2 Chestnut Category

Sharing Paddington Stories Afternoon

The children in Chestnut and Birch had a really nice Monday afternoon. Birch children came to the Chestnut classroom to read Paddington stories that they had written before half- term. Next some Chestnut children read their stories about Paddington Bear. All the children seemed to be happy and proud of themselves! Well done Birch and […]

London Landmarks

Our topic this term is London. During art lessons children were practising their sketching skills. They were sketching London Landmarks. First they were practising in sketch books using step by step instructions. Next they chose the best one and sketched it on the separate paper. All children did incredibly well and put a lot of […]

Meeting Hagrid’s family

Chestnut class are really lucky that we have a real Giant African Snail in the classroom. On Tuesday we had an amazing opportunity to meet Hagrid’s family. All the children and teachers really enjoyed meeting them.

Fun in the woods

Making tree spirits and woodland animals using clay.

KS1 Money Minds Workshop

Today in KS1 we were very excited to have people from Yorkshire Building Society to teach us about how to look after our money and look at what things are essential to buy and which things we really don’t need. The children took part in many activities and discussed their ideas together.

Growing Sunflowers

In science we have been learning about plants. We sowed some sunflower seeds and have been keeping a diary of their growth. Each week we have looked at the changes in the plants by measuring their height and looking at changes to the stem and leaves.

Take One Tune

Hall of the Mountain King by Peer Gynt or Morning by Edvard Grieg were used by the school to come up with their own interpretations of the music. On Friday 28th June we had a whole school assembly to share class performances. The variety of interpretations were wide, interesting and very entertaining. Many thanks to […]

KS1 School Games Day

On Tuesday 18th June, we held our annual KS1 Games Day. We were very lucky with the weather, with the sun shining all morning. It was a fantastic day, with the pupils performing brilliantly. They displayed determination, perseverance and a great amount of effort.

Yr2 sports festival

Our year 2 class ‘chestnut’ took part in a sports festival with a variety of different and fun activities . The children really enjoyed it and learnt lots of new skills 🙂

Drawing Fruit

Today in our art lesson we have been doing close observational drawings of the inside of fruit. We looked carefully at the shapes we could see and tried to recreate different textures using a sketching pencil.