Author Archives: Miss Taylor

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 …

This week, we have worked in groups and as a class to produce a WAGOLL. The children worked together to come up with expanded noun phrases, prepositions and similes about two different pictures from Narnia. As a class, we used these ideas to write to paragraphs of setting descriptions. We discussed how we could move …

Woodpeckers – Reading | 09 Feb 2022

In reading, we have started our new book called: The Firework Maker’s Daughter. Before we started to read this book, we completed an observe, wonder and infer lesson to spark our imaginations about what might happen in the story. To observe, we used the front cover to write down all the things we could see. …

In Red Kites this morning, we have been working on tracking and editing our writing. To do this we worked in pairs to edit a WABOLL (what a bad one looks like). We looked for missing capitals letters, full stops and commas between adjectives. We also identified the prepositions used within the text and tried …

Woodpeckers – Volcano Art | 28 Jan 2022

This week we have been looking at some different volcanic art. Woodpeckers have now created some of their own artwork. Some of the children used felt tips and other used paint to add colour to their volcano artwork.
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