warming. We conducted an experiment to see how the greenhouse effect works. We built two Lego houses and put a block of ice inside each. We then put the houses in […]

Land Art

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children have enjoyed creating natural sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy. The children worked in pairs to gather natural objects for their artwork. The children discussed what they were going to do and worked together to complete their artwork. Great work Kingfishers.

Transport Challenge Afternoon

by | 5 May 2018 | Design Technology, Kingfishers, News, Parents

On Thursday afternoon the children worked with a family member and created a transport model. They planned what they were going to do and what they were going to use. They constructed their model using recycled materials, cutting and sticking. The children wrote a label for their model. The children really enjoyed working with their family […]

Ocean Art

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

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 […]

Royal Wedding Week

by | 5 May 2018 | Curriculum, Kingfishers, News

This week the children in Kingfishers Class have linked their learning to the ‘Royal Wedding’. The children have been very busy as they received three letters from the ‘Royal Family’. The Queen asked for the children to write invitations and letters to the guests. Prince Harry needed the children’s help to design and write the recipe […]

Wedding Dresses

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children in Kingfishers Class were very lucky as they had three visitors to the classroom this week, Mrs Kite, Mrs Allum and Mrs Clark. They had brought in their wedding dresses and photo albums. The children really enjoyed listening to Mrs Kite and Mrs Allum explain who was in the photographs. The children thought the […]

Royal Wedding @ Stratford St Mary

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

On Wednesday afternoon the children in Kingfisher Class participated in their own ‘Royal Wedding’ of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Reverend Rosalind came to school and carried out the wedding ceremony. The children took on a role and all enjoyed the special occasion. After the wedding the children enjoyed a piece of wedding cake. Thank you to all the parents for […]

Treating Water

by | 5 May 2018 | Geography, Owls

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, […]

Forest Fun

by | 5 May 2018 | Environment, Science

During forest Fun, the children completed a Scavenger Hunt. They searched for insects and different types of wildlife. When they had found them, they ticked them off and did 10 star jumps! The children also went pond dipping. They had a tick list to see what insects and wildlife they could see in the pond.  […]

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 […]

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