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This afternoon, Herons and Puffins buddied up for mental health week. Puffins worked in small groups to create fitness circuits for Year 2 to complete. They used a variety of different equipment including tennis balls, bean bags, cricket bats, cones and footballs. Herons and Puffins worked really well together and everybody was feeling more positive …

In Herons, we have been looking at different seeds and bulbs. The children were given 11 different seeds to investigate which they spent time looking at and feeling. In groups of 3 or 4, they were told to sort them (with no further instruction). All of the groups ordered them by size. We then ordered …

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 …

In Herons, we have been looking at equal groups by sharing. The children worked in partners to work out division problems by using different concrete resources.

In Herons, we have used clay to create our own dipping bowls. The children rolled and coiled the clay and used slip and smoothing tools to attach the coils together. They created their own patterns on their dipping bowls using different tools. When they have dried, the children will paint them using primary colours and …

This half-term in PE, Puffins are learning tennis. Today, they teamed up with Herons to teach them some of the skills they’ve been practising.

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 …

After running for years 1, 2, 3 and 4, it’s now UKS2’s chance to start chess club. If you are currently in Puffins, Kingfishers or Doves and would like to come to chess club, it will run on a Monday playtime with Miss Ingram in the KS2 shared area.

Over the past few weeks, School Council have been encouraging all pupils to take part in Vision Education’s design an Easter Egg competition. All entires were collected by the council team and sent to Vision Education and today, the winners were announced… 1st – Lucy B, 2nd – Zaiba K, 3rd – Neveyah P. A …

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 …
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