Our learning adventures

Acorns (FS1)

 

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Autumn Art in Acorns!

Autumn Art in Acorns!

Some children in Acorns have been busy collecting dry leaves from the outdoor area. They used these to create their own unique hedgehogs, owls and experimented with leaf printing too.

Holly & Cherry (FS2)

 

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Feeding our little birds this winter

Feeding our little birds this winter

This week Holly and Cherry class talked about the changes in the season as we begin to move from autumn into winter. The children thought about how to help the little birds that will need feeding as the weather gets colder and we made bird feeders. The children were...

Rowan

Wild Rumpus begins!

Wild Rumpus begins!

This week we have been looking at poetry.  We listened to different poems, and worked together to create our own class poem about what it would be like to be at the Wild Rumpus. We started by putting all of our ideas on post-it notes, and moving them around them until...

Lime

Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are

In Lime we have been enjoying reading Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.   We have been looking at how at night in Max's room a forest grew, and grew, and grew until his ceiling hung with vines and the walls became the world all around.   We used...

Oak

An Eggsellent Week

An Eggsellent Week

Being great scientists and explorers, one piece of major eggcitement in Oak Class this week was thinking about materials we could use to protect an egg.  We worked in groups to think about the materials and layers we would use to create eggsellent protection for our...

Elm

Plastic Bag Coasters

Plastic Bag Coasters

Last week, the children started to make their recycled coasters out of plastic bags. The children worked well together to make a good start on their projects. The children will have the opportunity to finish them on Friday this week.

Beech

Recycled Plastic

Recycled Plastic

In DT we have been plaiting strips of recycled plastic carrier bags and turning them into colourful coasters. We also wrote a set of instructions in English which explained how we made them.

Sycamore

Fairtrade Friday :)

Fairtrade Friday 🙂

Today saw us end our first half-term together by playing the 'Banana Game'! We looked at Gambia's main exports to other countries, discussed trade and then split up into different 'teams' such as banana workers and importers etc. We then had to discuss how much of the...

Hazel

Nifty with a needle!

Nifty with a needle!

As part of our work on the Normans and the Bayeux Tapestry, we have been developing our embroidery skills.  Although this has required lots of patience, you can see the bookmarks we have created and how beautiful they are!

larch

RSE with Year 6 Pupils

RSE with Year 6 Pupils

All Year 6 pupils worked with Mrs Feehan to study the Relationships and Sex Teaching Programme missed from the Autumn term last year. ‘God loves me in my changing development’ explores the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and allows children to...

Maple

RSE with Year 6 Pupils

RSE with Year 6 Pupils

All Year 6 pupils worked with Mrs Feehan to study the Relationships and Sex Teaching Programme missed from the Autumn term last year. ‘God loves me in my changing development’ explores the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and allows children to...

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