21st Jan 2020
The children in Hawthorn have written their own version of a paragraph taken from Tolkien’s The Hobbit. It is a setting description using lots of expanded noun phrases, prepositions and adjectives. We asked Willow class to read all of our adapted paragraphs and to vote for their favourite piece of writing. Lots of Hawthorn children […]
21st Jun 2019
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 […]
8th Nov 2018
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 […]
13th Mar 2018
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.
12th Mar 2018
Now it’s not going to spoil any surprises, here are Hawthorn’s Super Mum cards!
6th Feb 2018
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.
29th Jan 2018
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.
23rd Jan 2018
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 […]
14th Dec 2017
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 […]