Y4 Greek Chiton Sewing Project

As part of our Ancient Greek learning journey, we created chitons (a traditional Ancient Greek item of clothing) for our teddies. We started off practising how to use different sewing techniques – running stitch and back stitch – to create seams and hems on pieces of material. We sewed them into little bags. Then we […]

Pre-School Spring Term Week Five

What a busy week! We have been learning about Chinese New Year – making dragons, playing instruments and doing finger painting. We also read the story ‘The Tomten’ and made little Tomtens. We wanted to make a fox puppet for the story so we have been busy peeling carrots to make a natural orange dye. […]

Pre-School Spring Term Week Four

This week was the RSPB bird watch so we went out to the wildlife garden to see if we could spot any birds. We also did a bird hunt with pictures of birds to learn the names of some common garden birds. We sat still and listened for the different sounds birds make. We’ve also […]

Pre-School Spring Term Week Three

We read the story ‘The Bear’s Winter House’ and thought about different animal homes and which animals hibernate. We made our own houses for teddy bears. We’ve also been looking for worms, washing our wellies and filling the fire bucket ready for our fire.

Pre-School Spring Term Week Two

This week we explored the story ‘Ten on a Sled’, where 10 different animals leave a sledge, one at a time and then all come back at the end! We had good fun re-telling the story and learning about the different animals. We made mini sledges, large cardboard sledges and even a wooden sledge using […]

Pre-School Spring Term Week One

Happy New Year! This week, we have welcomed our new starters and settled everyone back in to Pre-School. We’ve been enjoying exploring our continuous provision, including the mud kitchen, water play and the mud pit. We were even treated to some snow on Friday!

Y4 Creative Writing – Portal Stories

Over several weeks, our creative Y4s produced their own portal stories. We looked at some great examples for inspiration, including The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Journey, and The Phantom Tollbooth, discovering that many of these stories start with a child living a boring life. We wrote this part of our stories, then found […]