Getting under our skin in LKS2

Years 3 & 4 have been going more than skin-deep in Science this week as we find out about skeletons and muscles. We learned that both of these essential parts of our bodies offer support, protection and movement. As one child said, without a skeleton, “We’d just be a skin bag of flesh on the […]

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Music Around The World

Years 3, 4 and 5 have spent several weeks exploring music from different countries. With a particular look at China, India, Turkey, Sudan and Polynesia we have listened to examples, learnt about the traditional instruments used, and discussed in some detail the styles and structure of the music.

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LKS2 History

Last week in history, LKS2 learnt about what ancient Rome was like and the Roman social hierarchy. Ancient Rome We did some research around what clothing, shopping, entertainment, schools and housing was like in Ancient Rome. Then, we presented our research to the class. Romans Social Hierarchy We learnt about who was who on the […]

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Mosaic Masters in LKS2

As a companion to our Emperors and Empires History topic, we’ve been looking at mosaics as an art form. We began by looking at examples of mosaics from Roman times and marvelled at how well-preserved some of them were. We looked at commonly-used border patterns and tried imitating them. We then saw how mosaics are […]

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Science week in Y3

On Thursday, Year 3 created a human Rube Goldberg machine. We created one as a class and then created smaller ones in groups. With so much creativity, resilience and teamwork flowing we were able to create a masterpiece! Today, Year 3 attended a vet school live lesson and learnt about how a vet checks a […]

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Evaluating our pottery in LKS2

LKS2 have spent several weeks designing, refining and making pots based on Prehistoric Bell Beaker pottery. This week, we used our analysis skills to ascertain what went well, what could have been improved and what was difficult about the process. The children also recorded the techniques involved in making their pots and were surprised by […]

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