Computing

Stop Frame Animation

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 iMovies

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.    

Yr 4 Door Poster

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

Yr.6 Arts Trip to the Quarterhouse

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

Bee-bots

In computing this term we are learning about programming. We started this week by designing a set of instructions to help our bee-bots move from “start” to “finish” without knocking over any skittles. We had varying levels of success and saw some bee-bots heading towards a dive off the table! We learnt that bee-bots do Continue reading

Spreadsheet Formulae

In computing this afternoon, Yr.6 used excel to add subtract, multiply and divide numbers.  They found that once you had done a calculation once you could repeat it multiple times very quickly.  The children were impressed with the speed of the calculations and the ease with which you could complete them.  They then moved onto using Continue reading

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