UKS2 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 […]

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UKS2 Art

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 […]

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Geography UKS2

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 […]

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Local history

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 […]

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Dyslexia

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 […]

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History detectives in Y2

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 […]

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