Help the Hedgehogs!

Year 1 have been doing some fantastic learning the last couple of weeks about hedgehogs. Today we were super lucky to get a visit from Woodys Wildlife Rescue. The children were all keen to show off the amazing facts they had learnt about hedgehogs and listened carefully to the Rescuers about how we can help … Read more

Prints inspired by William Morris

In art, we have been learning about the artist William Morris.  We used his artwork as inspiration to explore patterns in man-made and natural things around us before creating a design to print using poly block.   Everyone put in lots of effort which was evident in their art book. We think that their final pieces are … Read more

Science rocks!

Year three have enjoyed their science investigations learning about rocks. They have closely examined the physical characteristics of rocks and planned and carried out tests. The children have tested different types of rocks for hardness, water permeability, density and durability. They made sure the experiments were fair and recorded their results in a table. Keep … Read more

Autumn in Year One

“It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings and toasty marshmallow evenings, and best of all, leaping into leaves!” Winnie The Pooh Holly and Hazel class have been exploring autumn as part of our science work. We have looked for signs of autumn around the school grounds and used all of … Read more

Poppies, Divas and Pudsey!

This week in Ash Class we have been learning about Diwali. The children watched videos of families celebrating Diwali and listened to the story of Rama and Sita. They then made clay divas and coloured in Rangoli patterns. The class learnt about the significance of Remembrance Day and took part in the two minute silence … Read more

Role Play Mosque

The children in Pine Class were learning about Islam as their classroom was transformed into a Prayer Hall. Before entering, they had to take off their shoes and wash their hands. Girls covered their heads with a scarf. The children went into the ‘Prayer Hall’ in silence and found the prayer mat they had painted … Read more

Lest we forget

Year 1 have done some wonderful learning based around Remembrance Day. Hazel class spent an afternoon learning all about the importance of it and the reasons why we wear poppies. The poppy wreath has looked beautiful in our window this week. In music both Hazel and Holly class listened to a song version of ‘In … Read more

The Great Fire of William Ransom

Year One had a fantastic day learning all about the Great Fire of London. We started by making bread as they would have done in 1666. Then we watched our houses burn and we saw how the fire breaks helped to stop the fire. The children wrote some great diary entries. In the afternoon, the … Read more

Unlikely Friendship Stories

Cherry, Chestnut and Rowan Class had the most fantastic time as authors and illustrators last week. We were so lucky to have Jessica Meserve – local author, artist and Mum to Rowan – come in to work very closely with the children. The week started with a whole year bubble workshop where Jessica explained to … Read more