To complement our Science learning this year, our year 3 and 4 class went on a trip to Copsegrove Farm. We had an amazing day, in which children spent time pond dipping and mini-beast hunting! Following this, we spent time identifying different types of trees in the woods, as well as ageing them. Finally, we […]
PE in Hedgehog Class As part of his role as head of PE at Thomas Keble School, Mr. Price is currently leading our PE sessions. This week children focused on their catching skills in two separate games.
Cotswold Wildlife Park ?? During the past year in Hedgehog class, we have been learning about classification of animals, rainforests, habitats and life cycles. This week, we finally had the opportunity to bring that learning to life (literally), as we went on a school trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park! ?
Hedgehog class stone age topic homework share. Children completed various pieces of homework during this term, to support their understanding of this topic. Here is a short compilation of just some of the work which was submitted….
As part of our Stone Age topic, we went on a class visit to Copsegrove Farm. We spent a busy day inside the woods taking part in a range of different activities, which included: Finding out about Stone Age tools and animals Den building Wattle and daub Whittling Cooking over a camp-fire The children found […]
As part of the end of our ‘Polar regions’ topic, we had a homework share afternoon. Please see the video below, which shows all of our wonderful work!
Hedgehog class were given a talk by local Antarctic explorer, Rod Rhys Jones. Rod is the current chairman of the British Antarctic Monument Trust and he spent a year on an Antarctic research station as part of the British Antarctic Survey team. It was interesting to hear Rod’s first hand experiences of what was like […]
At the end the of the Autumn Term, the children in Hedgehog class dressed in red, white and blue for a French topic morning. To begin with they had a question and answer session with a new parent and child who had recently started at our school, having previously lived in France. This was really […]
This week Hedgehog class have had a real focus on our Science unit of work: Forces and magnets. During the lessons, children have been carrying out a series of different investigations in pairs. In the first lesson, we introduced what a magnet is and the children carried out an activity to prove that a magnet […]
As part of coding in ICT we have 15 OHBOTS in school this half-term! The programming is similar to using scratch, with the added bonus of the attached OHBOT which moves using 7 different motors. To begin with children are learning how to make the OHBOT do basic movements, such as nod, blink, shake his […]