World Book Day!

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As always, what a huge success World Book Day was at Kingsteignton School! It kicked started with a mini assembly where we were able to share some very exciting prizes! Children across the school were chosen to win a £5 book voucher to spend at their leisure on a brand new book! The winners in…

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Making our Hand Puppets!

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This week, the children have been very busy creating their 3LP inspired hand puppets. Using their designs, they have cut out the different shapes they needed, used a glue gun, sewed on buttons and used a running stitch to finish their puppet, securing the front and the back together. We cannot…

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Making Schools for the 3LPs!

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Over the last couple of weeks, we have been busy working in terms to create our schools for the 3LPs. The children had to use all of their knowledge that they have learnt throughout our Big Question to create a school that was waterproof and could cope with the Big Bad Wolf's huff and puff! The…

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Author Visit from Andy Seed!

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What a fantastic day!

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Children's Mental Health Week!

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This week, on top of Safer Internet Day, we have also been taking part in Children’s Mental Health Week, which, we are sure you will agree, is extremely important. As you know, human beings are intrinsically connected to each other, and these connections are vital for the wellbeing of all…

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Safer Internet Day!

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Yesterday, we had an assembly all around being safe on the internet, in preparation for today, which is Safer Internet Day! The learning main topic of conversation around this has been based around this year's theme ‘Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online’.


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Experimenting with materials and their properties!

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When looking at properties of materials, it was clear that the children weren't so secure on their understanding of waterproof, absorbent, transparent and opaque. We decided to set up an experiment that would enable us to test and observe these properties of materials. Within this experiment, we…

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Birdwatchers on the loose!

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Before bird watching, we talked about how many different birds we knew. With over twenty different species I was very impressed! Answers ranged from sparrows, woodpeckers and kingfishers to flamingos, penguins and ostriches! This led to conversations around which types of birds we would be likely…

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Puppet Masters!

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As part of our new Design and Technology topic, that ties in with our Big Question, we are going to be designing and making hand puppets to retell the story of the 3 Little Pigs. Before we can start designing and making, it is really important that we investigate different styles of puppets and…

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Snuggle Up and Read Bags!

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At Kingsteignton School, we want reading to be more than something that the children have to do at school. We want reading to become something that the children choose to do because they enjoy it! As Dr Seuss once said, “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a…
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Detective, detective!

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Welcoming the children back after the Christmas holidays was a crime scene! The children had to be police detectives and use the clues to figure out what story character had left the clues behind. The clues were revealed one at a time and in between each one, they had to think about a story that…

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Christmas Lunch and Jumper Day!

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Today we really did get into the festive spirit! With our Christmas jumpers and reindeer hats at the ready, we enjoyed a wonderful Christmas lunch cooked by the school kitchen. There was plenty of cracker pulling, joke telling and Christmas brownie eating! It was so lovely to see all of their…

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