UKS2 Science

Many of you will be familiar with the classic story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This week, in UKS2, the children learned about the life cycle of an insect, including incomplete and complete metamorphosis. Since they are such insect experts, they were tasked with making their own, more scientific versions of the well-known book. Have […]

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UKS2 Art

One potato, two potato, three potato four… In Art, UKS2 used their plans from last week and created brightly coloured folk art with potato prints. First, they created their own stamps using a plastic knife to carve out parts of their potato. It was a fiddly task but everyone managed to make their own unique […]

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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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UKS2 Art

This week in Art, Years 5 and 6 analysed different pieces of folk art. They discussed the shapes, lines, colours and content. In groups, the children worked together to design their own piece of folk art and then they thought about how they will carve their potato next week to make an interesting but achievable […]

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UKS2 Goldsworthy Art

This half-term, Years 5 and 6 have been looking at Andy Goldsworthy and creating their own environmental art by themselves. For our first week back, they were tasked with putting their knowledge into action and worked as teams of three to make land sculptures using techniques of stacking, balancing and weaving. They worked fantastically as […]

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UKS2 – Royally successful work

This half term, UKS2 have been learning all about the Victorians and for the past two weeks they have worked on their ‘innovate project’ to showcase their learning in a beautiful way. Their work includes paragraphs on: Queen Victoria, the Industrial Revolution and what life was like for different Victorians. Well done, Years 5 and […]

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UKS2 Science – Thermal Insulators

This week, UKS2 tested which materials made good thermal insulators. They were testing to see whether paper, foam or felt would keep water hot. Using a thermometer, they carefully measured the temperature of the hot water in their beakers and recorded the temperature every minute in a table. After the experiment, children from different groups […]

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UKS2 Science

This week in Science, Years 5 and 6 have been testing materials’ hardness, toughness and response to magnets. They considered how to make their experiments fair tests and, after conducting their experiments, recorded their findings in a table.

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Harvest Festival

Parents & Carers of St Margaret’s Lee, Harvest is an important time in the Christian calendar when we give thanks for the food we have and share with those who need it most. Over the years, the children and community of St Margaret’s have donated an amazing amount of food and groceries to local food […]

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Bonjour, tout le monde! Everyone can still be enjoying their French learning at home, with these resources for singing, activities and games. BODY PARTS It’s our favourite with a link to the song. Heads, shoulders, knees and toes . The robot’s pointer isn’t that easy to see so just to remind you: l’oeil = eye, […]