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Thank you from FIND!

by | 1 Jan 2021 | News

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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 […]

Searching for Titanic Treasure

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, News, Science, Swans

In science, the children have been exploring magnetism. They looked at attraction and repulsion which led onto a discussion of how compasses work. We looked at photos of the compass on board Titanic and spoke about why it was placed on the upper deck and not in the hull (due to the iron in the […]

Titanic Biographies

by | 11 Nov 2020 | History, News, Swans

As part of the topic entitled ‘Significant Events’, the children in the Swans class are learning about the ‘Titanic’. In our recent history lesson, the children were given the name of a passenger who was on board the passenger ship; they then had to research facts about him/her and present their findings creatively in a […]

Dynamic Drumming

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Music, News, Swans

Throughout the half term, the Swans class have been working with our music teacher to learn how to play the drums.  The children learnt different rhythms, beats and pieces of music. The children then performed a 5 minute dynamic piece of music.  Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we were unable to invite an outside […]

Greek Pottery

by | 10 Oct 2020 | Art & Design, History, News, Swans

Our history topic this half term was based on the Ancient Greeks and we investigated the question ‘Were the Greeks similar to us’.  We researched this topic in great detail and realised there were both similarities and differences; the Greeks were much more gruesome than us but they also lived in a democratic society.  We […]