Today, Forest School made rockets and fired them high into the sky.Read More Rocket Making 🚀
Year 5 were set the challenge to design and build the Thames Barrier using a range of resources. The structure had to be strong, recognisable and contain rotating barriers to stop ‘water’. We worked in groups but had to contend with different timed restrictions: no talking, only able to use one hand, no tape, no […]Read More The Thames Barrier
This afternoon we spent our time making climbing robots. We designed the robot first then used string and paper straws to create a basic sliding mechanism. The most challenging part was tying the knots!Read More Climbing robots in Year 2
Year 3 have been investigating ingredients which come from the rainforest. Some of these (spices, bananas, sugar and chocolate) have been used to bake a delicious rainforest cake. I hope you enjoyed the slice sent home!Read More Rainforest Cake
This week during forest school enrichment we built kites using dowel, string and plastic bags. We worked together and used careful knots to secure the sections together . Just a shame there was no wind 🙄Read More Kite building
As the rain came in we managed to build a tent, put up a tarpaulin, build some dens and have a few snail races 🐌.Read More ‘Forest School’ Enrichment
Ever pondered that age old question: What would happen if I made a house for my potato and cut a light hole at the end? Well, Year 5 have done just that! In DT we designed and built a ‘house’ using wood and set up a potato obstacle course inside. We explored different ways of […]Read More Making a potato house!