Julie Churchill

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Reception Forest School Trip

The Hedgehogs and Owls had a lovely time in the woods. We dug for worms and painted pictures with mud.We looked for different colours and made pictures by drawing with flowers and grass.We also made perfume and hammered flowers and leaves to make prints on fabric.

Sports day – Reception Classes

The Reception Classes enjoyed a great afternoon of sports today. All the children took part in running,egg and spoon,obstacle and dressing up races. They also had a go at a throwing a bean bag.  

Sports Day – Year’s 1 and 2

The Year’s 1 and 2 enjoyed an exciting morning of sport today. They all took part in a running ,egg and spoon,balancing,obstacle and dressing up race.

Year 2 Forest School Trip

We had a wonderful day in Warneage Woods in Wanborough. We learned that the woods are owned by the Woodland Trust and so houses can never be built there.It provides lots of different habitats for mini beasts,birds and mammals. We enjoyed catching and identifying mini beasts in the meadow using large nets and also building dens in the woodland. There was even time for

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Wax Resist Painting

The Rabbits and Squirrels classes enjoyed the afternoon painting some undersea wax resist pictures. They first drew and coloured in their sea creatures using wax crayons and then painted over the top.The paint won’t stick to the wax!      

Year 1 Forest School Trip

The Year 1’s had a wonderful day on their forest school trip to Wanborough Woods. We went bug hunting in the meadow using large nets to sweep the grasses to find crickets and other mini-beasts. Then we had great fun building dens in the woodland and making picture frames from twigs. At the end of the day we all enjoyed a sing song around

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Art Club

Following on from the art collaboration the art club are busy making treasure boxes .

Art Collaboration

This week some children from year 2 went to Eldene School along with other Swindon schools for an art morning. They used picture books for inspiration then covered cable reels with decoupage pieces to make tables or stools . The results were stunning. Our art club is using the same technique to turn cardboard boxes into treasure chests for the classrooms.

Quantum Theatre

Today we enjoyed a performance from the Quantum Theatre Company called “Journey to the Bottom of the Garden”. The actors pretended to shrink to the size of mini beasts so that they could search for a rare plant. We learned about some of the plants and animals that can be found in a garden, how we can sort them into different groups and what

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Drama – Mrs Shakespeare’s Group

If you were stranded on a dessert island what would you need to do to survive? Build a shelter, a fire or find food? Mrs Shakespeare’s group thought about what they would need to do first . They acted out their ideas for their classmates to guess what they were doing .