This week children across the school learned how cells produce antibodies to fight against viruses and how vaccines introduce a tiny part of the virus, making the body produce lots of antibodies to help defend itself.
Read More Antibodies to the rescue
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
We made bread on Tuesday and looked at all the steps the Little Red Hen had to go through to get a perfect bake. We learnt that the bread rises and measured the changes whilst something called yeast got to work! After that, we got to taste the delicious fruits of our labours and act […]
Read More Little Red Hens in Preschool get baking
Please share this with your child(ren). They have been briefed in assembly. The link will also be sent by email/text. …
Read More THE BIG ASK
Before we learn about how we fight viruses, we learned a bit about how are bodies are made up of cells.
Read More We’re made up of cells!
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
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 …
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
…are yummy! Well done everyone for trying all your foods 👍🍏🍊🍓🍉🥯🌯🥗🥛
Read More Preschool lunches…
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