Having collected old tyres from Kwik Fitt (thanks to Barry Miller for setting these aside for us each week), the first step was to get the tyres cleaned …Read More Community allotment phase 1
Year 4 have got cracking with their allotment – we’ve planted carrot and chive seeds which will need to be nurtured over Easter, and put our first lot of seed potatoes in a tyre. Here’s to a successful growing season!Read More Sowing the seeds of sustenance
Mor investigating with musical instruments this week in LKS2 Science. This time we were looking at pitch – high and low sounds. We started off by finding out what happens when you wrap an elastic band around a wooden block, put a pencil underneath it and pluck the elastic band. We moved the pencil and […]Read More How do you change the pitch of a sound?
We waved goodbye to Carroty Wood today, after 3 amazing days. All the children have been incredibly brave and done themselves proud with the activities they’ve tried. Here’s a final photo gallery of our awesome adventurers.Read More Goodbye Carroty Wood – it’s been brilliant!
Today has been INCREDIBLE! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, we have wifi and the children have been outstanding. Our activities today have been high ropes, abseiling, pedal karting and archery. Each and every member of the group has shown real courage in the face of some genuinely scary (and very high)activities and […]Read More Thursday at Carroty Wood part 1
We’ve had an action-packed first day, including netball, high ropes, pedal karting and low ropes. We’ve had a delicious dinner of pasta bolognese, garlic bread and salad and are settling down for a story before bed. Everyone has surprised themselves today with how brave and brilliant they’ve been and we’re all excited about the fun […]Read More Carroty Wood day 1
What games can you play outside in the park or a garden? Here’s hopscotch to help with counting to 10.Read More Number games in Preschool
LKS2 looked at conflict in Ancient Civilisations this week and compared the battle strategies of the Shang Dynasty with those of the Indus Valley civilisation and the Ancient Sumerians. We discussed the different tactics required by different physical landscapes and how this led to the evolution of technology such as bronze-tipped arrows and spears and […]Read More Shang Dynasty battle strategies