The Boy at the Back of the Class

by | 3 Mar 2024 | English, Geography, Swans, Trips

The Swans had an amazing time in Cambridge yesterday. The Boy At The Back Of The Class was incredible; the children loved it and it really did serve to embed all they had learnt about migration in their previous Geography/English topic. We also took time to look at the beautiful buildings around Cambridge – in […]

Chinese New Year

by | 2 Feb 2024 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education

On Monday 12th February the children celebrated Chinese New Year. The children listened to Miss Jones as she talked about the Chinese New Year. They took part in different activities – making lucky red envelopes, making Chinese dragons and colouring in dragon pictures. Great work Kingfishers.  

Farmer James

by | 2 Feb 2024 | Design Technology, Geography, Kingfishers, Visitors

The children were very excited to see the tractor arriving at school. They went out to see the tractor and Farmer James. Farmer James talked to the children about his tractor and about what he does on his farm. The children were able to answer questions that the farmer asked. The children were very well […]

The Stolen Generation

by | 6 Jun 2023 | English, Geography, Swans

The Swans have been learning about ‘The Stolen Generation’. They wrote an explanation text about this; and one child was asked to read her work to the class. The standard of their writing has been exceptional. The children have learnt about the effects of colonisation on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were […]

Aboriginal Art

by | 6 Jun 2023 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The Swans enjoyed their ‘Immersion Day’ learning about aboriginal art. They created dot paintings to decorate the class in preparation for their new Geography topic on Australia.

Cloud Forest Terrariums

by | 3 Mar 2023 | Geography, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class became Geographers. The children continued focusing on What is life like in the Jungle? Today the children thought about the question – Can we identify the locations and features of cloud forests? Today the children found out about a different type of jungle – Monteverde, Costa Rica – cloud forest. […]

Let’s Explore London

by | 6 Jun 2022 | Geography, Kingfishers

This half term in Geography the Year One children are exploring London. This week the children were able to identify and describe landmarks of London. The children were challenged to walk around the classroom, looking at the London landmark cards to answer questions, ticking the boxes to show the correct answer. Great work Kingfishers.

Minsmere Trip

by | 6 Jun 2022 | Geography, Owls, Science, Trips

To tie in with our topic on Coasts, on Monday 20th June, Owls class went to RSPB Minsmere. In the morning, we went down to the shore and learnt about coastal erosion. We also did some beachcombing, trying to find all the things on our sheet. In the afternoon, we did a session on Habitats. […]

Swans Australian Immersion Day

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The Swans have been busy preparing their class display ready for their new geography topic on Australia!    

Rock Pools

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Art & Design, Design Technology, Geography, History, Kingfishers

This half term, the children in Kingfishers Class are thinking about the question ‘ Why do we love to be beside the seaside?’ The children have been looking at seaside towns in the UK. They have been learning about the coming of the railways and the history of the seaside holidays. They have learnt about […]

Oil Pastel Eyes and Noses

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The children spent Thursday afternoon creating the eyes and noses for their animal collages. They used oil pastels and practiced blending techniques to create this stunning work. Further photos to follow!    

A Fascinating Biome

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Geography, News, Swans

The children in Swans have been thinking about why it is important to protect our rainforests. They have been busy creating our class rainforest display and have produced some wonderful ‘Double-Page Spreads’ about this fascinating biome in Geography