Classes

We’re Going on a Baby Hunt

by | 1 Jan 2021 | Kingfishers, Parents

We all know it has been different this year, but we wanted to make it as normal as possible. So the children in Kingfishers Class performed ‘We’re Going on a Baby Hunt’. The children dressed up and had a fantastic time performing it! The parents loved it!

The Mystery of the Missing Reindeer Bells

by | 1 Jan 2021 | Kingfishers, Maths

This week the Year One children had a mathematical mystery to solve. They were asked to solve the mystery of the missing reindeer bells. They had five clues to solve which involved counting, measuring, adding, subtracting and working with numbers to 100.  The children solved the clues and found out the elf who hid the […]

Christmas Community Cheer

by | 1 Jan 2021 | Community, Kingfishers

The Kingfishers Class worked together to create a class Christmas bauble. It looked great and the children coloured in their section very carefully. Miss Cousins stuck the all the pieces together. Miss Cousins is going to take the Christmas bauble to Blackbrook House care home for the residents, to brighten up their Christmas. Great teamwork […]

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

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!  

Waxing or Waning

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Science, Woodpeckers

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 if the Moon is waxing or […]

Owls’ Boat Race

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Owls, Science

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 quickest one took just […]

Christmas Challenges

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

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 their tree. They were also challenged to make paper chains! […]

Elves Excitement

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Kingfishers, News

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 solve before they ate their snack. They also […]

Christmas Elves Return

by | 12 Dec 2020 | English, Kingfishers, Maths

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 have been up to. They had written CVC words and graphemes on the […]

Building Rooms for the Titanic

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Design Technology, History, Swans

As part of our half term topic based on ‘The Titanic’, the Swans children started to construct their Titanic rooms. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used – including using the saws!  

Roving Reporters

by | 12 Dec 2020 | English, History, Woodpeckers

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 Armstrong. one giant leap for the Woodpeckers!  

Sinking Ships…or Not?

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Science, Swans

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 a boat that would hold a certain amount […]