Today we had the first session of Key Stage 1 choir. It was great fun as we sang some songs new to us, some songs we already knew and heard about some venues that we’ve already been asked to sing at! We even had an energiser break mid way, dancing and being statues to “Happy.” If any … Continue reading
Today we talked about our trip to Kew Gardens. We looked at photographs and discussed with the class what our favourite bits were. Then we wrote about it and drew pictures. Finally we had ago at using construction toys to create our own favourite parts of Kew. Can you guess what bits we built?
Yesterday two gentlemen came in to our school worship. They had come to represent Asda, with them they brought a large cheque for £1100. The £1000 was a gift towards funds raised following our Summer fair last term and £100 was added to the money raised by Mr Bolton for having his memorable haircut. We are incredibly grateful for … Continue reading
On Friday in PE Owls were very lucky to be joined by cycling specialists from Pent Valley. Our PE lesson was spent using balance bikes and beginning to learn some key skills for riding bike. Although some of the Owls can already ride a bike they all benefitted from the exercises which taught control and … Continue reading
In Science today we tried out some practical experiments to see what happens if you change the amount of force used. First of all we predicted what might happen if we blew bubbles hard, pushed cars hard and which force was needed to change the direction of a moving football. Then we had great fun testing our … Continue reading
Parents of Ducklings Dear Parents Welcome to Ducklings and the Autumn Term. Below is some information on aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and Half Term. Most of our learning will be done through focusing on different Topics. Our first topic is Ourselves. Personal, Social and Emotional … Continue reading
Today we went to Kew Gardens. We were really lucky with the weather as the rain didn’t start until we were ready to go into the huge greenhouses! First we walked on the tree top walk which was so high we felt as if we were in the tops of the trees. Then we explored … Continue reading
The Ducklings have been learning the story of Noah’s Ark. They can retell the story using pictures and a toy ark. They have also made a 3D ark using giant lego. We have made a beautiful display, which is in the corridor for everyone to see. The children made rainbows and they understand that God … Continue reading
Four of our pupils are so talented that they gained music grades in singing. Edith in Year 6 gained her grade 3 whilst Amber year 4, Max year 3 and Anna year 3 all gained their level 1. No wonder school singing always sounds so amazing!
Today, during RE Yr.6 looked at the Jewish Festival Yom Kippur. This festival follows ten days after Rosh Hashanah. (The Jewish new year) Yom Kippur is the most solemn day in the Jewish calendar where Jews consider their past year, look within themselves and ask for forgiveness for the wrong they have done. Yr.6 looked … Continue reading