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Kempsey Primary School

To learn with respect and belief; to challenge, create and dream!


Welcome to Oak Class


The oak tree is a symbol of strength, resistance and knowledge. It is also recognised for its size and stature which is associated with honor and wisdom.

The little acorn needs patience, time and room to grow, much like the children in the class.

Miss Greenwood and I can't wait to see how the children grow and learn over the next year, much like our Oak tree.

Forest School - LO: to create Andy Goldsworthy designs

15th October 2021

We took are out into Forest School today where we recreated our Andy Goldsworthy inspired designs using natural resources, just like he does! We think you'll agree that the children have created some beautiful pieces of art!

Science - LO: to make systematic and careful observations

8th October 2021

In Science, we have been classifying rocks by exploring each rock type and its properties. We know there are igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and how they are formed. Today, we wanted to explore whether the rock would crumble when sandpaper is rubbed over the rock, whether the rock is tough enough to withstand scratches from a nail and if the rock was permeable. We went outside to conduct our experiments!

Computing - LO: to use timers

29th September 2021

In computing, we have been using timers when coding. The children have created their own backgrounds and placed characters within the setting. They then used actions, speech and timers to code their own programme.

A visit from a Paralympian!

Friday 27th September 2021

Today, we had a very special visitor in school. Becky Redfern, the Paralympic silver medalist came in to join in for our Celebration Assembly and went round the classes to talk about being a Paralympian, the obstacles she faced and how she overcame them as well as the importance of dedication, perseverance and belief in yourself. She even brought round her medals!

Forest School - LO: to explore and identify eating and living habits of a Stone Age person

20th September 2021

Today we took Year 3 down to Forest School. We showed the children the types of houses that Stone Age people would live in and gave them the task of building their own. We then had a surprise for them: we discovered Stone Age poo! The children worked in groups to explore and identify what Stone Age people might eat.

Science - LO: to explore and compare rocks

17th September 2021

During our Science lesson today, we started to explore what we already know about rocks. We then handed rocks to each table and asked them to look at what they could see as well as what looked the same and different.


English - LO: to present our work

15th September 2021

We have been reading 'Sometimes I Feel...' by Sarah Maycock which focuses on exploring emotions. Here are some examples of our own sentences based on the style of the book.

Art - LO: to apply painting techniques

14th September 2021

Today we sketched pictures of animals and created a watercolour painting in the style of Sarah Maycock who wrote the book 'Sometimes I Feel...'.

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