Larch and Kingfishers Classes

Archive for July, 2011

Our day at Dogmersfield House

Today we spent the day at Dogmersfield House near Hook. We had a walk around the grounds and played Chinese Whispers in a tree tunnel. We did a treasure hunt and found different types of flowers, leaves and minibeasts. We picked some flowers and took them to the classroom to do observational drawings. Some of […]


Potato competition – The Tasting!

In assembly this week, we invited three judges – Jack Titley, Miss Pimm and Mrs Clements, to decide who’s potato was the tastiest, ours or Mr Burford’s. We asked the judges to wear blindfolds to ensure it was a fair test! They voted on whether they thought ‘Potato A’ or ‘Potato B’ was the tastiest. […]



In the lower school this term, we have been learning about minibeasts and their habitats. We have learnt about the different habitats that various species live in and why. We have created our own minibeasts and made them into models. Eddie and Mary say “These are our minibeasts. We made them with paper maché. Our […]


Egyptian Mummies

One of our topics this term has been ‘The Nile’. We located Egypt in the world and investigated how we would get there and how much that would cost. We have learnt about how the river Nile has been used in past and present times. We have compared life in ancient egyptian times to life in […]


This week’s makaton signs

Lady  Man  


Foxlease 2011

We have had our residential trip to Foxlease at Lyndhurst in the New Forest. We had a great time! We stayed with our friends from Shakespeare Junior school. We visited Longdown Activity Farm where we fed calves and lambs and had a tractor ride. In the evenings we had a go at Archery and a […]

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HG Sports Day Event

Some of the HG mums and dads came to our Sports day. We were on the school field to do our sports day races. We did running races. We did hoola hoop racing. We had to push a hockey ball with a hockey stick. We ran with a bean bag on a racket. We did a dressing […]

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