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Painting Like Michelangelo

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, News, Owls

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, […]

Repetitive Patterns in Art

by | 3 Mar 2021 | News

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.

British Science Week – Zoom

by | 3 Mar 2021 | News, Owls, Science, Swans

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.

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

Thank you from FIND!

by | 1 Jan 2021 | News

Thank you for your generous donations which were greatly received and distributed.

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers children got creative last week making some beautiful decorations for their classroom. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used as well as a variety of material to create different decorations. The classroom now looks very festive!  

Elves Excitement

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Kingfishers, News

The elves have been leaving the children in Kingfishers Class lots of different challenges. They set up a photo booth so the children (and some of the adults) could have their photographs taken with some props. They wrote maths sums on the bananas for the children to solve before they ate their snack. They also […]

Science in Action in Swans

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Science, Swans

In Science this week, the children in Swans class were investigating the effect different temperatures of water has on an iceberg. We discussed how we could keep the test fair,  make predictions, variables, observations and conclusions and also how we could represent the data. Alongside this, the children learnt how to find the volume of […]

Floating and Sinking in Swans!

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Science, Swans

In Science this week we were thinking about what makes a boat move. This led on to discussions about the Titanic’s propeller! The children were given a selection of materials and had to make a simple boat with a propeller which could propel itself through the water. They investigated the following question: How does the […]

Remembrance @ School

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The children at school created individual poppies which formed part of a display; this was complemented by some black out poetry from the Swans and some paintings completed by the Kingfishers. We all stood outside on the school field at 11am on the 11th November and observed the 2 minutes silence along with the Nation. […]

Plague Posters

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News

In History this half term, the Owls are looking at The Stuarts and The Plague. So far we have looked at how the plague was spread by fleas from rats, but that the Stuarts didn’t understand this. We pretended to time travel back to the Stuart period and made posters to explain it all to […]

Remembrance Wreaths

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Owls

To mark Remembrance Day, the Owls class made poppy wreaths. We drew round our hands on green card and stuck the hand shapes together to make the wreath. Then we made poppies out of black and red tissue paper and stuck them on. We are really pleased with how the wreaths turned out as we […]