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Friday, October 6, 2017 - 16:22
Today Leopards class had a visit from Mr Victrix who taught us all about the Stone Age! We learnt about how the first hunter-gatherers lived, and how the invention of farming lead to Neolithic times. We enjoyed learning about different Stone Age weapons, and even tried our hands at group deer... Read More »
tags: Year 3, stone age, Mr Victrix, History, theme day
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 13:23
At the beginning of the term, Class Five decided (along with the help of a biased Miss Wilkins) to make David Walliams our author of the term. The children have had the opportunity to choose any David Walliams book from our collection for their home reading book and celebrate his wonderful... Read More »
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:31
When Whitebeam Group arrived at the woods, Tawny Owl met us at the bus and told us to put our hoods up because it was a little windy and sticks could fall on our heads. Before we got off the minibus it was raining heavily but luckily the rain stopped and later the sun came out. Sitting round Stump... Read More »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 16:27
Another beautiful day in the woods today. There were lots of fungi to look at and the children were able to identify a couple using the books. We enjoyed fire striking with Bumble Bee and Tawny Owl worked with some children learning how to use knives safely and successfully. The children 'harvested... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 21:53
The rain stopped as we stepped out for breakfast and we spent the rest of the afternoon bathed in sunshine.  From high ropes, climbing walls to teamwork exercises, we have all had a very busy day.  To top it all, we had a fantastic 1 1/2 hour night walk in the woods with our instructor Matt. ... Read More »
tags: swattenden, year 5
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 16:11
We have been on a (virtual) tour of the International Space Station today!  We looked inside the space station via google maps (which I can highly recommend) and identified lots of scientific equipment as well as a guitar! The children then made their own creations (some complete with a tree, a... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 14:21
In Forest School we had hot chocolate built bridges and made necklaces. We made the necklaces out of conkers and string. We boiled the water by putting a kettle above the fire on a tripod. We put the hot chocolate powder in a big jug, and poured the water into the jug, stirred it and poured it out... Read More »
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 14:06
We have all settled in well, met our instructor for the week, Gary and unpacked our bags.   Despite some initial duvet cover trouble, had lunch and started the activities in earnest.  We started off with the low assault course.  See all our photos in the Day 1 Gallery.  A short blog video too     Read More »
tags: year5, zebras, Trips, swattenden
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 16:08
A beautiful autumnal day in the woods. Both groups had a  fire and made damper bread enjoyed with syrup. Look at the class gallery to see more of what has been going on. Read More »
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 16:34
The Class listened to the Dentist and had the chance to ask lots of questions. They got a goody bag to take home. Read More »
tags: Dentist visit

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