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Author Archive | Clare Edwardson


Wild Wellbeing

We are very lucky to have Essex Wildlife Trust running some forest school sessions with us at the moment. Children, along with a family member, are learning and experiencing the benefits of getting outside for our health and well-being.

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Farm to Fork Trail at Tesco

Class 3ET had a great morning visiting Tesco on Tuesday. We learned that we should not only eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables everyday but to also make sure they are different colours. To start the visit off we explored the fruit and veg department to see what different colour options are available to […]

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Coastal School with class 3ET

3ET have made an excellent start to their four coastal school sessions. Both groups have embraced outdoor learning and are acquiring new skills and knowledge of our coastline. So far we have built sandcastles, dug holes and measured them, identified shells and seaweed, experimented with rocks, built dens and much more besides.

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2EN Trip to Fingringhoe Wick

Year 2 had a fabulous day collecting bugs in 2 different habitats. We enjoyed sweeping the meadow with our nets and dipping in the pond. Our favourite discovery in the meadow was the red soldier beetle and the huge dragonfly nymph from the pond. Apparently it was the largest that the rangers had ever found […]

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Mean Machines – 2EN

Year 2 have started the term by constructing some mean machines. We used our joining skills that we developed last term to good use. We also used our knowledge of wheels and axles, our measuring skills and lots and lots of glue!!! We have had the opportunity to view each others’ designs so we can […]

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Year 2 Scooter Days

  This week year 2 brought their scooters to school for some very exciting lessons.   First we had a look at a scooter to see if we could name all of the parts and how to check it is in good working condition.  Next we talked about how to keep safe when riding our […]

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Book Week Begins

Today we introduced the book ‘Tuesday’. We were detectives and asked questions to help us solve the mystery of the green leaves that appeared on a road over night. What were they? How did they get there? We then looked at the artwork in the book and began experimenting with chalk, pastel and painting pencils […]

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2EN Party Planners

Welcome to Mrs Edwardson’s first blog post! Fingers crossed this works! With the party season upon us we have been thinking about party food in our DT lessons. We have talked about the types of finger foods we might have at a party and practised our preparation skills by following a simple recipe for party […]

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