Hare and Tortoise

by | 3 Mar 2024 | Kingfishers, Visitors, Woodpeckers

The children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class were very lucky as they got to watch the Wolsey Theatre company put on the play – Hare and Tortoise. It was absolutely brilliant, the children loved it!

Farmer James

by | 2 Feb 2024 | Design Technology, Geography, Kingfishers, Visitors

The children were very excited to see the tractor arriving at school. They went out to see the tractor and Farmer James. Farmer James talked to the children about his tractor and about what he does on his farm. The children were able to answer questions that the farmer asked. The children were very well […]

Alice In Wonderland

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Classes, School Events, Visitors

The children were invited to see a performance of Alice in Wonderland by pupils from Ipswich School. Before the performance the children were asked to create a mouse finger puppet which they would use during the performance. The children worked in their house group creating their mouse. The children sat quietly, listening and watching the […]

Bird Watching Forest Schools

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Forest Schools, Kingfishers, Visitors

The children enjoyed another ‘Forest Schools’ session with Mrs Martin, Miss Jones and Mrs Clark. The children got changed into their outside clothes and headed out to the Forest Fun area. The children focused the session around the RSPB Birdwatcher. They talked about birds that they may see in their garden and they looked at […]

Moon Talk

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Science, Visitors

On the evening of Monday 18th December, over 40 children and their families stayed after school to listen to a talk from Mike Barrett of the Dedham Vale Dark Skies campaign. During the talk, we were taught lots of facts about the Moon and about the various types of rockets that have been used on […]

Tilly the Tale Spinner

by | 12 Dec 2023 | English, Kingfishers, Visitors, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 14th December the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers class were very lucky as they had a story telling session with ‘Tilly the Tale Spinner’. ‘Tilly the Tale Spinner’ told the children lots of Christmas tales. The children interacted and participated in the story telling session. Well done everyone.

Afternoon Tea for some Special Visitors

by | 11 Nov 2023 | Design Technology, History, News, Swans, Visitors

The Swans had a lovely time providing a WW2 themed ‘afternoon tea’ for the elderly members of their community. They had really enjoyed sharing information about life in the village during WW2 and wanted to say ‘thank you’ for coming into school and sharing their experiences. We have had an amazing half term learning all […]

A Visit From the Vets

by | 10 Oct 2023 | Kingfishers, Visitors

The children had a visit from Tim and Vicky from Penrose Vets. They told the children all about what they do and the animals they look after. Tim showed the children how he uses he is stethoscope to listen to the animal’s heart beat. The children had a go at listening to their own heart […]

Katie the Fire Fighter

by | 10 Oct 2023 | Kingfishers, Visitors

The children had a visit from Katie the Fire Fighter. She told them all about her job. She told us fire fighters go to floods, traffic accidents, fires and animal rescues. She told us about her uniform and what fire fighters have to have to keep them safe. Katie challenged the children to match the […]

People Who Help Us – First Responder

by | 10 Oct 2023 | Kingfishers, Visitors

On Tuesday 3rd October, the children had a visit from Peter a First Responder. He told the children about his role in the community. He told them he attends people who are ill before an ambulance does, as it sometimes takes a long while for an ambulance to arrive. He asked the children if they […]

People Who Help Us Police Visit

by | 9 Sep 2023 | Kingfishers, Visitors

The children had a visit from PC Kate. She told them all about her job. PC Kate showed the children her uniform and accessories and the children got to try them on. PC Kate and the children discussed how they can keep themselves safe. PC Kate told the children to remind their grown up to […]

The Great Fire of London Workshop

by | 9 Sep 2023 | Kingfishers, Visitors

The children were very excited to take part in The Great Fire of London Workshop. They  listened to instructions and followed them and they were very well behaved. The children constructed a model of London looking at the street names. They learned about the materials, methods of construction and positioning of houses and London Bridge. […]