Category: Badgers

Beautiful Bluebells in Wiggery Wood

During our last visit we were amazed by all the beautiful bluebells and how the woods have changed as we move further into spring. We enjoyed exploring what it was like to sit among them and we even had a hunt for a white bluebell that Terry had spotted before we arrived!

Brilliant Badgers and Baby Goats!

Introducing the ‘Brilliant Badger’ award. We have a new weekly certificate in our class to celebrate hard work, and we also have a super duper sparkly trophy to present to tables as they work! We were very lucky to have some baby goats visit our school. Thank you to Mr and Mrs Page for bringing …

Claude Monet Style Paintings In Badger Class

What a super first week of the new term. We began our week by looking at and reproducing the landscape painting ‘Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies’ by the French artist Claude Monet. The Year Two Badgers created beautiful bluebell landscapes at their visit to Wiggery Wood. We also enjoyed using the computers to …

Spring Disco!

Here are some photographs from the Hedgehog and Badger class disco. The children had a fantastic time showing off their dance skills and they enjoyed doing the conga and the hokey cokey!

Easter In Badgers!

After spotting some more signs of Spring, namely some beautiful primroses and growing bluebells; we explored the Easter story in our last session at Wiggery Wood. We worked in small teams to create an Easter garden, showing some of the features of the Easter story. We creatively made crosses, the Last Supper, palm leaves, the …

Building Bridges In Badgers!

On Tuesday, the whole school explored ‘Bridges’ as one of the lessons learned at Easter. The cross being like a bridge as a pathway to God. St Giles had the challenge to explore and build bridges, which were then displayed in the hall at the end of school. Well…in Badger class we certainly explored bridges! …

Easter Fun at Wiggery Wood!

Terry gave us a challenge this week in the woods! We had to hunt for hidden wooden numbers around the trees and collect them ready for our snack time. They were very tricky to find but a mini team of Hedgehogs and Badgers worked together to hunt for them! When it was snack time we …

Science Day in Hedgehogs and Badgers!

Hedgehog and Badger Class teamed up today to become crazy scientists!! We have had fun with three different experiments involving skittles, flowers, and milk and food colouring. Plus, we made constructions as part of a team with spaghetti and marshmallows and explored slime! We also went on a spring nature hunt and experimented with making …

Movement, Minibeasts and Multiplication (& Division)

What a fantastic half term! We have been extremely busy during our last week of this half term . We began by energetically dancing and enjoyed making up the next section of our class dance routine. Multiplication and division was our maths focus and we had fun sharing ourselves into equal groups in the playground, …

Wiggery Wood!

We had a very chilly but very fun morning at Wiggery Wood this week! We enjoyed exploring the woods and spotting the changes that are taking place as we move through the seasons. We had a special treat with our snack when Terry made us hot chocolate or hot blackcurrant to keep us warm! Lots …

Badger Class Fun!

We have been having so much fun in Badger class! The story ‘What the ladybird heard’ by Julia Donaldson has taken us on lots of different pathways. We have acted out the story during PE, investigated adjectives and noun phrases when describing the different animal characters, we invented an award for the hero ladybird and …

New Year In Badgers!

What a fabulous start to the New Year! We have had a great first week (and a bit) back and have completed so much work already. We enjoyed talking about our Christmas time with our families and then set to work thinking about all the things we want to get better at in 2017. We …

A Festive Finish To 2016!

We all had a great end to the year at St Giles. We really enjoyed sharing our words, prayers and pictures, whist building the stable scene during the crib service. Our Christmas discos gave us a festive feel as we danced beneath the ‘snow’ and our annual trip to the pantomime was fantastic. (Oh yes …

Festive Fun In Badger Class!

It was a very exciting day yesterday. We had lots of fun making hats for our Christmas dinner, solving Christmas calculations to create a surprise picture in our maths books, and retelling the nativity with little figures. We were also busy making things but we will not tell you any more about that until a …

Busy Busy Badgers!

Badger Class have been very busy in this last full week before the Christmas holidays! They were brilliant dancers and performers in the wonderful production of ‘Lights Camel Action’ which had everyone clapping, cheering and booing all night long! We have also been very busy getting ready for our Christmas Crib service at church on …

Excitement at Wiggery Wood!

We were so excited for our final visit to Wiggery Wood for 2016 because it was time for our first campfire! Some of us enjoyed watching Terry light the fire and seeing the colourful flames appear from under the logs. We then all gathered around the fire together to have our marshmallows and popcorn. Some …

Crafting In The Wood!

Today was our last visit to Wiggery Wood before Christmas so that could only mean one thing-time to get busy! The Year One Badgers had lots of fun exploring and playing with the Hedgehogs. They finished their visit with a camp fire and toasted marshmallows, roasted chestnuts and popped corn! The Year Two Badgers worked …

Crafting In The Wood!

Today was our last visit to Wiggery Wood before Christmas so that could only mean one thing-time to get busy! The Year One Badgers had lots of fun exploring and playing with the Hedgehogs. They finished their visit with a camp fire and toasted marshmallows, roasted chestnuts and popped corn! The Year Two Badgers worked …

Advent Window Grand Reveal

We had a welcome Christmas cheer early yesterday evening with the grand revealing of our Advent window display. We waited with excitement as our creation was unveiled and then we all erupted into a big festive cheer! Puff pastry swirls, biscuits, mulled wine and juice completed our gathering. Thank you to everyone who came along.

Countdown To Christmas!

We started our countdown to Christmas by adding a festive decoration to our uniforms. In our special assembly today, we watched Mrs Nichols light the first purple candle in the wreath. We then finished making the king for the advent window next Monday…Christmas is definitely in the air!