DNA – our instruction manual

This week, children across KS1 and 2 learned about how cells make copies of themselves – by using an instruction manual called DNA. We learned that viruses are too small to make copies of themselves on their own – that’s why they need us! Next week, we learn how vaccines help to prevent viruses doing […]

Read More DNA – our instruction manual

Bacteria v Virus

Over the coming weeks, the children will be learning about microbes, the differences between bacteria and viruses and how we can stay safe from infection. They will also be learning about how vaccination works and the role it has on keeping us safe from viruses, including flu and CoVID-19. This week, children learned that the […]

Read More Bacteria v Virus

When sadness is at your door …

Monty was feeling sad in assembly this morning but getting to read this story to the children made him feel a bit better. Take home message from the assembly: remind children it’s ok to feel sad and it’s normal do the things you like doing, even if you’re feeling sad talk about it with friends […]

Read More When sadness is at your door …

Internet Legends

During this half term, children across KS2 will become Internet Legends. During this time in lockdown, when children are likely to be spending more time online than usual, it’s important for them to know how to stay safe. Any videos or useful information that we use within KS2 lessons will be posted here as a […]

Read More Internet Legends

Tips for starting the difficult coronavirus conversation with your child

This guidance from Parentzone is worth a read … Start somewhere As a parent, there are always conversations you’d prefer not to have with your children. And when something as out-of-the-blue and unknown as the coronavirus strikes, it’s hard to know where to begin. Especially as it’s clear that the scientists still don’t have the answers. But children […]

Read More Tips for starting the difficult coronavirus conversation with your child