Seesaw remote learning app

Dear parents and carers, This week we are setting up a remote learning app called Seesaw. From next week, class learning will be shared through this app rather than the blog. Why are we changing? The blog was always a temporary measure and although the teachers have used it really well, it does not really […]

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Icarus and Daedalus animations

Over the last 2 weeks, year 4 have been working on an animation project linked to our topics- the Ancient Greeks. First, we had to plan our story (Icarus and Daedalus) , and decide what backdrop and models we would have to design, and then we made them. We used crafting techniques to make the […]

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Build a Star Wars Game

In Year 4, we’ve been using code.org to learn all about events in code. After talking about events in our favourite games, we wrote our own code to accomplish goals- simulating and controlling physical systems.

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Tik-tok

What is Tik-tok? It’s a social media app that gives users the opportunity to share 60 second short videos with friends, family or the entire world. Does your child have older siblings using Tik-tok? Is it OK to let primary-aged children use it? Our advice is no. However, if you decide that you are going […]

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Viscosity of liquids in LKS2

Years 3 & 4 have had a strong Science focus this week, as we continue our learning on the states of matter. We have used our observational skills to draw conclusions about a mystery substance, based on our prior knowledge of the three states of matter (see Year 4’s blog post for details). We have […]

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Find the bug

In year 4, we have been learning what a ‘bug’ is in coding language and how to find them. We went outside and had relay races to complete a code to match a grid. It was really important that we checked the rest of our teams code for bugs as we went, to ensure our […]

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Sky studios

Year 6 visited Sky Academy Studios in west London today to make a news programme highlighting the pros and cons of social media. As part of the project, the children learned about identifying and using reliable sources and creating a factual news account. On the day, they had opportunities for operating cameras (worth £15,000!), presenting, […]

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Online safety

Over the coming weeks, KS2 are exploring how to stay safe online and what online relationships are. Today they were asked the question: Is being kind online the same as being kind offline? We watched a short video and discussed the similarities and differences. The key message was that the principles remain the same: Be […]

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