A huge thank you to those children who collected money to subsidise our class trip by obtaining sponsors for our recent class sponsored event and buying cakes at our cake sale.
Your contributions helped raise us £226, which almost covers the whole cost of our trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park on the 13th June.
Thank you for your continued support.
Mrs Grasby and Mrs Dixon
Our class took part in the recent Cluster Infant Agility sports session. We had lots of fun and we also enjoyed travelling on the coach to the big school.
Hedgehogs Class Trip to Clumber Park
Hedgehogs had a great morning and we managed to fit in a lot of practical science!
Despite the terrible weather forecast, we were lucky and never got any rain - we will have to use the rain gauges another day!
Have a look at what we did!
First we looked for signs of winter - grey clouds, our warm clothes, mud and puddles.
Then we looked at how plants and animals cope. Deciduous and evergreen trees, winter fur and winter plumage, migration and hibernation food and shelter - we managed to see signs of them all
When it became breezy, we quickly made our anemometer again!
We enjoyed snack time sitting underneath a tree.
Back to science…
We wondered how far it was round this big tree. So we set about finding out. We found it takes 9 children to get right round, but we thought we could be a bit more accurate. So we measured round the tree with string and marked when we got right round with a blue marker pen. Once we got back to school, we measured the string with metre sticks and found that the tree was 4m 11cm round.
Next, we went to see the ducks… (can you remember which are male and female?) and then made a home for any hedgehog that had not hibernated yet!
Finally, we had an adventurous walk back to the coach!