Today Kingfishers Class received their Silver award for the RSPB Wild Challenge. The children received a banner and were very excited to see it displayed on the fence of the outside area. We hope you have seen it! The children received a letter thanking them for making a considerable contribution to the welfare of the environment and […]
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. […]
Kingfishers Class welcomed Mr Banner from Pentagon Play into their outdoor classroom to do some measuring. We are hoping to secure a grant so we can improve the Kingfishers outside classroom. The children enjoyed finding out about the trundle wheel and how big the outside classroom was.
On Tuesday afternoon the Kingfishers Class participated in Forest Fun session. They had a look by the pond to see if they could see the frogs but could not spot any today. They then looked in the place that they saw them last week but again, could not see them. They decided that they must […]
This week the children enjoyed their Forest Fun session in the sun. They walked past the pond and decided to take a look. The were happily surprised to find a frog poking his head out of the water! They stood quietly and then another frog poked his head out! The children talked about frog spawn and […]
The children in Kingfishers Class went on an Easter egg hunt. The children were put into four groups. They were given a map and worked together to plan their route. The children went outside and hunted for eggs. The children had to find the different places on the map and collect a card egg. When they […]
On Friday 23rd March, the Eco Council organised a litter pick around the school grounds. Children from all classes helped Mrs Marshall pick up rubbish and tidy the grounds. All the children who took part were very enthusiastic and helpful and we were very proud of them.
During the Forest Fun sessions, Kingfishers Class have been completing activities towards a Bronze Certificate for the RSPB Wild Challenge. They have been weather wizards recording the weather. They have made bird cakes, They took part in the Big Schools Bird Watch. They have looked at natural objects and drawn a detailed picture of it. They […]
The Kingfishers children have been looking at signs of Spring in their Science lessons this week. The children have been thinking about the clothes they wear in Spring and what the weather is like. Everyday this week the children have visited the weather station to record the rainfall, temperature and the wind direction. They also […]
As part of Road Safety Week the children have been encouraged to walk to school. The teachers provided a ‘Walking Bus’ from each end of Strickmere so as many children as possible could walk to school. Walking to school keeps us healthy and it helps protect the environment. Thank you to all the children and […]
Friday was the turn of the Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They talked all about Arts week and showed their finger paintings of seasonal trees and their forest. The children from construction club showed their tree models that they’d made and shared their advice on recycling. Well done Woodpeckers!
The children in Kingfishers Class participated in their first Forest Schools session. They followed instructions and walked with their partners to the forests, watching where they were going and crossing the road carefully. When they arrived in the forest they sat in a circle with the children from Orchard Barns and listened to Terry the leader […]