Learning

Nursery

2018 -2019 Autumn Term The children settled in very quickly into life in Nursery. They had tremendous fun playing and exploring all the different fun things to do.

Reception

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Time for a Walk The children enjoyed a wonderful walk around the school grounds in the glorious autumn sunshine. They had great fun playing in the fallen leaves. We Love Technology In reception the children have lots of access to a wide range of technology and they love to explore tech. From …

Year 1

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Save the Orangutans ! Year 1 looked at the power of persuasion and protest. They investigated the poor plight of the Orangutans and how the habitat is being destroyed by companies harvesting Palm Oil. They children created their own placards and took to the school to protest their treatment. They even wrote …

Year 2

2018 -2019 Autumn Term A Royal Letter Children in Year 2 (now in Year 3) wrote letters of congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan on their Royal Wedding. They were really surprised to receive a letter through the post. It was a thank you letter and photo of the royal couple . What an amazing reply. …

Year 3

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Testing the Hardness of a Rock Year 3 designed their own science investigation into how to test the actual hardness of a variety of rock sample. They thought about the equipment needed, the method to carry out and how to maintain a fair test. Experiencing a Day in the Stone Age and …

Year 4

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Canopic Jars After studying the Ancient Egyptians, Year 4 created their own canopic jars to add to an Egyptian tomb. Lets hope they left out the body parts. Animal Catching Machines In their Literacy work on explanatory texts the children in Year 4 have been designing and creating Lesser Spotted Animal Catching Machines. They …

Year 5

2018 -2019 Autumn Term 5,4,3,2,1 … Blast Off! Year 5 children have been aiming for the moon. In Science and DT they have investigating the theme of Space. They designed and built their own rockets. Follow the Highwood Twitter feed to see a video of a launch. Reading with Year 1 Year 5 children have …

Year 6

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Year 6 Puppet Project All children in Year 6 have the fantastic opportunity to take part in a year long puppet project. The children design their puppets for a given story, construct every aspect of the puppet and its clothing before rehearsing the play and building all scenery. An amazing opportunity. …

Juniper

At Highwood there is a designated, nurture environment named Juniper Class. Juniper Class is situated in a purpose built classroom at the heart of the school and is equipped like all of our other classrooms, however it incorporates designated spaces should children need a quiet place away from others. Nurturing sessions, such as breakfast and …