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

FS1 Visit the School Library

Every Friday in foundation one we bring our own book bag and visit our school library. Sharing books with our adults is so exciting but we also like to look at them on our own sometimes. We can use the pictures to help us tell a story. What a fantastic time we have in our […]

Y2 Use Compasses

Year 2 have been using compasses to find North, East, South and West in Geography.🧭

Nature Inspired Art with Class 10

In Art, Class 10 have been working on making stamps inspired by nature, after learning all about artist Lesley Richmond. We started by talking a nature walk around our woods to find out about all the different textures in nature, before using this to make our stamps. 🌲🍃

Monkwood Career Champions….Making Dreams a Reality

Matthew Cartlidge, who is now an Assistant Psychologist, attended Monkwood Primary 10 years ago! He fondly remembers his Science and PHSE lessons during his time at Monkwood, and knew from an early age that he wanted to use these in his future career. 

Beebots with Y2

Year 2 have been working with the beebots in computing. They have given the electronic bees instructions using directional and positional language. Great team work Class 7!

Hobgoblin Theatre Company perform for Class 4 & 5

On Tuesday 23rd May we were so lucky to have the Hobgoblin Theatre Company come and perform for Class 4 & 5. The children absolutely loved their performance of  the traditional tale Jack and the Beanstalk. 😁🌱

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 […]

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 […]