Author Archives: Miss Taylor

Today, we discussing the social hierarchy in Ancient Egypt and the six different classes that made this up: Pharaohs, Officials, Priests, Scribes, Artisans and Peasants. The children were each given a statement and had to decide which class it belonged too. We then listened to some facts about each social class and gathered some more …

Humanities Challenge Day | 13 Jul 2022

This afternoon, two children from each class were chosen because they have shown enthusiasm or effort in Geography, History, French or Drama – or ALL of them! We spent some time discussing the history of Bastille Day and why it is celebrated on the 14th of July. Our French expert, Mrs Tate, introduced the children …

We have had a great day breaking the rules in Woodpeckers today. Some of us wore non school uniform, others had crazy hairstyles and we all ate sweets for our break time snack! Thank you to all of the children who decided to teach a lesson today. I think some of you are capable of …

Today in Woodpeckers, we have been celebrating the end of Pride Month. This year, it is 50 years old so it is an extra special celebration! We spoke about why what pride is and why people celebrate it. Pride is a celebration of people coming together in love and friendship, to show how far LGBTQ+ …

This week, we have continued to learn about fractions. Woodpeckers have learned how to find equivalent fractions and have created their own fraction walls to help them. Some children worked in small groups to play a superhero equivalent fractions board game while others practised working out equivalent fractions by completing various worksheets.

Woodpeckers – Earthquakes | 11 Mar 2022

This week in Woodpeckers, we have taken a look at how the strength of earthquakes are measured. To begin with, we had a discussion as to how we thought we could measure the strength of earthquakes. We spoke about looking at the damage it had caused to the planet or by thinking about how it …

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and the focus this year is ‘Growing Together’. Today, the children took part in ‘Dress to Express Yourself’. Red Kites have created their own support bubbles in class this week. They have written the names of people around their balloons who have helped them to grow or have …

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and today the children have taken part in ‘Dress to Express Yourself’. We have completed a few different activities today which are relevant to our Mental Health topic this year, ‘Growing Together’. This morning the children drew a portrait of themselves which showed what they look like on …

Today, we said good luck and goodbye to Kate as she moves on to a new school. We know they will absolutely love you Kate, just like we do! You have been an asset to our class and we will miss seeing your lovely, smiley face everyday. Thank you for being you – we think …
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