September 2020

This week, Herons have been learning about and celebrating Black History Month. Firstly, we enjoyed watching a virtual performance, called Come An’ See Anansi, created by Bigfoot Arts Education. We then talked about key figures today and in history who have achieved great things. Lots of the children enjoyed revisiting information about Mary Seacole’s life and …

Bluebirds and Robins got a lovely surprise today… just like Handa in the story.  The children were transported to Kenya (I know, we made it back just in time for home time!) and walked with Handa with her basket of fruits.  Unfortunately, we were tricked by several wild animals who stole our fruits… much to …

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Today Eagles class have learnt about Black History Month. We talked about key figures today and in history who have achieved great things. We also read an empowering book called ‘Hey You’ which reminds children of their individuality, how special and unique they are, how they can achieve anything they put their mind to and …

This week, Eagles have become artists! Yesterday, the children learnt about the French impressionist artist Alfred Sisley. We looked at coastal images he created and then created our own seaside images in his style using chalk pastels. Today, we have been exploring different art mediums – pencils and charcoal. The children have investigated the different …

In maths we have been ordering numbers from smallest to greatest. We picked number cards at random to order and made unifix cube towers to represent the numbers.

To celebrate Black History Month and to support our continued learning about tolerance, kindness and understanding of others, we watched the Bigfoot Education film on All Aboard The Windrush. The children were completely involved with the presentation, asking insightful questions. Ask your child what they remembered about today’s film.

Last week we had a visit from Mrs Napoli, who is Skylarks class governor. She spoke to the class about how she helps make decisions in governor meetings and the different roles she does. The children listened carefully and asked lots of questions. They also invited Mrs Napoli to stay and watch them take part …

In maths we have been ordering numbers from smallest to greatest. We picked number cards at random to order and made unifix cube towers to represent the numbers.

The Ancient Mayan game of Pok-O-Tok. A cross between football and basketball. The object of the game was for two opposing sides to try and hit the hard rubber ball into a stone hoop. You can only pass and shoot the ball using your thighs and hips. We attempted to play and realised it was …
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