Children’s Work Category

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.


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 […]


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

Biscuit Bear

For the past two weeks we have been enjoying the story ‘Biscuit Bear’ by Mini Grey for our Take One Book topic.  We have been working very hard developing our English skills including using adjectives, conjunctions and speech. But today we decided to bake our very own Biscuit Bears! We had lots of fun measuring out […]