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Our topic this half term is ‘We Are What We Eat.’ As part of our topic work, we are learning about where our food comes from. Today, we visited Morrisons and were shown round by their ‘Community Champion.’ We visited the Market Street and the Butchers, Fishmongers, Cheesemongers, Bakery, Fruit and Vegetable section and we …

Today, the children kicked off our fantastic new topic by learning about where our food comes from. Working in our outside area, the children explored seeds. They compared different seeds before planting a range of vegetables in seed trays. We planted cabbage, turnips, kale, spinach and a range of herbs to add to our growing …

KS1 Muddy Puddles Day 23.4.24 | 23 Apr 2024

Today, KS1 completed their Muddy Puddles day for the Summer term. Thankfully the weather stayed dry (on the whole) and we were able to spend the day outside exploring a range of engaging and exciting activities. Throughout the day, the children explored 3 activities. They included ‘Gone with the Wind’; an activity based on the …

Eagles become golf pros! | 21 Mar 2024

Today, Eagles took part in the second of two fantastic PE workshops. The focus of this session was on golf and on the correct position of the feet when hitting the ball. The children were also taught how to hold the club correctly and how to ‘putt’ the ball accurately towards the flag. The children …

Throughout our topic, we have been learning about various structures from around the world (including towers) and have been thinking about what makes them stable. The children have been taught a range of strengthening techniques and today, utilising this key knowledge, they designed and made a freestanding tower. The children attempted this activity 6 weeks …

Throughout our topic, we have been learning about various structures from around the world (including towers) and have been thinking about what makes them stable. The children have been taught a range of strengthening techniques and today, utilising this key knowledge, they designed and made a freestanding tower. The children attempted this activity 6 weeks …

Bluebirds have had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day! We have watched stories, shared stories with Woodpeckers and even listened to stories in French! Bluebirds impressed us all today with their fantastically creative costumes and enjoyed showcasing them to the school in our very own fashion show! Well done everyone!

As part of our topic work, the children have been learning different strengthening techniques in order to make their towers stronger. Today, the children rotated around the three classrooms, completing different activities. They learnt that triangles are stronger than squares and that diagonal struts add additional support. They also rolled paper to add strength and …

Yesterday, Eagles class took part in a fun and engaging orienteering workshop. The children began by using simple maps to identify images hidden on cones. They had to remember to always orientate the map to North in order to find the correct pictures. Once we had the hang of this, the children completed an orienteering …

Our topic this half term is ‘Structures.’ As our entry point, the children were put into small groups and allocated endless amounts of newspaper and masking tape. Their mission – to create a freestanding tower! The children worked well in their groups, utilising a range of strategies and ideas to build their structure. Some towers …
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