Mrs Thornton

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

by | 7 Jul 2019 | News

Thursday 4th July was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from the half term. They shared their Literacy learning about fables and some children read their fables. Then they based the rest of their assembly on teaching a moral to the rest of the school. The children used their Science learning and […]

Testing Pirate Paddy’s Lunchbox

by | 7 Jul 2019 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about Pirate Paddy and the problems with his lunch box. They had to design a lunchbox that could be passed across a rope, withstand waves and rain from the sea, withstand being pecked at by seagulls and deliver the lunch safely to the other ship without damaging […]

Investigating Climate Change

by | 6 Jun 2019 | News

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about climate change. They have been learning about the effects of greenhouse gases on the environment and took part in an experiment to see if our world is heating up as a result of greenhouse gases. Too many green house gases are making our world hotter and […]

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 […]