This half term, the children in Woodpeckers class have enjoyed learning about The Stone Age. In Art we have looked at Stone Age cave art, drawings and pottery. This week we made our own Stone Age pots and bowls and used natural objects to help make patterns on them. We used our finger nails, sticks, […]
This half term the children in Woodpecker class have been learning about The Stone Age. In Art, we have been looking at prehistoric cave art. Stone age cave art consisted mainly of hunter gatherers, bush men and animals. The children used tracing paper to help them draw some outlines of prehistoric animals and hunters for […]
Our topic this term in Woodpeckers Class is ‘Victorian Transport’. We had the chance to attend an art exhibition on the history of trains, which was set up in the quad. We were able to ask questions about, and give our opinions on famous artwork. We are using the gallery as inspiration for our own […]
The children were tasked with designing a sandwich for Pirate Paddy’s lunchbox, which they made last week. They discussed what fillings could go into sandwiches and what type of bread they could use. They thought about whether they were making healthy choices for Pirate Pete. The children got busy designing their sandwich. They labelled what […]
The children have been very interested in their caterpillars and are enjoying watching them grow. The children have been observing them and writing an entry in their caterpillar diary. They have been learning about the lifecycle of a butterfly and learning about the different parts of a butterfly. They also created symmetrical butterflies using paint. […]
Thursday 29th April, marked Kingfishers 100th day at school and the children came in wearing their 100 themed t – shirts. They also had a very special visitor Sir Captain Tom Moore! The children had lots of challenges to complete in 100 seconds from writing their name to threading Cheerios on to spaghetti! In PE […]
To tie in with our Mediterranean topic, the Owls have been looking at some famous artists from the Mediterranean. One that we looked at was Michelangelo. We looked at his work painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and how he had to paint lying on his back. Although he was an amazingly talented artist, […]
The children have been drawing repetitive patterns as part of their collage work. These will be ripped up and added to their oil pastel patterns to form the background to their animal collage.
To celebrate British Science Week, Owls & Swans took part in a Zoom session run by Dr Mandy Hartley. The children learnt about DNA and how it is useful to both historians and scientists.
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