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Science Day in Years 5 & 6

The Year 5 and 6 children enjoyed a visit from Boffin John, the crazy scientist to find out about materials, forces and electric circuits. In the workshops the children were wowed by amazing science experiments including some with dry ice, hydrogen peroxide, and electricity.


KS1 – Great Fire of London Workshop

KS1 thoroughly enjoyed a workshop from Freshwater theatre company on the Great fire of London to launch their new topic. Through drama, they learnt about everyday life in London during Stuart times; how the fire started and spread and how it was eventually brought under control. The children took on the roles of street sellers in London and important figures such as the mayor…
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Hawks go ice skating!

Year 5 & 6 are enjoying ice skating sessions at the Link. They are working towards British Ice-Skating Level 1 certificate with their coach. Last week they were learning to skate backwards – now that’s fast progress!


The Stone age and Iron age in Year 3 & 4

Year 3 and 4 have been learning about the Stone age and Iron age exploring the tools and weapons used during this period. The children had the opportunity recently to touch and explore these tools and weapons first-hand learning how to be a warrior and even constructed their own spears and shields.


Ancient Greece in Year 5 & 6

Year 5 and 6 are exploring ancient Greece and finding out about the ancient city states of Athens and Sparta. The children have also been reading a version of the Odyssey and writing some fantastic diaries from the cyclops point of view.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar

In Ladybirds and Bumblebees we enjoyed learning about The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We had our own caterpillars which we watched grow into beautiful butterflies. We talked about healthy eating and made our own fruit kebabs, they were delicious. We also wrote our own versions of the story.’ 


The Dragon’s Egg!

Year one had a strange object which appeared near their classroom. They followed a trail of scales to find an enormous shiny, green egg on a nest.They looked at the evidence to try and determine what it was…. they decided it was most likely a dragon’s egg. They produced some fantastic writing saying what they thought it could be. The dragon also set the…
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Giraffes Can’t Dance!

This week we have listened to the story ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’. The children researched facts about the jungle and then drew a picture and labelled it. We then made sock puppets of animals you might find in the jungle. We wrote a materials list and sentences about how we made the sock puppets.


Superheros in KS1

KS1 staff dressed as Superheroes to introduce the new topic Historical Superheroes. The children in Year 2 became Superheroes as well by making their own Superhero masks.


The Glory of Rome

Year 3 and 4 have been studying the Romans this term. They have been exploring different designs and symbols used on their shields and the meanings behind them before creating their own design and completed shields. Can you tell what their interests were?