Busy week in Kestrels

We have had a very busy week in Kestrels! 

This week we have been learning all about journeys. We started the week by looking at how far germs can travel when we sneeze. We recreated some different sneezes in the hall and measured how far they travelled using cm and m. We then used our Maths…

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Kestrels - this week

A reminder that children in Kestrels class will need their outdoor PE Kits in school each day this week. 


Also, please could children bring in a glass jar and lid for our science on Thursday afternoon. 


Thank You 

Mr Cooper 

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Kestrels Investigate 2D Shapes

Today Kestrels have been investigating 2D shapes - particularly focusing on the different triangles! We have made, measured and drew 2D shapes. 

This was great fun!

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Kestrels Homework

As part of your homework this week I have asked you to read our class blog and make a comment. 


I would like you to comment on one of our posts and tell me what you particularly liked about our learning, or comment on this post and tell me what you have enjoyed most about your learning…

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Kestrels Italian Eating

On Thursday we held our eat like an Italian afternoon. 

The children become chefs to try their hand at cooking and show off their culinary skills. 

Delightful dishes of Caprese Salad and Tomato Bruschetta were created and tasted by the children. 

We then finished off with a sample of…

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Kestrels fun in the Snow

On Tuesday we loved having our brain break time out in the snow. 

We were hoping for the snow to stick around all day...... but no such luck! 





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Life as a Roman


This term in Kestrels we are learning all about the Romans.

We have held our own Eat Like a Roman Day where we cooked our lunch on open fires and baked a libum cake which the Roman would typically eat for breakfast.

We also took part in a Roman Army Day. We began the day with…

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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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