newsletter 22.09.2017 (1)
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 [...]
On Friday 14th October, Willows and Ash joined with Gin, our Forest School Leader, to go on an Edible Nature Walk. We gathered blackberries and apples and cooked a fruit compote over the campfire. We made blackberry ink and through drawing observed closely the edible plants we had gathered.
We have had an exciting day today making our nature table and learning about trees and wildlife. We have used Venn diagrams to sort leaves and made leaf animals. Stan & Alex have taken photos and written some of their information to share with you. . Conkers by Stan. A hard tough outer shell. A [...]
Thank you to all the mums, dads, grandparents and brothers and sisters who came to our Science Day on Tuesday. The children were so pleased to see you all and share their learning with you! Here is a picture of Oren and his mum investigating the touching table. I'll upload more photos when I [...]