LifeSavers is Back!

The school wants to start up the LifeSavers savings scheme for children again and we can’t do it without your help! Year 5 children, if you enjoy mathematics and would like to be one of our bankers on Tuesday or Friday mornings before school then come and speak to Miss Steer. As soon as we […]

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Y1: Science

In science we had lots of fun exploring how shapes of some solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

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This week, KS1 have completed their bookmark templates and have started to make them. The first challenge was cutting the pattern and then starting to stitch the larger pieces. They all worked with great care and showed resilience when faced with challenges!

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This week KS1 have been learning how to make templates in preparation for making their bookmarks. They thought carefully about the sizes, making lines straight and symmetry.

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KS1 DT – Textiles

This week, KS1 have started their DT project on textiles. They have investigated products and learnt new skills such as threading needles and running stitch. They are very excited to start planning and making their own animal bookmark using these skills.

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This week, KS1 have made their final moving picture pages based on the book Handa’s Surprise. They worked hard to include a mechanism to make one aspect of the picture move. KS1 then evaluated their work thinking about what went well and what they would do differently next time.

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Plant hunting in Y1

Year 1 have been learning about the three big deciduous trees in the playground – silver birch, robinia and lime. We observed and described the leaves then went into the playground to match the leaves to the trees! We also went on a hunt for plants growing in our garden spaces.

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