Glapthorn C.E.

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Spring Term 2018

Our exciting new topic is Castles, Kings and Queens.  Click here for more information. 

Dress- up Day

We came to school dressed as our favourite kings, queens, princes and princesses. We had lots of fun making people laugh as jesters, measuring out magic potions, writing our own spells using alliteration and sharing our favourite stories with each other.


Christmas Craft Day 2017

We have all had lots of fun in Barn Owls doing different Christmas activities!


Autumn 2017

This term our topic is Toy Story II, click here to find out all about it.

We had a lovely day at Ely Museum looking at toys. 


We had lots of fun celebrating Harvest!


Summer 2017

This term we are going to be growing our own pizza and opening an Italian restaurant.  Please click here to find out more.

We visited Dobbies Garden Centre to find out about how to run an Italian Restaurant.  We had lots of fun!


Spring 2017

This term we are learning about London and the capital cities around the U.K. Please click here.

Autumn 2016

This term, we are learning about Superheroes.

Summer 2016

This term we are learning about how Short Wood compares to the Amazon Rainforest.

Woodland Animal Visit

On Tuesday 10th May, we had a visit from some very exciting guests.  Dave from Raptor Xotics brought lots of woodland animals for us to see. We got to stroke a rat, a grass snake, a hedgehog, a slow worm, an owl and more exciting animals.  The children loved it and were all very brave!


Spring 2016

Watch out for royalty at Glapthorn School this term as Barn Owls Class find out about Kings and Queens.  The children are visiting some castles and turning into Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses themselves!  Some of their work will be displayed in Oundle Library in May/June to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday.  They are also finding out about special Christian buildings and comparing them to special buildings of different faiths.

Rockingham Castle Visit

We visited Rockingham Castle as part of our fabulous finish to end our topic on Kings, Queens and Castles.  Everyone had a fantastic time!


Autumn 2015

​During the Autumn Term, Barn Owls class found out about old toys and put on a puppet show!