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...
We’re going on a worm hunt!

We’re going on a worm hunt!

With all the rainy weather recently the children in Reception went on a worm hunt. We talked about how we have to look after our living things and discussed what worms eat and who might eat...
Our Local Area

Our Local Area

In Geography, Year 1 have been learning about the local area. They were introduced to aerial maps and we worked together to create a simple map of the classroom. This week, we went on a walk around Dunston and used a checklist to record what we observed. We are going...
River Deep, Mountain High

River Deep, Mountain High

This term we have begun to investigate the impact of rivers on human settlement. We worked together to decide where the best place to build a settlement would be. We found that rivers were very important, particularly in the past – humans used them for transport...
Check out our models of the Earth!

Check out our models of the Earth!

Today, we looked at the structure of the Earth and to help us identify the different layers, we created models of the Earth using playdough.  We thoroughly enjoyed working as a team to create our...