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Spring Term 2019

Our exciting new topic is The Crow's Tale, click here to find out more.

Rainbow Day 

​For our new topic, The Crow's Tale, the children from Barn Owls came dressed in as many colours as possible to represent the Crow's rainbow

feathers. The children made collage feathers using different materials for their display board, painted feathers in different tones and explored 

different words to describe Rainbow Crow. ​


Around the World Trip

Barn Owls travelled around the world in one day. 


Christmas Craft Day

Barn Owl children had an exciting day making different Christmas Crafts.


Design Technology Week

​The Barn Owls have been very busy creating their own moving aeroplanes.


The Barn Owls tested their completed aeroplanes. 


Imperial War Museum Duxford

​We had all a lovely day at Duxford. The children enjoyed looking at the aircrafts from the past to the modern day planes and particularly 

enjoyed walking through Concorde. ​



Superhero Day

All the children have transformed into their favourite Superhero character. They have danced through the morning with their special

Superhero song and found their superpowers in drama. They have more exciting plans for this afternoon, including flying over 

skyscrapers and counting with 'Zero the Hero' in Maths!



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Autumn Term 2018​

We will be starting off the new academic year with our topic of SUPERHEROES!  Please click here to find out more information. 

Royal Wedding Celebrations

Today we have had lots of fun celebrating the upcoming Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!


Summer Term 2018

Our new topic this term is 'From Short Wood to Rio!'.  Please click here for more information.

St Leonard's Church

We walked to the local church and became church detectives for the day.​


Warwick Castle Visit

We had an amazing day out at Warwick Castle.


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.


Spring Term 2018

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

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!