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Battle of Hastings

KS1 took part in a workshop about the Battle of Hastings. We played Anglo Saxon games and learnt different battle strategies.  

Human and physical features

Chestnut went for a walk around the local area to look for human and physical features .

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Latest Newsletter Autumn Term September 

Imperial War Museum Duxford – Redwood

Redwood Class Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in connection to their learning on WWII and specifically the Battle of Britain. We created documentaries in the shape of short films during a brilliant ‘hands on’ workshop and then explored the various Musuem exhibits including the American Aircraft section.

Redwood WWII Foraging

Redwood Class enjoyed going foraging this week in connection to their WWII learning. We found lots of wild berries and used these to follow a WWII rationing recipe to make a delicious crumble! We used many cross-curriculum skills in these activities including following instructional texts and design and technology cooking techniques and methods. ds

Tree Identification

This week in Forest School we are learning to identify the different trees on our school grounds.  We used the different shapes of the leaves to identify the Oak , Sycamore, Lime and Ash tree on the KS1 playground.  This is the Sycamore leaf which has five fingers.

WW2 London Skyline

In Art Redwood have been re-creating the London Skyline during the Blitz.  We have used our watercolour techniques for the sky showing how the sky glowed red and orange from the burning buildings.   We then created an effective skyline silhouette for the buildings and the air raid lights in the sky.   

Getting to know you

In Chestnut Class we have been getting to know each other as part of the new school year. We have lots of Harry Potter fans in our class so we had a wizarding theme. We told the class all about ourselves and also thought about what our patronus and boggert would be.