Year 6 have really enjoyed reading ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar this term. In some of their computing lessons they have worked to create a book trailer combining pictures, images and text to advertise the book. They certainly make you want to read it! See which video persuades you to pick up the book! … Continue reading
Today each class was visited by our very own local artist- Shane Record. He used a program called ‘2Paint’ on the smartboard and produced wonderful landscapes. Shane Record asked everyone to think of a scene they would like him to paint, in this way we all had ownership of the pictures he produced. Several of the … Continue reading
Owls have been learning about programming in computing this term and on Tuesday we learnt about what needs a program and why it needs one. We also know that these are called algorithms, which just means a set of instructions Then we got to program a Bee Bot to make it follow a set of … Continue reading
Last Friday we were able to use the Ipads to help us improve our handwriting skills. The program we use is called ‘Crazy Cursive’ and it was great fun following the pen around the letters. The program even helps us to join letters together.
Year six have been looking at animation in ICT. Today, they learnt how to use a stop frame animation app on the iPad. First they used playmobil characters to create a short story and get used to the software. They then looked at how Aardman animations use storyboards and how they bring these to life. … Continue reading
Year 3 have been working together to create news clips about homework in primary schools. They have been learning how to take videos and photos and use iMovie on the iPads.
Today we were fortunate enough to have workshops led by Sarah Walker from the NSPCC. She spoke to the children about speaking out to stay safe and the different areas that they may need help with. In the afternoon we had a workshop for parents about e-safety, this started with a presentation from Yr.6 about … Continue reading
Yr.6 have created storyboards of each chapter from Running Wild. They make an excellent display in our library!
In year 4 we used our abilities in IT to create welcome posters for our classroom. The best one was going to be laminated and used on our door to let any visitors to our school know who is based in the classroom. Several adults helped to select the winning posters, we had to choose two … Continue reading
On Friday, Yr.6 went to The Quarterhouse and took part in a workshop lead by Profound Sound. They considered what sounds were, how they could make sounds and how sounds could represent both concrete and abstract things. Each group was given recording equipment and set the task of recording sounds to represent different emotions and objects. … Continue reading