27th Jun 2022
In Birch class the children listened to the full version of The Carnival of the Animals while learning about the composer Camille Saint-Saens. We experimented with different instruments to recreate the sounds of different segments of the music. During P.E the children created different dances of the music and then made masks to wear to […]
27th Apr 2022
In Birch class, our topic this term is ‘Seasides’. We will be learning all about different seaside holidays, locating seaside towns on a map, learning about seaside features and looking at seaside holidays in the past and comparing them to today. We have created our new role-play area and the children have had lots of […]
24th Feb 2022
The great fire took place today in Forest School, recreating Pudding Lane with the houses we made at home. The fire started in the Bakery but by the time we called for help, London was burning.
2nd Dec 2021
We have been learning all about different materials. The three little pigs built three different houses out of different materials. We all retold the story and then build our own houses for our little pigs.
22nd Oct 2021
This year’s picture is “Woman in a Hat and A fur Coat” by Pablo Picasso. Each class uses a picture for inspiration for their art work. Some of our classes created with own art work inspired by the Pablo Picasso artwork and others used his cubism style of art to inspire their own paintings. Cubism […]
5th Oct 2021
We had a fantastic day, re enacting the Battle of Hastings, playing Anglo Saxon games and devising our battle strategy!
18th May 2021
We have planted sunflower seeds, unfortunately the weather has not been kind to us and not many have germinated. the children planted out some of the sunflowers that have germinated and we will be recording their progress in class. How tall do you think they will grow? We also planted some snap dragons and calendula. […]
5th May 2021
In Birch, we have started our new topic of space and the Earth. Our role play has twinkling starts and a rocket ready to take us into space. In Design and Technology we have designed and made our own moving pictures. We will all be learning about our solar system. The children all want to […]
28th Apr 2021
We have been learning the importance of camouflage to a caterpillar if they do not want to be eaten by a bird. Some caterpillars are really easy to find but others look like the plants they live on. We found that red and blue caterpillars were very easy to find but the green and brown […]
19th Nov 2020
In Forest School, we have started to make our Christmas decorations. For this, we have been learning to saw to create a disk of wood. The children have all learnt how to use a saw safely. Next week we will be decorating our creations ready to take home for Christmas.