UKS2 Geography

How does Mexico make its money? We were surprised to learn that the largest economy in Mexico is vehicle production! We learned all about important economic activities in Mexico, and where these industries are based. We took a tour of Cancun (a tourism hotspot) and Penasquito (a gold mining area). Our key words were import […]

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An inspiration to us all …

This week we looked at eight more black icons that are an inspiration to use all, several of whom were already familiar to the children … Yerim, in Year 6 also shared an eloquent review of Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes in assembly, which we have been reading in our book club. To quote […]

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Reception Science – cornflour

We would like to start this blog post by apologising for the messy children many of you welcomed home today. We did wear aprons, but still managed to get messy! Both Mrs Woodley and I got messy too! There was plenty of learning going on though! We investigated cornflour! We added the “powder” and the […]

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KS2 French

Now that we have developed our vocabulary, we are starting to use it in sentences. First of all, we read a description of two monsters, to see if we could translate it using the vocabulary we were familiar with. Then we applied this to our own sentences, thinking of numbers and descriptions of monster body […]

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Art Inspired by Nature – Year 2

Year 2 have been experimenting with different techniques to create Autumn pictures. They have mixed colours to create different shades of autumnal colours and applied these with fingers tips to make a ground, practised applying colour with sponges for a sky effect and printed with leaves to create trees. They all worked with such care […]

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Shark tracking in LKS2

We are coming to the end of our Blue Abyss topic, which has been an amazing half-term’s worth of learning for adults and children alike. We investigated Marine Biology today and the children were amazed to find that, should this be your chosen career, you can spend your time studying the incredible diversity of ocean […]

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