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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Performance Treat!

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After 2 incredible performances of the Bethlehem Bake Off to our adults, the children in Primrose Class definitely deserved a treat! Myself and Miss Bailey had a bake off competition, where we baked some Christmas goodies for the children to taste. The children voted for their favourite bake,…

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Grandparent's Christmas Craft Afternoon!

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On Friday, the children in Primrose welcomed their Grandparent's in for some Christmas crafts. It was so lovely to be able to do this again and everyone appeared to enjoy themselves. A huge thank you to all the Grandparents who joined us!

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Lady of the Lamp!

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As part of our Big Question for our learning challenge curriculum, we created Florence Nightingale inspired lanterns that involved us needing to cut, fold and join materials. The children showed great perseverance and creativity!

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Be Internet Legends Day!

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Today, we joined the team at Google for a live assembly to learn how to be an Internet Legend! Being an internet legend includes learning how to be safer, more confident online explorers. This year, Be Internet Legends Day focussed on wellbeing – helping children think about how being online makes…

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Bethlehem Bake Off

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Over the last few days, Buttercup and Primrose class have performed the Nativity, 'Bethlehem Bake Off'! With our very own Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood tasting bread and birthday cakes made by the angels, wise men and shepherds, it made for a great watch! We were so proud of each and every Year 2…

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A visit from St Nicholas...

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This week, the children in Primrose Class received a visit from St Nicholas. After looking at our lovely gifts, we found out about who St Nicholas was and heard some stories about him. What an exciting start to the day it was!

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Theatre Alibi

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What a treat Theatre Alibi were, as always! This time, we received a rather large and strange parcel... The children gathered in the hall to investigate. To our complete astonishment, it turned out that there two people living in the parcel! Through a fantastic performance, we learnt all about the…

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Why is Christmas important to Christians?

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The children in Primrose Class enjoyed a Christmas Experience at St Michael's Church today. There were 5 different stations that allowed the children to explore the Christmas Story that Christians believe is so important. This involved learning about the preparations Christians make, the important…

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