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  • Monday 17 June 2024 Sunflowers in Grasshoppers This week, Grasshoppers have been exploring our new topic "Growing." They have been learning about the lifecycle of a sunflower and having a go at making their own sunflowers.
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Saints Cup On Friday morning The Greenfields Rugby Team took part in a tag rugby competition. The team really enjoyed the opportunity to take part with the Saints Rugby staff.
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Great food and magic On Wednesday, Year Six thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Kimbolton School. Throughout the day they took part in a variety of activities from those which focused on healthy eating and recycling; to playing with 'Lightning' and creating 'magic' - the food was not too bad either!!
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Our very own Charles Darwin's.... In Science this term, Year One is learning all about animal habitats. This week, they became explorers, learning about living and non-living things. The children adventured around the school, creating a list of discoveries. It was a fun and exciting way to see how nature interacts all around us!
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Bricks to Coastline Different bricks caught the eyes of Cheeky Monkeys in our Geography lesson this week. Linking to our learning, the children discussed how the bricks and walls around the outside of the school looked different because of the effect the weather has had on the building. They identified how the older part of the school has bricks that look more affected, they then related this to how cliffs may look on the coastline.
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Is it Waterproof? Year Two's Science topic this term is 'materials'. To test which material is the most waterproof they made tents out of lolly sticks and tested different materials by pouring water on them. If the playdoh person stayed dry in the tent then the material was waterproof!
  • Friday 14 June 2024 Newsletter 14th June 2024 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Monday 10 June 2024 Animals on the Coast Year Two's Talk4Writing text this term in 'Tiger Attack' and to introduce the children to the text they had to become detectives for the day. Whilst Miss Franklin was in the staff room at breaktime something attacked the classroom! The children had to put together all of the clues to work out what might have happened. They think the paw prints were left behind by a tiger! A tiger was also spotted on CCTV roaming around Kettering! They wrote up all of their findings in a report. Good job, detectives!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Red Buses and Hidden Codes To kick off our final term, Year One had an exciting Wow Day! We crafted the classic London Red Bus, learning lots of facts all about our capital city, London. This will be really helpful as we continue to grow into little geographers. In Science we explored different animal habitats. We even wrote in ancient code for History, learning about how the written language was created. What a fun-filled way to start the school term!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Reception at the seaside and Sea Life Centre What an exciting day Reception had on Friday! It started really early with a ride on a big bus taking us all the way to the seaside. When we arrived in Hunstanton, we went straight to the Sea Life Centre where we were mesmerised by seeing all the fish, there were even some sharks as well as a huge turtle. After enjoying our lunch and an ice-cream, we headed onto the beach. We went hunting for shells, found crabs, made marks and patterns in the sand and paddled in the rock pools. It was such an amazing day, especially for some of us (for whom it was there first visit to the seaside)!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 In June, we let it Bloom....
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Illustrators in the making.....
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Magic Porridge in Reception This week in Reception the children enjoyed making porridge as part of Wow Day and our learning about the new Talk 4 Writing text - The Magic Porridge Pot. Some of the children were not sure while others asked for more porridge and even said they would ask for it at home!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Exploring the Nursery Garden Grasshopper class have been settling back in after a wonderful half term. We took advantage of the great weather and explored our garden. We used our gross motor skills to navigate the climbing frame and practiced taking turns with an adults help.
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Well Done, Leila! Check out incredible Panther, Leila, who received her Blue Peter Reading Club badge this week! She is ALWAYS reading and this is so well deserved! Adam and Jacob are hoping that theirs arrive this week too! There's a link on each Google Classroom or the Blue Peter website, if you would like one of your very own!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Sunflowers in Bloom?? This week in Ladybird class the children have been learning the life cycle of a sunflower. They found out that a sunflower starts from a seed and with a little soil, water and sun it will turn into a sunflower. They then had a go at planting and watering their own sunflower seeds.
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Tiger Attack! Year Two's Talk4Writing text this term in 'Tiger Attack' and to introduce the children to the text they had to become detectives for the day. Whilst Miss Franklin was in the staff room at breaktime something attacked the classroom! The children had to put together all of the clues to work out what might have happened. They think the paw prints were left behind by a tiger! A tiger was also spotted on CCTV roaming around Kettering! They wrote up all of their findings in a report. Good job, detectives!
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Lines and Patterns This week in Dragonflies we had an art day, where the children explored lines and pattern making. We began by spending time in the outside area drawing lines and patterns in chalk with peers. We then moved on to practicing these skills on paper before producing a final art piece. Some great pieces of art, Dragonflies. Well done ??
  • Friday 7 June 2024 Newsletter 7th June 2024 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 24 May 2024 A 'Cheeky' Olympics Cheeky Monkeys had an active lesson this week in History. The children learned about the Olympics during the Ancient Greek period and the effect it has on the modern-day world. After learning some interesting facts about the Olympic history, they headed out onto the playground to have their own mini Olympics.
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Pollinating Plants This week Year Six have been learning how plants are pollinated and fertilised. As part of their lessons, they were challenged to dissect flowers, identifying the male and female reproductive parts, and also removed seeds, pips, stones from various fruit.
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Rivers in the Local Area Year One wrapped up this term with an exciting trip to explore the River Ise in Geddington. They did observational drawing creating detailed field sketches of the river and its surroundings. They also enjoyed discovering the local river wildlife and venturing into the river to search for fish! An amazing hands-on learning experience! Thank you to Miss Bryce's mum, who caught minnows and other river life for us to look at (and put it back safely afterwards).
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Does it sink or float? This week in Ladybirds the children have been exploring which materials float and which sink. They made predictions and then carried out the experiment. They found that cotton wool sinks as it sucks up the water, but a wooden stick floats!
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Bronze for Greenfields The Greenfields Netball team attended the DRET Champions Day on Thursday as they had competed so successfully in the southern DRET schools' Primary Cup in March. The team played really well and walked away with a Bronze Medal ??. Mr Hawthorne commented that "Some great play involved from everyone." Good job, team Greenfields!
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Mixing Colours This week, Grasshoppers have been exploring paint and colour mixing. They have been using their gross motor skills to try out different kinds of paint tools. They were also naming the colours they were using and could even tell you the colours they could make by mixing primary colours.
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Skipping PE? No! Skipping in PE In Year Two, the children have been learning how to skip in their PE lessons. They practiced jumping over the rope on two feet and then one foot. Then the children practised skipping with their own rope. They were all very determined and keen to perfect their skipping skills. This is a great way to get fit and stay fit - well done Year Two!
  • Friday 24 May 2024 Reception go to the farm….. This week the reception classes had great trips to the DRET Farm at Nevill Holt near Market Harborough on Monday and Friday. They saw goats, pigs, sheep, cows and lots of chickens. They had the best time at the DRET farm and were even able to make our own eggy bread with the eggs we collected. After they had seen all of the animals, they had some lunch and then went on a minibeast hunt. Everyone had a fantastic time and lots of the children fell asleep in the minibus on the way back to school!
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  • Monday 20 May 2024 The River Nile Importance In Geography, Year Two have been learning about the River Nile and how important it is for Egypt. They have been learning about all of the different ways the River Nile is used in Egypt and this week applied all of their amazing knowledge to their own chalk drawing of the River Nile. The children were fantastic at adding everything they had learnt to their drawings!
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