Owls

Sizzling Sports Day Success

by | 7 Jul 2019 | Achievements, House Groups, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, PE, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Friday 5th July saw the annual sports day at the school.  The sun shone, crowds gathered and children enjoyed a variety of events; the atmosphere was fantastic! Otters were the victorious winners and gained 40 house points! Well done. Thank you to all who helped with the preparations beforehand and to those who helped on […]

Archaeology Club

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Extracurricular, History, Owls, Science, Swans

This half term, Mrs Marshall is running a lunchtime Archaeology club for children in Owls and Swans classes. Over the last two weeks, the children had to work together to chip dinosaur bones out of rock. It was very difficult, and took them a long time. Once all the bones were out, the children had […]

Pyjamarama Day

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday 7th June  the children (and adults) came to school in their pyjamas to celebrate Pyjamarama day donating 50p to the BookTrust charity. The children enjoyed a range of activities and enjoyed having stories read to them by different adults. We raised over £60 for the BookTrust charity. Thank you for your support, the […]

Favourite Footwear Day

by | 5 May 2019 | Fundraising, JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 22nd May the children and staff wore their favourite footwear to school and donated £1 to our Elmer project. There was a range of different footwear from flashing trainers to monster slippers. We raised £80. Thank you to everyone who took part and donated money.

Owls Shared Learning Session

by | 5 May 2019 | Community, Owls, Parents, Science

On Thursday 16th May, many of the parents of Owls class came in for a shared learning session. In Science, the children have been working on the topic of Sound and had been looking at high and low sounds and how they are made. With the help of their parents, the children had to apply […]

Making Smoothies

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Owls

This half term, the Owls have a DT topic of Edible Garden. We have been learning about where certain types of food come from, how they are grown, why they are good for us and how to cook with them. Most recently, we have been learning all about strawberries. On Wednesday 15th May, we made […]

Pesto Making

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Owls

This term, Owls class are working on an Edible Garden project for DT. They have already learnt about different kinds of herbs and have planted some. This week, we took one of the herbs, basil, and had a go at using it to make pesto. The children practised their chopping skills and all had a […]

Cross Country at RHS

by | 5 May 2019 | Owls, PE, Swans

Recently, 24 children from Owls and Swans braved the rain to compete at a Cross-Country event held at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook. The year 4 children’s course was 1,500m, whereas the Year 5 and 6 children’s course was 2,200m long. The children were nervous but extremely determined and they all finished the race […]

Goodbye Elmer

by | 4 Apr 2019 | Art & Design, Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Monday 25th March, we said goodbye to our finished Elmer as he was returned to the Elmer team ready for photographs to be taken for the trail. We have all enjoyed taking part in the decoration of Elmer and are very pleased with how our Elmer looks. We would like to say a big […]

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 27th March 2019, we welcomed over 60 mums and grandmothers for our annual Mother’s day lunch. Rachel and Georgia prepared a delicious roast dinner, followed by jam sponge and custard, which was enjoyed by all. Thank you mums (and grandmums) for supporting this event, to all staff for helping over the lunchtime period […]

Battery Operated Lights

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Design Technology, Owls, Science

This half term, the Owls have been looking at electricity. The children learnt how to wire up electrical circuits that work, and investigated making different kinds of switches. The completed some DT work, designing and making a battery operated light for a particular person. The children were all extremely motivated and applied their learning well. […]

U11 Quicksticks

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Monday 18th March, six KS2 children made the trip to St Joseph’s College to take part in an U11 Mixed Quicksticks Hockey Competition. We played against 4 other schools, winning once. There was some great determination, skill and sportsmanship on show from our children, which was very pleasing to see. The children really enjoyed […]