Category Archives: Hawthorn


Super Spellings


The children tried really hard this morning with their spelling test and most of them really surprised me with how well they did. You should all be very proud. They have worked so hard on them, this week I have decided not to set spellings so that they can instead focus on their homework project […]

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Movie and popcorn


As I am sure you have heard by now, the children have earned enough dojo points for a film and popcorn! We will be doing this on friday afternoon. The children have worked so hard, I have agreed to allow them to bring either a cushion or a small blanket (i.e. a fleece or throw). […]

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Toys in school


Reminder: toys are not allowed in school. i have had several children continuing to bring toys into school to show the other children. This is not part of the school rules and they need to stay at home.   Thank you

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Henri Matisse


This half term we are exploring collage and using Henri Matisse as inspiration. Last week we looked at his famous “The snail” piece which he made using giant pieces of torn paper. We then explored this further by replicating his artwork on a smaller scale. We found that we had to think carefully about the […]

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WW2


This term we will be using World War 2 as our topic in history. I am aware that this is a sensitive topic and that some children may have felt a little worried about this. We have discussed in great detail about how this was an event that happened a long time ago and there […]

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Cursive Writing


Welcome back! It feels like we have hardly been away… Over the next couple of weeks are are going to be focusing on letter formation. We have already started to learn how to write cursive letters and Miss Taylor has been really proud of how well we have been doing.

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Christmas Play


I just want to say a MASSIVE well done to the children for doing such a great job with the Christmas play. All of the children across the three classes have worked so hard to learn all of their lines, know when to come onto the stage, when to speak and remember the words of […]

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Perfect patterns


yesterday we were exploring patterns. We thought about what a pattern is and why we might use them. We came up with lots of ideas. Throughout the lesson we took it in turns to make our own patterns using different mathematical equipment. It was really fun and our classroom looked really messy!  

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Beautiful Bead Strings


Bead strings are fantastic for maths. They can help us in lots of different ways, including counting, solving calculations and fractions. We decided that the red and white ones we already have are a bit boring, so we made our own! The children really enjoyed making their own colourful bead strings, but they did find […]

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Last week


Last week was super busy! The children completed several tests and made me really proud with their positive attitude. Everyone had a go and tried their best. We have also started practicing for our Christmas play. The children are already confident with some of the songs, and they have only practiced them twice! Lots of […]

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