Following our specialist Science teacher, Mrs Easton’s successful visit to our Nursery, Lower School have enjoyed Science lessons in the lab as an ‘Animal Antics’ theme week treat. Year 1 worked on butterfly shaped sugar and salt dough circuits, taking inspiration from Year 3s caterpillar circuits earlier on this week.
Our whole school took part in some music workshops as part of theme week, with a highly skilled professional musician. The children created some impressive animal sound music compositions, based on a variety of animals, from the box jellyfish and the turtle to the whale and the giant octopus.
Our younger children in Lower School enjoyed watching Aesops Touring Theatre Company’s performance of ‘Not Such an Ugly Duckling’ today, whilst learning from its deeper anti-bullying message. It was a fun and interactive show.
As part of theme week, the Year 5 children had been given a booklet of animal facts to memorise. Here they are studying for the memory quiz. On Tuesday we had the first round of the competition with the children working in pairs to complete as many questions as they could. Some of their memories…Read more...
Wow so many amazing show-stopping costumes for our ‘Animal Antics’ dress up day. Thank you everyone for making it such a ROARING success!
You have all made our competition judge’s decision really difficult!! Winners will be announced in Assembly on Monday morning.
Our Nursery children enjoyed a Science lesson today on nocturnal animals as part of Micklefield’s ‘Animal Antics’ theme week. They learned about how the hawk’s ability to see ultraviolet light enables them to spot the trails of mice and other prey in the dark. They were surprised to discover that the urine of a mouse…Read more...
As part of Animal Antics Theme Week, Year 4 have made some excellent 3D scale model rainforest dioramas and imaginary rainforest animals out of clay. The activities really helped them to understand the complex rainforest ecosystem.
The children have created some fantastic animals in clay and plasticine modelling this afternoon in Year 1 and Year 3 as part of our ‘Animal Antics’ Theme Week.