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Sutton on the Forest School

Magnificent measuring

With the aid of our brilliant new working wall, year 2/3 have been exploring how we measure length in our maths lessons this week. We’ve measured many objects in the classroom, our hands and feet and the children even measured how tall Miss Hodkin was! Year 2’s have...
Posted On 29 Apr 2018

Brilliant brushstrokes

Year 2/3 have been learning all about Vincent van Gogh in their art lessons. Last week we discussed his paintings of flowers and landscapes, talking about the colours, painting techniques and how they made us feel. This week we looked really carefully at how van Gogh painted his...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018

Branching trees and keys!

Year 2/3 started their new science topic of “Plants and Flowers” with an exciting outdoor lesson all about how we classify trees. We looked at the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees before venturing outside to the school field and forest area, using our...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Maths with money

Year 2 and 3 have been working hard this week on solving maths problems involving money. Year 3’s tackled some challenging multi-step money problems really well and year 2 have been working on making the same amount of money in different ways and finding change. Here are...
Posted On 20 Apr 2018

Running a mile for Sports Relief

Today all children in the school successfully ran a mile in aid of Sports Relief! Mr Buttery organised a ten lap circuit around the playground and all children received a special Sports Relief sticker for running a mile. Many children enthusiastically continued to run laps and...
Posted On 23 Mar 2018

Star Wars Club!

Children from years 2-5 have had an amazing time at Star Wars club this term! They have made lots of Star Wars crafts including shadow puppets, paper plate droids, lightsabers and have decorated buns as well as competing in quizzes and challenges to see who knows the most about...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018

Soil investigation

Year 2 and 3 have been enjoying learning all about soil in their science lessons over the last couple of weeks. Today we investigated the permeability of soil and tested five types of soil to see which one would be best at letting water through and therefore be the most useful...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018

Stone Age necklaces

The children in year 2/3 have had an excellent time learning about The Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages with Miss Tubb this term. They all used their history and art skills to create some stunning Stone Age necklaces using clay, string and paint, similar to how Stone Age people would...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018

Marvellous Marble Run Fun

‘Build it Club’ had fun this lunch time creating their own marble run. They solved problems and adapted their models and all the children loved testing them out. Fantastic designs and engineering!
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Wild weather forecasting

Today year 2 and 3 have been experiencing some wild weather. In fact, an entire year’s worth of weather hit the classroom this afternoon! Thankfully, year 2 and 3 were able to use their forecasting skills to describe all the weather we get in the UK during each season. We...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018