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10 05, 2024

A Prickle of Hedgehogs

By |2024-05-08T12:14:16+01:00May 10th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on A Prickle of Hedgehogs

This week we have been learning about nocturnal animals, and as part of art we made our very own hedgehogs. We had to manipulate the clay to make a round ball shape, before sculpting the face and using tools to add the spikes. The children were very proud of their work, and rightly so. [...]

26 04, 2024

Handa’s Surprise

By |2024-04-23T16:45:56+01:00April 26th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on Handa’s Surprise

This week we have been looking at the animals that live in  hot climates, through the story of Handa's Surprise. We looked closely at the features of these animals and worked collaboratively to paint them to achieve a planned effect. We are going to use our painting to create a wonderful display in the [...]

28 03, 2024


By |2024-03-27T11:21:16+00:00March 28th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on Chicks

This week Mrs Hollingshead brought in some chicks to share with the class. We have spent time observing them and understanding how to care for them. We talked about how they need food, water and warmth to grow. [...]

15 03, 2024

Science Week

By |2024-03-13T14:30:52+00:00March 15th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on Science Week

Class R have had a wonderful and exciting week for science week. We have been exploring how magnets work, building our own sand timers and investigating how to make a circuit. Here are some of the photographs -  its lovely to see the concentration, joy and excitement on their faces. [...]

1 03, 2024

The Strangeworlds Travel Agency

By |2024-02-28T12:11:59+00:00March 1st, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on The Strangeworlds Travel Agency

Over the past two weeks we have been immersing ourselves in the idea of time travel and adventuring to new worlds. As part of the whole school topic, we have been exploring the plot of the story 'Strangeworlds Travel Agency' and we have built our very own role play area on this theme. Here [...]

2 02, 2024

Hansel and Gretel Roundabout Theatre Performance

By |2024-01-31T12:10:57+00:00February 2nd, 2024|Class 1, Class 2, Class R|Comments Off on Hansel and Gretel Roundabout Theatre Performance

This Tuesday, we were treated to the performance of Hansel and Gretel by the Roundabout Theatre Company. The children spent the morning immersing themselves in the story, before watching the performance in the afternoon. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience, which had a lovely twist to the traditional tale. [...]

1 12, 2023

Hedgehog House

By |2023-12-28T15:37:21+00:00December 1st, 2023|Class R|Comments Off on Hedgehog House

This week in outdoor learning, we made a hedgehog house. We learnt all about nocturnal animals and how some animals hibernate over winter. We then filled a box full of newspaper and leaves, cut out a little door and used polythene to make a waterproof roof. Finally we placed our hedgehog house next to [...]

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