Monthly Archives: January 2019

Little Learners weekly update!

In Little Learners Nursery this week we have been learning about "The Three Little Pigs" story. We helped Mrs Back make a story map using puppets and props. We then created our own story map using lots of different materials including straw, sticks, paper and paint.  We learnt how the story is... Read more…

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Anti Bullying Ambassadors

Today, this group of children are taking part in some very special training at Ormiston Venture Academy. They have been selected by their peers and teachers to become Anti Bullying Ambassadors for Ormiston Herman Academy. Today they are learning lots about what the role involves, how to support... Read more…

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Pompom creatures are made in Enrichment!

Children in Mrs Humphrey's enrichment group have been learning to make pompoms.  They chose which colour wool to use and then designed features to create these fun pompom creatures. Our next project will be to make book marks decorated with cross stitch... Read more…

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Little Learners Superhero day!

This week in Little Learners Nursery we have been continuing our superhero topic. We had a visit from Evil Pea from the Supertato story. He had captured all of our vegetables and the only way we could save them was to find objects beginning with 's' on his check list.  We did a great job!! We... Read more…

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Year 1 Artists, Mathematicians, Authors and Scientists in the making!

A very busy few weeks of learning yet again! From art work being inspired by the Artist Wassily Kandinsky, to colour changing science experiments to measuring drinks for the three bears and retelling traditional tales just like Authors do!  …...WOW well -done Year 1 boys and... Read more…

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Dance Workshop for cast of Mary Poppins!

This afternoon, the children who are going to be the stars of our production of Mary Poppins had the opportunity to take place in an exciting dance workshop in preparation for the performances which will be happening in the Summer term. A huge thank you to the tutor from East Point Academy who gave... Read more…

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Cake sale defib fundraiser!

A huge thank you to everyone who attended today's cake sale- we raised £138.63 today bringing our total towards our defibrillator up to £552.03. We are very grateful for your... Read more…

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Year 2 drumming session!

Year 2 have been using African drums as part of their learning about Africa! They experimented making different sounds with the drums whilst learning some more about the African... Read more…

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Clever Cleo!

Inspired by her reading book, The Gingerbread Man, Cleo (Pioneers) became a fantastic reading challenge champion! She had noticed that the woman in the book was using a recipe so we challenged her to find a Gingerbread Man recipe at home and to tell us some of the ingredients. Cleo took this... Read more…

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Marvellous Maya!

Following on from our topic Maya (Pioneers) brought in a huge array of items from Africa to show the class. The children enjoyed seeing the photos of African animals on safari, looking at carved wooden trinkets and seeing the bright and wonderful colours in the clothing.  Thank you Maya for... Read more…

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A mathematical but delicious end to the week!

Year 1 boys and girls use their mathematical skills to buy their delicious morning snack from their Year 1 snack shop. They used their knowledge of tens and ones to choose the correct coins to give to the shop keeper. The fruit was juicy, bright, delicious……  oh we could give many more... Read more…

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Nursery news!

Zienna in Little Learners Nursery kindly brought in her volcano that she had made at home. We did a science experiment with it. We used different ingredients to make it look like lava was coming out of the top of it. It exploded like a real volcano. It was so exciting! Reuben was so interested... Read more…

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Reception car survey!

As part of their transport topic, Reception went to the school car park to do a colour of car survey. They used tally sheets to work out the most popular car colour, by making a tally and then comparing the numbers in each tally. They also used some road safety knowledge to make sure they were safe... Read more…

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We’re going on a bear hunt…..we’re going to catch a big one….!

Inspiration for our writing this week has come from the well-known text ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ written by the author Michael Rosen! Looking closely at verbs and suffix ‘ed’, Year 1 boys and girls found themselves in a range of scenes as they... Read more…

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Second Heart 2 Heart Defibrillator Fundraiser!

Please see the attached flyer for details of the second Heart 2 Heart Bake Sale that a wonderful group of parents have organised in order to fund a defibrillator for the Academy. We are already half way to our target due to the support you have given... Read more…

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‘You have a brain in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can go wherever you choose!’….

  Year 1 boys and girls have had an explosive start to the day today! Zachary kindly brought in a volcano that he had made at home, linking very closely to our travels talk. After talking about the 7 continents of the world and the places we would like to travel to when we are growing up,... Read more…

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Roll up!…… Roll up!

Come and see the Year 1 Dr Seuss performance! Year 1 boys and girls continued to follow the clues to their mystery Secret Cave setting and discovered that Dr Seuss had visited their classroom! Today he sent us the challenge of reading some extracts of text from the book ‘Oh the places you... Read more…

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Nursery are Superheroes!

This week the Little Learners topic is Superheroes. We have read the story Supertato. Supertato sent us a letter. He sent us a challenge. His friends were captured by Evil Pea. We had to rescue them by finding them their homes, matching the shape on their cape to the shape on their house. We... Read more…

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Year 6’s historical project!

Year 6's book for this half term is 'Goodnight Mr.Tom' focusing on the topic of WW2. The children were extremely lucky to have been able to borrow a box of WW2 artifacts by the Aviation Museum. They were able to  handle the items to get a closer look which they thoroughly enjoyed! They are... Read more…

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Year 6 make pie charts!

This week, Year 6 have been analysing and interpreting data from a pie chart. The children were then given the task to gather information, using a tally, about which  celebrations chocolate was their favorite. They then had to calculate what each person valued in terms of degrees, as this... Read more…

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Year 4 Victorian Day!

On Victorian day Year 4 enjoyed participating in a variety of activities that children would have carried out during the Victorian era. These activities included: re-enacting a typical Victorian lesson, copperplate writing, playing outdoor games (associated with the time) and creating optical... Read more…

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Year 3 visit to the Circus!

Today, Year 3 enjoyed an exciting school trip to the Time and Tide Museum as part of their topic 'The Circus'. Throughout the day, they participated in lots of different activities including a magic show and a treasure hunt. They also carried out an investigation into the various roles of... Read more…

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Oh the places you’ll go……

Year 1 boys and girls found themselves surprised at the look of the Secret Cave this morning! They were intrigued and excited to find out who has left this wonderful resource behind……..Watch this... Read more…

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