Darwin’s Discoveries

To start our topic off, Year 5 & 6 put themselves in the shoes of the 8-year-old Charles and began to get into his inquisitive mind. They were sent out into the playground to explore the outside world by collecting natural specimens, making sketches and observing signs of Spring. This then lead them to begin […]

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Mala beads

To round off our learning on Buddhism, years 3 and 4 have made their own mala beads. Buddhists use mala beads to remain focused during meditation as they repetitively chant mantras. We wrote our own positive mantras and used buttons and wire to create malas that we can use to inspire ourselves and promote good […]

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Year 5 and 6 Mexican Innovate

The children were set the task of creating a holiday itinerary for a family of 4 who wanted to travel to Mexico. Their first task involved scheduling and budgeting for a flight to and booking a hotel in Mexico’s capital: Mexico City. They then had to plan 6 days of fun incorporating our learning about […]

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Nursery Emergency!

We have been learning about the Emergency Services and now know which people to ask for help for each different kind of emergency. We also know what equipment these people need to do their jobs.

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Day of the Dead collage

Years 5 and 6 learnt about the Mexican celebration called ‘Los Dia de Los Muertos.’ They compared the festival to Halloween by creating Venn diagrams and decided that, although both feature skeletons and skulls, they are actually quite different! They then created collage inspired by The Day of the Dead. As always, the results were […]

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Marbled planets in Y1

Year 1 learnt how to use marbling inks in their art lesson with Tasha. By adding just a few drops of ink to a bowl of water and gently swirling it around, they created beautiful patterns which they used to create planets.

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Potion spillages

Oh no! Some potions have been spilt in the year 3 and 4 classrooms! We have used marbling inks to produce some really unique, colourful patterns. We also practiced our drawing skills by sketching a potion bottle that may have produced our spillages.

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