Ospreys' Reading Reward2023-05-12 17:04:14
After winning the reading percentage challenge last week, with an outstanding 100%, today Ospreys have enjoyed a very well deserved trip to Greenlands park as their reward.
You are all doing amazing! Keep up the good work Ospreys!
Merlins and Ospreys create a magical Diagon Alley!2023-03-31 16:08:37
What an amazing time Merlins and Ospreys have had in designing, making and selling Harry Potter themed merchandise at their own Diagon Alley last Monday. Their final event brought a fantastic topic to a truly magical end!
Merlins and Ospreys' fantastic trip to Warner Bros. Studio Tour to see the Making of Harry Potter!2023-03-06 23:25:49
What an exciting day Merlins and Ospreys had last Thursday! We travelled down to Watford to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour: the making of Harry Potter! We were able to see up close the intricate detail hidden in every costume made for the films, spot our favourite props from the film, step onto iconic sets like the Great Hall and Diagon Ally, discover how the special and visual effects teams made Harry and his friends fly, learn how magical creatures were brought to life on screen and learn how our favourite sets were created.
What a truly magical, amazing day we had!
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone2023-01-06 17:25:52
What an amazing start to 2023. As I am sure you already know, Merlins and Ospreys are so excited about their new topic, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as well as the exciting visit we have booked for March.
So far, we have created potions, designed wands, sketched Hogwarts and written a letter accepting our place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The enthusiasm the children have for the topic is outstanding and we are very excited for the term ahead of us.
Can you survive the Stone Age?2022-12-13 15:50:34
Can you survive the Stone Age?
The answer is yes! Merlins and Ospreys had a fantastic survival day and showed off their many talents and skills, from chopping and dicing for our food preparation to den building. They used their knowledge of how Stone Age people lived and survived, and overall had a brilliant day.
We started the day off by making replica models of Stone Age instruments, tools and jewellery. In the afternoon, we ate some typical Stone Age fruit strew that the children had prepared earlier in the week, using only ingredients that were around in the Stone Age. After filling up on the stew, the children then imagined using animal skin to make warm and waterproof dens. To finish off our Stone Age survival day, we headed down into our forest and sat around a fire in true Stone Age style, using our instruments for entertainment. We did have to step out of the Stone Age for a short period of time though, as all the children had a go at toasting bread over the fire.
Merlins and Ospreys have loved learning all about the Stone Age this term and have remember so much! It has been a great start to their academic year!