Having explored and identified the big trees in our playground (silver birch, black locust and lime), Y1 set off for Manor House Gardens to identify two more tree species (London Plane and Horse Chestnut). We took maps of the park and used a key to record where we saw each type of tree. It was […]
Read More We’re going on a tree hunt!
Now their bulbs have started to germinate, year 2 are planting them in their tyre allotment. Look out for the dwarf daffodils 🌼!
Read More Bulb planting
Like last year, we are encouraging families to ‘hire a tyre’ and grow their own plants over the summer term. We have some donations from the fair if anyone would like to get involved but hasn’t got any plants! It’s free and you simply plant what you want and look after it!
Read More Tyres for hire
We have begun the process of monitoring the seasonal changes in our playground using timelapse technology. Take a look at our footage from last term. We cannot wait to see the changes Spring will bring!
Read More A timelapse look back at the term!
We often share our learning and interests that we explore at home with our classmates. This pupil has found this book great fun!
Read More Reception do research
Reception wrote postcards to ants using their knowledge of how they live to work out what their address might be. Then they used their phonics knowledge to try and work out how to spell the names of common insects that we know.
Read More When Science and Literacy unite!
Reception is operating a strict one species in, one species out policy at the moment. Just as our ducks were transported away to their lovely new home on a farm, we set up our own farm on a smaller scale…an Ant farm!
Read More Ducks out, Ants in!
We have been applying our maths knowledge to observe our ducklings by creating tallies of the amount of times that they eat or drink water.
Read More Understanding the World in Reception
Reception have some visitors and have an incubator set up in class. One egg hatched this morning and we have been learning about the lifecycle of a chicken and a plant today. Year 6 helpers helped us discuss the words nutrition and photosynthesis.
Read More The ducklings have landed!