Sunday, 26 February 2017

Amazing art work by Gascoigne Class

Children in Gascoigne Class have been working with Mrs Dews to create these stunning drawings of birds of prey.

 Working with pencils of different gradings, the children carefully re-created the shades and textures of feathers.
 To create the initial outline shape, children used a grid and knowledge of ratio and proportion.

Careful shading, hatching and cross hatching enabled children to create depth, texture and a 3 - D effect.

Amazing art work, Gascoigne. Well done!

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Welcome back!

Welcome back to the second half of the Spring Term. We are looking forward to celebrating World Book Day next week with Hilary Robinson.
Our Christian Value this half term is 'Justice'.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Working Scientifically

On Friday, our Space Ambassador, Mrs Turford, worked with the children in Gascoigne Class to conduct a series of tests and investigations to help protect astronauts against the effects of ultra-violet rays in Space. It was a fascinating morning and the children are looking forward to completing further experiments and investigations as they continue to work on the Tim Peake Primary Space Project. Thank you Mrs Turford!





Sunday, 29 January 2017

Our Learning Environment

A few visitors have looked around our school recently and have been very impressed with the children's artwork .......
their engagement with our Christian Values..... Perseverance......

              their enthusiasm for learning  tracked in the 'Year in the Life of Lady Elizabeth Hastings Learning Community' wall display below;-

and their interest and involvement in the Tim Peake Primary Space Project.
Keep up this great work children!

Monday, 16 January 2017

Learning in Ledston

Our youngest children in our Reception Class have quickly settled into learning.....
Guided reading in The Ark library....

Reflecting on our Christian Value 'Perseverance.'....

Using their fine motor skills to create pictures connected to this term's topic 'Moon Zoom'

Learning the names of the planets in our Solar System and making Papier Mache 3D models.

Such focused concentration....

            and thoughtful work in the 'Transient Art' provision area ......

                           ....discussing the curved and flats parts of 3-D shapes.

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Spring Term 2017

Welcome back after the festive break! We hope you all had a great Christmas.  Class Teachers have been busy writing their Classroom Connections bulletins and updating their Blogs. Please visit each Class Page to find out about the exciting activities that will be taking this term and how you can help children with their learning. 

Friday, 16 December 2016

Candles by Candlelight

A wonderful performance last night by our choir and instrumentalists!Thank you to all parents who came, sang along, had mince pies, coffee and tea the odd tipple of mulled wine. It was a perfect way to get together and celebrate Christmas. Special thanks to Mrs F and Miss S for the hours of after school and lunchtime rehearsals'.