Autumn Term 2021
Autumn Term 2020
Welcome to Barn Owls Class! This term, we will be exploring the big questions "How can we grow our own soup?" and "Who are we remembering?"
Autumn Term 2019
Our exciting topic for this term is 'The Train Ride'!
All aboard the train! Barn Owls had an opportunity to look around the Nene Valley Railway before waiting on the platform for their train to arrive. They then climbed aboard into their carriage and found their seats before the train left the station. As the children looked out their windows the train rumbled through tunnels, the rolling hills of countryside and alongside the river.
Barn Owls had quite the challenge of making a train station at the beginning of the new academic year. All the children were involved with the planning and designing of the station. They then had the important task of painting the train and cafe before all jumping aboard and travelling on their own train ride!
Summer Term 2019
This term we will be growing our own pizza.
Bella Barn Owls
All the children in Barn Owls had a very busy morning making their own pizzas and pasta and transforming the classroom into an Italian restaurant for their family and friends. They became real waitresses and waiters in the afternoon. They had responsibility of taking orders, serving food and drinks, clearing the tables and of course bring the bills to the tables!
The children learnt about the Jewish faith when they visited the Synagogue, for their new R.E. topic. They participated in a very respectful manner and asked some very interesting questions. They all represented the school well and should be very proud of themselves!
The Olive Grove
Barn Owls had a very exciting morning at the Olive Grove making their own pizzas. They all made their own pizza by rolling out the dough and then adding their own toppings, before they were put in the pizza oven and eaten for lunch!
We have been very busy making pizza, planting seeds and finding different kinds of plants in Short Wood.
Spring Term 2019
Our exciting new topic is The Crow's Tale, click below here to find out more.
Science Day at Stibbington
The children enjoyed a full day of science at Stibbington Day Centre. They explored both man-made and natural materials and what they can be used for. They were able to create their own peices of work using natural materials they found outside and moulded shapes out of clay.
For our new topic, The Crow's Tale, the children from Barn Owls came dressed in as many colours as possible to represent the Crow's rainbow feathers. The children made collage feathers using different materials for their display board, painted feathers in different tones and explored different words to describe Rainbow Crow.
Around the World Trip
Barn Owls travelled around the world in one day.
Christmas Craft Day
Barn Owl children had an exciting day making different Christmas Crafts.
Design Technology Week
The Barn Owls have been very busy creating their own moving aeroplanes.
The Barn Owls tested their completed aeroplanes.
Imperial War Museum Duxford
We had all a lovely day at Duxford. The children enjoyed looking at the aircrafts from the past to the modern day planes and particularly enjoyed walking through Concorde.
All the children have transformed into their favourite Superhero character. They have danced through the morning with their special Superhero song and found their superpowers in drama. They have more exciting plans for this afternoon, including flying over skyscrapers and counting with 'Zero the Hero' in Maths!
If you would like to practise counting with 'Zero the Hero' with your child, please use - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJwK226dqQs
Autumn Term 2018
We will be starting off the new academic year with our topic of SUPERHEROES!
Royal Wedding Celebrations
Today we have had lots of fun celebrating the upcoming Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!
Summer Term 2018
Our new topic this term is 'From Short Wood to Rio!'.
St Leonard's Church
We walked to the local church and became church detectives for the day.
Warwick Castle Visit
We had an amazing day out at Warwick Castle.
Dress- up Day
We came to school dressed as our favourite kings, queens, princes and princesses. We had lots of fun making people laugh as jesters, measuring out magic potions, writing our own spells using alliteration and sharing our favourite stories with each other.
Spring Term 2018
Our exciting new topic is Castles, Kings and Queens.
Christmas Craft Day 2017
We have all had lots of fun in Barn Owls doing different Christmas activities!
This term our topic is Toy Story II, click below to find out all about it.
We had a lovely day at Ely Museum looking at toys.
We had lots of fun celebrating Harvest!
This term we are going to be growing our own pizza and opening an Italian restaurant.
We visited Dobbies Garden Centre to find out about how to run an Italian Restaurant. We had lots of fun!
This term we are learning about London and the capital cities around the U.K.
This term, we are learning about Superheroes.
This term we are learning about how Short Wood compares to the Amazon Rainforest.
Woodland Animal Visit
On Tuesday 10th May, we had a visit from some very exciting guests. Dave from Raptor Xotics brought lots of woodland animals for us to see. We got to stroke a rat, a grass snake, a hedgehog, a slow worm, an owl and more exciting animals. The children loved it and were all very brave!
Watch out for royalty at Glapthorn School this term as Barn Owls Class find out about Kings and Queens.
The children are visiting some castles and turning into Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses themselves! Some of their work will be displayed in Oundle Library in May/June to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday. They are also finding out about special Christian buildings and comparing them to special buildings of different faiths.
Rockingham Castle Visit
We visited Rockingham Castle as part of our fabulous finish to end our topic on Kings, Queens and Castles. Everyone had a fantastic time!
During the Autumn Term, Barn Owls class found out about old toys and put on a puppet show!