Miss Jones

Art – Landscape Farm

by | 5 May 2024 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

This half term in art, the Year One children have been working on the unit of work – Landscapes using different Media – The Farm. The children thought about the question – Can we create details using controlled painting and other materials and objects? Today the children painted their cut out pictures from lesson one. […]

History – Grains

by | 5 May 2024 | History, Kingfishers

The children became historians. The children continued focusing on the question – Would you have rather been a farmer in Stratford St Mary in the past or now? The children recapped over last week’s learning thinking about how jobs on the farm have changed over time. The children thought about the enquiry question – Have […]

Tennis

by | 5 May 2024 | Kingfishers, PE

This half term the children have been learning how to play tennis. Each week the children have been building up their skills which have included catching, hand eye coordination and movement. This has enabled the children to put the skills altogether to play tennis. Well done Kingfishers.

Art – Observational Drawings

by | 5 May 2024 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work – Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question – Can we mark make using pencils to create a simple observational drawing? The children drew their self portraits using a mirror to observe their features. They were then given a halved picture of […]

Chalk Mark Making

by | 5 May 2024 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work – Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question – Can we explore making marks with chalk? The children were given time to feel the chalk and comment on what they noticed. Mrs Clark told the children they were going to mark make […]

Hall Farm Visit

by | 4 Apr 2024 | Kingfishers, Visits

The children in Kingfishers Class had a lovely walk to Hall Farm. The children were greeted by Farmer Ed. The children listened carefully to what Farmer Ed had to say about Hall Farm. The children really enjoyed looking at the different animals. The children were able to recognise the different animals and were interested about […]

JRSOs Speed Check

by | 4 Apr 2024 | Community, JRSO

The JRSOs joined the Community Speed Check Team to carry out their weekly speed checks in the village. The Community Speed Check Team carry out the checks in different locations around the village encouraging drivers to drive carefully and to keep to the speed limits.

Three Little Pigs

by | 4 Apr 2024 | Forest Schools, Kingfishers

The children joined Mrs Martin for another Forest School session with Miss Jones and Miss Bailey. The children got changed into their outside clothes and headed out to the Forest School area. This half term the sessions will focus on the farm. Today the children enjoyed learning about pigs. The children listened to the story […]

Immersion Morning – Farming

by | 4 Apr 2024 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class began exploring their new topic for this half term. The children received a letter from Farmer MacDonald asking for the children’s help. Farmer MacDonald had woken up to find his animals had disappeared. The children went for a hunt around the classroom looking for the missing animals. They found the […]

Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2024

by | 3 Mar 2024 | News

The children were asked to take part in the Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2024 the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge. The challenge ran from 11 – 22 March. The children were encouraged to walk, use a wheelchair, scoot or cycle to school on as many days as possible during the […]

Forest Schools

by | 3 Mar 2024 | Forest Schools, Kingfishers

The children joined Mrs Martin for another Forest School session with Miss Jones and Mrs Clark. The children got changed into their outside clothes and headed out to the Forest Fun area. Mrs Martin spoke to the children about Spring as it’s the first day of Spring tomorrow. The children walked around the woods and […]

Planting Seed Potatoes

by | 3 Mar 2024 | Kingfishers, Science

The children helped to fill the planters with soil and planted the seed potatoes. Some of the children wrote a label for the potatoes that we are growing. The potatoes we are growing are called Shannon and Casablanca. We talked about how the potatoes grow underground in the dark and if we see a shoot […]