Larch and Kingfishers Classes

Larch Learning

Over the last couple of weeks we have been really busy with all our learning in Larch. Last week in DT we designed and made healthy pizzas. We learnt about the different food groups and then had to design a pizza using this knowledge. We then had to taste and evaluate them. This week we […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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Potato Competition – Harvest time

Last week we harvested our potatoes!  Our crop of the ‘Rocket’ variety.  Our crop of ‘Picalo Star’ variety. The Rocket variety had more rough skins but produced bigger potatoes and more of them. The Picalo Star variety had waxy skins and were smaller. We were in competition with Mr Burford too. He harvested his potatoes and brought them […]

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HG visit to Durleighmarsh Farm

On Monday 20th June, we visited Alison at Durleighmarsh Farm. She showed us the crops that are ready for picking now and showed us crops that have just been planted and will be ready in the autumn. We tasted some of the crops – gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries, white berries, red berries, and broad beans. We […]

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Our Potato Competition – update

Our potatoes have been busy during the Easter holidays! Photographer: Leanne Mackenzie

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