Year R Class

Keeping warm!

Oak class enjoyed exploring how a polar bear keeps warm on the ice and in cold water. We experimented with different materials to create the same effect as a polar bear’s fur and the layer of fat on its body. Great fun and lots of fantastic thinking skills going on.

Key steps competition

Congratulations to our KS1 gymnastics squad who attended the Key Steps competition at Bourne Gymnastics club on Friday. They worked very hard to learn and practise the 2 routines and the vault required for the event in just 2 weeks! They were a credit to the school and were very well deserved winners of the Continue reading

Snowman Stories!

This week we have been watching the film “The Snowman” We talked about the story and created a story map to help us to retell the events. We then created our own snowman stories. We thought about where we would go, how we would get there and what we would do there. After illustrating our Continue reading

Gymnastics at Kemsley

We have had a great start to this term’s gymnastics club. Children from Reception, year 1 and year 2 have been learning about the importance of warming up and stretching before and after exercising. They have learnt some basic shapes and explored moving in different ways, as well as developing their skills for balance and Continue reading


There was a great atmoshere of positivity and concentration during our learning this morning, prehaps helped by the peppermint oil being gently diffused in the classroom while we were working! Well done Oak class fantastic learning today!

Daily Mile!

This term in Oak class we are inviting our families to join us for a sharing session to keep fit and stay healthy. This week was our first session and we were very pleased to welcome so many parents, who all joined us for the “Daily mile” and then to share a healthy snack of Continue reading

“Bach to the future”

We started our week with a visit from Kent Music, who entertained us with an hour long music assembly. Bach to the Future is an interactive Roadshow that aims to inspire children to learn a musical instrument and to encourage an understanding of just how valuable music is to our world and to our everyday lives. Continue reading

Using the IT suite

This morning Oak class used the IT suite to explore a paint program on the computers. We started to learn how to control a mouse and also how to close a program and shut down the computer. We took it in turns to share the computers and also the ipads. We also learnt some new Continue reading