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Kindness Hearts for Blackbrook Nursing Home

Kindness Hearts for Blackbrook Nursing Home

During this lockdown the children have written messages of kindness to the local nursing home. The children wanted them to know we are still thinking of them. They each wrote a personal message on a heart to bring them some cheer.

We’re Going on a Baby Hunt

We’re Going on a Baby Hunt

We all know it has been different this year, but we wanted to make it as normal as possible. So the children in Kingfishers Class performed 'We're Going on a Baby Hunt'. The children dressed up and had a fantastic time performing it! The parents loved it! [gallery...

The Mystery of the Missing Reindeer Bells

The Mystery of the Missing Reindeer Bells

This week the Year One children had a mathematical mystery to solve. They were asked to solve the mystery of the missing reindeer bells. They had five clues to solve which involved counting, measuring, adding, subtracting and working with numbers to 100.  The children...

Christmas Community Cheer

Christmas Community Cheer

The Kingfishers Class worked together to create a class Christmas bauble. It looked great and the children coloured in their section very carefully. Miss Cousins stuck the all the pieces together. Miss Cousins is going to take the Christmas bauble to Blackbrook House...

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Woodpeckers children got creative last week making some beautiful decorations for their classroom. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used as well as a variety of material to create different decorations. The classroom now looks very festive! [gallery...

Waxing or Waning

Waxing or Waning

In Science, Woodpeckers have been creating models to show how the Moon orbits the Earth, and the Earth orbits the Sun. We also learned how the Moon reflects sunlight - we see the Moon in different shapes depending on how much sunlight is blocked by the Earth! I wonder...

Owls’ Boat Race

Owls’ Boat Race

As part of our Science topic on Forces, the Owls looked at water resistance and how it can be overcome by streamlining. They had to design and then build boats to be as streamlined as possible in order to move the fastest through the water. We timed each boat and the...

Christmas Challenges

Christmas Challenges

The Reception children have been given lots of challenges to complete this week. They had to colour in Santa's clothes, cut them out and dress Santa. They were asked to decorate the Christmas tree by colouring in decorations, cutting them out and sticking them on...

Elves Excitement

Elves Excitement

The elves have been leaving the children in Kingfishers Class lots of different challenges. They set up a photo booth so the children (and some of the adults) could have their photographs taken with some props. They wrote maths sums on the bananas for the children to...

Christmas Elves Return

Christmas Elves Return

On Monday the children in Kingfishers Class found their classroom had been decorated ready for Christmas. They also found a present under the Christmas tree which contained Tinsel and Jingle the Christmas Elves. The children have enjoyed seeing what Tinsel and Jingle...

Roving Reporters

Roving Reporters

Woodpecker's roving reporters went back in time to 1969 - the day after Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon. We wrote newspaper reports of the historic event, then made News Round style video recordings which we shared with the class! One small step for Neil...

Sinking Ships…or Not?

Sinking Ships…or Not?

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...

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