It is Bonfire night this weekend. In Flamingo Class we have been learning about Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot. We also discussed how to use fireworks safely. We have made some videos with our top tips.
What has been the best bit about being in Flamingo Class this term?
Flamingo Class had a fantastic day out at Cattle Country. I think our highlight was holding the guinea pigs and rabbits. We also enjoyed the tractor ride and jumping on the jumping pillow. Thank you to our helpers for a great day out!
What a fabulous morning we had out in our school grounds! Parents, I know your children will be excited to share what they did today! We played a game called Kuwee, we guided each other to different trees whilst blindfolded, we made dens, we made spirit warriors. Also we learnt to light a fire, then we lit a fire in our fire pit in the sensory garden and cooked our lunch on it. After all our hard work we were hungry! Thank you Mr Inskip for a fabulous morning!
On Friday Lottie's Mum and Izzy's Mum came in and took groups of children to make pizza in our cooking room. We had lots of fun and the pizza tasted delicious. They will be cooking with the rest of the class throughout the turn so everyone will get a turn.
Here are some more photos from our Arts Week. We have been adding to our gallery outside with our left prints, decorated cds to keep the birds away and our amazing watercolour pictures of our school grounds.
Flamingoes are very proud of their BFG scarecrow. They have collaborated brilliantly to sew all his clothes.
We have had an enjoyable start to Arts Week in Year 2. The theme for the week is wildlife, nature and improving our allotment.
On Monday we collaborated together to decide how to decorate our allotment beds and then we painted them carefully. We also spent some time weaving on the fence next to our classroom.
On Tuesday we collaborated to create some sculptures using natural materials and then in the afternoon we used iPads to take photos around our grounds. We then used a painting tool to add minibeasts onto our photos.
The weather is getting warmer and summer will soon be here! Yesterday Flamingo Class planted seeds in our allotment outside our classroom. We have planted courgettes, sweetcorn and sunflowers, we are looking forward to seeing them grow. Also we have been planting sunflowers, courgettes and tomatoes in the Infant polytunnel, we hope to be able to share our crops soon!
Flamingo Class have been busy decorating an elephant ready to take part in the Enormous Elephant Trail. This year's theme is 'Memorable Moments', as elephants never forget! Each elephant celebrates a moment in history where an individual has followed their beliefs and passion to achieve something amazing. None of these people knew when they were young what they would grow up to be and how they would end up influencing world history and leave such a legacy for future generations.
Our elephant is called 'Winston' in honour of Winston Churchill. We have learnt about him and designed our elephant to include his hat and bow tie. Winston Churchill is most famous for leading Britain's fight against Nazi Germany using his skills as a talented speaker by giving stirring speeches to boost national morale. We have included some of his famous quotes on our elephant. Can you spot the London skyline as the planes fly through the sky?
I hope that many Flamingoes will be able to go hunting for our elephant and all the others over the Easter holidays. Please take pictures of the ones you find and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Sat 8th April to Sun 23rd April there will be 40 wonderfully decorated elephants hiding in the shops in Broadmead and the Galleries waiting for you to discover them.
There are also a range of activities for families throughout the Easter holidays please go to www.faceboook.com/thearkbus
Maps will be coming home on Friday but they also are available for download from: