Author Archives: Miss Ingram

Today, LKS2 have had a Science day. During one of our sessions, we looked at seed dispersal. To begin with, we discussed what seed dispersal is and why plants need to disperse their seeds. Then, we investigated the different ways in which plants do this. Finally, we had a go at creating our own “plants” …

Today, LKS2 have taken part in a live Christmas reading event with Mr.Dilly. We met children’s authors Mel Taylor-Bessent, Andy Griffiths, Robin Stevens, Jenny Pearson, Sam Langley-Swain, and Ian Eagleton who told us all about the Christmas books they have written. We really enjoyed the reading Andy Griffiths did from his 156 Storey Treehouse Christmas …

LKS2 Homework W/C 5.12.22 (Red Kites, Woodpeckers and Falcons)

This week, LKS2 have been tasked with some very special DT homework. Children have been asked to invent something to help Father Christmas during the busy December period! This could be anything… the crazier and more creative the better! This task is part of a Christmas competition set up by a team called ‘The Little …

This week in Topic, we have been studying the work of Henri Rousseau to help us create some of our own rainforest art. To begin with, we learnt all about Henri Rousseau and discussed some of his famous pieces. We looked specifically at how he used different techniques to create layers and texture in his …

Currently in Woodpeckers, we are learning all about recounts. Yesterday, we read a recount together, then discussed and answered questions about it. Today, we have recapped the recount by sequencing the events into chronological order, then putting each of the steps into a dramatic performance! Whilst sequencing the steps, we looked carefully at the language …

Today marks the start of Anti-Bullying week for 2022. To show our support, we have all come to school dressed in odd/crazy socks! In classes, we have discussed that this represents how is it cool for us all to be different, and how we should never be unkind towards others because of their differences. Throughout …

This week in Maths, we have started our new topic of addition and subtraction. Before beginning our new learning, we have recapped what we learnt in this topic last year. For year 3s, this consisted of us using the counting on / counting backwards method and the partitioning method in order to add and subtract …

In our meetings so far this half-term, School Council have discussed how they’d like a space pupils can go to, to just ‘chill out’ sometimes. As a group we came up with the idea of running a lunchtime club called ‘Chill out Tuesdays’. Here pupils can read, draw, craft, play chess, chat to their friends …

Over the past couple of weeks in Woodpeckers, we have been learning all about deforestation. This week, we came together to debate whether deforestation is a good or a bad thing. To begin with, we put our own personal opinions aside and researched both sides of the argument. Looking at the reasons why people think …

This week school council have been decorating their suggestion boxes! These will be placed in their classes after half-term, ready to be filled with pupil suggestions. Thanks to our year 6 helpers who also helped us decorate these at lunch.
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