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Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Woodpeckers children got creative last week making some beautiful decorations for their classroom. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used as well as a variety of material to create different decorations. The classroom now looks very festive! [gallery...

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Waxing or Waning

Waxing or Waning

In Science, Woodpeckers have been creating models to show how the Moon orbits the Earth, and the Earth orbits the Sun. We also learned how the Moon reflects sunlight - we see the Moon in different shapes depending on how much sunlight is blocked by the Earth! I wonder...

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Owls’ Boat Race

Owls’ Boat Race

As part of our Science topic on Forces, the Owls looked at water resistance and how it can be overcome by streamlining. They had to design and then build boats to be as streamlined as possible in order to move the fastest through the water. We timed each boat and the...

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Christmas Challenges

Christmas Challenges

The Reception children have been given lots of challenges to complete this week. They had to colour in Santa's clothes, cut them out and dress Santa. They were asked to decorate the Christmas tree by colouring in decorations, cutting them out and sticking them on...

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Elves Excitement

Elves Excitement

The elves have been leaving the children in Kingfishers Class lots of different challenges. They set up a photo booth so the children (and some of the adults) could have their photographs taken with some props. They wrote maths sums on the bananas for the children to...

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Christmas Elves Return

Christmas Elves Return

On Monday the children in Kingfishers Class found their classroom had been decorated ready for Christmas. They also found a present under the Christmas tree which contained Tinsel and Jingle the Christmas Elves. The children have enjoyed seeing what Tinsel and Jingle...

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Roving Reporters

Roving Reporters

Woodpecker's roving reporters went back in time to 1969 - the day after Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon. We wrote newspaper reports of the historic event, then made News Round style video recordings which we shared with the class! One small step for Neil...

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Sinking Ships…or Not?

Sinking Ships…or Not?

This week in science, the Swans have been learning about why boats don’t sink. They discovered that the shape of the object affects its ability to float. They looked at an object’s buoyancy  in relation to the Archimedes Principle and had lots of fun trying to design...

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Christmas in Kingfishers Class

Christmas in Kingfishers Class

Om Monday morning, the children arrived at school to find their classroom had been decorated ready for Christmas - they were all were very excited! Since then, the children have been busy doing lots of Christmas activities. They have decorated their own tree, made...

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Spencer’s Birthday

Spencer’s Birthday

The children enjoyed celebrating Spencer Bear's birthday. Spencer Bear opened his cards with the help from the children. The children enjoyed their crisps and fairy cake and sang Happy Birthday to Spencer. The children had a lovely time and so did Spencer Bear!...

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