Miss Kluge

Sorting 2D Shapes

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, News, Woodpeckers

This week, the Woodpeckers have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes. The children had to sort their shapes based on different criteria using Venn diagrams and Caroll diagrams as well as making different 2D shapes on Geoboards, by thinking carefully about their properties. The children worked in groups to have a go at […]

Woodpeckers Class Assembly

by | 3 Mar 2019 | News, Woodpeckers

Friday 22nd March was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They showed off their knowledge of time to the nearest 5 minutes by getting the audience to challenge them to show a specific time on their clocks. They told everybody about their ‘trip’ to Kenya and shared their […]

Woodpeckers Go To Kenya!

by | 3 Mar 2019 | News

Recently, the Woodpeckers stepped on board Woodpecker Airlines with their passports and boarding passes ready to fly to Kenya! They have been learning about Kenya as part of their Geography topic and so they boarded the class plane to go and find out all about Kenya. The children put on their sun glasses and sun […]

Marvellous Monster Models!

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Woodpeckers

The children have been learning about different materials in Science and the importance of recycling. They have been writing similes about monsters in Literacy and learning about sculptures in D.T. The children have combined their learning and have been making monster sculptures using junk modelling and recyclable materials. The children worked hard to make their […]

Woodpeckers Sharing Afternoon

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Parents, Woodpeckers

At a recent sharing session, the Woodpeckers shared their D.T learning with their parents. They have been learning about different types of sculptures. They’ve studied sculptures by Eva Rothschild and looked at how she used lines and points to make her sculptures. The children worked with their parents to make sculptures out of marshmallows and […]

Making Shape Sculptures with Marshmallows

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

On Thursday, the Woodpeckers learned about the work of Eva Rothschild. They looked at different sculptures she had made and used her ideas of straight lines and shapes to make their own sculptures. The children used marshmallows and cocktail sticks to create shape sculptures. Some children joined their sculptures together. The children enjoyed the challenge […]

Obstacle Course Building in P.E

by | 1 Jan 2019 | News, PE, Woodpeckers

In PE, the Woodpeckers worked in teams to build their own obstacle courses. The children had to choose objects to put into their obstacle course and think of activities to do with each obstacle to make it challenging for the other teams. They had to work together to create a course which linked together and […]

Tricky Sculptures

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

Recently in DT,  the Woodpeckers have been learning about the work of Jill Townsley. They looked at the different sculptures she made using everyday materials and had a go at using the same materials to build their own. They learnt how Jill Townsley used the same items repetitively to create different installations.The children had to […]

Handmade Christmas Decorations Greatly Received By The Care Home.

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, Community, News

At the end of last term the children were asked to make a decoration to send in to the residential home where Miss Kluge’s Mum works. The children made some fabulous decorations which were really appreciated by the residents of the care home and by the staff. Thank you very much for you efforts! The residents […]

Woodpecker Class Assembly

by | 12 Dec 2018 | Achievements, News, Woodpeckers

Last week, it was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their learning from the term. They shared facts about L.S Lowry from their learning in Art and showed off their Lowry cityscapes. The children read parts from their Rainforest Fact Files and sang a rainforest song.  Some children showed their dance routine that they […]

Anti-Bullying Week #ChooseKindness

by | 11 Nov 2018 | News

This week the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors have been very busy! They had a meeting to discuss what they would like to do for Anti-Bullying week and this weeks’ house group activities were based on what they came up with. Today the children looked at the #ChooseKindness anti-bullying initiative and discussed the importance of kind words. The anti-bullying […]

Germs & Waterproof Materials

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Woodpeckers

This half term in Science, the children have been learning about different scientific inventors. Last week, the children learnt about Louie Pasteur and the discovery of germs. They did an experiment with glitter to see how easily germs are spread and the importance of washing hands. Then, this week the children learnt about Charles Macintosh […]