PERFECT PIZZAS!

PERFECT PIZZAS!

As part of our Design and Technology work, Year 2 have been designing healthy pizzas. We had to think about having a variety of toppings from different food groups to ensure that our pizzas were balanced. As well as this, we thought about how we would make our pizzas...
Problem solving with Christmas presents

Problem solving with Christmas presents

Christmas has given us lots of opportunities to learn through first-hand experiences – this time wrapping presents! Nursery were encouraged to explore, observe, and solve problems, thinking critically, making decisions and to talking about our choices. It was...
Year 5 Bread Baking

Year 5 Bread Baking

Year 5 have had a brilliant time baking bread at Kingsmeadow! The children worked in small groups, working on skills such as: measuring ingredients, following a recipe and even washing up! Well done Year...
Bringing Dunston to life

Bringing Dunston to life

In DT, we have built on our work in Geography, when we have been exploring our local area. We took photos on our walk around Dunston, and the children used these to examine the features of different buildings, such as St Nicholas’ Church and Dunston Activity...
Building a Den

Building a Den

Reception children worked with Mrs Cox to design and build a den. They were able to tie knots to keep their den together before then weaving material through the wooden...
Making Mini-Greenhouses in Year 4!

Making Mini-Greenhouses in Year 4!

Our new unit in Year 4 focuses on mini-greenhouses.  We began by looking at the purpose of greenhouses and what makes an effective structure.  This week, we looked at different materials and discussed which ones would work well.  We then created a model of a...