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5 and 6 Oak Viking afternoon

Yesterday Oak had a fantastic afternoon being vikings. They all took part in activities such as weaving, building a long boat and cooking. At the end of the afternoon they sat around the fire pit and tasted some Viking food cooked by the children. This was carrots and leaks mixed with honey and butter stuffed […]

Experimenting with light in Oak.

This term we have been learning about light and how it travels. We made periscopes and used them to look over a cupboard. We used mirrors to see how light reflects in straight lines. We checked the angles of the incidence and reflective ray.

Birch-Baking Fire of London Cakes

Following on from learning all about the Great Fire of London in class, we decided to make Fire of London Cakes. This was based on a recipe that we think was possibly made during the time of the great fire. The children thoroughly enjoyed following the instructions on how to make them. They all looked […]

Making sedimentary rock in Willow

We are studying rocks and soils in Science so we have used cereal to represent layers Rice Krispies to represent sand with bran and coco pops to represent foliage, leaves etc. Finally fizzy sweets were used to represent fossils. Two random cups had melted butter added-to them to see if any difference was made.

World War planes.

As part of their history topic in design and technology the children in Maple have researched the different planes that flew over the skies during World War Two. They designed their own version of one of them and made a model out of wood and card. They learnt new skill like using a file, clamp, […]

Year 2 Well-Being Workshop

The children in Year 2 had a workshop about 5 ways to well-being. They were learning that the brain and the body are connected so it’s very important to look after them both. The children had a chance to make each of the ways to well- being familiar to them by taking part in different […]

Our last swimming lesson 4 Willow and 5 Oak.

For our last lesson Christine, our instructor, let us play games. We played ‘horse’ with a woggle, balancing a float on our heads, balancing a float with a toy on it and blowing a on across the pool. We all had great fun. Thank you Christine for all your help.