Archive | Ashmansworthy Class
Posted on November 14, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp | Leave a response
We’ve been working on core strength and partner balances in PE. There has been some brilliant collaboration!
Posted on November 9, 2023 | By cdavieswoolsery | Leave a response
Today, groups B and C started their Bikeability courses. They did their best to dodge the bad weather throughout the day, practising on the playground in the morning and then onto the roads this afternoon. They all enjoyed the activities despite the weather.
Posted on October 30, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp | Leave a response
We had a very successful day making moving toys with cams for our DT project. The designs were inspired by the mechanicals in Cogheart.
Posted on October 11, 2023 | By forestschoolleader | Leave a response
This forest school session was all about how to be safe with fire lighting. We also explored different tinders, best wood to burn, fire laying and different methods of lighting. They had fun and showed some real determination to light with some methods.
Posted on October 11, 2023 | By cdavieswoolsery | Leave a response
Today in PE, Ashmansworthy learnt about a new rule in tag rugby. The rule states that you have 5 attempts to score a try, when your team is tagged a sixth time, the ball is turned over to the other team. Congratulations to the red team for fantastic teamwork, sportsmanship and great play. Well done […]
Posted on October 9, 2023 | By forestschoolleader | Leave a response
We had an amazing day today doing various activities such as scavenger hunt, stretcher obstacle course, and crafting with pine pitch glue.
Posted on September 29, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
This week we explored different natural dyes. They found it exciting to be using dye made of onion skins, beetroot and turmeric.
Posted on September 20, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp
The looks of concentration say it all! We created simple circuits with working bulbs, buzzers and motors. We learnt that circuits need to be complete for components to work.
Posted on September 19, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
This week it is autumn equinox and we talked about the history and origins and how they would celebrate the holiday with bonfires, food, dan ing and story telling. We had tin can soup and discussed how you can make something healthy and delicious even with canned food. We talked about harvest festival and giving […]
Posted on September 18, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
Our sessions was a chilled one with wood cutting, swinging and woodchip moving. We also talked about our sessions coming up and how they wanted to cook something to celebrate harvest.
Posted on September 8, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
Today we eased ourselves back into school with a lovely session of forest school. The children learnt how to use a bow saw as we are making some wood cookies with their forest school names on them. They had fun with some boomwhackers and enjoyed the sunshine with building dens.
Posted on September 7, 2023 | By cdavieswoolsery
This afternoon, Ashmansworthy had a fencing taster session. They started with a warm up with four pupils having foam swords trying to strike their classmates below the knee who were trying to dodge them. We then learnt about the stance and how to hold the foil. Following this we learnt how to move forward, […]
Posted on July 23, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp
We had an amazing day at the Wake Park: the weather was kind and the activities were awesome! What a fabulous way to celebrate the end of primary school for Year 6!
Posted on July 20, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
Today was a lovely day. We explored the woods and built new dens. We had cheese and chocolate fondu (not in the same pan though!) We had a new arabic dish called Mejadra (suggested by one of the year 6 boy’s) everyone tried, most enjoyed, and some even had seconds! We did some whittling […]
Posted on July 10, 2023 | By cdavieswoolsery
Today, children from across the partnership travelled to Taunton to watch a professional cricket match. There was some cricket until lunch with Somerset losing four wickets. During this time the children had their faces painted and tried out some of their own cricketing skills with bowling and throwing at different targets. At lunchtime, Mr Marks […]
Posted on July 10, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp
Our Business Week was a resounding success! Everyone worked collaboratively and efficiently throughout the week, sticking to budgets and deadlines. The week finished with a variety of stalls on the playground and it was lovely to see children from across the school spending their money on games, drinks and snacks. Thank-you to the parents who […]
Posted on July 4, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
Posted on June 20, 2023 | By jrichardsonvsp
We had an amazing time at Hartland Abbey: we walked around the beautiful grounds, using our senses to observe and respond to the different landscapes, before enjoying a picnic lunch and an unexpected treat! Malory Towers is currently being filmed at Hartland so the producer kindly gave us a tour of the base and the […]
Posted on June 15, 2023 | By forestschoolleader
Today was a scorching hot day! So we decided to do some grounding and had a fee games. But over all chilled out in the shade chatting about the changes that are happening in the next few weeks.
Posted on June 14, 2023 | By sappletonwoolsery
Today Miss Grant and I took 11 year 5 children to a cricket festival, which was held at North Devon Cricket Club Instow. We were competing against year 6 children from schools across Devon. In our group we played Caen, Marwood, Woolacombe and Goodleigh. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to play St Helens as all of […]