100 Days of School

by | 2 Feb 2020 | English, Kingfishers, Maths, PE, School Events

On Friday 14th February, Kingfishers Class celebrated 100 days of school. We started our morning with some fun facts about the number 100. We then remembered that it was also Valentine’s Day and we learnt about St Valentine and read the book ‘That’s Love’. Combining both themes, we challenged the class to write 100 hearts […]


by | 5 May 2019 | Art & Design, English, Environment, Kingfishers, Maths

This week the children in Kingfisher Class have been learning about Elmer and getting ready to celebrate his birthday on Friday 24th May. They have learnt about elephants and written a fact file and labelled the different parts of an elephant. They have made their own Elmer’s from recycled milk cartons. They have created Elmer’s  […]

Fun Fractions

by | 5 May 2019 | Kingfishers, Maths

This week the Year One children have been learning about fractions. The children became builders at the Primary Building Company. They were challenged to find half of a quantity. They had to weigh cubes (bricks), measure the wool (wood) and measure the water (for the cement). The children were able to use their mathematical knowledge […]

Sorting Shapes with Swans

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

In Maths, Year 5 have been looking at properties of 2D and 3D shapes. We sorted lots of different regular and irregular shapes by their properties, such as number of sides, faces, angles and many more! The children had to decide on the categories for their Venn diagrams, and could explain why the shape belonged […]

Awesome Angles!

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

Recently, we have been learning all about angles! The Swans had to find, measure and describe all of the acute, obtuse and reflex angles that were on their table. The children also completed the challenge of finding alternate, corresponding and vertically opposite angles- and could explain how they knew where they were! Well done Swans! […]

Converting Measures

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, Swans

On Thursday, the Swans class were learning how to convert from miles to kilometres in Maths. We worked out that we needed to divide the miles by 5 and multiply by 8 to work out the equivalent kilometres. The children were set the task of working out the distance in miles from Stratford St Mary […]

Sorting 2D Shapes

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, News, Woodpeckers

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 […]

Kingfishers Maths

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Kingfishers, Maths

The children have been learning about place value within 50. The children chose a number from 0 – 50 and represented the number in different ways. They used Numicon, Base Ten, Place Value Counters and the Whole Part Model. Great work Kingfishers.

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, […]

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!

Crime Scene in Swans Class!

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

This week in maths, Swans class were shocked to learn of a ‘murder’ that had taken place in our class. The children had 45 minutes to solve the mystery using their rounding and problem solving skills. They did a brilliant job and solved the case within the time limit! Fantastic work Detectives!

Comparing Numbers

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Kingfishers, Maths, News

The children used the Numicon and the scales to work out which Numicon shape was ‘more’ and which was ‘less’. They then correctly put the greater number shape in the more column and the lower number Numicon in the less column. Great Maths work Kingfishers.