Class News

Frosty walk

We went out in the frost and had an interesting time spotting signs of winter. It lead to some good questions, "Is it ice or is it frost? Or are they the same? What will happen if we take the ice inside?" We have been answering these...

Bear Hunt

The children excitedly decided we should retell our Bear Hunt story as the rain meant we had "real mud!" Here are some of us squelching through the mud, looking for bears!...

Nativity

The children put on a really good end of term Nativity and made us so proud. They sang their hearts out and said their lines so clearly! Their hard work really paid off! It really got us in the mood for...

Nativity story with a difference

Hedgehogs would like thank everyone who has supported us by coming and watching us perform our Nativity Story with a difference with Kingfishers class. We have been so excited to showcase our fantastic production, and felt very proud to have...

Nativity

Mice and Pine Martens classes performed their nativity called 'Hey Ewe'. They all dazzled us with amazing confidence even though some of the children had only been in school for a short time. The children had learned their lines, some of them with quite a...

Nativity – Hey Ewe

Mice and Pine Martens performed the story of 'Hey Ewe!' to a packed audience in St Mary's church in Wingfield. The children all sung beautifully and the children spoke out with confidence. We felt very proud of all the children....

Viking drama in year 5

Year 5 have been learning about The Battle of Lindisfarne as part of their Viking topic. They have enjoyed using freeze frames and role play to plan their newspaper reports on this ancient raid. Keep posted for upcoming articles in 'The...

Trip to a working farm

Kingfishers enjoyed their trip to a working farm. We had the opportunity to get up close with some farm animals as well as feel and feed them. We learned about how the animals are cared for and what they are fed.   The trip inspired many of the...

Mice Stargazing

Mice had an amazing Stargazing evening out on the field. Lots of families came to join us on the field on a lovely clear and crispy night. We saw lots of stars, some satellites and even Mercury, glowing orange in the distance. The hot chocolate...

Computing in Year 4

This week in Year 4, we have been doing some computing. Using Flowol 4, we have been attempting to get a 2-way set of traffic lights to work efficiently to allow cars to cross a bridge that is only wide enough for 1 car.  At the beginning we found it...

The Great Flood of Trowbridge

Pine Martens are currently learning a story map using Pie Corbett's Talk 4 Writing. The story map is called 'The Great Flood of Trowbridge'; a twist on 'The Great Fire of London'. This week they have created parts of the story using drama...

Mice and Ice

Mice have been ouside exploring the ice that appeared in the water tray. They were very excited to look at the patterns and feel how cold it was....

Pine Martens – Number Ten

Pine Martens have been learning about adding tens to any number. They have been learning new maths language e.g. renaming when adding ones that equal more than 10. Each group has enjoyed using manipulatives to show different ways of showing number...

Action packed week in Year 1

What a fun and action packed week we had last week in year one.  We started the week by looking at seasonal changes and noticed that many leaves had changed colour and fallen off the trees.  We had great fun climbing in and out of the bushes to...

Local Fire Brigade visit our Nursery

We were very lucky to have the local Fire Brigade visit our school. The nursery children were able to try on the Fire Fighters' clothes and have a go on the water hoses. One Fireman came int   o the nursery to talk to the children about working in the...

Anti-bullying Week in Year 1

In year one we did our class assembly around us all being different, and how wonderful that is. We heard about a little girl who has difficulty with her legs, and was laughed at by other children for being different. We thought about how we would help her...

Ravens and Foxes – Fire! Fire! 

Ravens and Foxes really enjoyed their visit from the Wiltshire Fire Service. We learnt about how to stay safe if we discovered a fire in our homes, and had fun practising the routine of 'stop, drop and roll'. We also talked about how to make a...

Amazing Mathematicians

Mice have been amazing mathematicians last week. They have been carefully counting and recording how many they have counted. They have shown us some great learning and mark making.

Bonfire Night Colour Mixing

Last week we were busy colour mixing to create Bonfire Night pictures.  The children were fascinated and delighted to discover that one yellow hand and one red hand made a lovely orange colour when rubbed...

Drama in Year 5 

Year 5 are having a wonderful time reading Beowulf! They have particularly enjoyed getting into role as Beowulf and Grendel; year fives definitely still like dressing up. Stay posted for our stories: The Legend of Grendel coming soon to a...

Skylarks circle time: Anti-Bullying

In today's circle time we discussed what we think bullying is and what we can do about it. We participated in a group activity where we sorted scenarios into whether we felt they were bullying or not bullying. This led to some great discussion....

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