We have been blown away with the level of support you have all shown and how many volunteer slips have been handed in for International Day. The prizes are still up for grabs and the slips have been transferred to sign up sheets. If you want to add your name to the food or craft […]Read More You can still be in with a chance to win!
Years 5 and 6 have been studying the effects of temperature, moisture and type of bread in regards to how mould grows. First, predictions were made using prior knowledge of mould and other fungi. Then, the experiments were meticulously planned. Each group only changed one variable, in order to keep the test fair. Some groups […]Read More UKS2 Science
Year 5 have been practising backhand in table tennis. After working on forehand shots for the past few weeks, we were ready to move on to backhand. We even managed to squeeze in a few games! In Year 6, we felt ready to move on to competitive doubles games using both backhand and forehand. We […]Read More UKS2 Table tennis
Years 5 and 6 began to plan and construct their final DT projects this week. The bridges must be able to hold 500g of weight at any point and must be able to stand unsupported – no mean feat when taken into account that they have to be made out of lolly sticks, dowel rods, […]Read More UKS2 DT – Construction begins!
Wondering what board games you’ll be playing during the holidays? Worry no more – Years 5 and 6 know how to make their own! This week in Science, UKS2 investigated how to make a matching game using card, split pins, wires, a battery and a buzzer or bulb. We first devised questions and answers to […]Read More UKS2 Science
For the past two weeks in RE, UKS2 have been learning about Mary and discussing why she was chosen to be Jesus’s mother. This week, we analysed different depictions of Mary in art and we saw that she is almost always shown wearing a hooded robe and has a halo around her head or body. […]Read More UKS2 RE
This week Years 5 and 6 have been getting their electricians certificates! Using motors, bulbs, buzzers, wires and battery cells, we experimented with how to connect working circuits, using questioning and deduction skills when it didn’t work as planned. After each circuit was physically made, we had to draw it too using the appropriate symbols […]Read More UKS2 Science
Years 5 and 6 were lucky enough to have a visit from a parent this week who could tell us all about what life was like growing up in Mexico. We heard stories, saw images and learned facts from the Mexican culture as well as being given snacks and real pieces of obsidian to take […]Read More UKS2 Geography – A special visitor!
In Science last week we looked at how certain dietary and lifestyle choices can affect the circulatory system. We spoke about how making healthy choices can promote a healthy mind as well as a healthy body and we spoke about the negative effects of a poor diet, smoking, drinking alcohol or taking drugs. We learned […]Read More UKS2 Science
This week Years 5 and 6 investigated the effect of exercise on heart rate and collected data to show this. First, we analysed some data showing different heart rates throughout the day, discussing why the heart beats faster at certain points in the day (when we are awake). We also talked about how heart rates […]Read More UKS2 Science