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Waxing or Waning

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Science, Woodpeckers

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 if the Moon is waxing or […]

Roving Reporters

by | 12 Dec 2020 | English, History, Woodpeckers

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 Armstrong. one giant leap for the Woodpeckers!  

Harvest Poetry & Prayers

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Religious Education, Woodpeckers

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 selection of the work we produced!  

Performance Poetry

by | 10 Oct 2020 | English, Woodpeckers

This term Woodpeckers learned about kennings, an ancient form of poetry originating from the time of the Vikings! We learned and rehearsed a poem along with actions and performed it to our classmates. Kennings are riddles – can you guess what our poem was about?

Cup Coders

by | 10 Oct 2020 | News

This week Woodpeckers Class learned to code. Our pupils paired up and stepped into the role of either a ‘programmer’ or a ‘robot’. The programmer’s job was to write a successful algorithm (set of instructions) to enable the ‘robot’ to build a stack of plastic cups. We had great fun in this offline ‘unplugged’ activity, […]