Measuring Angles

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Maths, Swans

This week the Swans have been using a protractor to measure angles. We decided to be a bit radical and use whiteboard pens to draw angles on the table and then measure them with a protractor – it was much more fun!

Swans Australian Immersion Day

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The Swans have been busy preparing their class display ready for their new geography topic on Australia!    

Favourite Footwear Day

by | 5 May 2021 | Fundraising, JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Today was favourite footwear day. The children and staff wore their favourite footwear to school and donated £1 to Living Street. There was a range of different footwear. Thank you to everyone who took part and donated money. We have raised over £70 for ‘Living Street’.  

Walk To School Week 2021

by | 5 May 2021 | JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thank you to all the children and parents who have taken part in Walk to School week. The children have enjoyed completing their ‘Walking Challenge Booklet’ on their walk to school. In the classroom the teachers have been recording how many children have been participating in walk to school week. Well done everybody, lovely to […]

Pasta & Polo Mint Mars Rovers

by | 5 May 2021 | Science, Swans

This week the Swans have been engineers. They were involved in a mission from NASA – they were given a budget of 6 million dollars to design a new rover for Mars. First they identified the axles, suspension etc on existing rovers. They then used different types of pasta and polos to create their own. […]

Darts (Maths) Fun!

by | 5 May 2021 | Maths, News, PE, Swans

The swans have been practising their number skills of doubling, trebling, addition, subtraction and multiplication by playing Darts! They had so much fun!  

Big Bang Theory!

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Science, Swans

This week,  the Swans have been learning about The Big Bang Theory. In order to understand this theory of how the universe expanded from one single point (over 13 billion years ago), the children carried out an investigation involving balloons! They recorded data in charts to help them answer scientific questions surrounding this theory.   […]

Ducklings Have Arrived

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Kingfishers, PTA, Science, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday, 20th April, we took delivery of 6 duck eggs.  They were popped into an incubator and throughout the course of the week, 6 ducklings hatched.   The children have been fascinated by these arrivals and have been following their progress.  One has been called Queenie as ‘she’ arrived on the queens birthday and another […]

Slavery and Sewing in Swans

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Design Technology, History, Swans

This term,  the children are learning about Thomas Clarkson and his contribution towards the abolishment of slavery. This week, in Art, the children learnt about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a term used for a network of people, homes, and hideouts that slaves in the southern United States used to […]

The finished pictures!

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Swans

Swans have now finished their pictures!

Oil Pastel Eyes and Noses

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The children spent Thursday afternoon creating the eyes and noses for their animal collages. They used oil pastels and practiced blending techniques to create this stunning work. Further photos to follow!    

British Science Week – Zoom

by | 3 Mar 2021 | News, Owls, Science, Swans

To celebrate British Science Week, Owls & Swans took part in a Zoom session run by Dr Mandy Hartley. The children learnt about DNA and how it is useful to both historians and scientists.