2 Sycamore Category

Harvest and Displays

We have been very busy this half term learning new topics and preparing for our harvest assembly.  In English, the children have been enjoying our class story of ‘The Ravenous Beast’ and in Forest School we have been creating lots of beautiful autumnal work using the natural materials around us.   For our Harvest assembly the […]

KS1 Trip to St Mary’s Church

Today the children in KS1 went on a trip to St Mary’s Church in the Old Town.  We enjoyed looking inside the church to see what we could find and the children enjoyed asking Reverend John and Reverend Austin lots of interesting questions.  In the afternoon we had a great time in Gadebridge Park eating […]

Interschool sports fun!

In Sycamore we had a lovely morning enjoying sports activities at the sports centre. The children worked really hard and demonstrated good sporting skills. Their behaviour was excellent and they represented Aycliffe Drive School in the best light. They should all be very proud of themselves.   

Key Stage 1 Christmas Craft Afternoon

Yesterday we thoroughly enjoyed getting in the Christmas spirit during our Key Stage 1 Christmas Craft afternoon.  We had fun making snowmen, sparkly Christmas stockings, Christmas trees, decorating biscuits, making Christingles and much, much more!  Thank you to everyone who came along.  We hope the children and all our visitors enjoyed the afternoon.  

KS1 Open Afternoon

We had a lovely end to our day today (23rd November) with parents joining us to look at the children’s work and displays.  The children thoroughly enjoyed showing their work and explaining what we do in class.  We hope everyone who came enjoyed the afternoon.  You are all welcome in the new year when we organise this […]

Creativity week – Take One Picture

For Creativity week the children have all made a class project around the picture ‘A Roman Triumph’ which is in the National Gallery. The children all worked extremely hard and each class produced something different based on what they saw and liked about the picture. We could not be prouder of all they have achieved. […]

Sycamore’s creation story

In Sycamore, we have been learning about the creation story. We made our own version of the story in groups for our display.

KS1 Sports Day

On Tuesday 28th June we held our KS1 Sports Day. All the children were all split into teams of our house colours. They then had to go round the course that had lots of stations to do different activities to try and get as many point as they could for their house. Some of the activities were things like […]

Seaside Crab Lines

This term, we have had lots of fun learning about seasides.  As part of our Design and Technology lessons we have designed and made crab lines by creating a frame from different sized lollysticks and tying wool around the frame.  We decorated the frames to make them stand out and be eye catching.  We then […]


This term in Key Stage 1 we are learning about Seasides. Children in Sycamore class have been enjoying using our new role play area which is filled with many exciting cross curricular activities such as acting in the Punch and Judy shows, using money and shape in the ice cream parlour, using our own crab […]