Science in LKS2

This week, Year 3 and 4 have ventured inside the body to look at the digestive system! We travelled from the start of the digestive system (the mouth), down the oesophagus into the stomach, then into small intestines, followed by the large intestines then finally into the rectum to wait for a signal to the […]

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Getting knotty in LKS2

This week we have been learning how to tie knots in Year 3 and 4. We started our knot tying with practicing tying our ’laces’. With perseverance and team work, we were all successful in trying our laces. Once we had mastered tying our laces, we moved on to start learning some important knots that […]

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Art and RE in LKS2

In RE this week, year 3 and 4 learnt about the four Noble Truths and Nirvana. We learnt that Buddhists use Mandalas as a symbol of the universe in its ideal form. We then used our art lesson to have a go at creating our own Mandalas.

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Joints in DT

This week LKS2 have been learning about different joints to build structures. We discussed which joint we thought would be the strongest. We also used polydron to investigate which shapes are the strongest to build with – triangles! Whilst we looked at this – we used out polydron to identify 2D and 3D shapes.

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Ancient Egyptian fashion

This week we learnt about the fashion in Ancient Egypt. Once we had learnt about it all we had the chance to dress up in a wealthy Egyptians outfit. Unfortunately, we couldn’t dress up like Ancient Egyptian children as they used to wear NOTHING!

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RE in LKS2

LKS2 learnt all about Christingles in RE this week. After we learnt about the symbolism of Christingles, we designed our own Christingles to show what Christmas means to us.

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Science in LKS2

This week in science, year 3 and 4 started their new topic – states of matter. We investigated to find out whether the objects we were given were solids or liquids. Once we had made the decision if the item was a solid, liquid or neither (non-Newtonian fluids), we had to decide whether different properties […]

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RE in LKS2

In RE this week, we looked at the meaning of symbols. We discussed what symbols are, why symbols are wordless and why they may be universal symbols or cultural symbols. Year 3 and 4 then created their own symbols to represent who they are.

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Inspired by Egypt in LKS2

Continuing on with our inspired by nature topic in art, this term we are feeling inspired by our history topic- the Ancient Egyptians! We used our colour mixing skills to create a gradient sunset today. After we had created our sunset, we added silhouettes of a sandy floor with camels and cacti!

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A special investigation in LKS2

Year 3 and 4 received a letter about helping an Oil company research efficient methods of cleaning up oil after an oil spill. After investigating many ways of clean up, we reached our conclusions to help inform the research. Booms are temporary floating barriers that are used to help contain oil spills. We used some […]

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