September 2021

Falcons carried out an experiment to try to find out what temperature chocolate melts at. They worked in small groups, allocating roles to each other and measuring temperatures and times it took for chocolate to melt in water of different temperatures. They eventually discovered that chocolate melts at 25 degrees Celsius, which is how it …

After exploring the history of kites, the three classes, Falcons, Woodpeckers and Red Kites, dedicated a full day to design, create and fly their own kites. To kick off the day, we all gathered in the hall, being welcomed in by ‘Let’s Go Fly a Kite’ from the film Mary Poppins. We recapped the knowledge …

As part of our RE lessons, Mrs Maan came to school to give a presentation on Sikhism to all of LKS2. The children got to learn more about Sikhism and add to their knowledge already gained from lessons in class this term. They got to ask lots of questions! Avaani did a brilliant job taking …

This week, Year 1s have been exploring number lines to 20. Today, we focused on estimating on a number line. We had to investigate the half way point and draw interval lines to help us.

Today, the children had to select different money and make the same amount. They worked in partners or independently to complete worksheets where they needed to select the correct coins or notes to find the total value. We discussed how this can be done in a variety of ways for some amounts. Afterwards, the children …

Our topic this half term is ‘Structures.’ As our entry point, the children were put into small groups and allocated endless amounts of newspaper and masking tape. Their mission – to create a freestanding tower! The children worked well in their groups, utilising a range of strategies and ideas to build their structure. Some towers …

In Eagles, we have been investigating the number 20. As part of our practical investigation, the children had to recognise the place value of each number, represent 20 in different ways using a variety of practical equipment, identify numbers greater than/ less than 20 and write their own number stories. Some children worked outside, exploring …

Today, Eagles class have been investigating structures from around the world. They worked in groups to try to identify the type of structure, what it was made from and most importantly what made it stable!The children came up with some brilliant ideas and noticed that for many structures, the base is wider than the top, …

As part of our science learning, KS1 have had some very special visitors over the last few weeks. We received some eggs last week which we have seen hatch, and now we have some very excitable and noisy chicks in our classroom! The children have really enjoyed witnessing the first few stages of this life …
← Older posts