February 2015

Playmakers

Half of the Year 5 class have attended Playmaker training from our local School Games Partnership. This training will aide them to deliver and run sporting events for younger pupils from our school and possibly other local schools. All of the children that took part in this training really enjoyed it and they look forward to Continue reading

Features of our Church

Year 4 went to the Church to look for specific features of a Christian Church. We saw a Font positioned near the door to welcome new Christians to the Church. .    Children took turns to go up into the Pulpit to gaze over the pews and to kneel at the Altar and wonder at the decorative stained Continue reading

Judaism

Year 4 have studied Judaism as part of our RE lessons. .    We used a Yad to point to a Torah and looked at other resources to aid our learning.                

Reversible and Irreversible Reactions

Year 6 have been looking at reversible and irreversible reactions.  We have looked at how sometimes combining or heating substances makes mixtures which can be separated and returned to their original state.  We found that melting is just a physical change and a reversible reaction.  However, burning is a chemical change and is irreversible.  We have Continue reading

Narnia

This term we have a Barnabas RE day on Narnia and the links within the series and the Christian faith.  We will also be looking at this theme within RE lessons and the whole school will celebrate Easter with a Narnia themed creative day.  Below is a display in the Yr.5 classroom showing some of Continue reading

Owl Homes

Last term our topic was Creature Homes and everyone was given a homework project for the term to create an owl home. We watched a short film about where different owls lived and learnt some amazing facts. We learnt that elf owls are the smallest owls and they live in cacti, and snowy owls actually live on the Continue reading

Drama

On the 26 January, we had a drama workshop and we pretended to be different animals in their homes. We had great fun tunnelling through the earth as worms, meeting other rabbits in our warrens, being sly and crafty foxes and collecting nectar as bees.

Paralympics Roadshow

On 30 January we went to the Three Hills Sports Centre to take part in a Paralympics roadshow. We tried 3 different events which had been adapted to play without the use of our legs. In teams of 10 we took part in curling, sitting volleyball and pulled ourselves along on wheeled boards with just Continue reading

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