Clay Pots

Hazel class spent this afternoon making coil pots out of clay. They watched a video on how to make them and followed the step by step instructions. They used a variety of skills to mould and shape the clay such as kneading, rolling and scoring. We will now leave the pots to air dry and … Read more

Lots of Pots!

To finish our Art topic, Holly class created these colourful clay coil pots. They decorated them by mixing primary coloured paint and used interesting patterns. In Science, we have been learning about what a plant needs to grow. Holly class set up an experiment with two Basil plants. We watered one plant and didn’t water … Read more

Hazel Class at Aldenham Country Park

Hazel class had a super time at Aldenham Country Park last week! In the morning the children explored the 100 Aker Wood before completing four fun activities in the field. After crossing the stream using the stepping stones it was time for some lunch. In the afternoon we looked around the farm. We saw cows, … Read more

Aldenham Adventure

Year One had an amazing day visiting Aldenham Country Park today. First we knocked for Winnie the Pooh and his friends but unfortunately they were out for the day. We saw all their houses and even walked as far as the North Pole! Then we split into four groups and rotated around different activities. We … Read more

Busy Weeks in Holly

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks in Holly class. Here are a few of the things we have been learning about. In Geography, the children walked to Wymondley Road to complete a traffic survey. It was no surprise that cars were the most popular form of transport recorded. In Maths, we have been learning … Read more

Reading Buddies

We are so pleased to be able to re-introduce Reading Buddies as part of our whole school approach to reading. This half term the Year 5s are coming to our class once a week to read stories to the children. Both the older and the younger children enjoyed this activity and it was lovely to … Read more

Geography work in Hazel class

Hazel class have been learning about our local area and in particular the roads and traffic restrictions that are near our school. They recently carried out a traffic survey on Wymondley Road to see how busy the roads are. They also looked at parking near our school. They finished this topic by designing their own … Read more

Jubilee Party – Year One

What an amazing afternoon celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! The children really enjoyed dancing to the sound of the 60s, and then loved watching the other year groups perform their dances. After a delicious picnic tea, there was just time for a game of “In and out the dusty bluebells…” What a fun … Read more

The Great Outdoors!

With the lovely weather we’ve been having, it’s been great to get outside for some of our lessons. Holly class enjoyed a wild flower hunt last week, they looked carefully to identify different species. We also went outside for our art lesson to do some sketching from nature. The children were looking closely at shape … Read more