Orange class visited Abington Park on Friday as part of our learning challenge “What animals and plants thrive in Abington Park?”. We saw herons, their chicks and their nest, a squirrel, swan, pigeon, magpie, moorhen, coot, crow, duck and a goose! We also saw lots of plants and trees, including some beautiful bluebells.
We were very lucky to have another visit from Homegrown Farm. Orange class saw rabbits called Smokey, Bandit and Frog. We then met 3 baby stick insects. We were then introduced to Sally, a blue-tongued skink Lizard. We found out that she didn’t have any teeth, but chewed her blueberries with her gums. There were […]
Today we had another visit from the farm. We saw some tortoises, and found out that they live on land and lay eggs. We met Bob – the Bearded Dragon. We got to stroke a Chameleon and were lucky enough to hold one day old chicks and one day old Japanese Painted Quails. They were […]
We have been learning about Northampton in Geography. We have been looking at maps of the River Nene and talking about what animals we might see in and around the water. Here is Orange class drawing their own map of the river and wildlife. I wonder if you are driving around Northampton could you see […]
Today we were very lucky to have a visit from staff at Homegrown Farm who brought with them a selection of animals for us to look at and touch. We met a giant millipede, two guinea pigs called Sherbet and Popcorn, miniature rex rabbits, dwarf rabbits, a barn owl, an African pygmy hedgehog and a […]
We went to B&Q on the bus last week to look at items for sale. We looked at drills, cushions, ovens, paintbrushes and batteries and had to think hard about whether or not they used electricity.
On Friday the whole school took part in a sponsored obstacle course. Orange class had lots of fun completing the different challenges!
Today we visited Workbridge to look at signs and think about what the signs are telling us. We saw lots of road signs on the way and lots of signs at Workbridge. Can you look for signs and symbols when you are out and about with your families? Try and work out what the signs […]
Orange class went to Sywell Country Park last Friday to look at where water comes from as part of our Learning Challenge “How would we survive without water?” We looked at the reservoir and information boards. We also enjoyed some playing in the leaves in the sunshine!
This week we have been learning about the water cycle. We listened to a story called Little Cloud, and we learned that we cannot make water but that it is constantly being recycled. We also listened to a water cycle song on YouTube.