This week in Geography, Year 1 and 2 were comparing the weather in the UK to the weather in Brazil. They created weather maps and reported on the weather expected in Brazil. The news reports were so impressive, the Brazilian news team asked KS1 to create a special report about Football in Brazil.Read More KS1 Geography – And now for the weather!
We have been putting our new maths skills to good use… we’ve been playing a new game! It’s called The Mexican Train Game. It’s so fun! We have a queue of children wanting to play it daily! The dominos go all the way up to number 12! We discuss the numbers on the dominos as […]Read More Domino fun in Reception
After completing their prototypes, UKS2 have moved on to making their real toys. Using tools such as rulers, set squares and craft knives, Years 5 and 6 accurately measured, drew and cut out nets from cardboard, scoring gently along the folds in order to allow the creases to bend without breaking the cardboard.Read More UKS2 DT
Over the past few months, Year 5 has been home to a tank of tadpoles and we have loved watching them go through metamorphosis. Now, most of them have developed into froglets and even some fully-fledged frogs who have absorbed their tails completely. Since frogs hunt for prey, they won’t be able to survive on […]Read More UKS2 Frog Blog
Did you know that I’m Ancient Greek time, women were not just seen as unequal, but different species entirely!?! This week we learned all about how men and women were treated in the Ancient Greek city states, and thought about how are lives would be different if we still had the same attitudes as the […]Read More UKS2 History
LKS2 have been learning about the indigenous peoples of the USA and thinking about human geography considerations that decided where they settled prior to the arrival of the colonialists, and what the impact of these arrivals was. We used our knowledge of physical and political maps to infer why the various tribes settled in the […]Read More LKS2 Geography – Native Americans
As I am sure you know we have really enjoyed planting… so we’ve tried to incorporate that into as many areas of our learning as possible! In the photos below we are cutting out flowers carefully ensuring we only cut along the “solid lines” leaving the dashed lines and tabs to help us create some […]Read More DT in Reception
Year 2 are becoming accomplished botanists and can discuss plants with knowledge and enthusiasm. This week we made careful observations of the growing seeds that we planted a few weeks ago. We also created mini propagators and planted bean seeds in freezer bags with wet tissue. We made predictions about how quickly the beans will […]Read More Science Y2 – Germinating a bean in a bag.
We made bread on Tuesday and looked at all the steps the Little Red Hen had to go through to get a perfect bake. We learnt that the bread rises and measured the changes whilst something called yeast got to work! After that, we got to taste the delicious fruits of our labours and act […]Read More Little Red Hens in Preschool get baking
This week Year 1 & 2 are starting to design their own moving picture page for the book Handa’s Surprise. They have decided on the type of movement that they want and the mechanism that they need to include for this. Next step is to make a prototype of the page.Read More Mechanisms