We enjoyed an amazing visit from Sam Boughton, children's author and illustrator today. She taught us about the process of writing and her illustration techniques that are used in her book, 'The Extraordinary Gardener', which inspired Ash and Willows to create this collaborative piece of artwork. The design includes each child's imaginary plant grown from [...]
Ash class had a brilliant morning with Julian from Brick Ideas making Lego volcanoes that included a lever which made the volcano explode Lego bricks! Please have a look at our pictures on Julian's website: http://www.juliansurtees.com/school-workshops/volcanoes/ and http://www.juliansurtees.com/school-workshops/hennock-primary-school/ There are more picture on our Facebook page too! Thank you Julian for such an amazing morning!
Download our parent chat for Safer Internet Day here! Thank to all the parents who came to our back to school session today to see how we promote online safety in our school. We had great lessons on how the internet can be an amazing place and how we can empower children to trust their [...]
School will be closed tomorrow, Friday 1st February, due to snowy and icy weather conditions. Please stay safe everyone!
Toby the Tortoise has been in Miss Marian's family for nearly 30 years and he came to visit Willow class today. We found out what he likes to eat, where he sleeps and how he hibernates during the winter. We drew a tortoise's life-cycle and then painted watercolour pictures of Toby, but most of all [...]
Willow Class have had an exciting Science Week. At school, we have planted our favourite vegetables in the garden and continued to find out about our caterpillars and their life-cycles. We have also visited Bearnes’ Chestnut Class to take part in some science experiments. We found out about chemical reactions and used bicarbonate of soda [...]
Willow class went to Bicton Gardens today. In the museum, Fred showed us how to turn on the Traction Engines. Alex told Fred about some of the machinery on his farm. Stan really enjoyed climbing the tree to take the class photo to put on this website that you are now reading. Whilst he was on the tree [...]
The children in Willows class enjoyed a visit to Stickwick Farm on Friday 21st October. The children, who included Year 3 from Ash Class, were welcomed by Alison Wonnacott and given demonstrations and activities to teach them about growing vegetables and where our food comes from. The children planted broad beans and sweet peas and had [...]