Yesterday we celebrated World Book Day and the Kestrels learning focused around the book ‘Beetle Boy’. We read part of the book, wrote a news broadcast about a missing person and used drawing techniques to sketch a beetle.
The Kestrels class have been set the task of creating a model of the heart for their homework. Oliver has brought in his version showing how much hard work has gone into it and it looks fantastic!
To launch our new topic, Blood Heart, Kestrels used dog biscuits to create a human skeleton and tried to include all the different elements in.
This week the kestrels and eagles had a visit from the NSPCC. In their assemblies they explained how children have the right to stay safe and happy. Afterwards, Kestrels and Eagles took part in a workshop to discuss different issues and how they make sure that they will stay happy and safe.
Before the half term, Kestrels finished their Egyptians topic by making a mask of Tutankhamen in Family Learning. Thank you to all the parents that attended!
This week our PSHE tied in with Safer Internet Day, Kestrels learnt about how important posting the right content online is.
Yesterday, Kestrels had a UniHeroes workshop. Graduates and current students from university delivered the workshop to talk about what university is and it tested what Kestrels knew.
You can now download the Kestrels January newsletter here or on our letters and newsletters page. There is lots of exciting information about reading, homework and a new fun weekly activity that the class will be taking part in!
Kestrels and Eagles had a great Christmas showcase performing their songs.
Kestrels are investigating materials in Science. So far they have grouped materials into solids and liquids and have decided which materials are soluble in water.