Category: Squirrels

Danceathon Fun!

Here we have a few pictures from our Danceathon, a brilliant time was had by all!

Squirrel Class Visit The Zoo!

We all loved our visit to Colchester Zoo and saw so many amazing animals. The children showed us that they had remembered all the things we had been learning back in the classroom. A great day, what a brilliant way to end the term!

Brilliant Bridge Building Day in Squirrel Class

As part of our whole school bridge building day Squirrel class investigated different types of bridges. They designed, made and then evaluated their own bridge creations. Some great models and brilliant team work too, especially when it didn’t always go to plan!

Spring Lambs Visit St Giles

A big thank you to one of our Squirrel class parents for bringing in two beautiful young lambs to visit us. We really enjoyed seeing them, a lovely start to the day!

World Book Day 2017

On World Book Day in Squirrel class we brought in a favourite book to share. It was great to see such a lovely selection of different authors and types of books. The children have enjoyed talking to the class about them. Here are just a few of us with our chosen books.

Spring in Squirrel class

In English recently we were thinking about legends, in particular the legend of Saint George and the Dragon. We wrote our own versions of this story. In Art we made our own dragons which you can see in some of the pictures! In P.E we have been keeping active, working together to create shapes with …

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 …

Christmas Crackers!

Christmas play costumes, Christmas party hats, Christmas carols, Christmas dinner, Cracking Christmas lunch team, Father Christmas and Christmas presents… Phew! A busy few days!

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.

Squirrel Class Recorders

Squirrel class have been doing so well in their Friday music lessons with Mr Munson. They have been listening carefully and following his instructions well. It is wonderful to hear them, especially when all playing the recorders as a class together. The class favourite has got to be Mamma Mia!

Boat Building In Squirrel Class

As part of our Rivers topic work we designed and made our own boats using a variety of materials. Between us we created a great selection of different designs which we then tested out to see if they would float! This was great fun seeing how the boats did in the water!

Squirrel Research!

In Squirrel class we have been finding out about squirrels! We worked with a partner to use the internet to find out lots of great squirrel facts, and then used them in our report writing.

Delightful Day Discovering Daws Hall!

Squirrel Class had an amazing time exploring and investigating Daws Hall in glorious sunshine. We managed to fit in lots of different activities during the day. These included looking at the different habitats found around Daws Hall, thinking about small mammals and mini beasts that live there. When kick sampling in the brook, we used …

Another Busy Week In Squirrel Class

Here are some pictures of just a few of the things Squirrel class have been up to in this last week or two. In Maths, as part of our place value activities we have been working on multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100. In Geography we have been learning about the features of a …

A Super Start For The New Squirrel Class

Here we have some pictures of Squirrel class working hard and enjoying getting to know each other. Some marvellous Maths with great partner work between the year 3 and 4 children.

Summer Disco!

Here are a selection of photos from the Infant and Junior disco at the end of term!

Squirrel Class In Action!

Here are Squirrel class completing the Obstacle Course. Well done everyone, you were amazing!

Week Two In Squirrel Class

Here are just a few pictures from our week. In Maths some of us used Numicon to help us find the missing numbers from calculations. In groups we enjoyed reading a play together taking the role of different characters, and outside enjoyed fun with the hoops!

Celebrating The Queen’s Birthday In Style!

Here you can see Squirrel class modelling the creative crowns they designed and made for the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration lunch!

A Busy Week In Squirrel Class!

We have had a great week completing a wide variety of activities. Following our trip to Gainsborough’s House, we have been painting and drawing our own portraits from the framed photographs taken on the visit. In Maths we have been using different resources to help us find Inverse calculations, and we have also continued with …