Swan class – Spring week 4

By Katie Glover on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Year 1. No Comments


Hello Swans, We had a wonderful trip to the Bournville Lane Chinese restaurant! We got to hear a story about a dragon, have a go at dressing up and also play instruments. You asked some questions to find out about how the restaurant works, this will help us with our own restaurant. Everyone seemed to […]

Bumblebees Again!- Problem Solving: Can you rescue the fish?

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in News, Reception. No Comments


The children were challenged to work as a team and solve the problem of getting a plastic fish from one (fixed) high point to the blue pool approximately two metres away. They had a selection of construction blocks, varying lengths of guttering, string, masking tape, jugs of water and buckets. Working in groups, it gave […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog w/e 29.1.16

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Reception. 1 Comment


ARE ALL BUBBLES ROUND? This is the question that all Reception children were asked. The children decided that to answer this question they would need to become ‘scientists’ and carry out an investigation. They decided to make different shape bubble ‘wands’ using pipe cleaners. They predicted, then tested what shape bubbles they would make using […]

What a week in Sycamore!!

By Jo Mountjoy on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in News. 1 Comment


Sycamore children should be really proud this week as we won the Golden Value Award for the second week!! Can’t wait to organise our class treats!!! I wonder what we will vote to do??? We also had a fantastic time at Cadbury world, what can you remember about how chocolate is made? In computing we […]

Y2 Trip to Cadbury World

By Mr Hall on Thursday, January 28, 2016 in News. 8 Comments


Hello again everyone, and welcome to a very special blog post! Yesterday, Year 2 were lucky enough to visit Cadbury World to experience some local history and enrich their learning on the Cadburys topic (and also eat some chocolate along the way!) Early in the morning, we set off on the short walk across the […]

New year off to a flying start in Ladybird class!

By Esther Pemble on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in News. 5 Comments


Wow Ladybirds – we have been so impressed with how you have settled back into the new term and how you have been working and trying so hard. Over the past week we have been using ‘Numicon’ we find different ways of making ten. We have also been adding two numbers by combining two groups of objects and […]

Beech Class Learning Blog 18th-22nd January

By Mr Hall on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in News. 2 Comments


Hello everyone and welcome to a quick Beech Class update this week! The reason is there will be a more detailed blog post after our exciting trip to Cadbury World on Wednesday! In the last week the children have been hard at work as always, and particularly with their writing. Over the course of the […]

Oak Learning Blog-11th-15th and 18th-22nd January

By Debbie Barlow on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Year 2. 2 Comments


Hello Oak Class Well we have had a great few weeks learning all about Ghana. In our imaginations we became explorers and went off to Ghana. We travelled across Lake Volta, stayed in a local village and went to visit a cocoa plantation to find some cocoa beans. We kept a diary describing our adventures […]

Swan class – Spring week 3

By Katie Glover on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Year 1. 6 Comments


Dear Sensible Swans, We had such a busy third week it’s hard to know where to begin! I think my favourite thing was reading all of your wonderful stories (based on The Magic Paintbrush). They were so exciting to read, maybe you will become authors one day 🙂 We had lots of fun in art […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog w/e 22.1.16

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in News, Reception. 1 Comment


Bumblebees have had another busy week doing lots of learning. We used the Numicon to investigate ways of making 10. Can you tell me a way of making 10? There are 11 different ways! How many do you know? Can you blog me with some of them? This week you have also been busy writing […]