Better late than never: here’s the news and photos of the activity we completed for our entry point to the current topic – Mayans. Apologies for the delay in posting . Unfortunately we have had a few technical difficulties which have resulted in upside down photos.
To conclude our topic on Weather and Climate, we were shown how the professionals present the weather, by Lisa Gallagher, ( a weather presenter for the BBC ). We watched a ‘day in the life’ video of her, at work. She also gave us some useful tips, which we used when we had a go …
As this is Mental Health Awareness week , we have taken every opportunity to take the children outside for lessons. The photographs below, show children taking part in a practical Maths lesson to calculate the mean length of leaves ( and other things), carrying out a survey, in French and performing some slam poetry in …
It was great to welcome everyone back to school, last week. As part of ‘easing in gently’, we used our Muddy Puddle Day to revise our knowledge of countries and continents. We took part in a scavenger hunt and some of us got very muddy, searching for clues.
A little later than normal, (due to isolation ), we finally got round to our entry point for our topic, Space Explorers. We built and tested our own rockets: some were more successful than others.
Fortunately, the weather stayed mostly dry and we had a great morning outside, creating our own Emotions Gallery with Ipads and a bit of drama thrown in as well. Despite it being dry, some of us did manage to get very muddy! We have been really impressed with the children this half term and would …
To kick-start our maths topic, on Measures, we had a practical morning, using weights, trundle wheels and measuring jugs, to give us a better understanding of weight, length and capacity.
Upper Key Stage 2 – Muddy Puddle Day at Esholt Woods Last Wednesday,all of Upper Key Stage 2 walked to Esholt Woods and took part in team building activities. The weather could have been better and the conditions certainly lived up to the ‘Muddy Puddle Day’ name!
For the entry point to our new topic – What Price Progress? – we designed prototypes for our own inventions,using junk and scrap materials. Ideas included: shoes for all weather, pet playgrounds and happiness boxes.
No – we’re not talking about the children but the baking we did as part of our exit point for this term’s topic:Earth as an Island! We made Yorkshire Rascals,following a traditional recipe from our own region of the U.K.