How to Trap a Dragon

We have been building traps to trap a dragon. After reading the story, we worked in groups to follow the instructions of the story to make our own traps. We dug a hole, covered it with a brown sheet, scattered leaves and sticks and placed a piece of meat on top. We then hid and waited patiently for our dragon’s to come.

The Red Book?

On Wednesday the whole school went for a Welly Walk up to Gladestry Church. We found a big red book at the Church that looked very mysterious, but we couldn’t decide what it was called. We took the book into the Church to see what was inside. We found a knight, book called ‘The Story of Pwll’, some flowers, a crown, a magical wand and a silver cup. When we got back to school, we did some research to find out what this book could be. We found out that it is the Red Book of Hergest.

The Mysterious red book found at the Church

Junk Modelling

In Class One we have been creating dinosaurs using materials out of our junk modelling box. We each decided which materials would be best for the body parts of our chosen dinosaurs, we identified that we needed hard, sturdy materials like cardboard or pots to create legs for the dinosaurs to stand on. Some of us decided to paint our dinosaurs and others used coloured materials to make them eye catching. There was some stegosaurus, megalodons, Spinosaurus, triceratops and brachiosaurus.

Children in Need

On Friday we celebrated Children in Need at Gladestry School. We all took part in WEAR WHAT YOU WANT and we had pyjamas, footballers, best outfits and batman in our class.

Class One made Pudsey ears to wear and decorated them with colourful spots. We all participated in ‘Work Out With Joe Wicks’  where we answered quiz questions and worked up a sweat!

We all enjoyed bringing in a treat for snack today and completing lots of Pudsey activities.

We raised a total of £30.50  – Da Iawn Gladestry!

Dinosaur Fact Files

This week we have been finding out facts about dinosaurs. In pairs children chose a dinosaur to research and used non-fiction books and the internet to find their facts.

Using HWB on the laptops, we wrote our facts onto a template that Miss Tame shared with us and created our fact files about the dinosaurs.



Remembrance Day

On Thursday 11.11.21 in Class One we celebrated remembrance day. The whole school completed 2 minutes of silence and we learnt about why we celebrate Remembrance Day.

Throughout the day we painted Poppies on our Class windows for the community to view and completed lots of Poppy Missions.

The older children created and wrote their own acrostic poems about Remembrance Day, we enjoyed working as a team to think of words and sentences starting with each letter.



This week in Class One we have been exploring fossils.

We learnt about Mary Anning the famous fossil hunter and wrote about her life.

Next we explored what fossils are and what they look like. We examined them carefully and identified what fossils they were.

After we matched the dinosaurs to their own fossils, this was lots of fun!

Lastly we received a message from a relation of Mary Anning and they gave us ingredients and a recipe to make our own fossils. We followed the recipe and created salt dough, we made our own dinosaur fossils!