A visit from Captain Evans!

Holly and Hazel class were very lucky to have a visit from Captain Evans this afternoon. He told us all about his job as a pilot for EasyJet. The children were keen to ask lots of questions and were also allowed to dress up in some of the official uniform. What a great way to … Read more

Hazel Class at Shuttleworth!

Hazel class enjoyed a brilliant day at Shuttleworth as part of their work in History. The children have been learning about the history of flight and it was amazing to see lots of old planes in the hangars. The children took part in a variety of activities during the morning then after lunch we went … Read more

Brilliant Books!

What a fantastic day Year One had celebrating World Book Day! We were so impressed with all the creative costumes and interesting books the children bought in today. This morning we all met Lucy Plunkett the author of ‘Dexter! The Amazing School Dog!’ who read us her brilliant book. To end the day, it was … Read more

Holly’s History Trip

Today Year One headed off to the Shuttleworth Collection to support our work on Pioneers of Flight as part of the History curriculum. We spent the morning doing a range of interesting activities. We experienced what it was like to sit inside an old passenger plane with nowhere for luggage and no toilet! The children … Read more

Paper Aeroplanes in Hazel Class!

As they continue to learn about the history of flight, Hazel class had a go at making their own paper aeroplanes. The followed the step by step instructions to fold their paper into an aerodynamic shape. We then went into the dining room to see whose plane would fly the furthest. Our winners were Spence, … Read more

It’s All Happening in Holly

What a busy half term we’ve had in Holly class. In English, the children learnt all about non-fiction books and the children wrote their very own Owl fact books. We also made a parliament of owls to fly in our classroom! We have also been learning about puppets and made some finger puppets and stick … Read more

Year One Feed the Birds!

Next weekend is the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, so in Year One we made some delicious treats for the birds to eat, ready to hang in our gardens or on trees. We used lard and bird seed on pine cones. If you want to take part please see the RSPB website for details. https://www.rspb.org.uk/

Christmas Cheer in Holly Class

Holly class have been thoroughly enjoying the build up to Christmas! The children have all sewn a stocking and hung it on the fireplace ready for Santa. In RE lessons, we have been learning about the meaning of light in different religions. The children all enjoyed making their own Christingles. All the children enjoyed performing … Read more