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This week in science, the Swans have been learning about why boats don’t sink. They discovered that the shape of the object affects its ability to float. They looked at an object’s buoyancy  in relation to the Archimedes Principle and had lots of fun trying to design...

Christmas in Kingfishers Class

Christmas in Kingfishers Class

Om Monday morning, the children arrived at school to find their classroom had been decorated ready for Christmas - they were all were very excited! Since then, the children have been busy doing lots of Christmas activities. They have decorated their own tree, made...

Kingfishers’ Christmas Cards

Kingfishers’ Christmas Cards

The children began making their Christmas cards; they used the computer to type their message for their card. The children were able to find the letters on the keyboard to spell their message. Great typing skills Kingfishers!

Spencer’s Birthday

Spencer’s Birthday

The children enjoyed celebrating Spencer Bear's birthday. Spencer Bear opened his cards with the help from the children. The children enjoyed their crisps and fairy cake and sang Happy Birthday to Spencer. The children had a lovely time and so did Spencer Bear!...

Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week

For Road Safety week, the Owls recorded radio adverts about subjects related to road safety. The subjects covered were: The Green Cross Code, walking safely in the dark, being a safe car passenger and cycling safety. The children wrote scripts for their adverts and...

Owls PSHE: Anti-Bullying

Owls PSHE: Anti-Bullying

As it was Anti-Bullying week last week, the Owls spent a special afternoon on the topic. We looked at lots of examples of what bullying was and what it wasn't, and tried to come up with a definition. We also learnt about the four main categories of bullying: physical,...

Surprise Spencer

Surprise Spencer

The children received a letter from Spencer Bear's Mum asking them to organise Spencer a surprise birthday. The children have been busy creating cards and bunting ready for the party.

Amazing Autumn

Amazing Autumn

The children in Year One have been learning about the Seasons in Science. The children learned about the four different seasons in the UK. They briefly explored what the weather is like in different seasons and what important events there are in each season. The...

Science in Action in Swans

Science in Action in Swans

In Science this week, the children in Swans class were investigating the effect different temperatures of water has on an iceberg. We discussed how we could keep the test fair,  make predictions, variables, observations and conclusions and also how we could represent...

Anti – Bullying Week

Anti – Bullying Week

The children in Kingfishers Class having been focusing on friendship this week as it was Anti - Bullying week. The children created friendship recipes to make the perfect friend. The children thought about the different qualities a perfect friend would have. The...

Road Safety Week 2020

Road Safety Week 2020

This week the children have participated in Road Safety Week. The JRSOs asked the children to take part in a colouring competition. The children have been involved in different road safety activities during the week. The children in Kingfishers class used the JRSO’s...

Floating and Sinking in Swans!

Floating and Sinking in Swans!

In Science this week we were thinking about what makes a boat move. This led on to discussions about the Titanic's propeller! The children were given a selection of materials and had to make a simple boat with a propeller which could propel itself through the water....

Remembrance @ School

Remembrance @ School

The children at school created individual poppies which formed part of a display; this was complemented by some black out poetry from the Swans and some paintings completed by the Kingfishers. We all stood outside on the school field at 11am on the 11th November and...

Plague Posters

Plague Posters

In History this half term, the Owls are looking at The Stuarts and The Plague. So far we have looked at how the plague was spread by fleas from rats, but that the Stuarts didn't understand this. We pretended to time travel back to the Stuart period and made posters to...

Remembrance Wreaths

Remembrance Wreaths

To mark Remembrance Day, the Owls class made poppy wreaths. We drew round our hands on green card and stuck the hand shapes together to make the wreath. Then we made poppies out of black and red tissue paper and stuck them on. We are really pleased with how the...

Fizzing Fireworks

Fizzing Fireworks

The children in Kingfishers Class have been learning about Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. The children were introduced to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot in History. The children learnt key facts about Guy Fawkes and about his involvement in the Gunpowder plot. The...

Pretty Poppies

Pretty Poppies

Miss Jones and the children discussed Remembrance Day. Miss Jones told the children all about why we wear poppies. The children watched a short CBeebies animation. (It sees war as experienced by animals in a WWI battlefields). After playtime the children joined the...

Harvest Poetry & Prayers

Harvest Poetry & Prayers

Woodpeckers Class have been discussing the incredible work achieved by farmers and food producers, both here in the UK and around the world. To express our gratitude this harvest, we chose to write either a poem or a prayer on the theme of 'Thankfulness'. Here is a...

Searching for Titanic Treasure

Searching for Titanic Treasure

In science, the children have been exploring magnetism. They looked at attraction and repulsion which led onto a discussion of how compasses work. We looked at photos of the compass on board Titanic and spoke about why it was placed on the upper deck and not in the...

Titanic Biographies

Titanic Biographies

As part of the topic entitled 'Significant Events', the children in the Swans class are learning about the 'Titanic'. In our recent history lesson, the children were given the name of a passenger who was on board the passenger ship; they then had to research facts...

Harvest

Harvest

In Kingfishers Class the children have been learning about ‘Harvest’. The children have been thinking about how important the Farmers are and being thankful for their food. The children were tasked with creating their own scarecrows so they could help the Farmers...

Dynamic Drumming

Dynamic Drumming

Throughout the half term, the Swans class have been working with our music teacher to learn how to play the drums.  The children learnt different rhythms, beats and pieces of music. The children then performed a 5 minute dynamic piece of music.  Unfortunately, due to...

Greek Pottery

Greek Pottery

Our history topic this half term was based on the Ancient Greeks and we investigated the question 'Were the Greeks similar to us'.  We researched this topic in great detail and realised there were both similarities and differences; the Greeks were much more gruesome...

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