“We aim to send all young people into an ever-changing world able and qualified to play their full part in it.”

Class 2 Fantastic Flowers

In Class 2 this week we have been looking at the famous artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her beautiful large scale painting of flowers. We used water colours to create our own artwork and then added detail with a black pen. 🌻🌼🌷

Monkwood Recommends

Mrs Ellis recommends – The Tunnel by Anthony Browne.  In this story, a brother and sister argue and hate spending time together. Their mother makes them go out and they have a frightening adventure involving a tunnel and a deep, dark forest… The story ends happily, thank goodness but there is a moment where you […]

The Fire of London with Class 6 🔥

Last week, Class 6 had such a fantastic afternoon in the woods. We were learning about how the people of 1666 put out the fire of London. We worked as a team to pass a leather bucket down the line to extinguish the fire!

Y3/4 Quad Kids Competition

A group of Y3/4 children were proud to represent the school at an athletics competition. The children took part in a range of running, jumping and throwing events and gave their best all day. You represented the school exceptionally well and we’re proud of you all.

Adventure Challenge

A group of children took part in an Adventure Challenge and were the embodiment of the Monkwood Way. They were not only polite, well mannered and well behaved they embraced the challenges they were set without hesitation. They showed excellent teamwork skills, which enabled them to complete each challenge to the best of their abilities without […]

3D Shapes with Y5

In Maths, the children have been learning all about 3D shapes. During the lesson, the children have been constructing a range of 3D shapes and identifying their features.  Working together, they also used other elements of their maths knowledge (including measuring) to construct their shapes.

Y6 Geography

In Geography, Year 6 have used clay to make models that show the different features of coastal erosion: notch, crack, cave, arch, stack and stump. 🌊 Next week, we will put them on paper to annotate them with information. 

Mental Health Week 2023

As part of ‘Mental Health Week 2023’ year 3 went on a nature walk to clear their minds. 💚 Afterwards, they wrote down any worries they had and posted them into the class worry box. They also discussed lots of strategies that you can use to help and would like to share them with you.  If you feel […]

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