Pinewood Infant School and Foundation Unit
'Together we give children the roots to grow and the wings to fly'
Welcome to The Cats!
We are a class of 27 fantastic children!
We have lots of fun and we love to learn. The Cats work hard and we look after each other. We all love coming to school!
Look at our photos and you will see why we think Pinewood is the best school there is!
The class teacher in the Cats is Miss Guy and she is supported by the amazing teaching assistants: Anne-Marie, Tracy Kershaw, Lisa Smith and Tracy Ridgeway-Rayns who work across F2. Mrs Symmons and Mrs Withnall cover planning and leadership time.
Local Artist Anna Collette-Hunt May 2023
Today we learnt all about an incredible artist called Anna Collette-Hunt. She makes the most amazing ceramic books which we used to inspire our artwork.
The King’s Coronation May 2023
We really enjoyed learning about the Royal Family and the Coronation. We all wore red, white and blue to celebrate.
White Post Farm March 2023
We have been learning all about growing this half term and what an end of term treat to go to the farm! We learnt all about baby animals and got to hold and feed some. We were so well behaved, we were the perfect Pinewood children!
Red Nose Day March 2023
Today we raised money for Red Nose Day by all wearing red. Don’t we look fantastic!
Our Ducklings March 2023
We are learning all about growing this half term and we were lucky enough to have ducks eggs delivered into school. 3 perfect ducklings hatched!
Our Incredible Art Exhibition February 2023
We love involving our parents in their children's learning. This week we held a whole school art exhibition based around Renoir's painting, 'The Umbrellas'. It was amazing to see such a high standard of artwork throughout the year groups. Thank you to all the parents who came and well done F2 for being such brilliant artists!
Dave the Puppet Man January 2023
We love it when Dave comes into school. We get to have our own puppet, make up a name and character for it and then re-tell stories. It is so much fun!
The Great Garden Bird Watch January 2023
We loved taking part in the bird watch this week. We made our own bird hides in the classrooms and made our own bird feeders. We love looking after wildlife at Pinewood!
Christmas Party Day December 2022
We loved our Christmas party. We wore our party clothes, played party games and had the most amazing Christmas party food!
The World Cup November 2022
What a great day celebrating the World Cup! We had our amazing Next Level sports coaches into school to do a World Cup celebration, we loved practising our football skills!
We are Artists November 2022
We have learnt all about Cai Guo Qiang, an artist who uses gunpowder to produce amazing art work. Today, we chose and used our own tools to make a firework picture. We used toothbrushes, paintbrushes, cottons buds and our fingers!
Throwing and Catching in PE November 2022
Today in PE we practised throwing and catching with a partner. We started off with a large ball then moved onto using a smaller bean bag for challenge. Great job Cats!
Remembrance Day November 2022
Today we celebrated Remebrance day and we remembered all those who died to keep us safe. We even observed the 2 minute silence.
Cai Guo-Qiang November 2022
Today we re-created the artwork of Cai Guo-Qiang who uses gunpowder in his artwork. We loved creating a class piece of artwork!
Our Fire Fighter Visit November 2022
Today we had a very special visit from fire fighters to teach us all about fire safety and about their job, we are so lucky!
Diwali Celebrations October 2022
We loved learning all about Diwali. We made Rangoli patterns, diyas and firework paintings.
Evil Pea is on the Loose! October 2022
We had a very mean visitor in school this week, Evil Pea! He stuck veggies to our wall and generally caused mischief! We wrote notes to Supertato to tell him where Evil Pea was and we caught him!
Our PE Lesson on Throwing October 2022
Today in PE, we practised throwing bean bags into a target using our guide arm to help us aim.
Our Police Officer Visit September 2022
We are loving learning about people who help us. Today we had a visit from 2 police officers. They answered our questions, showed us their police car and even handcuffed Miss Guy! We loved learning all about their job.
Our Pet Week September 2022
We have loved learning all about pets this week. We got to hold, stroke and look after a rabbit, hamster, snake and tortoise. We also watched videos of Miss Guy's mummy's cheeky puppy!
We are the Cats! September 2022
Welcome to the lovely Cats class. We are so excited to start the new year!
What a perfect year this year with an amazing class, we have loved every minute! Have a look to see a tiny snippet of our time in the Cats class ❤️
We have had another amazing year in F2. Sadly we lost some time due to lockdown but our amazing home learners did us super proud, as did the children in school!
Our year was sadly cut a little short due to the Coronavius but we still managed to pack lots of learning and amazing memories in. Here is a snapshot of some of the fun we had.
Here is just a snapshot of the amazing year we have had!