Year 1

Art – “Here We Are” Paintings Science – Making Skeletons Art – Picasso Portraits P.E. – Game On

Year 2

Maths – Number Bonds and Patterns A fun filled learning experience in Year 2, the children used their equipment to investigate and solve a variety of number bonds and number patterns.    

Year 3

Art – Cave Paintings Topic – Investigating Stone Age “Poo” As part of their topic on the Stone Age, children investigated what the diet of these people might have been like. They identified different food sources by examining their poo. P.E. – Maypole Dancing Computing – Semaphore “Fun with Flags” As part of their computing …

Year 4

P.E. – Egyptian Dance Art – Andy Goldsworthy As part of their art work this term, the children looked at the work of the artist Andy Goldsworthy. He creates his art work by using natural materials.  

Year 5

P.E. – Warrior Dance Inspired by the Vikings and the traditional Maori dance, the Haka, Year 5 children created their own warrior dances. Science – Parachutes Children in Year 5 investigated different materials and sizes, trying to make the perfect parachute.  

Year 6

Art – Chalk Butterfly Pictures Children in Year 6 had a wonderful experimenting with colouring and blending techniques when using chalks. They used a butterfly template to colour and blend around the pattern before creating a symmetrical pattern inside the shape. Very effective.    


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 …