Monthly Archives: June 2018

Turtles Class: Seaside Art

We have been getting creative here in Turtle class as we embark on a range of seaside crafts. This week we have been focusing on adding some items to our seaside board. Keeping with the theme of The Lighthouse Keeper’s lunch, we had a go at creating some of those pesky seagulls! We made paper plate seagulls whose wings actually flap- come and see

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Kite Class: RIAT Junior Engineering Challenge 2018

Kite Class took part in the Junior Engineering Challenge, organised by the RAF Charitable Trust in collaboration with STEM (Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering) Works.  The children were asked to design and build a vehicle to travel 5m in the fastest time, using a motor with cogs for propulsion. They loved their half-day workshop and our winners to go on to represent Westrop in

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Turtles Class: Moving mechanisms on our lighthouses

Following the success of our lighthouse designs, we have been working together today to complete the moving parts on our Lighthouses. Some of us opted to create a moving wheel using a cotton reel, with lots of us opting to create a pulley-wheel using a bottle top as witnessed on our demonstration. We thought about how we could create a basket and connect it

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Kites Class: Crazy Hair Day

Kite Class participated in crazy hair day today raising money to pay for a wig for The Little Princess Trust. Don’t we look fabulous!


Falcons Class: Crazy Hair Day

This week at Westrop Falcon class came to school with crazy hair to raise money for the Princess Trust. Here are some of the fantastic hairstyles.


Octopus Class: Crazy Hair Day 2018

Today was crazy hair day across the school so Octopus Class decided to hold a crazy hair catwalk show! We all walked the catwalk and showed off our craziest poses, take a look at our photos!


Butterflies Class: Crazy Hair Day

The children all looked amazing today! In the afternoon we watched the trashion show and we were amazed at all the creations. When we got back to the classroom the children wanted to do their own fashion show – we loved all the different poses!


Kangaroos Class: Learn about baptism

Kangaroos had a lovely afternoon at the Methodist church learning about why people get baptised. They enjoyed the roleplaying of being a family who decided to get their child baptised. They learnt about the symbols that are an important part of being baptised. One lucky Kangaroo got to go in the baptistery and imagine what it would be like to be submerged for a

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Highworth Pre-School 50th – Choir