Today we had Creature Ark in to show us some minibeasts, reptiles and mammals. As part of exploring minibeasts, we were able to hold them and we learnt facts about each minibeast. We met a reptile and learnt about how they protect themselves from predators. The children had lots of fun touching its hard shell! [...]
On Wednesday 7th July the children from Reception went on a school trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We were so excited to visit and see all of the animals. We got to see giraffes, lions, tigers, lemurs, wallabies, polar bears, red pandas, ostriches, zebras, rhinos and many more! We loved walking through the Lemur [...]
On Wednesday 26th May the children in FS2 enjoyed a pirate themed day relating to the 'why is water wet?' topic they had been learning about. The children looked fantastic in their pirate costumes! We had a great day where we learnt about pirates and what they did, how to talk like a pirate, what [...]
All of the children in FS2 had a lovely time celebrating Easter. We had an Easter bonnet parade where the children made some fantastic bonnets. Some of the children made some decorated eggs which we all enjoyed looking at. We went across to Deepcar St Johns to have an egg rolling competition which was lots [...]
The children completed their last forest school session on Friday. They then made their very own woodland flags. The children used natural materials and mixed it together with water before then decorating their flags. They also played a game of hide and seek. The children have thoroughly enjoyed the forest schools sessions.
As part of week three the children created Woodlands dens. They had to create a den that would keep a woodland creature warm, dry and safe. The children also used the stream and put water into their buckets and added as many different aspects of the woodland that they could find into their water. For [...]
As part of week two the children recapped safety aspects that were taught last week. In order to build the children's confidence, they also explored the Woodlands and then found their name cards that were hidden. The children then went on to have running races up the hill. They were slipping and sliding everywhere but [...]
Children were taught how to stay safe in the woodlands and spot potential hazards. They also looked at staying within certain boundaries. The children were given time to explore the woodlands and use their imagination. The teacher then hid name cards in the woodland for the children to find.
For Arts Week, the children in Class 1 and Class 2 read the story 'Billy's Bucket'. We then did lots of art activities based on the story. These included making clay starfish, making bubble wrap jellyfish, painting our own under the sea scene and lots more. We are really proud of our achievements!