Monthly Archives: July 2015

Health & Fitness Week

In Term 6 Meredale had their Health and Fitness Week. Not only did Churchill class join in with Wake Up Shake Up each morning they had an opportunity to take part in a Judo class, dance class and to try different type of athletics. They also tried out some healthy baking and made some fruity flapjacks which...
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Fairgrounds

In Topic this term Churchill class have been learning about ‘Fairgrounds’. They have had an opportunity to build their own fairground ride but before they did this they explored the parts and movements of different fairground rides.  They were then able to investigate a range of familiar products that use rotating parts and this helped them...
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Blacklands Farm 2015 – Annual Residential

The whole of KS2 arrived at Blacklands Farm on 6th July this year ready for an action packed residential week. The children took park in many activities including archery, bungee trampolining, crate challenge (who could build the highest stack), abseiling, grass sledging, indoor and outdoor climbing, orienteering, perch, aeroball, low ropes, tunnel activities and, for the...
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Health & Fitness Week – June 2015

Health and Fitness Week (22nd – 26th June) During this term as a whole school we have celebrated a focus week on keeping fit and healthy. Darwin class took part in a variety of activities including a judo taster session, a dance class and a sports skills session. We also had several discussions about healthy food types and...
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Spain

Hola! This term in topic Darwin class have been finding out all about Spain. This unit included the children going back in time and investigating Spanish history, famous places and landmarks as well as festivals and traditions. Some of children (and staff) even managed to find some traditional Spanish dresses and bring them into school to show to...
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Activity Week – Shorne Country Park

On Friday, sadly the last day of Activity Week 2015, we took the children to Shorne Country Park at Cobham where they participated in den building and natural craft. The children enjoyed making their own spiders from materials they had found in the park during the day and had a mini beast hunt. They even managed to...
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Activity Week – The Great Outdoors

On Thursday during Activity Week 2015 we continued with our outdoor theme. We had our camp fire lunch, provided by our on site Chef's, of hot dogs, chicken and vegetable kebabs, jacket potatoes and salad outside in the shade of a tree. We sang lots of traditional camp fire songs and played some games too. Read more

Activity Week – Riverside Country Park

On Wednesday during Activity Week Reception Class, Years 1 and 2 spent the day at Riverside Country Park. The children experienced Pond Dipping workshops and also mini-beast hunts, they managed to find all sorts of mini-beasts as well as spotting various birds and butterflies. They had their packed lunch picnic style - out in the open. They ended the...
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Activity Week – Wildwood

On Tuesday of our Wild Britain Activity Week, Reception Class and Year 1 visited Wildwood for the day. The children had a talk from a Park Ranger and explored the park in small groups. Each child had researched an animal prior to the visit which they then looked at in more detail during their day Wildwood. Read more

Health & Fitness Week – June 2015

Dickens Class had a fantastic Health and Fitness Week this summer. The started each day with Wake Up Shake Up and had various activities to get involved in including Judo sessions, dancing and PE/Multi Skills. The focus was not only on keeping moving and plenty of exercise but also healthy eating. The children made flapjacks and created a...
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