This week we explored creating tone by using chalk pastels. We practised in our sketchbooks and then applied our skills to create a rainforest leaf. This is our learning so far.
This week in 3WB our P4C focus was ‘New beginnings’. Our discussion led us to think about our aspirations for the future and we had a variety of responses. All children really enjoyed listening to each other and asking questions to deeper our understanding of each response. Here are just a few examples but all […]
Our task this week was to identify the different layers of the rainforest, decide which animals may live there and then research about the layers. We enjoyed being able to ‘be in the rainforest’ to complete this task!
This week in literacy we have been indentifying the features of non chronological reports by looking at different examples. In preparation for our own writing, we have been reseaching facts from our library books, taking notes of the key words and beginning to sort our reseach under sub headings. This will help us when we […]
During special mentions today we celebrated some amazing successes and celebrated our learning together. The children looked incredible in Yellow Supporting mental health charities. Thank you to everyone for all your hard work this week. Congratulations Jack on achieving the Head Teachers Award this week and to Mrs Buttree – our staff star of the […]
This week the children enjoyed making fajitas in Cooking Club. Lots of new skills this week. They looked and smelt delicious, I hope you can now all recreate these at home.
Sharing some fabulous learning outcomes this week we are really proud of all of our dojo winners this week.
The children in 3WB are really engaged with their Autumn Term Home Learning menu and the ‘Rainforest in a jar’ task is really popular this week. Here are some excellent examples from home.
Suberb homelearning this week! We can’t wait to see more examples! Well done
We published our first piece of literacy this week. For the last 3 weeks we have been working really hard identifying the features of a setting description and then applying these to our own description of the rainforest, linked to our class books ‘The Kapok Tree’ and ‘The Explorer’. Some fantastic outcomes! Well done.
I love visiting different classrooms to share in our children’s successes. I am so proud to see their smiles, learning and confidence blossom.
We have a wide range of opportunities on offer for our Children this term. What a wonderful time our children have had in their first session.
KS2 Art club with Mrs Buttree We have had a fantastic first art club today. Children have been looking at pattern and line work in Zentangles. Children from Y3-6 practiced their own designs first and then started a larger piece that will be finished in next weeks session.
I love getting to see so many children every day bringing exciting things to share with me. You all make me proud every day. This week I have visits from James with his beautiful art learning, Skyler winning man of the match for her football team and Alexie bringing a beautiful card to brighten my […]
Today we talked about having respect for ourselves, family, friends, community and our planet. We worked together in teams and really thought about our action and what things we love about our relationships with others.
We loved our first assembly back sharing all the wonderful things that had happened that week. Our children have come back settled and love learning. It was really lovely to see our KS1 children back in the hall. Well done to all our winners and to Scholes who have taken the house challenge lead.
We loved our maths lessons last week and rose to the challenge of making 3 digit numbers. We enjoy using base 10 to help us to understand the place value of each digit.
Last week we researched some facts about Andy Goldsworthy. We then spent time looking at some examples of his art work and sculptures. We enjoyed discussing how his art made us feel and what we liked and disliked about it. We added comments to encourage discussion as we moved around the classroom. We were certainly […]
Mrs Tunks always loves taking us on adventures. We explored the pond and saw lots of frogs and tadpoles. I hope we didn’t scare them off.
Today we celebrated our Willow Tree Oscars where some of our children were awarded an Oscar for their animation and film making skills all based on areas of the curriculum and the topic they have been learning. We are so proud to announce that our Winners were …. Year 6 Animation of the Heart Year […]
This week we learned about the history of the Olympic rings. We used our pastel skills to create our own picture of the rings and then added one of the facts we had learned.
Today we celebrated the children’s achievements in their new class. It appears everyone has had a fantastic first week and really enjoying finding new friendships, getting to know their Teacher and learning new things. Well done to all our winners and we really enjoyed our Olympics theme.
Today we celebrated our successes across all classes in school. It was lovely to see the smiles on so many faces. We awarded children with trophies, certificates and book vouchers for – Excellence Friendship Respect Reading Champion Sportsman Sportswomen Overcoming Adversity Boy of the Year Girl of the Year, Here are our winners –
Today we held our first ever Willow Vision, competing against our four schools in a competition. All the children sang beautifully in French. Congratulations Roughwood, what a performance. We already have ideas buzzing for next year.
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Today Mrs Elliott and Miss Elliott had a fabulous time in the environment. The children were planting and creating shadows. Two science concepts in one evening.
Today we have launched new games on the playground to bring some team work, positivity and excitement to our children’s lunchtimes. We have loved every second and can’t wait to the same again tomorrow.
What a fabulous celebration this week, discussing all the wonderful achievements. A huge thank you to Miss Stubbs our staff star of the week and Chloe who received our Head Teachers Award. We are really proud of you all.
We are so proud of our Golden shield winners and showcasing some fantastic learning outcomes. We are so proud of you all. A huge well done to Charlie receiving the Head Teachers award for his positive attitude, resilience and how he has grown in confidence.