Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kangaroos Class: Kangaroos try different foods

Kangaroos had a wonderful time tasting different foods that some of them hadn’t had before. They had a chance to eat: tortilla chips and guacamole; Austrian smoked cheese; naan bread and mango chutney. The children were really resilient at trying new things even though they weren’t sure about. The food tasting was our hook for our new Topic “ What’s on the menu” where

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Owl Class: Super Ceramics!

Last term Owl Class studied an artist called Kate Malone as part of our Topic lessons. At the end of the term we created our own clay tiles inspired by her work. We researched Kate and produced a fact file, then made a mood board of the types of colours and fruits we would like on our own tiles. Next, we did some observational

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Wombat Class: Bert Gee Visit

On Friday, Wombat Class had a visitor from Bert Gee. Bert is an inspirational speaker who lives with a condition called Arthrogryposis, a disability that severely affects muscles and joint movement. He spoke to us about how he has overcome challenges in his life. We tried to do things the same way he would – having to get up off the floor without the

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Kites and Kestrels Class: Exam Preparation Meditation

Exam Preparation Meditation 1 –   Exam Preparation Meditation 2 –

Penguin,Puffin and Parrot Class: Summer Term Topic Web ‘The Greatest Show’

Newsletter: March 2019

Kangaroos Class: Viking Runes

Kangaroos had a fiddly task of using straws to create Viking runes in order to spell out their names. The children enjoyed it and had to be very careful not to blow too hard otherwise they would lose all their hard work! Here are some pictures of their effort. Well done for persevering Kangaroos!

Kangaroos Class: Term 5 Topic Web

Parrot Class: African drumming lessons

We’ve been lucky to have Luke the African drumming teacher over the past 2 terms and have enjoyed playing fun games and learning lots of new rhythms. Check us out!

Forest School: Getting active at Forest School

Our last sessions of this term were fantastic, made even better by the great weather we had! The children made obstacle courses using tyres and planks of wood, they were so supportive and encouraging helping their peers balance across the course.  Our Key Stage Two group have been using secateurs and modelling the safe use of them with their peers. Our Key Stage One

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