Lapwings

Copythorne Garage

November 9th, 2018

Our garage experts loved their visit yesterday. They saw the old oil come out of a car that needed it changing and the new oil going in. They experienced lots of tools and used some on a car wheel. They pressed buttons to lift the ramp and car up high and even went on the ramp as it was raised! They came back sharing lots of new knowledge and information they had gathered!

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Alpacas

November 9th, 2018

The last visit of the week was to the Alpacas. We learnt about what they eat, what their fur feels like and the fences that are used to keep the Alapacas safe and protect the chickens. The children would love to tell you more about their visit so do come and ask! 

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Soffe’s Woodyard

November 7th, 2018

Today it was a visit to the Woodyard. After a wet and windy walk the children learnt how the trees were cut into different pieces and how every part of the tree is used, nothing is wasted not even the sawdust!

Ask our experts how noisy the Woodyard was. 

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Out of the Window

November 6th, 2018

Whilst we have been learning more about our local area, we have walked past some places you might recognise. 

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Le Chateau

November 6th, 2018

Well another great place to visit in the Copythorne area is Le Chateau. Our experts found out that there are 6 bedrooms in this hotel and in the summer they make their own ice cream!, and there is a lovely children’s menu. 

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New Forest Cakes

November 6th, 2018

What a treat for our senses as we walked into the small kitchen which is New a Forest Cakes. The smell was amazing as we feasted our eyes on fruit cakes , Madeira sponges, iced cakes and amazing cupcakes! 

We were told all about making Christmas cakes and we found out whose favourite is chocolate cake and whose favourite is lemon drizzle ! You’ll have to talk to our experts to find out ! 

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The Lapwings went off to the Pub!

November 5th, 2018

As part of our Out of the Window project a group of us went to visit the Empress of Blandings Pub.

We learnt a great deal as we asked our questions. I wonder if you know why it is called The Empress of Blandings? The Lapwings found out today and they came back and shared their expert knowledge with the rest of the class.

I wonder where else we will find in Copythorne to visit? 

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The 3 Little Pigs

November 5th, 2018

After a few attempts, we present the story that we have spent time learning to tell together. We have enjoyed learning, finding actions to help us and performing it.

We hope you enjoy it too!

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Performance for the Swallows

October 19th, 2018

We spent a couple of weeks perfecting re-telling a story in small groups. We had a group tell  Jack and the Beanstalk, 2 Gingerbread Man groups, 2 Bear Hunt groups and a 3 Little Pigs group. The Lapwings enjoyed practising and learning their roles and the Swallows loved their performances!

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Treasure Hunt

October 19th, 2018

Grace came from Testwood Lakes to take us on a journey around our grounds. We found exiting things including a deer skull, nest, pine cone, bones and feathers. We created journey sticks to help us re-tell a story of our journey.

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