When we were Dragons class (Year 2)
Polar Bear Reports
The children from Dragons class researched and wrote information reports about Polar Bears as part of their “Frozen Planet” Learning Quest.
They then invited Toucans class (Y3) to come and share their writing.
Oates Museum visit
Dragons class went to visit Gilbert White’s house at the Oates Museum, as part of their Learning Quest about the Artic and Antarctic.
On the trip the children explored the clothes and tents that would have been used on expeditions, experienced what a sled ride might be like and learned lots of new facts.
When we were Sunshine class (Year 1)
Open Class displays
Many families came into school near the end of the school year, to share and celebrate their children’s learning and achievements. Below is one of the displays which showcased their learning.
Harold Hillier Gardens visit
As part of their science learning about animals and plants, the class explored the gardens, looking at different plants, trees and minibeasts.
Weald and Downland visit
As part of their Learning Quest about the ‘Great Fire of London’ the class visited the Weald and Downland museum in West Sussex. They looked at different types of buildings, how they were made and about the lives of the people who would have lived in them.
Great Fire of London: Learning Quest celebration
At the end of their Learning Quest the children from Sunshine class shared their learning with their parents. They performed a dance and a piece of music they had created. They also shared paintings and stop frame animations they had produced.
Not Now Nativity
The children in Years R, 1 and 2, performed a nativity during advent. It was performed to the older children in the school and to their parents and families.
When we were Stars (Year R)
Following an exciting two weeks of finding fairy doors in the copse, leaving letters for the fairies and getting replies, creating their own fairy houses…How could Stars class finish their Fairy Fortnight. By finding a real life fairy in the copse and inviting her to a Fairy Feast of course!
A Miracle in Town
Stars and Owls classes retold the Nativity story with a range of songs and dance moves. There was also a creative collection of costumes they enjoyed dressing up in.
Feeding the birds in the copse
As part of thinking about national Tree Week, and feeding others, Stars class made a range of different bird feeders. They then went into the copse to look at where they might put the feeders to help the birds in the coming colder months.
As part of their learning exploring and discussing a range of family celebrations, Stars class re-enacted a wedding led by Rev. Philippa Mills (our local vicar and one of our governors). As well as the bride and groom, it involved bridesmaids, a best man, a congregation, a pianist and official wedding photographers. After the ‘service’ the whole class enjoyed a drink and some wedding cake.