English

Spelling Bee Success

by | 3 Mar 2019 | English, Swans, Trips, Visits

On the 13th of March, 5 brave Swans ventured out to East Bergholt High School to compete in the Spelling Bee. The children had to compete against 9 other schools to spell a selection of words to score points. Our team was joined by a former Swan. The children were fantastic, coming third in the […]

Pancake Day

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Design Technology, English

The children have been learning all about Shrove Tuesday. The children have had lots of fun designing their own pancakes, taking part in pancake races, writing instructions on how to make pancakes and actually making pancakes. The children really enjoyed eating them.

Phonics Club

by | 3 Mar 2019 | English, Kingfishers

The children joined Miss Jones for phonics club after school. The children took played phonics games – reading words and deciding whether the word was a real or nonsense word. Great work Kingfishers.

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  […]

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!

Kate Greenaway Book Event

by | 6 Jun 2018 | English, News, Swans, Visits

Three of the Swans class recently visited East Bergholt High School to take part in a book event. Before the event, our school and other local primary schools received a book (a different one for each school).  Each school had to present their book to the others before deciding on the overall favourite. Thank you […]

Supertato

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Art & Design, English, PE

This week, Kingfishers Class have been learning about ‘Superheroes’ based on the story of ‘Supertato’. The children arrived at school to find vegetables tied up in the classroom. The children were asked to be Police detectives. They were told a crime had been committed by the Evil Pea in the classroom and the children were to write a police report […]

Easter Egg Hunt

by | 3 Mar 2018 | English, Environment, Maths, News

The children in Kingfishers Class went on an Easter egg hunt. The children were put into four groups. They were given a map and worked together to plan their route. The children went outside and hunted for eggs. The children had to find the different places on the map and collect a card egg. When they […]

Book Fair Competition

by | 3 Mar 2018 | English, School Events

The children were encouraged to take part in a Book Fair Competition organised by Miss Jones. They were asked to get an adult to take a photograph of them reading a book in an ‘unusual’ place. There were lots of entries showing children reading books everywhere. Mrs Gage judged the photographs and picked a winner from each class. The winners of the competition […]

World Book Day

by | 3 Mar 2018 | English, Fundraising, School Events

The children and staff finally got to celebrate World Book Day on Friday. The children and staff dressed up as their favourite book character and donated £1 to the Motor Neurone Disease Charity. The children took part in different activities during the day linked to World Book Day. After school the children were able to […]