Today we were surprised by a special gift brought in for the class. A beautiful loaf of bread that was probably very similar to that which Thomas Farriner would have baked. It was divided up and all enjoyed the taste of freshly baked bread. We discussed the differences of how it would have been baked … Continue reading
We are always very busy in Ducklings class, so we thought it would be nice to put together a small collection of a few of the things we have been getting up to so you can have a little glipmse into Duckling life. In Maths we have been practising counting and recognising numbers, we have … Continue reading
Eagles have been discovering different facts about the Antarctic and Ernest Shackleton’s Polar expedition. We have enjoyed creating different aspects of the landscape and environment. Some children have created fact files, snow globes and igloos, as well as a collage of the frozen landscape.
To complete our topic we discussed the foods that might have been eaten on long voyages and how they were stored. We looked at a recipe for ships biscuits that were full of salt and decided that these must of tasted dreadful. As a way to keep Scurvy at bay, we created our own healthy … Continue reading
To complete our topic about pirates we all came in dressed up. We chatted about our outfits and why female pirates had to dress the same as the male pirates. Outside in the playground were hidden treasures which we had to find and record on our Treasure Hunt sheets.
To finish our learning on the Little Red Hen, on Wednesday we went on a short trip to Sainsburys! We visited their bakery and chose different types of bread to buy and take back to school to try. We chose Giraffe bread, Cheese-topped bread and a French stick. Did you know that Tiger bread has … Continue reading
This term we have been creating some amazing homework related to our topic of Pirates. From messages in bottles to wanted posters. Eagles have shown how creative they are by sharing their ideas and encouraging each other.
We have been concentrating on re-telling a Greek story using our own ideas. Each group had a story to read and discuss, we then had to re-tell that story in our own words. Some of us chose to be presenters and report the story as it happened, others re-enacted the story. Each group was then … Continue reading
On Monday Owls engaged with a drama workshop where they acted out different fishing scenes. They practised throwing and pulling nets on and off boats. Then they took it in turns to be a lobster caught in a net. Finally they took their fish to market and chopped off their heads! Check out some of … Continue reading
Yesterday we travelled to the Amazon Rainforest with Ian from KIC theatre. We had to concentrate on displaying our emotions through our face and body movements. We started off packing up our bags, losing our passports and then finding them before heading on to the plane. Once we arrived we had to show how different … Continue reading