Who's been brilliant this week?
Monday 13th July – Friday 17th July
Wow! Last brilliant book of the year, you are all brilliant but here are some special mentions this week..
All staff!! As nominated by Mrs M for being wonderful this year!
Parents – all of you! For taking on and managing home learning successfully – you have been amazing - well done!
All of the year 2/3/4/5 and keyworker Outdoor learning groups for being fantastic over the course of the past few weeks (even those in the pouring rain – Miss Todd’s groups got off lucky with these!) and brightening up both Mrs Catt’s and Miss Todd’s weeks!
We would like to celebrate all our Fledgling leavers this week. They have all been wonderful in their own way and these were their awards:
Fjola - for giving the best cuddles
Lily - for making the best shops and being the best shop keeper
Dilys - for being the best at making us laugh and keeping us entertained
Shola - for having the best vocabulary and sharing her news and ideas
Orin - for building the best train tracks and roads
Ella - for being the most creative with arts and crafts
Ayrton - for being the kindest friend in the sand
Fraser - for being the best at looking after Boris
Martha - for being the best hairdresser
Charlie - for being the most fun friend
Hazel - for being the best at looking after the babies and buggies
Iitu - for being the most kind and caring friend
Inigo - for being the best at puzzles and singing the Postman Pat song
Poppy - for being the best Gruffalo
Rex - for being the best pirate
Rory - for being the best singer and dancer, especially to dinosaur songs
Will - for being the best post office worker and making the best lists and letters
Good luck to you all and enjoy all the new challenges ahead!
Also a huge thank you to:
Mrs Aldridge - for being the smiliest and for looking after Boris so well at home.
Miss Wood - for keeping us all organised and remembering all the things that Mrs R and Mrs A forget!
Jude and Lola – helping to tidy up all the lunchtime play equipment.
Wiley – accurate counting back on the numberline
Thea – boinging in 5s along the corridor numberline
Lola – counting in 5s
Jude – creative planet art
Leif – space expertise
Walt: for a fantastic first year at Thrupp and for coping so well with all the changes, you've made Mum very proud, well done Walt.
Matthew: going the extra distance to learning to read the time to within 5 minutes.
Daisy C: having a wonderfully creative week, building a nest, knitting and painting the most amazing pictures!!
Jasper: for a superb effort with his cursive handwriting and applying learnt spelling rules.
Merry: great team work with Casper building a model city inspired by the story Journey.
Charlotte: for learning a great dance routine, Dad says you are a superstar.
Ruby and Blythe – for stepping up to the Year 3 reading task
Kristian – for the amount of great quality work he has accomplished during the home learning time – well done!
Filip – independent Maths work and instigating games with his friends at playtime
Finley – for his travel brochure for a planet trip.
Ralph – super work on the space themed reading comprehension.
Primrose- excellent work on her data handling maths work and having a positive attitude to all that she’s asked to do.
Casper – great work on building a model city inspired by the book Journey.
Arthur – for working hard on his spellings and maths this week.
Tessa- Brilliant Musical review
Emily - exciting sci-fi story
Perry - amazing work on the Solar System
Bonnie - fantastic space work
Elliott - perseverance with converting measures in Maths
Evelyn- fantastic art work
William, Tabby and Bash for being brilliant Mathematicians
Miss Greenwood has nominated all of you this week! For being brilliant, hardworking and understanding during lockdown. You have all worked so hard and you will all be brilliant ambassadors for the future. Shine bright!
Monday 6th July – Friday 10th July
Hazel - for making a beautiful under the sea mobile!
Rory - for creating an amazing 3d under the sea model.
Dilys - for keeping us all laughing all day!
Ella - for doing brilliant wake and shake.
Lily - for playing the snail race game really well.
Orin - for learning and singing our under the ocean song so well.
Shola - for making a beautiful jellyfish, complete with eyelashes and eyebrows!
Simon - for working hard on and completing some tricky puzzles.
Fjola - for her amazing beach painting.
Wiley for super writing about a rock band (fab picture too)
Sophie - Brilliant work on number bonds.
Matthew - Being super independent, working on number bonds to 10.
Billy - For great junk model instrument making.
Samson - Being super independent, working on number bonds to 10.
Isla - For writing a super party invitation.
Ethan - For careful perseverance with his number formation.
Artie - For settling well into Kestrels Bubble.
Bobby – for his positive attitude.
Jude – creative imagination, especially in making images to go with Beethoven’s music.
Thea – improving her handwriting.
Lola – confident use of phonic sounds.
Leif – sharing his good ideas and speaking to the class.
Wiley – independent writing.
Ralph – independently making pancakes all on his own!
Fred -fantastic Ikcabog (JK Rowling) wordsearch – have a look on the Buzzards class page if you’d like to see or have a go!
Gabriel – being a kind and considerate friend in our outdoor session this week.
Naomi – a beautiful visual interpretation of ‘Here comes the sun’.
Elliot – marvellous map work on Italy, fantastic cooking and awesome angles.
Emily -excellent grammar detective work.
Morgan - increased volume for his poetry volume.
Meg - for her beautiful response in felt to Beethoven's Symphony no.5 in C minor.
Frank - for his creative drawing that he did as a response to Beethoven's Symphony no.5 in C minor.
Sam, Morgan and Leon - For creating their own Stomp rhythm that they performed in class.
Lazlo – for an accurate and well-presented music timeline.
Hope – for excellent engagement with our Times Tables Rock Stars work.
Tom – for being an enthusiastic PE with Joe participant.
Esme – for excellent attention to detail with our music comprehension.
Martha – for super addition skills using mental arithmetic.
Connor – for designing a musical instrument island.
Monday 29th June – Friday 3rd July
Ella - for creating amazing pictures that move.
Fjola - for brilliant role-play.
Lily - for doing some great drawings.
Orin - for making a fantastic picture of the animals he saw at the wildlife park.
Shola - for amazing building with the duplo.
Simon - for great building with the kid k'nex.
Ollie - for brilliant press ups.
Poppy - for super star jumps.
Rory - for being excellent at egg and spoon (real eggs too!).
Will - for brilliant throwing the ball in the bin.
Martha - for brilliant bat and ball work.
Seth - for super sewing skills.
Dilys - for brilliant role-play (great american accent!)
Billy - for brilliant letter formation.
Ethan - for great story writing
Sophie - for making the longest tagliatelle
Samson - for super sweet making.
Isla - for persevering with writing numbers to 20
Matthew - for inventing a lovely new game during our sports day.
Juno - super sports day photo.
Wiley and Leif - for determination in uphill cross country mini runs.
Matthew - great work on his spellings. Well done Matthew.
Meryn - for being so wonderful with all her work last week and for this week’s lovely poem I Gave the World.
Florence: making an amazing gecko.
Jago: for acing his spellings! Well done Jago, you made Mum very proud (Miss.Mills and Mrs. Bovington too).
Harri: completing his Coronasaurus story and reading it to his bubble. Thank you Harri, it's great.
Jasper: working hard on his reading comprehension and using resilience to find the answers in the text.
Silvan: going up a stage in his reading.
Walt: completing all 12 sport challenges, great story writing and role play, wow what a week!
Arabella: a great flag design.
Charlotte: for reading over 100 books during lock down! What an achievement, you should be very proud. Also for your homophones poster.
Daisy C: for completing an online art course and painting her own Picasso.
Meryn, Lola, Charlotte, Jago, Finley, Freddie, Otis, Kier for being so wonderful in Outdoor Learning.
Freddie – for very quickly working out that his 5minute plank was 300 seconds!
Alfie – for good work converting lengths in Maths
Georgie – marvellous story writing.
Fin – amazing African mask instructions.
Jake – for working incredibly hard on his Maths targets and making Miss Barwell proud.
Summer – for working incredibly hard on all her targets and making Miss Barwell very proud.
Naomi – excellent work on her myth.
Gabriel – amazing spelling work and working really hard on his Maths.
Primrose – enthusiastically practising her violin, using first and second finger correctly.
Bash – fabulous fact file on Australia.
Cora – for completing another exercise book of work!
Bonnie & Archie – fantastic outdoor learning.
Connor – super writing on myths and legends.
Herbie – Fantastic piano playing
Amelia – super map work!
Tessa – brilliant poetry writing.
Beatrice – fantastic cartoon strip of a Japanese folk tale.
Martha – for challenging herself with a tricky word search based on curriculum spelling definitions.
Callum – for an excellent attitude to the tasks set for English.
Esme – for being a capital city and geography genius!
Hope – for excellent attention to detail for her Y6 Leavers’ booklet.
Alfie – for being a word search wonder!
Owen – brilliant art work on his canvas.
Lazlo – amazing canvas art work for the bus shelter project.
Tom – for brilliant effort with our PE with Joe workout.
Mark – brilliant effort for our virtual sports day.
Laurie – for great Atlas geography work for identification of countries and capital cities.
Leon and Eszter – for excelling at the potato and spoon race.
Kaden – for excelling at the throw and clap.
Leon, Frank and Sam – for excelling at the squats.
Leon and Eszter – for excelling at the basketball.
Monday 22nd June – Friday 26th June
Poppy - for being brave and putting her face in the water in the paddling pool and for growing tasty strawberries,
Ollie - for being brilliant at the beach,
Martha - for drawing a beautiful cat picture and being a kind sister to her big brother,
Will - for making a fab ice-cream shop,
Taze - for doing amazing maths,
Charlie - for doing brilliant tracing and writing
Simon - for singing the days of the week song by himself,
Dilys - for making a beautiful beach plate,
Fjola - for making very clever paper aeroplanes and teaching her friends how to do it too,
Ella - for writing the days of the week,
Lily - for working hard to create her brilliant beach on a plate,
Orin - for making a fantastic puffer fish,
Shola -for drawing fab starfish to go on her beach and in the rock pool.
Bobby – writing and problem solving in Maths.
Thea – extensive botanical survey.
Leif – technical ideas about exploring the sun.
Wiley – author/illustrator extraordinaire!
Lola – writing using all of her sounds.
Jude – horticultural expertise, especially about white rot and broad beans.
Suzy – being very helpful towards the younger children.
Blythe – super speedy and accurate Maths.
James – for an amazingly confident powerpoint.
Jasper - using the learning powers Aspire and Resilience to complete his number investigation questions.
Daisy O - for reading her first complete set of Rainbow Fairies books.
Walt - a super week all round, especially the news broadcast from his own handmade T.V.
Charlotte - for listening to lots of different classical music (favourite at moment Ride of the Valkyries).
Freddie - using the learning power Aspire to challenge himself in maths, extending his knowledge and understanding in lots of areas. Well done Freddie!
Joe and Mabel – fantastic busking whilst raising money for the NHS! Well done!!
Prim – being a runner up in the Tile competition! Well done!
Sid, Beau, Joe, Mabel, Charlie, Fred, Gabriel, Casper, Ralph, Prim, Milly, Naomi, Georgie and Arthur – for a fantastic first outdoor session with Miss Todd, great fun!
Milly – for a very delicious looking Torta Caprese!
Louisa - completing Y4 English work.
Hayden – completing Y4 English work.
Gabriel – fantastic piece of writing on a latop.
Naomi – excellent direct speech report and super Maths work on lines and angles.
Fred – for trying hard with his writing and use a dictionary to help him solve a problem.
Mrs Catt's Outdoor Learning groups for being wonderful and having fantastic outdoor sessions this week!
Amelia – for a fantastic tile design and coming FIRST in the competition! Amazing!
Conrad – writing a recipe for how to make a good President.
Bash – biography report on Mary Queen of Scots.
Sam – super speedy and accurate Maths.
Salome - amazing art inspired by Henri Rousseau and more super design work of Mrs Catt
Luke-inspirational piece of writing on a recipe for a perfect leader
Tessa- great week again including some brilliant writing inspired by Amelia Earhart
Elliott- excellent spelling work
Alfie – for excellent perseverance with skipping skills and games.
Esme – for brilliant attention to detail with her work for her leavers’ book.
Mark – brilliant effort for our hill climb running.
Lazlo – for being a hill climb champion.
Meg - for her extensive and detailed knowledge on the LGBT community when discussing PRIDE. It was very impressive of Meg!
Sam - for being an excellent volunteer in difficult conditions.
Ben - for his great research on Martin Luther King that included a beautiful drawing.
Connor-great invention work on 'everything you need for a day out in one briefcase.
Humphrey- for making good choices in Outdoor Learning.
Monday 15th June – Friday 19th June
Mrs Mylechreest for keeping our school running brilliantly, and making Thrupp School a happy, caring and fun place to be! (Oh thank you, I didn't add myself!! Whole team effort I would say!)
Iitu – for digging a huge hole to Asia in the allotment.
Dilys – for making a bughouse for insects.
Ella – for beautiful dancing.
Fjola – for lovely small world play.
Lily – for great building with the Duplo.
Orin -for brilliant writing with the chalks.
Simon – for super collage pictures.
Shola – for careful planting.
Rory – for making up lovely songs for Daddy.
Poppy – for being amazing at puzzles.
Wiley – for a super hanging sloth poem, some super Maths work and lots of fantastic drawings.
Billy – for being brilliant all round this week but an extra special well done for his beautiful rainforest painting and Maths work.
Sophie – for fantastic reading.
Samson – for always working quickly and independently.
Matthew and Ethan for great scooter riding.
Isla – for being a great friend.
Archie – for an amazing picture of his family.
Juno – for doing lots of reading and great dancing in the rain!
Ruby – for super speedy and confident Maths!
Jago – for being so grown up and doing things for himself.
Matthew – for magnificent Maths.
Meryn – for wonderful work about the rainforest and generally working hard on everything.
Georgia – for learning to ride her bike.
Harri – for a great rainforest poem.
Walt – for continually working hard on Maths and great letter and report writing.
Merry – for excellent use of varied punctuation.
Charlotte – for working hard in her new badges in the virtual Rainbows camp.
Daisy O, Harri, Georgia, Lily, Silvan and Dotty for being so happy and working hard in Hawks this week and making Miss Mills and Mrs Bovington smile!!
Gabriel – for his fantastic recorded interview with Mary Sutherland who is a world record holder for rowing across the Atlantic!
Ralph – for confidently reciting his times tables to Mrs Black!
Joe – for his amazing, creative, independent story he wrote called ‘The Battle’, an epic adventure in the woods with Joe, Mabel and Fin.
Finley - for wonderful rainforest acrostic poetry!
Hayden – for super speedy and confident Maths!
Louisa – for super speedy and confident Maths!
Georgie – for a brilliant, expressive acrostic poem about rainforests!
Casper – for amazing geometric drawing.
Primrose – for working hard to improve her dictionary skills and brilliant use of a thesaurus to create a setting description.
Arthur – for his problem solving and continued efforts to really concentrate and not get distracted.
Naomi – for amazing and beautifully presented rainforest acrostic poem and information on the African Grey parrot.
William – for wonderful rainforest acrostic poetry!
Salome – for wonderful rainforest acrostic poetry!
Charlie– for wonderful rainforest acrostic poetry!
Freddie – mastering the technique of making a wonderful cheese sauce.
Perry – excellent ‘Under the Sea’ work!
Elliott – brilliant converting of time.
Jasmine – stunning art work and an amazing rainforest poem!
Bonnie – for an amazing work ethic!
Elizabeth – a super rainforest poem.
Rosa N – beautiful and interesting rainforest work.
Tessa – fantastic rainforest themed work and a brilliant photoshoot.
Connor – for a beautiful piece of art work.
Herbie – super maths work and a lovely rainforest leaflet.
Mark – using 3D modelling using software to make mobile phones.
Martha – for a wonderful and successful paper aeroplane! Also, for super sporting skills winning the sprint race with her team!
Hope – for super sporting skills winning the sprint race with her team!
Laurie – for finding out lots of new facts about his new secondary school.
Alfie – for being a maths superstar with fractions of amounts.
Esme – for super sporting skills winning the sprint race with her team!
Tom – for excellent contribution to our discussion about secondary school transition.
Lazlo – for excellent creativity and artwork throughout the week.
Owen - for super sporting skills winning the sprint race with his team!
Callum – for a brilliant first day back and excellent artwork!
Sam – for amazing shading on his animal.
Dan – for making people smile with his innovative creations.
Kaden – for pushing himself with his drawing.
Eszther – for a fab first day.
Monday 8th June – Friday 12th June
Charlie - for practicing his brilliant pencil grip,
Dilys - for doing beautiful painting to music and good tidying up,
Orin - for being super speedy on a scooter and doing good tidying up,
Ella - for creating a gorgeous collage picture and doing good tidying up,
Lily - for beautiful dancing,
Simon - for super balance biking and coming into nursery by himself,
Shola - for an amazing Loch Ness monster picture and good tidying up,
Rory - for doing super long walks,
Juno - for being kind and loving to her sister,
Seth - for doing lots of good cooking,
Will - for making a fantastic alphabet book.
Wiley, Lola, Jude – for their phonics work and learning their sounds
Matthew - for riding his bike without stabilisers
Juno - singing
Jude - writing number sentences
Samson - making the biggest tower you have ever seen
Sophie, Billy, Ethan, Samson, Isla, Matthew for being a brilliant bubble group.
Louisa - for wonderful creative writing.
Arthur – for his work on mythical creatures and his on-going book writing and car brochure.
Naomi – for her perseverance and resilience on her Maths work.
Gabriel – for working really hard on his fractions work and creating a super lego fraction wall.
Georgie – for a brilliant pterodactyl salad inspired by Maddie Moate.
Primrose – for her perseverance and working very hard in her Maths work.
Hayden - working hard on some key life skills and working hard on his Maths.
Filip - for being an expert at 3D shapes, recognising money and adding
Ella - for being super speedy at Power of 2 Maths
Rosa N- interesting Power Point on bioluminescent animals!
Luke - brilliant work inspired by Floodland
Jasmine - great 3D model of under the sea
Rosa S - super new sports kit design and school emblem
Finlay- persevering with spellings, showing excellent results!
Elliott - fantastic Geography skills
Perry- stunning art work
Sam - seriously brilliant Sushi Making
Charlie - performing an amazing front flip and beating his personal record on TTRockstars
Tessa-interesting sporting research, great idea for a time machine and a super logo design
Elizabeth- a lovely letter to David Walliams
Herbie- fabulous sporting research!
Connor-Brilliant skateboard fact sheet.
Morgan, Sam, Ben, Megan & Leon - rose to the challenge of using tricky vocabulary (imperturbable, impervious, inattentive, quench, gymkhana and circumstantial) in their persuasive leaflets for a new THRUPP sports club! Super stars!
Kaden - being an amazing magician with his cubes
Meg, Frank & Ben - Stunning movement drawings
Alfie - an inspiring attitude to our learning!
Mark - helping Miss Greenwood with technology and teaching her a new computer skill.
Esme and Hope - for being extremely kind and caring friends.
Tom - for excellent effort in his maths challenges
Monday 1st June – Friday 5th June
All of the children in the Key Worker bubble in school have been full of brilliance this week!
Ayrton - for a brilliant plant drawing
Dilys - for amazing fruit rockets
Charlie - for making a brilliant waterslide in the dolls house
Hazel - for counting to 5 in french
Simon - for practicing writing his name
Will - for learning so many amazing facts about canals and locks
Fjola - for drawing wonderful characters and making her own book
Kit - for making a tipper truck out of an egg box
Juno - practising her reading.
Wiley - loads of fantastic work Wiley, we didn't know which thing to pick! Let's say for your perseverance at maths.
Matthew - under the sea writing.
Gabriel – for choosing to read every day during the holidays.
Ralph – some great work on the Oceans, including a fab diary entry and poem.
Naomi – lovely presentation for her lighthouse story.
Filip - his independent work on Monday
Conrad - creating an excellent news broadcast.
Honey - greenfingers gardening!
Bash - brillliant reading and creative writing, and also being an absolutely brilliant big sister!
Elliott - sailfish research.
Salome - fantastic submarine sculpture.
Amelia - beautiful letter writing.
Luke - excellent illustration work.
Cora - super submarine lego sculpture.
Theo - Brilliant Book writing!!!(yes book!)
Tessa - Excellent writing and an amazing submarine sculpture.
Salome - for a beautifully written letter.
William - enthusiasm during PE with Joe Wicks and Mrs Westwood.
A massive well done to the YR6 Owls who have returned this week for their fab attitude and settling so well.
William - showing amazing maturity and support for his mum and brother.
Connor- showing excellent resilience in his work this week.
Owen – for an amazing attitude to coming back to school and for assiduous effort with his sea creature research.
Tom – for a wonderful week at school and excellent effort with learning to count to 100 in French.
Laurie – for a wonderful attitude to his learning and for thinking outside the box with his sea creature research.
Lazlo – for a brilliant first week back in school, and for producing an excellent emoji design!
Martha – for a superb return to school and for working hard to count to 100 in French.
Esme – for an excellent effort for the first week back and brilliant research for her sea creature work.
Hope – for being an inspirational learner during her first week back, and for amazing artwork.
Alfie – for making the whole group smile by being a wonder during the first week back and for excellent effort for PE.
Mark – for coming back to school with an inspirational level of enthusiasm and for excellent engagement with the sea creatures topic.
Meg, Scarlet and Ben – amazing work on their colour by numbers grids.
Monday 18th May – Friday 22nd May
Fjola - for riding her bike without stabilisers!
Juno - for learning to ride her pedal bike!
Martha - for making delicious pizza for dinner for her family!
Rory - for learning to ride his bike without stabilisers! You impressed Mrs Mylechreest and Miss Mills when they came to see you.
Seth - for planting flowers and vegetables in the garden!
Simon - for making a super junk-model robot!
Will - for being brilliant at counting and planting seedlings in the garden!
Wiley - writing botanical field notes
Matthew - making an amazing robot
Thea - a pyramid engineering project (check out the photo on the website)
Juno - decorating the school garden – Mrs Mylechreest was SO impressed!
Lola - confidence and perseverance with her maths
Ethan - catching an amazing mirror carp!
Meryn – Trying lots of new foods from around the world and doing fantastic reviews about what she liked/disliked and why (last Friday) AND this week she’s written an amazing story that takes you back in time to the Tudors!
Blythe – Doing a brilliant job on White Rose maths and also improving her handwriting by trying really hard. Miss Mills was pleased to hear how nicely you and your sister have been working together.
Flo – Working super hard on Spelling Shed and spontaneously making Mum breakfast in bed with Freddie! You are so lovely.
Charlotte – Writing a great story AND showing amazing determination on Spelling Shed – you’re going to end up being a walking dictionary with all your amazing spelling!
Walt – Writing his own story inspired by the Mr Men books, Tink (his cat) and Diary of a Wombat, for becoming super speedy at solving maths problems and demonstrating amazing catching and tennis skills!
Matthew – Best home learning day since lockdown! Working so hard today with excellent attitude and achieving lots.
Merry – For always living up to her name by being merry and cheerful!
Daisy O – A beautiful nature creation!
Primrose - learning to make a cup of tea and being thoughtful in making one for her family and a fab food poem
Jake - making his amazing bug hotel
Jacen - His amazing clock and his bundle of fab writing
Milly - fantastic home baking and craft
Gabriel - a very creative homemade café
Hayden - A fab food poem
Casper - his great knowledge of the world and sharing it with others
Ralph - thoughtful card to celebrate a golden anniversary
Naomi - Detailed and thorough Eid research
Georgie - thoughtful poem
Louisa - great artwork and writing
Kristian - for pushing himself in his assessments demonstrating great proficiency
Honey - making the biggest, tastiest carrot cake ever!
William - fantastic thriller story writing
Oscar - brilliant cookery
Rosa N - excellent PowerPoint about Diwali
Conrad - using a spreadsheet program effectively to create a pie chart of sugar in food
Elsie - using a whole range of DT skills to make a fantastic bird box for her garden
Elliott-acid and alkaline experiment
Perry- creating a Christmas Crisis game
Bonnie- writing and illustrating her own book!
Cora-stunning culinary skills
Salome-excellent entries for the Photography competition
Sam - a brilliant nature documentary about Slow worms
Charlie- delicious cooking
Tessa-great costume design
Freddie-making his Mum a lovely breakfast in bed
Mark – for making a carrot cake using ingredients that he already had at home. The cake was delicious! Mark is awarded his second Brilliant Book for being very creative and making a donut using a 3D rendering software. Have a look at the pictures on the Owls page!
Sam – for making toad-in-the-hole on Sunday evening. He was successful and very proud!
Finley – for SO much progress in his writing – he has written another wonderfully creative and interesting story. Another proud teacher moment!
Tom – for undertaking EXTRA work by interviewing his Mum about how her job working for the NHS has changed recently, and the impact of this.
Esme - for baking cinnamon soft pretzels with a caramel sauce to dip and a batch of leopard biscuits as well. Delicious!
Connor – for working exceptionally hard and showing resilience, determination and perseverance with a range of maths challenges. He has epitomised the Thrupp School ‘Resilience’ Learning Power!
Kaden – for working hard and for being a kind big brother.
Leon – for sending in some wonderful photographs that he had taken of nature.
Dougie – for learning new skills, including making a cup of tea and a delicious curry!
Ben - for coding this week using a language called ‘Lua’. He has made a game on Roblox (a gaming website and app). He has also made an obstacle course called ‘Jumpy Jumps’. Well done, Ben!
Monday 11th May – Friday 15th May:
Kit - for his beautiful leaf print flower
Ella - for her flower and leaf collage picture
Dilys - for walking all the way to the woolpack
Rory - for building a huge duplo tower
Hazel - for her beautiful texture rubbings and writing
Simon - for brilliant texture rubbings
Poppy - for her frozen egg flowers
Martha - for looking after her tadpoles so well
Wiley - Amazing writing about chocolate!
Ethan - Fantastic sea life picture.
Riley - Great ice cream design.
Archie - Lovely pictures of his favourite fruits.
Jude - Brilliant poem.
Maeve - Lovely spring party preparation and celebration
Juno - Having wonderful lust for life and brightening up her family’s days.
Jude, Maeve and Samson and family for oodles of creativity.
Artie for eating purple food, yum yum.
Wiley for international food research.
Billy for advanced technical drawing.
Archie for his still life drawing.
Jude for his non-rhyming poetry.
Ellie-Mai - wonderful reading of the wonky donkey!
Sam – An AMAZING detailed news report with his own painted and labelled weather map. He then acted this out – it was brilliant!
Keir – Mastering riding his bike!
Matthew – Focussing on making pizza dough – measuring all the ingredients and deciding he would make pizza shapes! Well done Matthew.
Jasper – FIRST NOMINATION: he’s learnt all the year 1 spellings and is beginning to use them when writing his birthday thank you cards AND a brilliant news report telling us about the weather, VE day, coronavirus and his birthday! Super writing Jasper. SECOND NOMINATION: Mummy is so proud of you moving up a reading level and reading beautifully at home. After reading Viking Adventure, you made a fabulous Viking shield!
Harri – A wonderful Strawberry Hug Mascot and recipe!
Georgia – A super healthy fruity milkshake recipe that she told Miss Mills all about. AND 2nd nomination from Mrs Barwell for working in a group to create a powerful advert and drama in school.
Daisy C – Designing a super yummy ice cream sundae recipe and writing a beautiful poem for mummy.
Walt – The best school report he has ever received – Mum and dad are so proud of you! He also wrote a song for the Square football team in the Shapes league, spending time on getting his art work just tight and designing a fantastic vegan mint choc chip ice cream with great packaging.
James and Ruby – Working in a group to create a powerful advert and drama in school.
Charlotte – Working hard in all her lessons this week -super independent Maths problem solving, challenging herself on Spelling Shed and a wonderful menu.
Flo – Being very thoughtful and making posters to email to her Danish great aunt in Sweden who is isolating alone. Flo wrote ‘Hello Else!’ in Danish for her!!
May - her beautiful Haiku poem that she read out on the telephone
Ella - working in a group to create a powerful advert for a new chocolate bar
Fred - fantastic creative photos
Naomi - apostrophe champ!
Kristian - superstar writing
Georgie - Wonderful combined effort of writing and artwork!
Ralph - Wonderful work with writing and baking beautiful apple tarts
Megan and Tabby – Working in a group to create a powerful advert and drama in school.
Herbie - fantastic French menu
Jasmine - delicious ice cream sundae creation
Elliott - really brilliant reading
Salome - excellent descriptive poem about beavers
Tabby, Evelyn - brilliant baking
Perry- very creative photo shop art work
Fin-fantastic times table knowledge(witnessed in person!)
Rosa N- Come dine with me dinner
Sam-excellent instructions for how to make a bonfire
Rosa S-Designing a new chocolate bar
Tessa-very interesting research on the sugar content of different breakfast foods
Freddie-a multitude of activities
Tom - for baking brownies and bread and documenting the process through pictures and annotations. Yummy!
Martha - for being a wonderful big sister supporting her little brother with his learning and for making a really cool, creative musical instrument. Martha is also nominated for her consistently assiduous work ethic.
Sam - for baking a new, delicious dish of squidgy apple squares - the result was delicious!
Lazlo - for his brilliant attitude to his home learning this week! Lazlo is also awarded a second Brilliant Book for his enthusiasm in the baking challenge - he made cookies (the 'Leaning Tower of Cookies') for the first time and helped to make stewed rhubarb - yummy!
Monday 4th May – Friday 8th May
Juno - for watering the seedlings all by herself!
Fjola - for recognising lots of numbers and counting to 100! Also for mastering the balance bike!
Fraser - for making party hats for all his toys!
Simon - for creating a tasty menu for his spring party and lovely invitations!
Kit - for making beautiful leaf prints in clay!
Hazel - for her amazing colouring skills!
Will - for becoming an excellent homemade bread baker!
Dilys - for super threading!
Iitu - for making boats good enough to float in the river!
Seth - for making beautiful butterflies and caterpillars!
Charlie - for doing brilliant blending and sounding out!
Mrs Aldridge and Miss Wood - for sorting, cleaning and organising the cupboard! Amazing!
Matthew - independent writing to retell Thumbelina
Lola - doing really well with her reading
Nylah - working through her work quickly
Madison – learning to ride a bike with no stabilisers
Artie - for his super electrical circuit with working light bulb. One proud little boy!
Wiley - writing and starring in a super 'Tweedy' Video show!
Billy – Wonderful mythical beast drawings.
Jasper – Wonderful maths reasoning and taking on the additional maths challenges this week!
Charlotte – Her amazing determination on Spelling Shed. Mum and Dad had to persuade her to stop so she could eat her lunch! AND an AMAZING news report using new vocabulary she'd learnt and using wonderful expression. I'm so proud of you.
Lola – Creating beautiful posters to thank our key workers during this time. (And an added bonus - your handwriting was beautiful too!)
Daisy C – Amazing art work when learning about Frida Kahlo and Claude Monet!
Walt – Outstanding progress he continues to make on his handwriting. He is putting so much effort into it and making Mum, Mrs Bovington and I proud. He also produced an amazing weather forecast for Walt News UK!
Freddie – Being so enthusiastic about his reading and his creative writing AND being a great teacher, to his sister Fjola, to help her learn numbers and letters.
Arabella – Creating her own amazing song about saving the world and lovely ideas for a ‘fake news’ report.
Merry – Super English work and making mummy happy with all her amazing outfit changes!
Meryn - Writing not one but TWO news reports for her writing task this week, making her own weather station and her own recycled paper! WOW!
Daisy O - An AMAZING independent news report - You have made mummy, Mrs Bovington and Miss Mills very proud!
Kristian - Amazing Fractions and decimals work
- Outdoor Maths
Alfie - Wonderful writing
Naomi - Thoughtful charity letter
Arthur -a poster and logo for a clean up’ robot and his drawing of a witch from Roald Dahls book
Casper - Super work on his newspaper report
Milly - A super picture of a magical rat called Hua
Ralph - Fab recycling poster and wonderful VE celebrations
Gabriel - A wonderful weather report
Freddie-stunning project on endangered Okapis
Salome-amazing Eagle art work
Conrad - excellent character fact file
Evelyn - brilliant information leaflet about her sheep
Jasmine - very powerful poem about hope (read it on our class page)
Honey - a beautiful poem about hope (read it on our class page)
Elsie - excellent sewing skills
Amelia - wonderful facts and diagram of Sea Turtles
Herbie - for his amazing Stick Poem and all things 'Sticky'
Charlie - baking delicious Carrot cakes
Tessa- super animal poem
Elizabeth-fabulous endangered species leaflet
Luan – for making new latches for the chicken run completely independently and for baking some delicious heart shaped fudge cookies which he shared with people who live alone on his road – you are truly lovely!
Tom – for a brilliant and thoughtful acrostic poem to thank the NHS.
Beatrice – for a wonderfully creative and colourful front cover for a book about caring for rabbits.
Finley – for an amazing NHS thank you poem with so much thought – the word ‘gratitude’ perfectly summed up the appreciation. Finley has also been nominated for his SECOND Brilliant Book of the week for being a wonderful writer!
Connor – for a fabulous voice recording singing Old MacDonald in French - très bien! Connor has also been nominated for his SECOND Brilliant Book of the week for a maths project where he had to find all the numbers from 1 to 20 using four 4s and any operation - wow!
Leon – for going above and beyond with creative ways of making his bookmarks!
Ben – amazing artwork for a wonderful Owl design – please have a look at the picture on the website!
Scarlett – a wonderfully creative and appreciative NHS thank you poem!
Humphrey – for his excellent perseverance, time management and his dedicated hammock making and science. Also, his SECOND Brilliant Book for an incredible NHS poem (look on the home learning page – it is written to a famous tune). Wow!
Laurie - for being a caring and kind friend willing to put others first.
Monday 27th April – Friday 1st May:
Children in school:
Laurie, Zy, Ben, Charlie, Ella, Ruby, Taby, Georgia, William, James and Megan - For continuing brilliant enthusiasm, (even on rainy days), in our morning workouts.
Paloma and her mum - making an amazing bug hotel
Annu - for making a wormery and collecting worms to go into it!
Iitu - making caterpillar egg collage picture and some beautiful fruit printing
Rory - baking delicious caterpillar and butterfly biscuits
Simon - for super cutting skills and completing the life-cycle sheets
Fjola - creating a gorgeous butterfly
Dilys - for doing very tricky maths on the computer
Will - for dressing himself everyday and even doing his buttons!
Kit - for making super tasty thumb print biscuits!
Juno - for an amazing caterpillar picture!
Mrs Aldridge and Miss Wood - super cleaning of the nursery and all the toys!
Matthew – For his lovely animal picture (on Purple Mash) with a sentence he wrote himself and a very lovely message to go with it.
Maeve – Brilliant animal project.
Leif – Great confidence and chatting on the phone.
Shelley Tester – Her amazing work on the garden
Wiley – Brilliant 3D diorama about Lions
Jude – For his 2.6 challenge – He raised £200 for Meningitis Trust. Wow!!
Isla - Being a fantastic member of her household; decorating, cooking, caring, making art and learning the new skills of diving and skipping.
Merry – Learning to ride a bike with confidence and amazing gymnastics!
Lola – Helping Mummy paint the living room and working really hard on the computer.
Daisy C – An AMAZING story about Daisy the Detective and the mystery of the stolen dogs. I was blown away by your amazing writing and am so proud of you.
Sam – A wonderful fact file about Otters using his best joined up handwriting.
Flo – You are a wonderful fashion designer (reviewing your product and improving it) and a keen mathematician – you are a star.
Walt – Being so enthusiastic about all of our learning this week – I particularly enjoyed your tiger catching his prey video!
Jasper – Excellent independent use of Microsoft Word.
Harri – Continuing with his wonderful Coronasaurus story.
Meryn – Creating a wonderful fact file about emperor penguins and an amazing published picture book which she read beautifully to Miss Mills.
Arabella – Working unbelievably hard at all her home learning! So impressed with your animal designing and creating. Super D&T skills.
Matthew – Fabulous White Rose fractions
Otis –Showing a wonderful attitude to learning and working extremely hard on spelling shed!
James - Leading a brilliant warm up activity in the morning warm up at school.
Casper - has been finding out about fractals and has done some super bike riding.
Arthur - for a mammoth amount of effort in his home learning tasks.
Ralph - for his AMAZING ice cream parlour
Kristian - for a mammoth amount of work
Fred - Stunning rainbow photos of the allotment
Kit - Speedy knowledge of his timestable
Gabriel - For his fab news report on his own created beast
Primrose - Huge improvement in her fraction work
Milly - For emailing a beloved author
Naomi - Her wonderful work on an animal
Ella - Her beautiful bug hotel
Georgie - Her wonderful haiku poem
Beau - AMAZING spellings and AMAZING project work
Alfie - wonderful project work
Tessa - lots of lovely work with super presentation
Elizabeth - fantastic French
Bonnie - an unbelievable amount of work-utterly amazing!
Elsie - learning a new life skill-sewing
Cora - taking part in lockdown crew films
Elliott - Tremendous Times table practicing and decimal work
Rosa - Fantastic French poster
Zy - great first day in school
Evelyn - amazing 3D model of Lake Moraine
William - gripping story opening
Theo - fantastic French sketches
Oscar - brilliant purple mash work
Bash - Fantastic hundredths work & fantastic French(cochon d’inde)
Luke - beautiful sketches and a super pigeon poem
Freddie- being an amazing archaeologist
Sam- TTRockstars champion
Tessa-creating a brilliant lockdown soundtrack
Herbie – Amazing map work!
Megan - Brilliant bendy moves in the morning workout at school!
Martha – for a brilliant pencil drawing of a duck and for organising a wonderful 2.6 fundraising event running 26 laps of her garden for 5 days to help Meningitis Now. With her brother Jude, together they have raised a fantastic £300!
Frank – a wonderful viewpoint creation of the Niagara Falls.
Tom – excellent viewpoints work about responsibility in learning contexts.
Lazlo – thoughtful PSHE responses and amazing artwork!
Esme – a brilliant piece of perspective art and a phenomenal owl sketch.
Beatrice – for making a model of the Holy monastery of Simonos Petra out of a milk carton for the base of the mountain, papier-mache and air-drying clay for the buildings.
Owen - for wonderfully creative viewpoint baking!
Sam – for a beautiful depiction of a pygmy owl through the medium of sketching.
Dan – for creating a wonderful animated Owl. It really made Miss Greenwood smile!
Finley - for going above and beyond and using two different techniques to produce brilliant Owl sketches.
Luan – for a wonderful sketch of a long-eared owl. Amazing artist!
Connor – for a brilliant piece of work with lots of detail about Degus.
Monday 20th April – Friday 24th April:
Martha – Learning to ride her bike without stabilisers. Wow!
Ella – Creating beautiful mosaic collages and mini-beast drawings.
Iitu –Writing and illustrating stories with Maeve
Fjola – Creating a beautiful rainbow with Freddie for their window.
Kit – Making an amazing guitar!
Fraser – Learning how to ride his bike without stabilisers. Wow!
Poppy – Making rainbow cards for all her neighbours.
Dilys – Editing photos on the ipad and creating some fantastic pictures.
Juno – Making amazing 3D butterflies.
Rory – Making some great insect prints on salt dough.
Paloma – Learning to sew!
Will – Making an amazing birthday banner!
Mrs Roselli – Growing very large tadpoles!
Bobby – Amazing drawings and team work.
Jude – Working hard with his sisters to create an amazing rainbow.
Riley – Fantastic maths work using coins and a ruler to help him.
Madison – Lovely neat sentence writing.
Matthew – Marvellous mini beast work AND completing the fiendishly tricky maths puzzle.
Jude - Wonderful rainbow.
Archie - Writing about his chocolate eggs.
Wiley - Making us laugh with the Purple Burple story.
Sophie - Such enthusiastically friendly waving!
Ellie-Mai - Chomping through reading books!
Ethan - Looking after wildlife in his pond.
Artie – Persevering and writing number 18 all by himself!
Mrs Bendle – Coming in on her day off to help sort intervention packs.
James – a wonderful poem about a dog.
Matthew – just being a general superstar always! Including learning how to do burpees with Joe Wicks.
Georgia – Wonderful playing shops with Tabby and using coins.
Walt – A wonderful diary entry. Keep the amazing writing up!
Jasper – An amazing, yet disgusting, recipe for spider soup and reading it aloud so beautifully.
Sam – Writing an amazing letter to Miss Mills with beautiful handwriting and description.
Charlotte – Wow! Reading 22 books since lockdown started – keep up the impressive reading Charlotte!
Harri – A wonderful list of things he would do this week to be kind.
Meryn – Writing an amazing poem called ‘The Storm’.
Flo – Holding a plank for 3.5 minutes! (a gymnastic challenge) Being creative and sewing her own backpack on her own AND beautiful writing. You are a super star Flo.
Freddie – Being amazing! So much home learning and trying so hard to learn to tell the time and use measurements. He even created a lovely Hawks colouring sheet for his friends to complete (it’s on the Hawks home learning page if you want to do it!) and creating a beautiful large rainbow with his sister (including measuring the window!).
Blythe – Showing a love of learning and completing her phonics activity booklet.
Mrs Bovington – Cheerful singing around the building and keeping Miss Mills smiling.
Louisa – Making bread over the Easter holidays.
Ralph – Amazing artwork designing a new front cover for the book he’s reading.
Sid – Amazing drawings and team work.
Hayden – Learning to ride his bike on his own. Amazing determination Hayden! AND creating a delicious homemade pizza.
Prim, May, Joe, Georgie, Fred, Beau, Jacen and Mabel – Great efforts on timetable 2dos on purple mash.
Primrose – An amazing leaflet
Milly – Finishing the class novel before the rest of the class.
Alfie – Clever Corona Virus Time Capsule!
Naomi – A contrasting retelling of the Owl and the Pussycats from a different point of view.
Georgie – Clever maths!
Jasmine, Rosa, Perry, Amelia and Theo - Great animations created
Bonnie, Tessa, Bash, Charlie, Tabby, Finlay and Evelyn - Good effort completing times tables 2dos
Oscar – Learning to knit
Amelia – Carrying out a half marathon with her dad in the back garden and raising over £1000 for charity.
Meghan – A fantastic poem!
Freddie – Brilliant hairdressing, gardening and being creative with socks!
Tabby – Real life maths playing shops with her sister.
Perry – Creating a lung from a bottle and a balloon.
Herbie – Mrs M spotted the best rainbow ever on the windows above your front door.
Jasmine - Brilliant maths.
Sam - Persevering and succeeding with maths.
Emily - A whole range of brilliant-ness at home!
Sam – Amazing art work for the BTBF bus shelter project.
Alfie – for being helpful by supporting his Dad with jobs, and making some yummy bread from scratch. Great work!
Megan – beautiful canvas artwork using oil paints. The sunset that Megan painted was stunning and showed real artistic flair (see a picture of the artwork on the Owls page).
Esme – for being an all-round STAR: learning new tricks on her trampoline, making an aircraft model and making a gorgeous heart banner with her sewing machine to show her gratitude towards the NHS and key workers. Wonderful and inspiring – have a look at the pictures on the Owls page!
Nancy – for working hard with her maths challenges and an all-round excellent attitude to home learning!
Hope – for an amazing amount of effort in all of her home learning tasks and making everyone proud!
Connor – making an assiduous effort rechecking his work and spotting mistakes and correcting them independently in maths.
Ben - for using a BBC Microbit to create a light sensor. Firstly he built the electronic circuit and wrote a program for it to display a sun or a moon depending on the amount of light striking the sensor. He then amended the code to make an intermediate ‘sunset’ setting and added animated graphics. Wow!
EASTER HOLIDAY BRILLIANT BOOK
Monday 6th April – 17th April:
Mrs Mylechreest – Sending morning texts to brighten everyone’s day.
Bobby – Writing his own book AND amazing independent maths at home.
Matthew – Brilliant baking and bug work AND an amazing book about martins.
Billy – Brilliant bike riding and chatting to Mrs Harris.
Isla – Brilliant ball games with her dog
Archie – Amazing bike riding.
Madison – Creating a beautiful colourful picture for everyone.
Samson – Creating amazing lego displays and losing his first tooth!
Jude - Making an amazing rainbow collage to cheer people up along the lane.
Wiley – Making collagraphy prints.
Thea - Animation
Mrs Harris – Adapting to the new challenge – a fab delivery driver and teacher now!
Mrs Bashford – Arranging and sorting out the outdoor area in school.
Merry – Creating their own volcano!
Finley – Working hard at home and challenging his parents at scrabble!
Matthew – Using some brilliant vocabulary in the holidays (including agile and infinite!)
Harri – Coming up with creative ideas for how to create a bird feeder and a hedgehog house.
Lola – Helping taking the shopping in for her Mum – super helpful Lola thank you!
Jasper – After much determination, learning to skip with a skipping rope!
Keir – Creating wonderful lego displays – even some flying items!
Daisy C – Learning to ride a bike and doing really well! Mum is very proud of you.
Meryn – Making wonderful collagraphy prints over Easter and writing sentences about the type of hummingbird she created.
Miss Mills - for the brilliant work she is doing with this website and making staff send things for her to put on!
Casper – Creating their own volcano!
Primrose – For being so helpful by learning to use the washing machine and doing a washing load every morning.
Naomi - Excellent work following an origami tutorial to make an Easter basket.
Miss Barwell – Looking after the key worker children in school over the Easter holidays.
Cora – Making a yummy birthday cake!
Elsie – Amazing art work including a beautiful NHS poster and an exciting ice hand experiment.
Sam – A whole variety of ways he has been brilliant in his home learning
Rosa - Doing some lovely junk modelling and playing lots of football with her brothers.
William – Amazing hoverboard skills
Perry – Fantastic miniature Victorian food
Elliott – Changing his insulin pump pod entirely independently – amazing achievement!
Mrs Bass – Working super hard on home learning tasks, supporting in school and finding lots of new reading resources for our children.
Mrs Catt – Creating a wonderful Easter hat for the parade and sending in her photo to Miss Mills (and working super hard on everything else school related!)
Lazlo – Super attitude to his home learning and for making his parents and Miss Greenwood really proud!
Dougie – Sharing an original newspaper article with Miss Greenwood and showing an amazing historical awareness.
Tom – Amazing artwork, specifically with lots of attention to detail with drawing.
Mark – Excellent cooking skills making buns and documenting the process – they were super tasty!
Martha – Making an amazing rainbow collage to cheer people up along the lane.
Connor – Excellent work following an origami tutorial to make an Easter basket.
Hope – Truly outstanding artwork. Miss Greenwood is so proud of it, and genuinely couldn’t believe at first that it wasn’t a piece from an art gallery! Amazing artist award.
Miss Greenwood – Always working hard and continuing to research and share ideas to support the children’s learning.
Monday 30th March – Friday 3rd April:
Juno – Writing a lovely email to her teachers
Matthew – Working hard at home
Archie – Enjoying doing lots of learning with Mummy
Lola – Lots of lovely outdoor learning!
Riley – Mastered counting in 2s!
Wiley – Has been very busy and has made a tuck shop.
Madison – Great reading and baking.
Jude – Researched and coloured in a red eyed tree frog.
Billy – Working super hard at home!
Harri – Writing an amazing story opening about the ‘Coronasaurus’.
Lacey – Being up early on a Monday and working super hard!
Matthew - Great research about Secretary birds
Georgia – Working independently on tasks at school
Daisy O – Amazing work on purple mash and writing at home
Lola – Writing at home with Mummy
Jago – Excellent effort towards his home learning and creating their own BTBF activity (a minecraft tote bag!).
Daisy C – independent creative Art activities at home and continuing to work super hard at home.
Jasper - Creating a family tree and writing a lovely letter to Miss Mills.
Walt – lots of wonderful home learning going on.
Alfie - Being up early on a Monday and working super hard!
Gabriel - Excellent effort towards his home learning and creating their own BTBF activity (a minecraft tote bag!).
Hayden – Lots of reading and writing at home.
Naomi – Creating a rhubarb crumble for BTBF and lots of creative writing at home.
Fred – Writing a lovely email to Miss Barwell.
Sidney – Writing his own book!
Prim – Creating a family tree
Arthur – Working super hard at home!
Elliott – Great research about Secretary birds
Tabby – Continuing to work in school independently and looking after her little sister.
Rosa S – Working hard at home with both her brothers.
Salome – An amazing family portrait
Herbie – Working hard from home
Amelia – Fab piece of writing
Tessa – Working super hard at home – keep it up!
Elsie - An amazing subtraction poster.
Dougie – Brilliant attitude to learning
Connor – Making his own website for BTBF. Wow! If you want to look click here: http://carmarmedia.co.uk/squirrels/
Mark – Creating his own computer from scratch!
Leon – Amazing art work for the bus shelter exhibition
Humphrey – Amazing work ethic and attitude to his home learning
Martha - A wonderful canvas painting for the bus shelter exhibition