Class 1 - Autumn 2016
Forest School - conkers!
For our Forest School session today we headed to Simene Field to see if we could find any conkers. We had to hunt for them but we found lots! The children were very excited to collect so many. We discussed how many we thought were in the different bags and counted them out.
We then worked in teams to use our conkers to create some art work.
Harvest in Class 1
It has been a very busy week celebrating and learning about Harvest.
We very much enjoyed our trip to Harry's farm, where we saw cows being milked, met some calves, fed the chickens and collected the eggs.
We learnt about how flour was made from wheat and used an old fashioned grinding wheel so we could see first hand how it is done. The children loved turning the wheel and were so excited to see the flour they were making.
Making bread for sandwiches has become a bit of a Harvest tradition in class 1 and this year was no different. The children all kneaded their own little loaf and were thrilled to see it coming out the oven. We also made our own butter which involved a lot of shaking! It was hard work! On Friday we made our bread and butter into our own delicious sandwiches ready for our picnic. We took them up Colmers Hill and had them as a well deserved rest stop!
Our week finished with our Harvest Festival where the children performed a short song about The Enormous Turnip! A fabulous first Harvest celebration for them.
Please visit the gallery to see more photos.
Our Start to Symondsbury School
Class 1 have had a busy start to their school life. They have been getting used to new routines, new teachers and new friends.
We have also been out and about exploring on our Welly Walk to Simene Field where we found all sorts of interesting things to bring back to the classroom to study.
Take a look at the gallery to see more photos of the things we have been upto in the first few weeks.