Miss Kluge

A Top Secret Surprise!

by | 5 May 2019 | News, Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers have been training to become secret agents! They had to complete a series of Secret Agent Training Sessions (SATS) to become secret learning agents and have enjoyed their secret missions! Today, as the children had finished their missions, a letter arrived labelled: ‘CLASSIFIED! TOP SECRET!’ The letter was from Secret Agent HQ and […]

Perfect Pasta Salad!

by | 5 May 2019 | News

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about healthy diets. They have learnt about where food comes from and how to have a balanced diet. They designed their own healthy pasta salads and thought about the ingredients that they would like to use. The children chopped and prepared their ingredients to make their own […]

Woodpeckers Sharing Afternoon

by | 5 May 2019 | News, Woodpeckers

Recently, the Woodpeckers shared their learning of position and direction with their parents. They have been learning about quarter, half, three quarter and full turns; going clockwise and anti-clockwise. Some children used the Ipads to programme the beebots to reach the correct flower using positional language, some children had to cut and stick gruffalo pictures […]

Weighing, Measuring and Comparing in Woodpeckers.

by | 5 May 2019 | News

This half term The Woodpeckers have been focusing on ‘Shape, space and measure’ in the Maths and have been measuring different things. They used cm and m to measure the distances cars travelled along the floor; g and kg to measure objects and ml and l to measure how much water was in the jugs. […]

Kindness Watch

by | 5 May 2019 | News

This half term the Anti Bullying Buddies have been going out on ‘Kindness Watch’ at break times and lunch times. They have been helping Miss Kluge identify children who are doing kind things such as turn taking, letting others join in with their games, playing nicely and helping each other. The Anti Bullying Buddies have […]

Marvellous Maasai Tribal Necklaces.

by | 5 May 2019 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers have continued their learning about Kenya by learning about The Maasai Tribe. The children learnt lots of facts by looking at different photographs and artefacts about the Maasai Tribe. This is a tribe of people living in the planes of Kenya. They learnt all about tribal culture and ways of life. Then they […]

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 […]