Curriculum

Amazing Autumn

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Kingfishers, Science

The children in Year One have been learning about the Seasons in Science. The children learned about the four different seasons in the UK. They briefly explored what the weather is like in different seasons and what important events there are in each season. The children were then asked to think about the clothes they […]

Science in Action in Swans

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Science, Swans

In Science this week, the children in Swans class were investigating the effect different temperatures of water has on an iceberg. We discussed how we could keep the test fair,  make predictions, variables, observations and conclusions and also how we could represent the data. Alongside this, the children learnt how to find the volume of […]

Anti – Bullying Week

by | 11 Nov 2020 | English, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class having been focusing on friendship this week as it was Anti – Bullying week. The children created friendship recipes to make the perfect friend. The children thought about the different qualities a perfect friend would have. The children also worked together to create a kindness heart adding qualities of a […]

Floating and Sinking in Swans!

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Science, Swans

In Science this week we were thinking about what makes a boat move. This led on to discussions about the Titanic’s propeller! The children were given a selection of materials and had to make a simple boat with a propeller which could propel itself through the water. They investigated the following question: How does the […]

Remembrance @ School

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The children at school created individual poppies which formed part of a display; this was complemented by some black out poetry from the Swans and some paintings completed by the Kingfishers. We all stood outside on the school field at 11am on the 11th November and observed the 2 minutes silence along with the Nation. […]

Fizzing Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Art & Design, History, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class have been learning about Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. The children were introduced to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot in History. The children learnt key facts about Guy Fawkes and about his involvement in the Gunpowder plot. The children developed their awareness of the past by making comparisons between […]

Pretty Poppies

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

Miss Jones and the children discussed Remembrance Day. Miss Jones told the children all about why we wear poppies. The children watched a short CBeebies animation. (It sees war as experienced by animals in a WWI battlefields). After playtime the children joined the school in a two minute silence at 11am. The children stood quietly […]

Harvest Poetry & Prayers

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Religious Education, Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers Class have been discussing the incredible work achieved by farmers and food producers, both here in the UK and around the world. To express our gratitude this harvest, we chose to write either a poem or a prayer on the theme of ‘Thankfulness’. Here is a selection of the work we produced!  

Searching for Titanic Treasure

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, News, Science, Swans

In science, the children have been exploring magnetism. They looked at attraction and repulsion which led onto a discussion of how compasses work. We looked at photos of the compass on board Titanic and spoke about why it was placed on the upper deck and not in the hull (due to the iron in the […]

Titanic Biographies

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, News, Swans

As part of the topic entitled ‘Significant Events’, the children in the Swans class are learning about the ‘Titanic’. In our recent history lesson, the children were given the name of a passenger who was on board the passenger ship; they then had to research facts about him/her and present their findings creatively in a […]

Harvest

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Kingfishers, Religious Education

In Kingfishers Class the children have been learning about ‘Harvest’. The children have been thinking about how important the Farmers are and being thankful for their food. The children were tasked with creating their own scarecrows so they could help the Farmers scare away the birds. The children coloured in their scarecrows and cut the […]

Dynamic Drumming

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Music, News, Swans

Throughout the half term, the Swans class have been working with our music teacher to learn how to play the drums.  The children learnt different rhythms, beats and pieces of music. The children then performed a 5 minute dynamic piece of music.  Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we were unable to invite an outside […]