This Friday is International Day! All parents and carers are welcome from 2pm. It’s a really fun day celebrating the diversity of our school and community. Children can come to school wearing their national costume, party clothes or sporting team colours. If you are bringing food to share you can either give it to the […]Read More International Day this Friday from 2pm!
We crushed small rocks to make paint and pressed leaves into paper to create different patterns. We used hammers and nails to begin work on a Wendy house – reusing old fencing. Finally, we were set a challenge to create a water feature out of old drainpipes and string.Read More Forest School – artwork, a wendy house and a water feature.
Year 4 have been learning about special ceremonies that are performed in Christian churches – from baptisms to weddings to funerals. Have a look at some of the christenings that they staged…Read More Baptising babies
In forest school we used only natural resources to create artwork inspired by nature.Read More Making Art with nature
Year 5 used acetate sheets and careful collage to create artwork inspired by the Latin American artist Romero Britto.Read More Year 5 Art – Romero Britto
We have been exploring 2-point perspective. We have learnt how to draw cartoon sausage people with different emotions. We have also looked at Manga art; focussing on different ways to draw eyes.Read More Year 5 & 6 Drawing
Yesterday I attended the Healthy Schools conference and had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from Elaine Wyllie, the former headteacher who started ‘the daily mile’ – a simple but highly effective way of getting children fitter. As you may know, we are piloting various approaches to getting children more active. We are now signed […]Read More The Daily Mile
Inspired by the famous Japanese cherry blossoms, Year 6 have applied paint using a blowing technique to create paper lanterns and wallpaper for International Day.Read More Year 6 Japanese art
In RE Year 1 have been thinking about the question “Is it always easy to be a good friend?” We have discovered times in the Bible when Jesus found it hard but still showed friendship to others. Today we made a web of friendship but thinking about what we value in our own friends.Read More A Web of Friendship
We learnt the basic parts of the digestive system in humans and what the parts do. We used orange juice, as the acid in our stomachs, water as saliva; for food we used bananas and crackers. First, we chewed up our food and mixed it with saliva before swallowing. The food then travelled down the […]Read More Yr. 4 – The Digestive System