This afternoon, we learnt about the olive harvest of Italy. This is in preparation for the Harvest Service next Friday morning. The children tasted both olives and olive oil (which some had prepared as a dish beforehand). Much crusty bread was consumed as well…
Today, Kestrel class performed ACT ONE of the ‘Ancient Greek Olympic Show’. They created props and worked together. Everyone enjoyed the day.
A number of our class ran the 1.2 km course at the Odd Down Sports Ground on Wednesday afternoon.
This week the children worked in small groups to solve some word problems in maths.
This week the children have planned and created their own mosaic using only three colours. They also have been practising their precision with curling – a winter Olympic sport, no less.
Today the class made laurel wreaths in preparation for the forthcoming Olympic Games sessions will will take place over the next few Wednesdays…. watch out for photos of the victors in future weeks.
The children have settled in well to the new school year.
Some dates for the diary:
Parents’ Evening: 24-25th October
Harvest Service: 26th October
Today, Kestrel worked in teams to create two objects: a tower out of 40 pieces of straw, and then a missile which was fired from a ‘stomp rocket’ launch-pad. The children enjoyed seeing who could fire the missile the highest and the furthest!
This afternoon Owen brought in his bike! He also brought in all the equipment that goes with his racing. The children all enjoyed listening…