Y1- Design &Technology and Science

As designers the children learnt how to use appropriate tools to make a clay model of an animal. The children looked at pictures of amphibians and reptiles; they were to observe the structure of their bodies to help them create their models.  We then compared the structures of different types of animals explaining the similarities […]

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Year 4 – Inspired by Picasso

This week we looked at the Cubist artist Pablo Picasso, particularly his portraits. We looked at some examples of his work and discussed how he achieved his unusual, yet beautiful, techniques. We found that by drawing a half a face front-on and half a face side-on (or portrait) we could achieve a similar effect. We […]

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Year 1 – Pentecost.

In RE this week, the children have been learning the story of when Jesus came to the Disciples as the Holy Spirit. We talked about what it must have felt like to be in the room when it came and why the Disciples spoke different languages to help spread the word of Jesus.  To help […]

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Year 1 – Numeracy – Measuring

To help the children develop a better understating of measuring the mass of an object, the children made fairy cakes by measuring out the different ingredients using balance scales. They had to place the correct amount of grams in one side of the scales then made sure the other side used filled with the ingredients […]

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Year 4 – Cake Days

Last Thursday we had the most fantastic day making iced biscuits! We’d worked in teams of six to measure our ingredients, mix them into a dough and cut out shapes, which were then baked in the oven. In the afternoon we made icing for our biscuits and covered them in hundreds and thousands! Many of […]

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Year 4 – Clay Creatures

Continuing with our Blue Abyss topic, we seed clay to make some amazing sea creatures, which we then painted once the were dry. Can you name all of the animals that we have created below?  

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Year 1 – Art Starry Night

The children learnt about the world famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. They learnt about his life and where is brought up and how he moved to France. As a class we looked at the painting Starry Night and how he made it using thick paint. We also looked at the different colours used and how […]

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Nursery – Outside!

We have had lots of fun exploring our outside environment this week! Take a look… We are growing in confidence and skill every day. We continue to practise building, balancing, digging, washing, cooking, role-playing, drawing, writing and reading to name but a few. We also worked hard to create an outside Prayer Station for us […]

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Year 6 – Mexican Masks for Dia de los Muertos

In Year 6 our new topic is Mexico. In class we have made masks for Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead). This is a festival celebrated in Mexico on 1st and 2nd November, where people honour the dead with festivals and lively celebrations. We looked closely at designs and patterns used to decorate […]

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Nursery – Down at the Station…

This week we have been learning more about trains. We shared our own experiences of travelling on trains and listened to different stories about tran rides. Our poem this week is ‘Down at the Station’ which you can enjoy at home by following the link below: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/earlylearning/nurserysongs/A-E/down_at_the_station We decided to make our own red, green […]

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