Year 1 have been working really hard on their Where the wild things are talk for writing. They have produced some lovely pieces of writing from this book and I hope you all enjoy their exciting video.
In Class 3, we have been mastering how to read and write rhythm using crotchet and quaver notation. I have been SO impressed at the children's concentration, enthusiasm and listening in our music lessons. We had a go at writing our own 4 beat rhythms (some even including a crotchet rest!) and challenged our [...]
Class 3 have been looking at what makes up a well balanced plate of food. We learnt about the different food groups and why we need certain foods in our diet. To follow up our learning in the classroom, a homework task was set to design and cook a well balanced plate of food [...]
Class 3 have been very lucky to have the chance to learn how to Kurl! After watching videos of ice curling, the children were slightly disappointed to discover we hadn't actually turned the hall floor into an ice rink for our PE lesson...They were, however, very excited to try out this new skill with [...]
I hope you all enjoy Year 1's rendition of Little Red Riding Hood.
Understanding the order of things that happened a long time ago is an incredibly difficult concept- especially when you're 7 years old! After discussing that the stone age was before Class 3 were born, before their parents were born, before Mrs Ballard was born...lots of them scratched their heads at the idea that it [...]
After reading the book "Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age", we had a go at creating our own comic strips! In the story, Ug is desperate to have soft trousers as well as questioning other items/activities that don't work very well because everything is made of stone (we discussed as a class [...]
This week Class 4 have been reporters. We watched a clip about a missing professor and from our notes wrote informative newspaper reports about the mysterious disappearance of Albert G. Orit. It was only on Friday when we finally uncovered the truth.https://www.literacyshed.com/23-degrees-5-minutes.html [...]
Year 5 have been thoroughly enjoying Louis Sachar's masterpiece of children's fiction, Holes. Inspired by this, those hard working children couldn't stop themselves from learning about lizards. We've researched, read and been generally immersed in all things lizard! The children had a whale of a time imagining their own fictitious species of lizard and [...]
Clay Roman Busts Class 4 have been busy creating our own Roman busts. We studied images of the original sculptures before sketching and designing our very own. Today we brought them to life by creating them in clay.