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Forest School -Year 1

Forest School -Year 1

Today Year 1 had a great time in forest school. The children had all previously designed a rain catcher   and today they followed those designs and made the rain gauge.

The children attached a measure to their bottles and then decorated their rain gauges with natural objects so they blended into the environment.

All the children had decided where they thought would be the best place to but their rain catchers around forest school to catch the most rain.

 

 

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

This week the children were set 6 challenges to complete over the week. R.E. – The children have been learning about Judaism and enjoyed listening to the story about how God promised Abraham that his family would number as many as the stars. The children then complete their own collage of stars. Science – the… Continue Reading

Rainbow Challenges

Rainbow Challenges

This week Year One were set as series of challenges covering a variety of subjects. R.E. – The children were asked to complete a collage expressing how they think God loves the world and the people in it. Maths – The children practiced counting numbers up to 20 by counting pasta into a bag. The… Continue Reading

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One had a great visit to the Castle keep this week. First they had a very interesting tour of the castle. The children learnt all about the different parts of the castle and listened to some historical stories. They even pretended to be an invading Scottish army!      In the afternoon the children… Continue Reading

Designing a healthy snack

Designing a healthy snack

In class we thought it would be a good idea to design a healthy snack which could be sold at the school tuck shop. We made a design criteria for our snack, deciding it had to be healthy, delicious and easy to eat outside. Next cam ethe fun part. Tasting ingredients to see which flavours… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 have had a brilliant but messy week in class building their pirate ships. Children used plastic bottles, glitter, card, glue, plant canes, paint, rice (to stabilise the bottle) to make their ship. Children also produced lost treasure maps and wanted posters which they then inserted into the bottles. Continue Reading