Class News

Christmas Performances

Christmas Performances

We are starting to plan our Christmas Events and wanted to share dates with you as soon as possible.  We hope that many of you will be able top join us as we celebrate as a school. Please click on the link below to view our performance dates and details for each site....

30:30 Champions

On Monday, members of our sports committee went to Westbury Leigh School to take part in a Health and Wellbeing project. They have been trained up as 30:30 Champions by a former British triple jumper. They will use their new leadership skills to lead activities which...

Fun with Science

Fun with Science

Pine Martens have been learning about the properties of materials in Science. They had an exciting lesson sorting materials into different groups according to their properties. It was a very interesting investigation and the children used...

Trip to Westonbirt Arboretum

Trip to Westonbirt Arboretum

On Friday, Pine Martens went on a trip to Westonbirt Arboretum to enhance their vocabulary and learning for their topic, 'Why do things change?' Their exploration of nature first-hand led to some fabulous adjectives, poetry, living art work and...

Signs of Autumn

Signs of Autumn

Year 2 have had amazing start to our new topic ‘How do things change’.  We spent the whole morning exploring the school grounds looking for signs of Autumn and collecting leaves and twigs. We then created our own Autumn sculptures which varied...

Has Beegu landed at the Mead?

Has Beegu landed at the Mead?

Something mysterious has landed in our playground. We were sent a news report asking us to investigate. We asked lots of questions and had lots of ideas about what it might be. Come and visit our classrooms to find out what we thought had...

Wingfield Toddler Group

Wingfield Toddler Group

This week in Toddler Group we did a nature scavenger hunt around the grounds. We looked for sticks, leaves, fallen apples, seeds and little creatures. We also did some sensory play with pumpkins. We felt their sticky insides and their seeds-...

Building Houses

Building Houses

This week Year 1 invited their grown ups in for an afternoon to build a model house for the Three Little Pigs. The children designed their house first. It needed a door that opened and windows you could see through. Then we built our house with...

Slimbridge

Slimbridge

This term, Hedgehogs visited Slimbridge Wetlands Centre. We had an amazing time! We had a member of staff give us an 'otter talk' about their 3 North American otters, we visited a model Arctic research centre, took part in a workshop on the...

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Pine Martens have been learning about the activist Rosa Parks and watched an interesting dramatisation to help them understand the impact of her actions. The children have been talking about how Rosa refused to give up her seat on a bus to a...

Mental Heath Awareness Day

Mental Heath Awareness Day

On Thursday, as part of Mental Heath Awareness Day, Hares Class took part in a live BBC lesson. We learned different ways to expressing our emotions, about growth mind set and practised some mindfulness which found really useful. In a follow up...

Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts

Year 6 have been exploring myths in English and have been learning and acting out Theseus and The Monotaur this week. The children can't wait to design their own 'fantastic beasts' next week and begin planning their myths. They are working on...

Tractor Man

Tractor Man

So far this term Year 2 have had lots of fun learning the story of ‘Traction Man’. We wrote our own Superhero comic strips. We have also been very excited about our History learning where we have found out lots of interested facts about Rosa...

Year 3 have fun with reptiles

Year 3 really enjoyed their visit from Jonathon Jungle. We loved meeting a giant African millipede, three different stick insects, two geckos and a rainbow boa snake. We were particularly fascinated by the reptiles' scales and loved seeing them...

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health and Wellbeing

On Thursday afternoon Year 4 followed an interactive BBC lesson on Mental Health and Wellbeing.  We were keen to learn some new techniques to help with mindfulness and focusing, and you can see the concentration on the faces of the children in Ospreys! We...

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre

This week, Year 5 went on a trip to Slimbridge Wetlands Centre to learn all about the water cycle and how wetlands help to keep our water clean. We thoroughly enjoyed investigating how polluted the water was and how to help keep water healthy...

Wingfield Toddler Group

Wingfield Toddler Group

On Monday we held our session of the Wingfield toddler group. We had a fantastic turn out with over 20 families. We explored the grounds, collecting interesting nature items and meeting the chickens. Inside, we enjoyed a snack and some singing!...

Gravity in Hedgehogs

Gravity in Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs took part in a fantastic live web feed with Richard Browning from Gravity. He discussed many areas of his amazing jet suit and we even got to see some of his out take video clips where the jet suit didn’t go to plan! Richard truly inspired the...

Water Cycle

Water Cycle

In hedgehogs, we have been learning about the water cycle and created a miniature version of it in our classroom. We poured a small amount of hot water into an old fish tank and covered it with cling film. We then put ice blocks over the top....

Trip to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Trip to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Last Thursday, Hares class travelled to Bristol to visit the Museum and Art Gallery to support our learning about the Egyptians. We visited the Egyptian exhibit and were amazed by the artefacts among which were sarcophagus, amulets and Ancient Egyptian...

New outdoor activities

New outdoor activities

Pine Martens now have some lovely new activities in their outdoor area behind the classroom. They have spent the week exploring and have had an exciting time outside learning with each other in the wonderful weather. They really look forward to...

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