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18/06/24

🚨 BREAKING NEWS! 🚨 The naughty pea has taken over the nursery garden… if you catch any stray peas, please contact nursery. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/68ZabYpmGL

10/06/24

For their snack this morning, nursery class enjoyed some lettuce they they have grown themselves in the garden! pic.twitter.com/0W5qKluhys

07/06/24

The eco club members had a great time at the eco conference. They participated in lots of activities and learnt lots about the importance of pollinators. Did you know that hummingbirds play a vital role in the pollination of many different species of plant life?! pic.twitter.com/KJEe7osJ7C

06/06/24

The eco club members were thrilled to receive their green flag. They were proud to hang it and celebrated with some gardening in the sun! pic.twitter.com/bsQLc8mB11

31/05/24

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO! It’s the super kids! Calling all superheroes to class on Monday… 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/oD8T5zJmnT

30/05/24

Families of Buntingford First, get ready! Our summer celebration will be on Thursday June 27th, after sports day! Stay tuned for more updates next week… ☀️🎉 pic.twitter.com/m2Nji1AgBy

23/05/24

YAAAY! We did it! A HUGE thank you to our eco committee for their efforts in helping us achieve our very first Eco Schools Green Flag! Caring for our planet is everyone’s responsibility. We would also like to thank each and every student for participating. pic.twitter.com/lsMWkCbCp7

22/05/24

We had a wonderful time meeting our new animal friends. We met Winston the bearded dragon, Malcolm the leopard gecko, Neville the snake, Marvin the giant African land snail, Remy the hamster and Gertrude the wide mouthed tree frog! pic.twitter.com/TyH9N6t76Q

21/05/24

Nursery class are definitely passing through an enclosing play schema! This is when they like to enclose themselves and toys in buildings and boxes. Through this schema they are showing an interest in shape and space! pic.twitter.com/Xtec8FBC23

16/05/24

A huge THANK YOU to our Buntingford PTA for providing us with our caterpillars. We have loved watching them transform into butterflies! KS1 & KS2 enjoyed releasing theirs. EYFS are still waiting for a few to emerge ☺️ 🦋 pic.twitter.com/vDGIVEboon

10/05/24

Buntingford First School is a Climate Action award winner!Read the full story https://t.co/v6ARrBnIU8

09/05/24

Our eco committee: saving the world, one tree at a time! 🌳 pic.twitter.com/7OMzGFbBuV

08/05/24

We are working towards earning our silver award from the 🌳 today we completed the viewpoints challenge, exploring nature from different perspectives! pic.twitter.com/hdM2MfbIcz

02/05/24

The eco committee have been hard at work planting a wildflower area to support pollinators. They produced posters to encourage others to do the same! 🐝 pic.twitter.com/BUEFKZhRSX

30/04/24

Well done to some of our friends for their litter picking efforts at the weekend! Remember, we have four litter pickers you may borrow, just ask your class teacher! pic.twitter.com/Y9bTJvv6Z9

30/04/24

In nursery we have some very strong and brave little ladies! 💪😀 pic.twitter.com/LjtwuHKOCx

26/04/24

Finally it’s here! Head over to our new instagram page and follow us ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PJ3aEYenWJ

25/04/24

It was a busy afternoon for the eco committee today! pic.twitter.com/IWBQcAveBx

23/04/24

Here it is… Our collaborative mural to celebrate taking care of our wonderful world ❤️🌎 pic.twitter.com/GDSPrmr5oz

29/03/24

What an exciting end to a fantastic half term… Oak class had a special delivery from outer space, spaceship parts! The children decided that the mummy and daddy aliens must have arrived to collect their baby and parked their spaceship on the roof! pic.twitter.com/fTFGQ4xof0

27/03/24

Staff Wellbeing lunch is ready - we love how brilliant our staff are here! Thank you for all that you do for our children. pic.twitter.com/SplNtUe9ci

26/03/24

KS2 have really enjoyed thinking about the wonderful community we have in Buntingford. The children have used their Computing skills to create a summary of their work. pic.twitter.com/jHZdMm1Xxz

25/03/24

Really proud of our school choir performing, ‘This is Me,’ at our Easter assembly. pic.twitter.com/Nsl509EKau

20/03/24

We have been so lucky to have had a healthy foods workshop run by Aspens. We learnt about tasty, healthy snacks and all the good they do for our bodies. We made a fruit and vegetable smoothly, which was delicious, healthy and sweet! We are allowed sweet treats, just not too many! pic.twitter.com/6q5Fr0nJCd

18/03/24

We have been learning about the importance of our wonderful community in Buntingford in our PSHE lessons recently. Year 3 and 4 have decided to get creative to make some Easter cards and gifts for our friends Layston Grove Care Home pic.twitter.com/wGqnsSng2F

KS1 Pathfinders

BUNTINGFORD PATHFINDERS 2023 24 (002)

Cycle A

Happily Ever After

'Happily Ever After' is a thematic unit, based around fairy tales, with a key focus on literacy and drama. It is designed to enable pupils to develop a love of stories, as well as providing a vehicle for communication through creative arts work.

Curriculum and Composites

Art 1

Art 2

Computing

Design and Technology 1

Design and Technology 2

Music

Science

Knowledge Builders

Science

 

Jurassic Hunter

‘Jurassic Hunter’ is a competency-based thematic unit with a history focus, telling the inspirational story of Mary Anning. She is famous for being the greatest fossil ­under of her era, powerfully influencing the new science of palaeontology. She overcame a lack of formal education to emerge as one of the leading authorities on fossils.

Knowledge Builders

History

 

Children's Champion

‘Children’s Champion’ is a competency-based thematic unit with a history focus, telling the inspirational story of Thomas Barnardo. He is famous for providing homes and education for poor children in Victorian Britain and founding the charity, Barnardo’s.

Curriculum and Composites

History

Knowledge Builders

History

 

Come Fly with Me!

‘Come Fly With Me! Arctic Circle’ is a thematic unit based on the Arctic region and surroundings, with a key focus on geography. Pupils will learn about the location, weather and climate in the Arctic, as well as the wildlife that lives there. Inuit people, their traditions and customs, will also be studied.

Curriculum and Composites

Art 1

Art 2

Computing

Geography

History

Music

Science

Knowledge Builders

Geography

History

Science - Habitats

Science - Materials

Science - Weather

Powhatan People

‘Powhatan People’ is a competency-based thematic unit with a history focus, telling the inspirational story of Pocahontas. She is famous for translating on behalf of her tribe and for her bravery, leadership and negotiation skills between the English colonialists and her people. Pupils will learn, through her life story, all about her achievements and ongoing legacy.

Curriculum and Composites

History

Knowledge Builders

History

Light Up the World

‘Light Up the World’ is a thematic unit based around the sun and other sources of light, with a science focus. Pupils will look at solar power and how to save electricity, as well as learning about sun safety and the importance of protecting both the skin and eyes. They will also learn about how shadows are formed when solid objects block light. Nocturnal animals will also be introduced in this unit.

Knowledge Builders

Science

Never Eat Shredded Wheat

‘Never Eat Shredded Wheat’ is an essential geography unit, which explores how to communicate effectively using different geographical information and vocabulary.  Use of a simple compass and maps will help identify the location of places near and afar in this knowledge packed unit.  Enjoy learning about some of the delicious foods from around the world and you explore ‘Food, glorious, food!’

Curriculum and Composites

Geography

Knowledge Builders

Geography

Unity in the Community

‘Unity in the Community’ is a thematic unit about the area you live in, with a geography focus. Pupils will develop their geographical skills, local knowledge and understanding through learning about their school, the features of its grounds, the surrounding area and how it has changed over time. They will be taught all about the importance of acting responsibly within both the school and the wider community.

Knowledge Builders

Geography

History

Science

Four Seasons Project

The 'Four Seasons Project' is a series sessions designed to be linked in with the science / geography curriculum over the school year. This observational unit will involve seasonal investigations and outdoor learning on our doorstep, here in Buntingford.

Curriculum and Composites

Geography

Science

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