Today the Woodpeckers went to Pizza Express in Ipswich to learn how to become a Pizzaiolo and create their own margarita pizzas! The children learned how to stretch and shape the dough, put it in the pan and stretch it out to the sides. After that they learnt how to add the passata and mozzarella cheese to […]
This week the Swans have studied Mexican cuisine as part of their ‘Global Food’ DT topic. They learnt about foods from Mexico and yesterday they made Nachos with Miss Kluge. The children followed a recipe to make their own guacamole and salsa for their nachos. The children learnt vegetable preparation skills such as ‘the bridge method’ […]
Friday 2nd February was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work during their sharing afternoon. The children have been learning about portraits in Art and have learnt how to draw a self-portrait as well as portraits of other people. The children were keen to pass on the skills they had developed and decided they wanted […]
This term The Woodpeckers have been learning about China. They have sampled Chinese chocolate and learnt facts about Beijing. They did lots of learning based on The Great Wall of China and brought in junk modelling materials to build their own wall! The children had lots of fun working as a team to build their […]
This half term, the Swans have been learning about ‘Global Food’ as part of their Design and Technology topic with Miss Kluge. They have looked at different foods from around the world and thought about similarities between countries. They have looked at eating healthily and the ‘eat-well plate’. On Friday 26th January, the Swans looked […]
On Friday the Woodpeckers reached their first target of 25 class points. Class points are given when the whole class has done something good or worked well as a team. They decided that they wanted to do some cooking as their reward, so today they made ginger bread houses. They used biscuits, icing and […]
Today was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work in a class assembly. They sang a 3 times table song to the tune of Uptown Funk and shared lots of facts about the different continents. Some children read their ‘recipe for friendship’ instructions which explained how to make the perfect friend. The children acted […]
For Anti-Bullying week we started the day with an assembly looking at the question: “Is this bullying?” the children were presented with different scenarios in which they needed to decide if it should be called bullying or not. We learnt that bullying can be words or actions to deliberately upset or hurt somebody else and it happens repeatedly over […]
On Friday 6th October, the relatives of the children in Woodpecker class came in for a sharing afternoon. The children got to share their work with their parents and read aloud the work they were most proud of for their parents to hear. The children had their books out for parents to look through and explained how […]
Woodpeckers class have been learning about ‘shape’. They made right angle testers to help them find right angles in 2D shapes. They went on a right angle hunt around the school and had lots of discussion about right angles. Well done Woodpeckers! You were great right angle detectives!
Friday was the turn of the Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They talked all about Arts week and showed their finger paintings of seasonal trees and their forest. The children from construction club showed their tree models that they’d made and shared their advice on recycling. Well done Woodpeckers!
Friday the 12th of May was the Woodpeckers assembly where they shared their work from the last half term. They shared writing, demonstrated some Maths and showed of their French knowledge by singing a song in French! Well done Woodpeckers!