Class News

Holburne Museum

The children of Year 2 visited the Holburne Museum in Bath to continue their quest to discover if 'The Arts can Tell a Story?' We explored the Art Gallery and looked at the most amazing sculptures that were on view. We learned the difference...

Holburne Museum

Pine Martens had their class trip to Holburne Museum to participate in a Sensing Sculpture workshop and life-from/natural sketching both inside and outside the museum. They explored looking at the different materials that are used for sculpting...

Year 4 Film sets are nearly ready

Last week in Year 4, we were working hard to get our film sets ready for our stop motion animation projects. We were using paper, card, Plasticine and Lego to get everything ready. This week we will start taking the...

Outside Maths Learning

What fun we had in Year 3 on Friday! As it was beautiful sunshine, we did our maths learning outside. We used water and paint brushes to draw shapes with right angles, parallel and perpendicular lines. We then had a lot of fun with the water-...

Trip to Bristol Zoo

Mice had a wonderful time at the zoo last week. We saw lots of animals and the weather was perfect. We loved watching the seals from underneath the water.

Our wild adjective walk!

This week we are thinking about adjectives within settings. We explored the school field, willow arch and story circle and thought of lots of adjectives for what we could see, hear and feel.   'The trees have browny skin.' 'The sun is dappled...

Sailing Week

We have had an amazing start to our sailing week in Westbury in the beautiful sunshine. The children have been learning to steer, capsize and race and have been getting very wet! As always, they have done us proud with their manners and by all...

Clay making

We have been making Roman pots out of clay. We rolled out the clay and built up layers, which we then smoothed with slip. Finally we decorated them using the tools. As the weather was so lovely, some of us did our art learning...

Science

In Science we have been learning about plants. We have explored the different parts of the plant and their functions. To investigate what plants need to survive we have conducted an investigation. We have been growing cress in different places in the...

Role Playing

Hedgehogs have totally immersed themselves in our topic of 'Attitudes to Equality' this term. We have been role-playing scenes from our class reader "Journey to Jo'burg" and getting into how the character's must have been feeling, shown in this scene where...

Maths Learning

Last week, in Year 6, we applied all our maths learning from over the year towards a maths investigation involving smarties. We looked at varying amount of smarties, fractions involving smarties and presented our information using: bar charts,...

Sports Day

With the sun shining, Hilperton site Sport Day got underway on Thursday this week. The morning activities included egg and spoon, the sack race, cricket, basketball, javelin and football to name just a few. All the children joined in with enthusiasm and...

Max

Max from the 'wild things' came to visit us last week for some advice. We have been writing letters to Max suggesting what he needs to do such as 'say sorry to his mum and be kind to the wild things.'...

The Owl and The Pussy Cat

Year 2 have been busy trying to help The Owl and The Pussy Cat who sent us a letter, explaining that they are stranded on a desert island, in the land where the Bongtree grows. Their beautiful pea green boat had been destroyed and they wanted...

West Side Story – Year 5

Children from Falcons, Crickets and Hedgehogs took part in a performance of West Side Story in the Forum Bath. The event was organised by the Bath Festival and Wiltshire Music Centre . Children took part in a number of workshops at school and then sang...

Writers of the week

Pine Martens have been learning the poem ‘The Owl and the Pussy Cat’ by Edward Lear. They have used Pie Corbett’s ‘Talk for Writing’ to learn actions for the poem which they will innovate at a later date. We are really impressed with how well the children...

Football Skills

 Mr Phillips has been teaching football skills to Year 1.  We learnt how to defend the goal and different types of footwork so that we had control when moving, scoring and stopping the ball....

Learning about habitats

Last week Pine Martens were learning about habitats for plants and animals. They linked their learning to their non-chronological report writing in English and the artist, Georgia O’ Keefe. The children used digital technology to photograph a habitat in...

SATs and Tai Chi

SATs week is in full swing and Year 6 have been getting in the zone with a bit of Tai Chi this morning! Good luck to you all - we are so proud of you! 

Fruit taste testing

We were recently visited by a member of staff from Asda who kindly brought in a selection of fruit  for us to taste. This gave us an chance to think about what fruits we will be using in our smoothies at the end of the term. Pineapple,...

Family Tea Party

We made delicious scones last week and shared them with our grown ups during our "family tea party". We all agreed that they were delicious!

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