Quackers in Reception

Quackers in Reception

This week at White Meadows new additions to Holly Class have been causing a bit of a flap. Ducklings have hatched and this week were taking their first paddle in the water. Already celebrities, the ducklings made an appearance on Radio 4 on Sunday morning. Their quacks were listened to across the land. The Easter holiday will see the ducks finding a new home. They will be missed by all the children.

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White Meadows Needs You!

White Meadows Needs You!

At White Meadows children and teachers are working hard with parents to improve school attendance. The school council has put forward ideas for rewards to encourage better attendance and punctuality. This is what Adam , a Year 5 council member,  had to say about school attendance, ” We will be putting up posters to encourage children to come every day so that they can learn.” Liam another councilor added, ” I think this is good because we will get a better education if we are at school every day that…

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World Book Day 2018

World Book Day 2018

On March the 9th was World book day, which was fan   tastic. All the children, swapped classes to create projects about the one and only ALICE IN WONDERLAND!!!  We got into groups and planned our stories. In the afternoon, we voted for the best costume and the winner was….. Jayden!!! He received a wonderful certificate. “My favourite part was making a story and dressing up. Also I liked reading my book, ” said Frank  All the children enjoyed the day and will remember it forever!    

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Year 5 Visit to TLA (part 2 )

Year 5 Visit to TLA (part 2 )

Back to war! The following week we returned to TLA for a Literacy morning. Year 5, our wonderful year, went to TLA to travel back in time. Our activities were mind blowing. They included:  drama skills, artistic skills, English skills and freeze frame skills. At first, we had to make our name posters so that Miss Tingle and Miss Morally remembered our names. (For snacks we had biscuits, fruit with juice and water).     “My favourite part was when we had to make a war image with play dough,”…

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Visit to TLA

Visit to TLA

Year 5 TLA trip! On Monday 26th February 2018 year 5 went to TLA to create some pieces of art on the book called, ‘War horse’ by Michael Morpurgo.  Our fantastic activities were creating an old diary and also making a horse puppet. We had lots of fun and our minds were full of creativity. Everyone had behaved awfully well. “I liked making the diaries. I liked eating the delicious snacks that they gave us. I learned how to make antique diaries.” reported Ella Throughout the day, everyone enjoyed creating…

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Rock Star Times Tables!

Rock Star Times Tables!

  At  White Meadows, we have started practising our tables on an amazing website called Rockstar Challenge, which all children and adults enjoy.  We all fight our way to the top of the leader board. This activity can be done at home and at school.  Our minds are full of intelligence at school but they can too at home when we use this app. We love learning our times tables because of this website, which will also correct you, and you then may learn from your mistakes. “It helps me…

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Snow ! Snow! Snow!

Snow ! Snow! Snow!

A few days ago in Littlehampton, it snowed. Skye said, “I enjoyed the snow day but there was not much snow but I still enjoyed it. I enjoyed it because I went to Thursday Club with Bella in the deep snow.” Next we interviewed Imogen, “I enjoyed the snow day because I got to stay at home I didn’t need to do any school work!” It was such a lot of fun to go out in the snow all together. David and Bella

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Journey in to space!

Journey in to space!

Year 5 visited the planetarium in Chichester this week.After studying Earth and Space in science , they were keen to develop their knowledge further. Our roving reporters, Ksenija and Sandra have been finding out what the children enjoyed and what they learnt. “My favorite part was when we went into the magical dome to see the beautiful stars.That was my favourite part because the cool projector lit up space on the walls.”reported Elise. “My favorite part of the day was seeing the gorgeous stars and feeling the ancient meteors. I…

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