Woodpeckers

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 7th March we welcomed our mums (or a female representative) to our Mother’s Day Lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef dinner and oaty fruit crunch for pudding.  The mums also got the chance to play outside!. Thank you for coming and having lunch with us, thanks to Rachel and Georgina […]

Dodgeballing Woodpeckers!

by | 3 Mar 2018 | PE, Woodpeckers

For the last half term, Woodpeckers class have been busy learning the rules and tactics of Dodgeball and on Thursday 8th March, some of the children took part in a Dodgeball Festival. Mr Bassett and Mrs Clark accompanied the children to Inspire, Ipswich where they (the children!) were given the chance to play several matches […]

Snowy Fun

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

With green-ness returning to the county, it is easy to forget how white everywhere was last week. Although it was very cold, some of the children managed to enjoy some snowy fun on the school field. All wrapped up in coats, hats, scarves and gloves, some snowmen were built and snowballs thrown.  

Cookery Club Fruit Salad

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

On Thursday after school children from Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones and Mrs Jones for Cookery Club . The children carefully used a knife to cut different types of fruit to make a fruit salad. The children enjoyed making their fruit salad and we hope they enjoyed eating it!

Pizza Express!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Trips, Woodpeckers

Today the Woodpeckers went to Pizza Express in Ipswich to learn how to become a Pizzaiolo and create their own margarita pizzas! The children learned how to stretch and shape the dough, put it in the pan and stretch it out to the sides.  After that they learnt how to add the passata and mozzarella cheese to […]

Chinese New Year House Groups

by | 2 Feb 2018 | House Groups, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This afternoon the children worked into their house groups learning about Chinese New Year. Hedgehogs learnt a song about Chinese New Year and played instruments. They also said a poem and danced like a dragon. Badgers looked at the zodiac calendar and tried hard to write the animal names in Chinese. Otters retold the story […]

Internet Safety Day

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

In school, we are always talking about how to stay safe on-line. However, we believe, from time to time, it is important to come together to discuss this in more detail.  Internet Safety Day was on Tuesday 6th February and this week, all the children came together for an internet safety assembly before participating in […]

Games Club

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

This half term some of the children from Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones for a games club after school. The children enjoyed playing a range of different games including Bingo, Pop Up Pirate, Uno and Top Trumps. The children were able to take turns. use their mathematical knowledge and developed their communication skills. The children enjoyed […]

Woodpeckers Share Their Creative Skills With Their Parents!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Woodpeckers

Friday 2nd February  was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work during their sharing afternoon. The children have been learning about portraits in Art and have learnt how to draw a self-portrait as well as portraits of other people. The children were keen to pass on the skills they had developed and decided they wanted […]

Woodpeckers Enjoy ‘Junk Modelling’ The Great Wall of China.

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Geography, Woodpeckers

This term The Woodpeckers have been learning about China. They have sampled Chinese chocolate and learnt facts about Beijing. They did lots of learning based on The Great Wall of China and brought in junk modelling materials to build their own wall! The children had lots of fun working as a team to build their […]

Gingerbread Houses

by | 12 Dec 2017 | Achievements, Woodpeckers

  On Friday the Woodpeckers reached their first target of 25 class points. Class points are given when the whole class has done something good or worked well as a team. They decided that they wanted to do some cooking as their reward, so today they made ginger bread houses. They used biscuits, icing and […]

A Midwife Crisis

by | 12 Dec 2017 | Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Thursday afternoon and evening, the children took to the stage to entertain visitors with their acting, singing and dancing in a whole school performance of ‘A Midwife Crisis’. Well done everyone and thank you to all those involved in planning and preparing for the show.