Environment

Tractor Visit

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Environment, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

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 […]

Brilliant Bronze

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Achievements, Environment, Kingfishers

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!

Big Schools Birdwatch

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Environment, Kingfishers

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 […]

Snowmen and Snowflakes

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Environment, Kingfishers

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 […]

Potatoes

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Design Technology, Environment, Kingfishers, Science

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 […]

Outdoor Classroom Day

by | 5 May 2019 | Environment, Kingfishers

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.

Elmer

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 In The Sun

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Environment, Facilities, Kingfishers

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!

Snowy Stratford

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Environment, Kingfishers

The children were very excited to see the snow! The children put on their wellies, coats, gloves, scarves and hats and headed outside. The children used their senses to describe the snow seeing footprints, white snow, sparkles and hearing crunchy snow. The children explored the snow, enjoyed walking on it, creating patterns and writing their […]

Bird Feeders & Birdwatch

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Environment, Kingfishers, News, Science

The children looked at a Powerpoint all about British Birds. The children were able to identify the birds and learnt interesting facts about them. The children were told they were going to take part in the RSPB Birdwatch (next week). The children thought about how they could attract the birds to the wildlife area. The […]

Hibernating Hedgehogs

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Art & Design, Design Technology, Environment, Kingfishers

The children were excited to find out what they would be doing during their ‘Forest Fun’ session. The children sat engaged while Miss Jones made salt dough, they were able to name the ingredients Miss Jones was using. The children sat and listened to a story called ‘The Very Helpful Hedgehog’. Miss Jones and the children […]

Forest Fun Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Environment, News

Miss Jones showed the children a clip on the computer of fireworks; she then asked the children to look carefully at the shapes they made and the colours. The children were able to tell Miss Jones what shapes they made and the colours they saw. The children put on their wellington boots and headed outside. […]