Years 3 and 4 honed their research skills this week, using different sources to find out about life in Roman Britain. We had 4 different areas of focus: town life, country life, entertainment and family life & education. The children had their iPads and headphones at the ready so could scan QR codes in order […]Read More What was life like in Roman Britain?
We’ve been learning about nutrition and the different food groups, and this week, years 3 & 4 put their new-found knowledge to work as they designed balanced meals. We talked about how a balanced diet DOES include the odd treat, but that we need to keep a balance and can look at the ‘traffic light […]Read More What is a balanced diet? LKS2 Science
Many of you will be familiar with the classic story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This week, in UKS2, the children learned about the life cycle of an insect, including incomplete and complete metamorphosis. Since they are such insect experts, they were tasked with making their own, more scientific versions of the well-known book. Have […]Read More UKS2 Science
One potato, two potato, three potato four… In Art, UKS2 used their plans from last week and created brightly coloured folk art with potato prints. First, they created their own stamps using a plastic knife to carve out parts of their potato. It was a fiddly task but everyone managed to make their own unique […]Read More UKS2 Art
This half term, we have been learning all about food growing, from allotments to food miles. For this weeks learning, we have studied two case studies of farming around the world. Starting in North America, we learned about citrus farming in California – where the climate and conditions are perfect for these juicy fruits! Then […]Read More Geography UKS2
Congratulations to Lino, father of Mattis and Zac, who appeared on Masterchef last night and narrowly missed out on a semi- final place! Anyone who watched it will be hoping Lino is helping at the Friends BBQ in the summer! 🤤 🍤 🌶Read More St Margaret’s Masterchef!
Children in year one and two are learning about school in the past using primary sources including the photograph below of the old school shortly before it was demolished. We are developing our curriculum in KS2 so that children build on this and learn more about the history of the local area. There is a […]Read More Local history
Today’s message to the children was: If you find reading or spelling difficult, you can still do well at school and beyond. We looked at three famous people who all found reading and spelling difficult at school: Albert Einstein, Richard Branson and author Sally Gardner. The children learned that difficulty with reading or spelling can […]Read More Dyslexia
This afternoon Year 2 got out their magnifying glasses and became history detectives. We are learning about what it as like at school in the past and today we focused on our own school. We dug through the school archives and found out lots of interesting facts by examining primary sources including photos, letters, old […]Read More History detectives in Y2
We are continuing to add plants to our garden! We would love it if you could share photos of your flowers or bring in any flowers bulbs or seeds for us! Keep an eye out for our homework this week, it will be garden related!Read More Plants and growing in Reception