This week, the Woodpeckers have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes. The children had to sort their shapes based on different criteria using Venn diagrams and Caroll diagrams as well as making different 2D shapes on Geoboards, by thinking carefully about their properties. The children worked in groups to have a go at […]
Friday 22nd March was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They showed off their knowledge of time to the nearest 5 minutes by getting the audience to challenge them to show a specific time on their clocks. They told everybody about their ‘trip’ to Kenya and shared their […]
The children have been enjoying the new books they received from the ‘Books for Schools’ campaign in the Evening Star and East Anglian newspapers. Thank you again for collecting the tokens and supporting us. Please remember we are now collecting the Lego tokens from the newspaper.
On Thursday 7th March, we celebrated World Book Day. The children came dressed as a range of book characters or in their favourite ‘Elmer’ colour. They also took part in a range of activities, all linked to books. Our parents were invited to a coffee and cake morning and our young councillors (Junior Road Safety […]
The children in Woodpeckers class had the opportunity to work with Mrs Fisk to decorate Elmer. The children decorated their initial with different patterns and created feathers. The children also painted their own square for the patchwork trees. Great work Woodpeckers.
Thursday 6th March saw some of our Year 2 children take part in a Dodgeball Festival at Inspire in Ipswich. The children competed against 8 other schools; they played well, with some great moves, skill and teamwork shown. We were very pleased when we heard our school had won the Fair Play Award – given for […]
The children have been learning about different materials in Science and the importance of recycling. They have been writing similes about monsters in Literacy and learning about sculptures in D.T. The children have combined their learning and have been making monster sculptures using junk modelling and recyclable materials. The children worked hard to make their […]
We take Internet Safety very seriously at school and it is something that we regularly talk about to the children. However, (the National) Safer Internet Day which takes place on February 5th is a good day to remind the children about how we can stay safe online. The theme of this year’s Safer Internet Day […]
At a recent sharing session, the Woodpeckers shared their D.T learning with their parents. They have been learning about different types of sculptures. They’ve studied sculptures by Eva Rothschild and looked at how she used lines and points to make her sculptures. The children worked with their parents to make sculptures out of marshmallows and […]
The children enjoyed taking part in the cooking club session after school. The children were able to listen carefully and follow instructions. The children made jam tarts and white chocolate rice krispie cakes.