Across the school this week, our classes have been completing a BioBlitz. Children attempt to identify as many species of plants, trees, insects and animals around the school grounds as possible. Woodpeckers Class turned over logs, peered through magnifying glasses and ventured into thick hedgerows on their search. We found a Portugese millipede, a European […]
Kingfisher Class visited the school ducklings this week. They showed great interest in them, asking questions and talking about what they looked like and what they were doing. We talked about what the ducklings needed and why they had webbed feet. We talked about where they would be going once they left school and what […]
This children went and visited the sensory garden which Miss Bailey is creating on the school field. Miss Bailey told the children she would like them to decorate a stone for the pebble river. The children were asked to think of and draw their design first. The children then got busy decorating their stones using […]
To celebrate Earth Day, on 22nd April, the Owls had an off-curriculum day. We began by holding a class assembly where the children were introduced to this year’s theme, which was Restore The Earth. We spent a long time discussing the things that we, personally, could do to help to restore the Earth. We then […]
On Thursday 6th February, as part as the Tractors Into Schools project, we had a visit from local farmer, James Harris, and his tractor. Each class got a chance to look at the tractor, sit inside it and also ask questions. James explained a lot about the sort of work that the tractor does, the […]
During the Kingfishers forest fun sessions, the children have been completing different activities working hard to complete the first part of the RSPB Wild Challenge. Kingfishers Class have received their bronze certificates! They were very excited and proud of their achievements. Well done Kingfishers. They will now work towards their silver award!
The children sat with Miss Jones, engaged and ready to learn about, and discuss the Big Schools Birdwatch. They talked about the different birds we see and the important role they play in our society. The children then followed instructions given to them and put on their coats and picked up a clipboard with the […]
The children were given the task of creating a snowflake or a snowman using natural materials. They discussed what snowmen and snowflakes looked like, remembering that snowflakes have 6 points and that they are translucent. They worked in groups and explored the field looking for sticks, stones, grass and leaves which they could use for […]
The children were very excited about digging up the potatoes and seeing how many they got. The children dug through the soil with their hands collecting the potatoes. The children had to look carefully to make sure they hadn’t left any. With support the children were able to weigh their potatoes and understand that they […]
On Thursday 23rd May it was ‘Outdoor Classroom Day’. The children in Kingfishers Class spent the afternoon outside celebrating ‘Outdoor Classroom Day’. The children were tasked with creating their own Elmer’s from objects in the outside area. The children worked in teams, finding different things and decorating their Elmer’s. They looked lovely, well done Kingfishers.
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 […]
What a lovely few days back at school.The children have been making the most of the sunny weather. They enjoyed exploring the outside area, accessing all of the different areas of learning (especially the loud music area!) in the sunshine. Lots of imagination, communication and role play taking place. Let’s hope the good weather continues!