This half term Year 5 & 6 have been exploring the learning question “How do Christians show commitment to God?” During some in-depth discussions about commitment they have shown how thoughtful and reflective they are. We’ve learnt that people chose to show commitment to God in a variety of ways and that it is a […]Read More Year 5 & 6 RE
Year 1 and 2 continue to explore friendship and ask questions about whether it is always easy to be a good friend. This week we looked at the bible story of Jesus showing friendship to Zacchaeus the tax collector, who was hated by many. The children discussed being open-hearted, giving people a second chance and […]Read More Year 1&2 RE
This week we talked about all the special people in our lives and how we can show people we care about them. We also shared that for Christians, Jesus is very special. We looked at the children’s bible and talked about all the stories we have about Jesus that help Christians to live their lives. […]Read More RE in reception
Every Wednesday morning reception spend some time exploring themes in RE (religious education). This half term we are thinking about special people in our lives including our families, friends, role models and important religious figures. The children have been able to talk very expressively about the people who matter to them and the qualities of […]Read More RE in reception: special people in our lives.
Year 1 and 2 are exploring friendship and kindness in their RE lessons this half term. We are looking at ways to be a good friend and also learning bible stories where Jesus showed friendship and taught his disciples how to treat one another. Today the children brainstormed examples of friendship and used role play […]Read More Year 1 & 2 RE: focusing on friendship.
Today year 2’s hard work in DT over the last few weeks paid off when they got to put their skills to use and make their own smoothies! They applied their peeling and chopping skills and then watched as their fruit and vegetable creations were blended into yummy smoothies. They drank these delicious drinks and […]Read More Year 2 are super smoothie makers
In DT this afternoon Year 2 had the opportunity to taste eleven different fruits and vegetables to help them design their own smoothie. As well as tasting and scoring each fruit or vegetable, the children had to peel or cut them too. Everyone tasted everything and, perhaps unsurprisingly, strawberries and blueberries scored the highest with […]Read More y2 taste testing fruit and veg
This week in year 2 science we looked at what humans need to stay healthy. We started by recalling what plants need to thrive and compared these factors to what humans need to thrive. This led to healthy discussion about what we eat and why we need a range of different foods to keep our […]Read More Year 2 science: traffic light food labels can help us have a balanced diet.
This week in DT we thought about which parts of a fruit or vegetable we eat, and which bits we discard. We discovered this is sometimes a matter of taste – some of us eat all of an apple, even the stalk! After sorting different fruits and vegetables into categories according to how we prepare […]Read More Y2 DT: peeling fruit and veg
Year 2 scientists are carrying out an experiment on cress seeds this week. They are combining their learning and knowledge of working scientifically, conducting a fair test and volume/measurement (which we are looking at in maths this week) to test how seeds grow if given different volumes of water. The children know that other variables […]Read More Year 2 science: carrying out an experiment.