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Measuring Angles

Measuring Angles

This week the Swans have been using a protractor to measure angles. We decided to be a bit radical and use whiteboard pens to draw angles on the table and then measure them with a protractor - it was much more fun!

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Father’s Day

This week we have been busy thinking about our ‘Dads’ and Father’s Day. The children have participated in a range of activities. We can’t tell you what we have been doing because it wouldn’t be a surprise! [gallery...

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Beautiful Butterflies

Beautiful Butterflies

The children had a surprise waiting for them after lunch, the first butterfly had emerged from its chrysalis! The children made them some nectar water from sugar and water and gave the butterfly a segment of orange. They were all very excited! By the end of the week...

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Pirate Pete’s Sandwich

Pirate Pete’s Sandwich

The children were tasked with designing a sandwich for Pirate Paddy’s lunchbox, which they made last week. They discussed what fillings could go into sandwiches and what type of bread they could use. They thought about whether they were making healthy choices for...

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Bite the Shark

Bite the Shark

The children in Kingfishers Classroom received a copy of 'Bite the Shark' from the author Nigel McGee. He wrote a special message inside the book for Kingfishers. The children really enjoyed the story. On Pyjamarama Day the children received at message from Nigel...

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Art Day in the Owls

Art Day in the Owls

On Tuesday 25th May, the Owls had an Art Day, focusing on African printmaking. In the morning, the children used their sketch books to investigate African printmaking designs and develop some of their own. We looked at the common features that could be found in most...

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Modelling the Solar System

Modelling the Solar System

This term, the Owls are studying Earth and Space in Science. In one memorable lesson, we took our learning outside to try to make a scale model of the solar system. We used a football to represent the Sun and selected other spherical objects, ranging from a sprinkle...

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Hero Stamp Design Competition

Hero Stamp Design Competition

The children were asked to take part in the Royal Mail's Heroes Stamp Design Competition for their homework. The competition is to honour the heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. The children have been busy creating their stamp designs and we have lots of entries to...

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Explaining the Phases of the Moon

Explaining the Phases of the Moon

As part of our Science topic on Earth and Space, the Owls were learning about the Moon and why it looks different at different times. The children had to create a simulation to demonstrate how the Moon orbits the Earth and how the relative positions of the Earth, the...

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