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Chasing Horizons

On behalf of staff and Governors, it is with great pleasure that we welcome you to our schools and Federation. We look forward to meeting your child(ren) and hope this will be an inspiring and very successful time for them.

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Welcome to Linnet Class - Kingswood Primary

22 January 2018: On Friday 19th January Year 1 went on the school trip to The Natural History Museum. We had a wonderful time. We found out lots of interesting facts about dinosaurs. 14 December 2017: Today we made African shakers.  7 December 2017: Today was Christmas Jumper day! 27 November 2017: We worked in pairs to create a map based on the story 'Handa's Surprise.' 21 November 2017: Today we were learning about verbs and adverbs. Verbs are doing words, they end in -ing. Adverbs describe a verb. They end in - ly.​ Today we used our animal masks and listened to Miss Morrow's instructions. The lions were sleeping silently. The zebras were running quickly.  The cheetahs were crawling quietly. 17 November 2017: In Linnet Class we have created African animal masks. In Linnet Class we have been working with a specialist art teacher to create African prints. In Linnet Class we created African sunset pictures.  08 November 2017: Today it was our workshare assembly. We presented to our grown ups all of the learning we have been doing in class. 06 November 2017: Today in Linnet class we found out information about African animals and then worked in groups to create a poster.​   02 November 2017: This week in PE we were role playing being different African animals. We were crawling, pouncing, stomping, reaching, jumping, swimming and roaring. 31 October 2017: Today we were very lucky as we had an African story telling afternoon! We learnt about the African story 'Anansi and the Bananas.' We got to be characters in the story, such as elephants, tigers and monkeys. We also had a go at playing djembe​ drums. We had a wonderful time! 30 October 2017: Today Linnet class went on an adventure to Africa!  20 October 2017:  In Linnet class we have been doing research on different jobs. We found out about teachers, police officers, fire fighters, and farmers. Yesterday, the school nurse came to visit the year 1 children. She told us all about how we can keep our bodies healthy. We asked her questions such as: Hani: How do you keep healthy? Renad: How do you keep fit? Corey: How do you get to sleep at night? September 2017: Linnet class have made a productive start to the year and have taken no time in settling down into life in Year 1. In Maths, we have learnt about the value of number, including 1 more and 1 less as well as greater than and less than. In our first topic, ‘Me, Myself and I,’ we have been talking about our families and thinking about how we are the same and how we are different. We also painted self-portraits. Come and see our work on display in the classroom! We can’t wait to share our learning with you at our first workshare assembly on Wednesday 8th November at 10.30am.​

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Welcome to Linnet Class - Kingswood Primary

Welcome to Siskin Class - Elm Wood Primary

January 2018: In Siskin Class we have been learning about the Stone Age and how the people of the time lived.  We have learnt how to smudge charcoal and have created our own cave paintings. We have also been practising different types of knots and used them to make our very own Stone Age tools. We have also created some jewellery using different pasta shapes. Did you know that the the Stone Age people made jewellery out of bones? We  started off this year by reflecting on what we would like to learn and improve. In topic, we are learning about Arctic and Antarctic environments and how scientists and explorers research areas that have not been discovered yet. We are excited to get know what  living in Antarctic is like vicariously through a wonderful book, 'Sophie Scott goes South.' In maths, we are learning to do three digit number addition through various different ways and it is fun to find a new way to make the solutions simpler. We also drew icebergs and lovely northern lights. Please come and look at our displays!

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Welcome to Siskin Class - Elm Wood Primary
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