Minibeast Art in Ash Class

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We have been inspired by artists that are influenced by flora and fauna in Ash Class. We looked at photos of minibeasts and re-created them using graphite pencils and oil pastels to add some pops of colour.  

Djembe drumming

Beech Class had the chance to practise their drumming skills with Andy this term, playing the djembe. In just a few lessons, they were able to play a synchronised piece as a class using two notes – bass and tone. … Read More

Art experimentation

Beech Class enjoyed exploring different objects and materials to make their own experimentation tools. It was a creative challenge for them to think about how to make different marks on the paper using materials with varying textures. The children got … Read More

Outdoor Maths

Beech Class thrived when given the opportunity to practise their learning outdoors. Turns and angles, horizontal and vertical lines, drawing and comparing angles – all achieved outdoors. This approach allowed us to focus on the mathematical talk and vocabulary through … Read More

Outdoor Learning Day

We had a fantastic time on a gloriously sunny Friday for St Blaise Outdoor Learning Day. Beech Class had the opportunity to explore the Science Garden, spend some much-anticipated time around the fire and create their very own ‘seed bombs’ … Read More

Performance poetry

Beech Class had a successful end to the half term with performance poetry. After delving into the a lighthouse painting and creating examples of onomatopoeia, the children produced a whole-class poem focusing on rhythm. Their final rhythmic piece was put … Read More

Comparing containers

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This week in maths we have been comparing different sizes and shapes of containers. Which container will hold the most? Is a taller container bigger than a shorter container? We filled and half filled our containers with seeds to help … Read More

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