May 2015

On a windy day, Year 5 braved the weather and became Worm Charmers for the morning. In groups, they each had a small pitch where they used various different equipment to try ‘charm’ the worms. We had pitchforks, garden trowels, drums and even saxophones. The results varied from group to group but we definitely all …

As part of our Express Yourself topic, we have been exploring different emotions and feelings. We looked at Ephemeral Art and created our own pieces. We created two different compositions, the first brief was ‘Anger’ and the second was ‘Fear’. I think a few could rival Andy Goldsworthy. See for yourself!

For the last two weeks, children in Wrens have been learning all about place value. This has culminated today in Mr Beech’s comparing and ordering challenge. All of the children in Wrens generated a 3 or 4 digit number using dice and then attempted to put themselves in order from smallest to largest. Take a …

Below are just a few pictures of Herons’ maths lessons from the past two weeks. We have been working hard on recognising and representing 2-digit numbers using plenty of practical equipment. Enjoy!  

This week in Red Kite’s class we have been learning about place value. The children have been partitioning 3 digit numbers and have used a range of practical hands on equipment to develop their understanding. Today, the children were using place value tokens to partition 3 digit numbers:  

Tranmere Times 14.9.18 | 14 Sep 2018

14.9.18

All children have had a great first couple of weeks and have settled in really well. In PE today we played a new game involving many different skills. We used an old favourite ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ and included many different skills throughout. The main focus was learning how to be a good sportsperson during the …

Eagles Leaf Hunt | 14 Sep 2018

Eagles have settled in really well and I have been really impressed with their listening. I am very proud of the effort they have all made so far. As part of our topic work, ‘Our World-The Environment’, we went on a leaf hunt. We collected any leaves that had fallen on the ground and put …

In English, we have been learning about instruction texts. Today, we have been following instructions to create our own Rainforest wax resistant picture. We looked at a range of rainforest pictures before drawing out our own. We then coloured them in using wax crayons before using a watercolour wash for the background. Next week we …

Introducing our brand new Robins and Bluebirds! | 11 Sep 2018

All of our brand new Robins and Bluebirds have now started school.  We are so impressed with how grown up everybody is and how smart everyone looks in their new uniforms.  Take a look below to see all of the fun the children had on their very first day!  There will be a lot more …