Miss Jones

Pen Pals

by | 11 Nov 2018 | English, Kingfishers, School Events

This week the children were very excited as they were writing a reply letter to their Pen Pals. The reception children worked with Miss Jones. She read the children their letter from their Pen Pal and they wrote a reply to the letter with adult support. They answered their Pen Pals questions and thought of  […]

Hibernating Hedgehogs

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Art & Design, Design Technology, Environment, Kingfishers

The children were excited to find out what they would be doing during their ‘Forest Fun’ session. The children sat engaged while Miss Jones made salt dough, they were able to name the ingredients Miss Jones was using. The children sat and listened to a story called ‘The Very Helpful Hedgehog’. Miss Jones and the children […]

Spencer Bear’s Birthday

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Design Technology, English, Kingfishers, Maths, News

The children received a letter from Spencer’s Mummy explaining that it was going to be Spencer Bear’s Birthday and she wanted the children to plan a party for him. The Year One children wrote Spencer Bear’s Mummy a letter explaining what they were going to do – the Reception children wrote invitations, made birthday cards and bunting, […]

Poppy Wreaths

by | 11 Nov 2018 | House Groups, News

The children worked in their house groups to create a poppy wreath. They worked in pairs and drew round each hand, one on green paper to represent the leaf and the other hand on red to represent the poppy; they then cut out their hand-prints before they were arranged into a wreath shape. The poppy […]

Forest Fun Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Environment, News

Miss Jones showed the children a clip on the computer of fireworks; she then asked the children to look carefully at the shapes they made and the colours. The children were able to tell Miss Jones what shapes they made and the colours they saw. The children put on their wellington boots and headed outside. […]

Fantastic Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

This week in History, the Year One children have been learning about Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot and the Reception children have been creating their own fireworks using a salad spinner. They painted fireworks while listening to Handel’s firework music. Mrs Clark explained Handel was a composer who wrote music and that the music was classical. The […]

Games Club

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

After school some of the Year One and Two children joined Miss Jones for games club. The children enjoyed playing different games. It was lovely to see the children taking turns and playing the games according to the rules.

House Challenge Session

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Design Technology, Parents, School Events

This morning the children worked with a family member and created a model of their house. They planned what they were going to do and what they were going to use. They constructed their model using recycled materials. The children used their cutting and sticking skills. The children really enjoyed working with their family member and […]

Walk To School

by | 10 Oct 2018 | JRSO, News

On Wednesday 10th October, children, parents and staff took part in Walk to School. The staff provided a walking bus from both ends of Strickmere so children could be dropped off and then walked safely into school. It was lovely to see so many walking to school and to see a smaller amount of vehicles […]

Autumn Trees

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment

The children created their own autumn tree. They went outside to look at the colours of the trunks and decided on green, brown and black. Back inside they tried very hard to colour inside the lines of the picture of the tree trunk. The children discussed what colour the leaves are in Autumn and decided […]

Leaf Person

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment, Facilities

The children listened to and watched the story of Leaf Man. The children got their waterproof trousers and wellies on and walked sensibly to the outside wild area following Miss Jones. The children were given the task to collect different natural objects so they could create their own ‘Leaf Person’. The children were very proud […]

Super Conker Worm

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Environment, Facilities

The children enjoyed another Forest Fun session focusing on ‘Superworm’. The children listened to the story before making a class ‘Superworm’ and walking to the outside classroom. Miss Jones explained to the children that they were going to make their own ‘Superworm’ using conkers – Miss Jones showed the children the one Mrs Clark had made one earlier, then […]