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Welcome to Kingfishers Class!


Welcome to our class page, our teachers are Miss Wheatley (Monday- Wednesday) and Mr Howard (Thursday and Friday) and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs McCarthy. We are a mixed class of Year2, Year 3 and Year 4 children. 

The long term plan for this academic year in Kingfisher class

Ashmolean Museum

Kingfishers set off to the Ashmolean Museum for a fact filled day all about the Ancient Egyptians. We took part in a variety of activities including handling real Ancient Egyptian artefacts. We had to use clues and our knowledge to solve puzzles  and say which Ancient Egyptian owned the items we had. 

After lunch we were able to explore the rest of the museum which has pieces from a variety of historical periods from around the world.

An exhausting but inspiring day was had by all.

Autumn Term Letter

Kingfishers enjoyed their recent trip to The Ancient Technology Centre in Cranbourne. We all had an amazing time! When we arrived we dressed up in traditional Viking clothing. We then set about earning our keep by making the vegetable stew for our lunch and dinner, grinding the corn into flour to make bread and making butter and cheese. We had to chop the wood for the fire to cook on, dig and clear the land for the vegetable patch and wash wool by making soap from a plant called soapwort. We relaxed in the evening playing traditional Viking games, learning to be Viking warriors, before listening to an ancient legend story in the earth-house. When bedtime finally arrived, we all snuggled down in the Viking longbarn lying on sheepskins.

The following day we transported ourselves back to modern times and enjoyed a days fun and exploring at Moors Valley.


Please look at our gallery for our pictures of our adventures!