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
This week the Ducklings have been learning that dinosaurs were reptiles and so layed eggs. We have a small and a large egg in our class, we made nests for them and designed poster to tell people to be careful not to break the eggs. We also predicted what kind of dinosaurs would hatch from … Continue reading
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
Owls enjoyed their first day back after Christmas, it was a good day with lots and lots to talk about. In Literacy we discussed and wrote about what we received at Christmas, the food we ate and the people we visited in the holidays. Then in the afternoon we looked at programming a Bee Bot … Continue reading
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
This week the Ducklings have been reading the traditional tale Little Red Riding hood and talking about good and bad characters. In maths they have been learning about money. We had a healthy living workshop with Coach Baz and Coach Loz where we learnt lots about different food types and how important it is to exercise. … Continue reading
We came in to be welcomed by five chicks this morning; two Barred Plymouth Rock and three Light Sussex. Its very exciting. A big thank you to Lewis from Primary Technologies who has installed ‘Eggcam,’ this enables us to see the chicks on computers and screens across the school so we can all enjoy them!