Curriculum

Perfect Poetry Pair Work

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Curriculum, English, Owls

This week, the Owls have been writing free verse poetry based on Kit Wright’s ‘The Magic Box’. Today, the children worked in pairs to edit and improve their poems. They had to work together to make changes to both poems to make them more effective. The children worked fantastically in their pairs and were able […]

Pen Pals

by | 11 Nov 2018 | English, Kingfishers, School Events

This week the children were very excited as they were writing a reply letter to their Pen Pals. The reception children worked with Miss Jones. She read the children their letter from their Pen Pal and they wrote a reply to the letter with adult support. They answered their Pen Pals questions and thought of  […]

Hibernating Hedgehogs

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Art & Design, Design Technology, Environment, Kingfishers

The children were excited to find out what they would be doing during their ‘Forest Fun’ session. The children sat engaged while Miss Jones made salt dough, they were able to name the ingredients Miss Jones was using. The children sat and listened to a story called ‘The Very Helpful Hedgehog’. Miss Jones and the children […]

U9 Dodgeball Festival

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Owls, PE

On Thursday 15th November, six children from the Owls class participated in an U9 Dodgeball Festival held at Inspire Suffolk in Ipswich. The children had a great time, with some excellent catching, dodging and throwing skills. We played 8 very competitive matches, winning twice. Well done Owls! Next week it is the Swans’ turn! Results: […]

Tremendous Tag

by | 11 Nov 2018 | PE, Swans

Our Year 5 & 6 children recently took part in a Tag Rugby Festival at St Joseph’s College, Ipswich. The children competed well, show strength, encouragement and determination.  We won 1 game, drew 2 and lost 3. We done everyone!

Robotics @ BT

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Computing, News, Swans, Visits

On Friday 10th November, the Year 5 children went to BT @ Adastral Park to take part in a Crumble Bot session. The children were tasked with creating a program that would enable the Crumble Bot Car to flash different coloured lights; to make it stop when it came across a black line and to […]

Spencer Bear’s Birthday

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Design Technology, English, Kingfishers, Maths, News

The children received a letter from Spencer’s Mummy explaining that it was going to be Spencer Bear’s Birthday and she wanted the children to plan a party for him. The Year One children wrote Spencer Bear’s Mummy a letter explaining what they were going to do – the Reception children wrote invitations, made birthday cards and bunting, […]

Remembrance Day Medals

by | 11 Nov 2018 | English, History, News, Owls

This week in school is Remembrance Week. As part of this topic, the Owls class made Remembrance Day medals. The children had to listen to Mrs Marshall very carefully and follow her instructions. To tie in with their Literacy work, the children then wrote instructions for how to make the medals. Well done Owls!

Rainforest Researchers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

This week, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Rainforest. They are going to write fact files. To find out about the Rainforest, the children had to use resources to research and answer questions in pairs and on their own which inspired them to take charge of their own learning! The children used non fiction books, […]

Bikeability Fun!

by | 11 Nov 2018 | PE, Swans

At the beginning of this half term, our Year 5 children were put through their paces during their 2-day Bikeability course.  Mr Ross and Mr Hooley taught the children the necessary skills to be safe on their bikes – firstly in the playground and then whilst out on the road. All the children passed their […]

Movement of the Moon

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Science, Swans

In Science, we have been looking at all things Space! We have looked at the solar system, astronomers and the Earth and Moon. To finish off the unit, we made models that show the movement of the moon and its path of travel around the Earth.

Puzzling Prime Numbers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

Recently in Swans class, the children have been investigating prime numbers. They had to work out how many prime numbers there are between 1-100, using everything they had learnt; multiples, factors and their times tables! To make it more fun, it was a competition with prizes. Congratulations to our winners!