Kestrels Enjoy OAA and Flutes

Another busy week in School and in Kestrels! 

This week we have really enjoyed watching the KS1 and The EYFS Christmas performances as well as all the learning we have been doing. 


We have been showing off our OAA skills and showing Mr Cooper just how good we are at using as compass and…

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United Utilities Workshop

This week Kestrels enjoyed an interesting and interactive afternoon with Jayne from United Utilities. 

Jayne spent the afternoon teaching the children all about the water cycle and discussing different ways we can all save water around the home and school. 

The children found the afternoon…

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Water, Water!

The children in Kestrels have loved starting our new topic all about water  this week. 

We have set up our own experiment to see what happens to different materials when they are left in water for long periods of time and we have began to explore the book This Morning I Met a Whale by Michael…

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Kestrels - Open Afternoon

Big Thanks to all family members who were able to join us for our open afternoon. 


We had fun teaching our grown ups all that we have been learning this half term and finishing off designing our illuminations projects.

We then began to look at our topic for next half term -…

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Kestrels Class Assembly

This afternoon Kestrels performed our class assembly to our families and the rest of the school. 

We talked about what we have learnt so far this year in Kestrels and our highlights from our lessons. Max has really enjoyed learning about column addition and Alfie has enjoyed Roman…

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Kestrels - D.T. project work - materials required

On Thursday and Friday of next week (18th and 19th October) Kestrels class will be making some models as part of our D.T> and Science work. 

Please can you try and collect over the weekend and early next week as much material as you can and bring into school on Thursday. 

Material that will…

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Kestrels Cup Cake Success

We have had another fun and action packed week in Kestrels. 

We have been busy making circuits in Science, solving written column addition and subtraction problems in Maths and learning how to write instructions in English. 

We have been doing outdoor learning with Mrs Hicks each afternoon…

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Busy Week for the Kestrels

We have had a fun filled and action packed week of learning in Kestrels. 

This week we have been learning all about multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100. We have also been rounding numbers to 10 and 100. 

In our English lessons we have been exploring the features of explanation texts,…

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First few days back

It has been great to welcome all the children back to School and enjoy our first few days together as Kestrels 2018/19. 


We have been working hard on our place value in Maths and learning all about different conjunctions in English. On Monday afternoon the children had great fun singing…

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Happy New School Year

I hope you have all had a lovely summer holiday and are all refreshed and ready to come back to school to start our 2018-19 year as Kestrels. Mrs Hicks and I are looking forward to seeing you all on Thursday and hearing all about your summer adventures. 


We have all been working hard to…

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Kestrels Science Week

This week has been British Science Week. In Kestrels' class we have been Archaeologists. We have been dissecting 'Prehistoric Poo' to find out what humans and animals from different periods in history ate. 

It's a yukky job but someone had to do it! 

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Kestrels Nutrition Talk

Today Kestrels had a visit from Sarah from YMCA Thornton. She spoke to us aboaut nutrition and a balanced diet. 

Sarah then showed us how much sugar is in different types of drinks and we comapred a pound of fat with a pond of muscle. 

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