4 Hawthorn Category

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 […]

Hall of Mountain King… Oakthorn Remix

Over the last two days, Hawthorn and the Year 5s from Oak have been looking at ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’, by Edvard Grieg. At first we listened to the music and drew, or wrote everything the piece made us feel. Almost everyone felt that is was something to do with chasing and […]

Hawthorn the Stone Age tribe

This week Hawthorn class have been transported back to the Stone Age. On Monday disaster struck. The tribe’s village and farms were struck by an earthquake. First, the tribe had to decide if they wanted to remain as farmers, or revert to the hunter gatherer life. The afternoon was spent debating the pros and cons […]

Classifying materials

Today Hawthorn have been investigating the properties of solids, liquids and gases. We learned that solids have a fixed shape and volume, liquids have no fixed shape but they have a fixed volume and in gases neither are fixed. We then spend a fun, if gooey afternoon investigating various products from Miss Thompson’s bathroom. Our […]

Christmas Dinner Day.

A great time was had by all on Christmas Dinner day. With a big thank you to the ladies in the kitchen for all their hard work over the year. Even the youngest member wore her festive outfit.

Take one Picture: ‘The Spirit of Christmas’

The children have worked so hard for our ‘Take one Picture’ project and the work they have produced is fantastic. Thank you to everyone who came to have a look at our exhibition of work. If you missed it, here are some photos of everyone’s efforts.

Year 3 and 4 Football Festival

25.08.18 Year 3 and 4 children took part in a football festival, which was great fun. The children played exceptionally well and placed joint second! We played against both Boxmoore and Holtsmere End. We are extremely proud of the children! 🙂

Lest we forget

This year is the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. To commemorate this, we had a whole school assembly with singing from the whole school. They sang “We Remember”, ” Pack up your Troubles” and “It’s a Long Way to Tipperary”.  Out KS2 choir sang “In Flanders Fields”. We had a […]


As we have been looking at fairytales in English, we took a vote on what fairytale style image we should work on in art. We voted for a wolf. During our art sessions we have been looking very closely at the shape of a wolf’s head and the texture made by it’s fur. So far […]