Fantastic Fire Engines

by | 10 Oct 2021 | Design Technology, Kingfishers

The children have really enjoyed being designers this half term. They have learned how to design, make and evaluate their product. The children were given the challenge of building their own fire engine. The children were able to use tools safely and decide what they needed to create their fire engines. Great fire engines, Kingfishers.

Fabric Resist

by | 10 Oct 2021 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children continued being artists and working with textiles. Today the children used different tools and techniques to produce a fabric resist piece of work. The children used textured surfaces to produce effective rubbings. Great work Kingfishers.

Art Textiles

by | 10 Oct 2021 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children continued being artists and working with textiles. The children explored marks and patterns using oil pastels on white strips of fabric. The children applied Brusho over their marked strips. Great artwork Kingfishers.

Wheels, Axles and Chassis

by | 9 Sep 2021 | Design Technology, Kingfishers

This week the children became designers again. The children were asked to explore wheels, axles and chassis. The children were able to explain what wheels, axles and chassis were. They also created their own prototypes to show different ways of attaching wheels, axles and chassis. They children picked their favourite one by testing it first. […]

Weaving Textiles

by | 9 Sep 2021 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class became artists for the afternoon. The children thought about what art was and the children were asked to investigate weaving materials and processes. The children used red, orange and yellow material linking to the Great Fire of London (warm colours). The children took it in turns to do some weaving […]

The Great Fire of London

by | 9 Sep 2021 | History, Kingfishers

The Year One children have been Historians this week and learned all about The Great Fire of London. The children have used different sources to help them answer questions and find out all about The Great Fire of London. The children also became designers and redesigned London after The Great Fire of London. Great work […]

Sports Day – Woodpeckers and Kingfishers

by | 7 Jul 2021 | House Groups, Kingfishers, Parents, PE, School Events, Woodpeckers

Sports Day happened at Stratford St Mary on Monday 19th July – with Woodpeckers and Kingfishers events taking part in the morning.  The children competed in their houses and took part in 5 events – standing long jump, chest throw, sprint, fun run and target game.  Great fun, great team spirit and great attitudes were […]

Kimmy’s Zoo

by | 7 Jul 2021 | Kingfishers, School Events, Science, Visitors

On Wednesday 7th July Kingfishers Class welcomed some visitors into school – Kimmy’s Zoo; they were very excited. The children were very well behaved and listened carefully to Kimmy. The children learned lots of facts about the different animals. They also got to hold and stroke some of the animals. The children were very brave! […]

Father’s Day

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

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!

Beautiful Butterflies

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Kingfishers, Science

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 all five butterflies had emerged. The children […]

Pirate Pete’s Sandwich

by | 5 May 2021 | Design Technology, Kingfishers, News

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 Pirate Pete. The children got busy designing their sandwich. They labelled what […]

Bite the Shark

by | 5 May 2021 | English, Kingfishers, Visitors

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 McGee the author of ‘Bite the Shark’. The children listened to the […]