Before we head off to secondary school and science becomes more about Bunsen burners and field trips, we have been talking a lot about what it means to be a good scientist. From creating hypotheses and planning fair tests to displaying results and sporting patterns, we are thinking and working like scientists. Today’s hypothesis to […]Read More Year 6 Science
Yesterday, Years 5 & 6 were very lucky to have a visit from Dr Lara Payne, a Microbiologist (and Reception mum) who came in to talk to them about being a Microbiologist and infectious diseases doctor. The children were really interested to learn about what the job entails and to look at some equipment used. […]Read More UKS2 Microbiologist Visit
Today as a special treat for all their hard work, year 6 went on an outing to the cinema. Having enjoyed reading Wonder recently, we managed to book a special screening and had the whole screen to ourselves. Thanks for all your hard work this year Year 6- we hope your enjoyed your special day […]Read More Year 6 @ the cinema
Get those outfits ready! What will you wear on the day? Will it be a National costume, your favourite football team’s shirt or a beautiful outfit that shows your character off the best? Time to get planning a day off from wearing school uniform.Read More International Day…
I’m really glad to hear that you are all talking about it! It’s going to be a lovely celebration. Here are some answers to your questions and I will be back on Monday if you’d like to come and talk to me about it. Is it a festival? Well, the children will be doing activities […]Read More International Day Update
We have just embarked on a delicious quest to Indian to learn all about curry! In fact, the world curry comes from the Indian Tamil word ‘Kari’ meaning a sauce or soup to be served with rice. We looked at world maps and found out that curry is quite a global dish- with many different […]Read More UKS2 DT- Food
Well here’s your chance! Let’s keep the celebrations going by making St M’s International Day one to remember this year. If you would like to volunteer to bring food, help on a craft stall or have an idea to share with us on how to make it an even greater day, get writing! I will […]Read More Would you like to win a bottle of champagne or a Sanctuary pamper package?
Putting all of their Darwinian knowledge together, Year 5 have made presentations to explain the rise and fall of the woolly mammoth.Read More UKS2 Science: A mammoth project!
Year 5 and 6 have been working hard to learn how to draw with one point perspective. They have been creating pencil drawings of a street using a vanishing point where the details disappear. They then used a view finder to zoom in on one aspect of the picture and created a three colour reduction […]Read More Yr 5 & 6 Art
This year we will be having International Day after a two year gap. It would be lovely to come back with a bang and with that in mind we would really appreciate your input. For those parents who have participated before, your views on what we could add or change would be fantastic. For new […]Read More International Day…help needed!