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As part of our maths work, Eagles have been identifying and describing the properties of 2D and 3D shapes. They have completed lots of different activities to help them identify them and come up with ways to remember tricky spelling.

PTA Spending | 24 Jan 2020

Over £4000 has been spent on purchasing a new reading scheme for EYFS and Y1. A big thank you to Mr Wright and Mr McCaul who spent many hours backing them all.  Look out for them in book bags from next week. Next we would like to supplement the LKS2 and Y2 reading scheme books. …

We  challenged the children to build their own structure out of cocktail sticks and marshmallows. The aim was to build the best – but what ‘the best’ means is open ended e.g. it might be the tallest, the biggest, the strongest.  

Structures KS1 Homework Grid Spring 1st 2020 Structures- KS1 Knowledge Organiser- Spring 1st Cyc 2 2020 English Knowledge Organiser Spring Year 1 English Knowledge Organiser Spring Year 2 Maths Knowledge Organiser Spring Y1 Maths Knowledge Organiser Spring Y2  KO KS1 Everyday materials – Marvellous Materials 2020

Forest Rangers Autumn Term | 20 Dec 2019

We have had a great time this term in Forest Rangers. We have made boats that float, stick men, conker cobwebs, garden gnomes, noughts and crosses, stick photo frames, Andy Goldsworthy style art, festive decorations and so many more activities. The children have worked brilliantly as a team and have really enjoyed themselves. Keep a …

Eagles Exit Point | 20 Dec 2019

To conclude our topic work this term Eagles designed and made some amazing hats. The children used skills that they had been working on such as: cutting, gluing, coiling, weaving, stapling and stamping. Once their hats were complete they evaluated their finished products. Can you see the techniques they have used?  

Key Stage One Nativity: The Inn-spectors | 10 Dec 2019

In early November, the Key Stage One team received a very special call… the inspectors were on their way! After scraping Miss Bell from the ceiling, convincing Mrs Gibson there isn’t a grade for cleanliness of Lego bricks and rescuing a weeping Mr Housden from his classroom cupboard, the team soon realised that this was …

In KS1 we have been learning to weave using paper. We used a card loom and the vertical slits became our warp. Paper strips were threaded horizontally and these were the weft. We threaded one piece of coloured paper over, under, over, under and the other coloured paper under, over, under over. This created our …

To start our new topic we transformed a piece of fabric using different joining techniques. We tried to make sure that on our fabric we had evidence of cutting, gluing, stapling, sticking, pinning and coiling. Can you see all the techniques?

Cakes on a Monday | 10 Nov 2019

Thanks to all the contributions sent in for the cake bake on Friday. We still have more to sell and we will be having a mini bake sale during break on Monday. Cakes, which are packaged and in date, will be sold for 20p.
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