Welcome to Magpies Class

We have been producing some art work by using fruit printing.

Magpies have been looking at the changes around the school like leaves changing colour and dropping off our tree, the weather getting colder and summer fruit disappearing from the shops.

We have been learning about the seasons.


Magpies enjoyed listening to the story Aaaaaargh Spider! in literacy. We imagined having our own pet spiders and wrote about them. We found out interesting facts about spiders and made paper spiders with glittery webs in our art lessons. When we came to school one morning, we found that an enormous spider had made a web [...]

Using Our Senses

Magpies have been having fun using their senses in science lessons. We tried to guess the smells in in different pots. We thought it was difficult because we couldn’t see what was inside. We enjoyed trying diffeent flavours of crisps. Salt and vinegar crisps were our favourites!

Magpies Artists.

Magpies working during arts week.      

Our Chicks

  Magpies have been carefully looking after some eggs. The eggs were in an incubator in the classroom and we had to turn them every day. The incubator kept the eggs warm. The eggs hatched after 21 days. We have seven chicks! They are yellow and fluffy. We feed them chick crumbs and they have water [...]

Olympic torch comes to Smeeth.

On Thursday morning Smeeth children were involved in an olympic first.  The winning torch design  from the local schools competition had been delivered to the school from Brook Primary School.  All of the children paired up and then completed a relay around the school.  After making their way through a Woodpeckers tunnel two year 6 children [...]

Making Vehicles

As part of our work on Transport,  we all designed and made vehicles. We glued boxes together and attached wheels and axles to the base. Then we painted them. All our vehicles look different.


Last week Magpies and Woodpeckers presented their Christmas production called Children of the World. All the children took part in the play which told of the Christmas traditions of several countries. Everyone had a great time rehearsing and singing the songs which helped to tell the story. Dressing up was fun and all the costumes looked superb! [...]