Over the last two weeks we have been busy learning about old toys. Kate from Stevenage Museum gave the children a chance to talk about and handle some of the old toys from the museum. We set up our own toy museum and have looked at our favourite toys. The children have planted bulbs and … Read more A busy last week of the half term
This term in DT Year 3 have been designing a healthy sandwich. We tasted bread to help us decide what to use then we talked about the fillings that would be healthy or unhealthy. The children designed their own sandwich and yesterday Maple had a go at making them. First the children buttered the bread, then … Read more Making sandwiches for DT
Year 2s had a great afternoon outside yesterday learning how to be safe on their scooters! They learnt all about the importance of using their brake and not just jumping off the scooter. They thought about all the potential things they might meet on a path when scooting such as people and animals. The children … Read more Scooterbility 🛴
Oak and Ash class are growing potatoes again this year. Ash are growing the Rocket variety and Oak are growing a variety called Colleen. The seed potatoes are being ‘chitted’ for two weeks prior to planting. This involved placing the seed potatoes on holes in a box to keep them steady, being careful not to knock off … Read more Growing potatoes in Oak and Ash
This half term, Year 1 have been learning all about Christopher Columbus and his voyage of discovery. We learnt all about the sailors’ journey including tasting food (such as sardines and dry biscuits) and singing sea shanties. Then we imagined what it would have been like landing at San Salvador. Everyone enjoyed tasting the sweet … Read more Columbus Fun in Holly Class
Year 5s from Cherry and Chestnut Class took a walk into town to attend the Waterstone’s Harry Potter event. Some children chose to wear their cloaks and hats and there were many wands in attendance! Once there, they each went under the Sorting Hat to find out whether they were Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin or Hufflepuff. … Read more Harry Potter Fun
Elm class performed their class Assembly to the rest of the school on Wednesday 5th February. They showcased the Bollywood dancing they have been learning in their PE lessons this half term. The children all spoke their lines clearly and danced beautifully. The colourful costumes really added to the performance. Here are some photos.