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London’s burning

A fire started on September 2nd in the King’s bakery in Pudding Lane near London Bridge. Fires were quite a common occurrence in those days.  The children all made houses for their homework. However that summer had been very hot and there had been no rain for weeks, so consequently the wooden houses and buildings […]

Inter school competition-Birch

Today Birch class took part in an inter school competition at the sports centre. The children took part in lots of activities such as speed stacking, dribbling, football, throwing and aiming. We all had lots of fun and the children’s behaviour was exemplary. Well done Birch for all your efforts and for coming in 5th […]

Senses Walk

This afternoon in Birch class we went on a senses walk around the school. We were looking for things that we could see, hear, smell, taste and touch. We also described the senses using adjectives. After our walk we recorded what we found out.

Observing the effects of volts

We investigated what different volts would power in electrical circuits we created. We predicted before recording our findings.

Chestnut Sport Festival at the Sports Centre

The children in Chestnut had a really active morning full of fun. They went to the Sports Centre to represent our school and took part in different sport activities. The children were really enthusiastic and did they best! They absolutely loved jumping on the trampolines! They also enjoyed speed stacking and tried different dance movements. […]

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.