Children’s Work Category

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 […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast

The children in Reception drew a picture of their mum, chose the correct colours to paint them and made them into placemats. They made a card to say why they loved their mum and took part in serving a special breakfast for mother’s day.    

Chinese New Year

Reception class have been learning about Chinese New Year.             The children chopped mushrooms, baby corn, peppers and spring onions for a Chinese stir fry then Mrs Long added noodles, beansprouts, soy sauce and cooked it.     

Rock sorting

This afternoon, 4 Hawthorn have been thinking about different ways we could classify rocks. We have learnt about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, but today we tried to think about other ways organising and classifying rocks.

Winter

The children in Reception class have enjoyed exploring the new ‘Winter’ role play area.     They have been dressing up in winter clothes and completing challenges including measuring each other against a life size penguin and sorting animals from hot and cold countries. The children have also been using their imaginations playing at the […]

Christmas Time

The children in Reception have been busy preparing for Christmas and the New Year. They have sewn and decorated stockings and used a range of different materials to create their snowman christmas cards. The children have been learning to use the Ipads. They used a programme called ‘neukidsdraw’ to draw their faces and we then […]

Fireworks

The children in Reception used the programme ‘colour magic’ to create firework pictures on the iPad.