2016 – 2017 Mrs Bills

Reading and Writing Numbers

The children went on a number hunt and had to write the corresponding numbers in words and digits.

3 Little Pigs Puppet Show

While some children acted out the story of the 3 Little Pigs, others created their own puppet show.


The children hunted for a range of objects outside and then had to write down at least three different adjectives to describe each object.

Castle Plans

After learning about the features of castles the children worked in groups to create their own castle plan.

Outdoor Castle Plans

After creating a castle plan on paper, the children worked in their groups to recreate and further improve their plans using natural resources.

The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me Drama

On Roald Dahl Day we studied the story The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me. The children worked in groups to act out the story.

Using nets

The children made cubes from nets to create packaging for a new sweet to be sold in the Grubber sweet shop from The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me.

Water Challenge

The children worked fantastically in teams pretending to be window cleaners from The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me to complete a water challenge, transporting as much water as possible from one end of the field to the other.

Tattershall Castle 1

We went on a trip to Tattershall Castle and the children made observational drawings of some of the features they found inside and outside the castle.

Tattershall Castle 2

The children made brass rubbings.

Tattershall Castle 3

The children enjoyed dressing up in Tudor style clothes and taking part in some Medieval dancing.

Model Castles

The children made model castles including the use of different mechanisms to create moving parts.

Place Value

The children worked in pairs to explore the place value of 2 digit numbers.


The children collected tinder, kindling and max sticks to make a campfire then enjoyed cooking toast over it.


The children explored exploring symmetry with a partner.

Improving Instructions

The children worked in groups following instructions to make Angel Delight then they wrote improved instructions.

Island TASC

The children designed and made their own islands thinking about the physical and human features they wanted to include.

Knight School

The children used their knotting skills to make stick swords and a hobby horse. They then pretended to be knights in training.


The children practised tying reef knots.

Playground Games

The children worked in groups to create a playground game which then then trialled on a group of Year 1 children.

Rama and Sita Drama

The children acted out the Hindu story of Rama and Sita in groups.

Indian Experience Day

The children enjoyed dressing up in traditional Indian costumes and took part in Bollywood style dancing.


The children took part in a range of capacity activities.

Rhubarb Theatre Workshop

The children enjoyed taking part in a drama workshop on the theme of Around the World.

Bridge Building

The children worked in groups to build a bridge out of sticks to enable Molly Monkey to cross the river. The had to use their knotting skills to join the sticks.


The children practised whittling carrots.


The children had to paint a leaf by mixing different greens using the colours blue, yellow, black and white.

Micro Habitats

After investigating different micro habitats around the school grounds, the children created their own mini beasts and made a micro habitat for it to live in.