This half term, the Owls have been looking at electricity. The children learnt how to wire up electrical circuits that work, and investigated making different kinds of switches. The completed some DT work, designing and making a battery operated light for a particular person. The children were all extremely motivated and applied their learning well. […]
This week, the Owls have been writing free verse poetry based on Kit Wright’s ‘The Magic Box’. Today, the children worked in pairs to edit and improve their poems. They had to work together to make changes to both poems to make them more effective. The children worked fantastically in their pairs and were able […]
This week in school is Remembrance Week. As part of this topic, the Owls class made Remembrance Day medals. The children had to listen to Mrs Marshall very carefully and follow her instructions. To tie in with their Literacy work, the children then wrote instructions for how to make the medals. Well done Owls!
On Thursday 4th October, the Owls class were joined by their parents for a shared learning session. The children had to work with their parents and family members to research and produce information posters about the Vikings to tie in with our History topic. The children really enjoyed working with their adults and demonstrating their previous learning. […]
In Science, the Owls have been learning about Forces and Magnets. The children had to work in pairs to design a game that would work using magnetic force. They really enjoyed the task, working well in their pairs and enjoying the chance to demonstrate their scientific knowledge, with some very impressive results.
This half term, the Owls class are working on some dance activities on the theme Extreme Earth. We started by looking at Volcanoes. The children worked in pairs to show the four stages of a volcanic eruption (still volcano, gentle rumbling, explosion, lava trickling). The music we used was Vivaldi Techno. The children worked really […]
On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations. They looked at some of the equipment that can be used to […]
As part of their Geography topic on Water, on Tuesday 8th May, the Owls did a lesson on treating water. We watched a video about how water from the seas and rivers is treated to be made drinkable. The children were then given cups of dirty water and were asked to take the dirt out, […]
On Thursday 3rd May, the Owls class were joined by their parents to carry out a science experiment. The theme of the lesson was Investigating Gases and we did an experiment to see if we could weigh a gas. We took 5 different fizzy drinks and weighed them when fizzy and when flat. The bigger […]
On Wednesday 25th April, 12 children from the Owls class went to a cross country festival at East Bergholt High School. For the first part of the morning, the children were split into groups and rotated around four different stations. At each one, they took part in games and mini-races to practise their running skills […]
The Owls’ Art topic this half term is Fruit and Vegetables. On Monday 23rd April, we made peppers out of clay. Working from charcoal drawings they had done the week before, the children learned to soften and shape the clay. They had to try to add details such as seeds and stems. All the children […]
On Thursday 19th April, the Owls class went to the Schools’ Farm and Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich. There was so much to see and do. In the morning, we had a ride on a tractor, examined some of the latest farming technology and then went to the animal barn, where we got […]