Nursery know the signs

Nursery know the signs

Following our interest in the carpet map, we decided to look at familiar signs in the environment.  Nursery used the interactive whiteboard to explore these signs further.  We talked about them carrying meaning and, how some were rules that we had to listen to. We...
What do we find in…England?

What do we find in…England?

This half term, Year 2 have been exploring the four countries of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and their capitals (London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast). We then moved on to understanding the difference between a physical feature...
Where we live

Where we live

Nursery have been interested in using the carpet map to allow cars and vehicles to travel along.  We used this as an opportunity to talk about where we live and what is nearby. We knew that there was a Co-op, Aldi, chemist and a church. As we drove our toys along the...
Bug Bonanza in Year 5

Bug Bonanza in Year 5

What an afternoon! Year 5 had some extra special visitors in school today to help us with our rainforest study…some with 4 legs, some with 8 legs and some with thousands! Jo, from For Paws Animal Shows, introduced the children to a tarantula, a giant millipede...
Using Biscuits to Understand Tectonic Plates!

Using Biscuits to Understand Tectonic Plates!

This week we learned about tectonic plates and discovered which natural disasters can be caused when they collide.  We found out that when the plates of the Earth’s crust and upper mantle move past one another, they lock together and pressure builds up. When...
Greek street food

Greek street food

For lunch on Thursday Year 6 were treated to an authentic Greek meal kindly provided by Acropolis Street Food who set up their tent and cooked outside our classroom windows. The children ate: chicken and vegetable skewers, pitta bread and Greek salad – which was...