Year 1

Forest School

Forest School

Easter preparations and activities filled our Forest School sessions in March. All of the children made a wooden cross adding a variety of different materials to decorate and enhance the message of The Crucifixion. Year 2 and 3 also used natural materials to make crosses to add to their Easter cards. During the last week of term all of the children had great fun hunting for clues around Forest School to find their eggs in our Easter Egg Hunt !


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 collected different species and colours of leaves to decorate their crosses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 used sticks bound together with string using the diagonal lashing technique to make their natural crosses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5 added a crown of thorns made from wire to their sticks that had been bound together using the diagonal lashing technique.

 

Reception returned to school with their hands full of eggs from the hunt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 and 2 holding their egg and corresponding clue following their Easter Egg Hunt!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3 and 6 were very happy with their prize following their East Egg Hunt.

 

Capacity

Capacity

This week in Year One we have been exploring capacity. We decided to compare different containers to see which held the most. To find out we measured their capacity in cups. We managed to get most of the water in the bottles!       Continue Reading

Maths Club

Maths Club

Today at Magical Maths Club the children all had fun working in groups. They started with an activity where they had to crack codes through the use of addition and multiplication. They learnt to read each others minds to find a secret number. The older children were Maths Detectives finding missing numbers through clever mathematical… Continue Reading

Snow education!

Snow education!

On Friday morning Reception and Year 1 made the most of the snow in our school grounds. Year 1 built an igloo under the canvas just of our main playground. There was plenty of discussion around the best way to build the igloo and Mr Gowdy was asking the children what 3D shapes they were… Continue Reading