We had a fantastic day yesterday! In the morning we harvested our potatoes, we then took them down to Keri who roasted them for us. They were so yummy, it was lovely to be able to eat the potatoes that we had grown ourselves! Next, we went up to the Nature Area for some forest school activities. We started off [...]
(Photo gallery at the bottom.) I still can't quite believe that Blue Peter came to the school yesterday! It all started a few years ago when the school became a 'Beach Rep' for the Surfers Against Sewage - the first and only School Rep with our School Council / Eco Council being the representatives. The charity soon developed a program [...]
Last week we started designing minibeasts! We chose which minibeast we would like to create and made a plan. We labelled the different materials we were going to use and how we were going to put it together. We then used different pieces of junk modelling to create our chosen minibeast!
Some of our children moved up a classroom this afternoon, and some became 'the professionals' in the room, welcoming the newer children in to their classroom. We had teamwork going on, communication and rules being spoken about, laying down children's expectations of us (as well as ours of them), some playing together and also finding out about each others strengths, [...]
This afternoon we started learning about The Water Cycle. We read a story called 'Once Upon a Raindrop' - it explained all the different uses for water and why it is important. We then began to look at where water comes from. We learnt about how the sun heats the sea, causing evaporation. It then turns into condensation (clouds) and [...]
Class 1 and 2 had a great day at the beach on Thursday! We had a long walk from the school to Putsborough beach. First, we made sandcastles and had a kick around with the football. Before we had our lunch we went to explore the rock pools. We found; crabs, jellyfish and coral! After lunch, we had our sandcastle [...]