Rigid, stable structures in LKS2

Years 3&4 used their newfound knowledge of rigid, stable structures and different types of joints to do some excellent construction work this afternoon. They worked as a team to design a structure then divided up the roles of planner/architect, materials supplier and builder to create a freestanding, stable structure. They discussed the 2D shapes they […]

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Exploring Buddhism in LKS2

This week, we learned the story of Prince Siddhartha, and the origins of Buddhism. We found out how he left the sheltered environment of his palace compound and was bewildered and distressed by the suffering he saw in the outside world. His decision to reflect upon these sufferings led to the four Noble Truths and […]

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Introducing structures in LKS2

LKS2 started their new DT topic of structures this afternoon with a child-led creative exploration session. The only brief that the children were given was that they needed to build a self-supporting structure using any of the following materials: Art straws, pipe cleaners, lolly sticks, elastic bands, string, dowel and matchsticks. They were also told […]

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Christmas Performances Shine Brightly

The closing days of term have seen three performances that our children are rightly proud of. Early Years acted and sung the Christmas story reflecting just how well they worked during rehearsals. KS1 entertained us with a mix of traditional and modern songs while acting their outdoor, heart warming nativity. KS2 concluded their 6 week […]

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