Braving the Blizzards!

This afternoon Reception 1 braved the blizzards and went outside to explore the snow. Some children used sticks to draw patterns in the snow…   Some children enjoyed making snow balls… Miniature snowmen were made (unfortunately there wasn’t quite enough snow to build larger ones)… The children also decided it might be a good idea…

Miniature Worlds

This afternoon, 4F took part in their first Forest School session. We talked about how to stay safe and focused on how to carry sticks and branches safely. The children then made miniature worlds using sticks and other natural materials… Miniature Houses… A Miniature Jurassic World… A Miniature ‘Flip Out’ with trampolines and slides… A…

‘Show the Love’ Climate Change

To raise awareness about climate change, the children have been taking part in the ‘Show the Love’ campaign which takes place from 6-14 February. This campaign helps people to show the love for all the things they want to protect from climate change. Climate change affects a lot of the things we love. The children…

All Creatures Great and Small

To link in with their topic ‘All Creatures Great and Small,’ the children in Reception 2 chose their favourite animal that lives in a tree and perfected an impersonation of that animal. Some chose monkeys, others chose snakes, and some chose parrots. The aim of the lesson: to use ropes and harnesses to pull each…

Muddy Rainforest Animals

To link in with their ‘Rainforest’ topic, the children in Year 4L put their creative talents to the test and used mud and other natural materials to create some rainforest creatures. The children in year 4L have been itching to get their hands dirty and immerse themselves in the mud on our top field. Here…

Fire Steels and Mini Worlds

This week year 2U learnt how to create a ‘spark’ using a fire steel. They learnt how to use the steel correctly, how to hold it and what technique is needed to create a good spark! The children encouraged and congratulated each other which was so good to see. Every child persevered and every child…

Creating a River

To link in with their topic about ‘rivers’ year 6 created their own miniature river today using trowels, sticks, sticky labels and water. The pupils planned out their rivers including all of the main parts and then used trowels to dig out the formation of their river. They included waterfalls, tributary’s, delta’s and flood plains. They…