Last Monday at Forest school the children had to forage around for kindling wood in preparation for an activity this week. This week the children had to drop the wood into a type of kettle device. They had to put the wood into the top and wait for the kettle to boil the water and […]
Last week Stingray class were lucky to have Sheila as the teacher. As part of our Machine topic Sheila brought in 3 different types of machines that she uses in her kitchen. The children tried to mix up angel delight using a hand whisk in one bowl and an electric mixer in the other. The […]
As part of our ‘machines’ topic, Geoff from forest school brought out a hand drill for the children to practice their drilling skills. Grace was a natural and didn’t want to stop drilling the holes. All the children had a turn and enjoyed using the drill.
On Tuesday Stingray class had a special visitor called Hester. Gibson is an Ability Dog who visits schools and meets the children. He loves to be stroked gently and the children could ask questions about his job in school. He sat really nicely in class as the children came up to say hello.
As part of our food topic this term the children have been looking at different foods and where the foods come from especially produce from the Isle of Wight. The children placed the food labels on a map of the island. They looked at places they may have visited with school or families, especially pictures […]
As part of our food topic, at forest school we have been talking about what the wildlife animals need to eat. The children had to find the bird feeders around the forest and fill them up with bird seed. Some of the children enjoyed feeding seed to the chickens. Liam and Amber also went worm […]
Today Stingray class visited Osborne House for a Victorian Christmas. We had a grand tour of the corridors decorated with Christmas trees and saw the dining rooms laid up for a Royal Party. We all designed our own Christmas cards and best of all we helped decorate their last Christmas tree.
On Wednesday Stingray were fortunate to enjoy their Christmas treat out. They had great fun bowling and had some impressive strikes. Well done to Grace and Barbara for their high score and winning the competition. After bowling it was straight up to McDonalds to get a well deserved lunch and ice cream. Stingray children were […]
For the last two Monday mornings Stingray Class have had the opportunity to play table top cricket with Neil from the IOW Cricket Board. The children have become quite expert and batting, bowling and fielding. They each have had a go at all three areas. Fun was had by all the children.
This week at Forest school the children had a history lesson about Guy Fawkes and the Houses of Parliament. Geff told the children why we celebrate 5th November with fireworks and sparklers. The children enjoyed having a sparkler before exploring the forest.