Monthly Archives: February 2018

Turtles Class: Astronaut Training

Today in Turtle Class we all became honourary members of Mission X and began our astronaut training. We have been following Tim Peake’s space diaries from his mission to the International Space Station in 2016, as well as following the training that he undertook. We were not able to join ESA or NASA, but were invited, by an exciting video link, to take part

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Koalas Class: Term 4 Topic Web

Falcons & Owls Classes: Term 4 Topic Web

Kangaroos Class: Term 4 Topic Web

Octopus Class: Term 4 Topic Web

Butterflies & Dragonflies Classes: Chinese New Year

This week we celebrated Chinese New Year. We started off the day with a workshop to teach us all about Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. The children loved learning about the dragon and the lion and some of us even got to try on the heads! We were then taught a dragon dance and the children were turned into a dragon

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Kites Class: Chinese Dance Workshop

On 20th February, Kite Class took part in a Chinese Dance Workshop. We used a Chinese parasol to create a slow and controlled dance with a partner. Then we worked as a team to make the fast fire breathing Chinese dragon come to life.

Turtles Class: Chinese New Year

Today in Turtle Class we were lucky enough to be celebrating Chinese New Year. We started our morning with reading the story of Chinese New Year and learning about the animals that won the race. We then had the opportunity to take part in a range of craft activities such as creating a dog puppet or 3D dog (as it is the year of

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Turtles Class: Creating our own Solar System

This week in Turtle class we have been creating our own Solar System! Our new topic this term is Space and we are really excited. We started the week by ordering the planets of the Solar System and learning more about them- we used our mnemonic My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming! We split into teams and each team was in charge

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Turtles Class: Superhero Day

Today the whole of Key Stage 1 were lucky enough to take part in a Superhero Day to end our exciting Superhero topic. Our classroom was taken over for the day by a range of heroes, heroines, villains and scoundrels and the children’s costumes looked wonderful. During the morning the children had the opportunity to take part in a range of superhero crafts such

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