On Monday 4th November, the children took part in an assembly about ‘Why we wear poppies near Remembrance Day’; they learnt about the history of poppies and why people started wearing them after the ‘First World War. The children then went into their house groups to participate in some poppy related activities. We continued to […]
Children from Year One and Two joined Miss Jones for ‘Games Club’ on Thursday after school. The children learnt how to play different board games. The children listened carefully to instructions and took turns. Lots of fun and laughter.
The topic for this half term is ‘Fire, Fire’. In Literacy, we have been basing our writing on Fireworks and Bonfire Night and have been learning how to write structured calligrams. A calligram is a poem that uses its design and layout of the letters to create a visual image related to the meaning of […]
This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about Pirate Paddy and the problems with his lunch box. They had to design a lunchbox that could be passed across a rope, withstand waves and rain from the sea, withstand being pecked at by seagulls and deliver the lunch safely to the other ship without damaging […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Woodpeckers have been training to become secret agents! They had to complete a series of Secret Agent Training Sessions (SATS) to become secret learning agents and have enjoyed their secret missions! Today, as the children had finished their missions, a letter arrived labelled: ‘CLASSIFIED! TOP SECRET!’ The letter was from Secret Agent HQ and […]
Recently, the Woodpeckers shared their learning of position and direction with their parents. They have been learning about quarter, half, three quarter and full turns; going clockwise and anti-clockwise. Some children used the Ipads to programme the beebots to reach the correct flower using positional language, some children had to cut and stick gruffalo pictures […]
The Woodpeckers have continued their learning about Kenya by learning about The Maasai Tribe. The children learnt lots of facts by looking at different photographs and artefacts about the Maasai Tribe. This is a tribe of people living in the planes of Kenya. They learnt all about tribal culture and ways of life. Then they […]