Classes

Dinosaur Topic Finale

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Kingfishers, Parents

To end our dinosaur topic, the children in Kingfishers Class showed their grown ups their dinosaur models, clay fossils and dinosaur moving pictures. They were very excited and were able to explain what they had been learning about in class this half term.  Well done Kingfishers!

Moving Pictures

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

In DT the children have enjoyed creating ‘Moving Dinosaur Pictures’. The children used levers and hinges to make their pictures move. They thought about the tools and materials they needed and the skills they needed to use. The children also created a lovely background for the dinosaurs. Great work Kingfishers.

Favourite Footwear

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Classes, Fundraising, JRSO

On Wednesday 7th October the children and staff wore their favourite footwear to school as part of Walk to School week. There was a range of different footwear from flashing trainers to pink unicorn slippers. We have raised over £70 for ‘Living Street’ charity. Thank you to everyone who took part and donated money.

Walk To School Week

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Classes, JRSO, News

During the week of the 5th of October the children were encouraged to walk to school. This year due to the current situation staff were unable to provide a ‘Walking Bus’, but this didn’t stop children and parents from walking to school. They parked their cars at the end of Strickmere and walked to school […]

Crafting Clay

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

This half term Kingfishers Class have been learning about dinosaurs. In Art the children have been using clay. They have created their own dinosaur fossils and their own dinosaur models. The children have learnt different techniques while using the clay – rolling, pulling, smoothing, pinching and mark marking with tools. The children did very well! […]

Home Learning Week 2

by | 4 Apr 2020 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

It seems like week 2 of home learning was as busy as week 1 – walks, creations, rainbows, running, maths, bug houses and baking amongst other things. Happy holidays everyone!

Home Learning – Week 1

by | 3 Mar 2020 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thank you for all your emails and photos from Week 1 of Home Learning. It seems lots of you have been creative and made rainbows for the window, baked cakes, made fairy gardens and puppets amongst other things;  been active with bike rides (over 20 miles by one child!), joined in with Joe Wicks, running, […]

Murder Mystery in Swans Class

by | 3 Mar 2020 | Swans

Swans came in from break on Wednesday to find that an alarming crime had been committed in their classroom! An outline of a ‘body’ was found in the middle of the class, and the children (now members of the Stratford St Mary Police Academy) had to solve the clues that had been left around the […]

Skittle Science

by | 3 Mar 2020 | Kingfishers, Science

To celebrate Science week the children in Kingfishers class became scientists. The children listened to the story of the ‘Mixed Up Chameleon’ and we did the Skittle experiment and a chromatography experiment focusing on colour! Before we embarked on our investigation, we thought about what it meant to think “ scientifically “ and discussed the […]

World Book Day

by | 3 Mar 2020 | Classes, English, Parents

On Thursday 5th March we celebrated ‘World Book Day’. The children started the day with an assembly all about the event. The children listened to a story called ‘Look Up’. The book touched on the fact that whilst many of us are ‘ plugged in’ to technology we are often missing the wonders of the […]

Investigating the Transportation of Water

by | 3 Mar 2020 | News, Science, Woodpeckers

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about the names and functions of the different parts of a plant (and what they need to grow well). In one of the lessons, they focused on the stem and learnt that its job is to transport water to the leaves. We wanted to find out if […]

Egyptian Death Mask Making in DT

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Art & Design, History, News, Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers have been creating death masks in DT. The children took inspiration from Tutankhamun’s death mask when designing their own. They created their masks by covering a balloon with paper mache, cutting it in half and attaching a cardboard head dress. The children used paper mache for the nose, and painted on Egyptian makeup […]