17/05//2023 - Geography
For our Geography topic ‘Intrepid Explorers’, the children learnt about biomes across the world. The children located the different biomes on a world map and then created posters about the different biomes they had learnt.
05/05/2023 - The King's Coronation Day at school
18/04/2023 - DT
For our DT topic, the children taste-tested different types of pitta bread, designed their pitta bread shapes, made their own pitta bread and evaulated it. This linked to our topic 'Ancient Greeks'.
30/03/2023 - DT
The children created their own Parthenons in DT. This linked to our topic 'Ancient Greeks'.
21/03/2023 - World Book Day 2023
We enjoyed our delayed World Book Day. The children dressed up as their favourite book character and we created our own moving book cover.
17/03/2023 - Year 5 Easter Art - The Empty Tomb
06/03/2023 - 10/03/2023 - Science Week
The whole school enjoyed the themed Science Week - Earth and Space!
Class 12's science projects:
In Year 5, we created a 'Solar System in my Pocket' which show the size and distance relative to the Sun on a strip of paper.
We took part in a space themed science experiment too. The children made their own rockets and decided how many fins their rocket would have. We tested the rockets as a class to see whose went the furthest. We used the results table to spot any patterns that we noticed.
Finally, we looked at the International Space Station (ISS) and created a phrase book that the astronauts could use. Currently, the astronauts on the ISS are from America, Russia and Japan so the children translated some phrases that the astronauts may have to use.
27/02/2023 - 03/03/2023 - Mill on the Brue
Year 5 had an incredible week at Mill on the Brue! The children completed a lot of activities: zip wire, canoeing, tower jump, challenge tracks, crate stack, climbing, great egg race and crazy olympics. They also experience their first residential trip at school. They had a brilliant time!
24/02/2023 - Spirituality Day
For Spirituality Day, we looked at Lent. We started the day looking at what Lent is and researched this further. The children completed posters on this.
Rev Dan and Daniel England came into school to talk about Ash Wednesday. The children had a chance to have an ash cross on their forehead or hand.
18/01/2023 - Snow Day!
13/01/2023 - Science
For our science topic this term, we have been looking at ‘Forces’. The children tested the weight of objects and recorded the information in Newtons.
We also tested different materials to find the best air resistance for our own parachutes.
We have also tested water resistance by finding the best streamline shapes.
13/01/2023 - Maths Day
15/12/2022 - DT - Victorian Sweets
For our other DT unit, the children made peppermint creams as it was a popular Victorian sweet.
14/12/2022 - DT - Sewing
The children designed, created and evaluated their own Christmas stockings. The children used felt to create their Christmas decoration and used their sewing techniques of running and blanket stitch to sew the felt together.
11/11/2022 - Remembrance Day
10/11/2022 - Class 12's Inspire Morning
Class 12 enjoyed their inspire morning with their adult. The main activity was designing and creating their own prints in the style of William Morris. They had great fun!
03/11/2022 - Space Dome
Year 5 had a visit from the space dome to start their science topic 'Earth and Space'.
20/10/2022 - Year 5 Art work
26/09/2022 - Victorian Day
Year 5 dressed up as Victorian children and enjoyed a day full of activities. They were taught by Mr Murphy. They learnt some simple drills, learnt to write on slate and even write with ink. They explored and looked at some Victorian artefacts and enjoyed playing some traditional Victorian games.
16/09/2022 - Harvest
For Harvest this year, Year 5 created their own artwork pieces. The children were given some cornfield art as inspiration. The children worked in groups to create their own cornfield art pieces using watercolours.
21.07.2022 - Ancient Egyptian Day
We had a great day celebrating our Ancient Egyptian topic! The children all came in dressed up as a figure from Ancient Egypt or wearing one thing related to the topic. They looked wonderful and we had a fun filled day!
W/C 27.06.2022 - Science Week
We have had an amazing week celebrating Science. We shared experiments with Class 3, started work to plant some food for the Guinea Pigs and became experts on Circuits! Please see some photos below.
Becoming an Expert
W/C 20.06.2022 - Arts Week
We have had a lovely week celebrating the Arts! We celebrated International Music Day by learning 'This is Me' and adding actions to it. We also created some posters about what Music meant to us.
We then created some Art work. The children had creative freedom to draw whatever they wanted that representing themselves or their feelings at the time.
15.06.2022 - Science
We enjoyed learning about the digestive system in Science.
25.05.2022 - Jubilee Day
We had a great time celebrating Jubilee Day today! We designed stamps, made party hats and presented our Jubilee art work in Worship.
24.05.2022 - Ice Cream!
We had a visit from an Ice Cream van today. The children loved having their ice creams at playtime and really enjoyed them!
Anglo Saxon Bread - 20.05.2022
To follow on from our Settlers and Invaders topic, we made and tried Anglo Saxon Bread! The children enjoyed making it but think they prefer the bread we eat now!
Class 10 PJ Day for Burndi - 06.05.2022
Easter - 06.04.2022
We have enjoyed making Easter Cards this week. There were some amazing designs and the children took great pride in their work.
Spirituality Day - 01.04.2022
The children had a great time during Spirituality Day learning and thinking about Burundi. They created a fundraising idea in groups to help raise money and presented their ideas to the rest of the class.
World Book Day 03.03.2022
Week Beginning 14.02.2022
This week, we were in charge of looking after the school Guinea Pigs. We learnt about feeding them and keeping them safe, warm and clean. The children loved having this responsibility and we were able to link this to our half term's Rainbow Value of Responsibility. The children had great fun holding them too!
Year 4 have been learning about Living Things and created a model of a Living Thing in their DT lessons. We designed, made and evaluated our model.
Science - Exploring Sound
Year 4 have been exploring sound and vibrations. They created some string telephones and made a model ear drum. When the drum was used to make a loud sound, the cling film vibrated, causing the rice to 'jump'.
Spring Term - Brass
Year 4 are having Brass lessons on a Friday morning. They are learning about pitch, tone and beat. There are some photos below and there will be more uploaded over the next few weeks!
12.01.2022 - Art Frames
Year 4 have been busy creating Art Frames to go up around the school. Our chosen focus was the four elements (Fire, Earth, Wind and Water). The children had the freedom to choose how they wanted to represent each of the elements on their Art Frame template. They created some amazing pieces of work!
07.01.2022 - Spirituality Day
The theme for our Spirituality Day was 'Let your Light Shine'. We discussed how our light is made, how we can share it with others and how to make it brighter. We passed a candle round our class circle which symbolised our individual light and shared our talents, gifts and what kind of person we are. We used this to design a candle and a lighthouse. We also watched the Agape and shared marshmallows.
15.12.2021 - Break the Rules Day
02.12.2021 - Christmas Art Frames
The children enjoyed creating their Christmas Art Frames for the display. Each year group had a country to focus on and Year 4's country was Italy. The children researched Christmas in Italy before creating their artwork around this.
09.11.2021 - Animal Education Visit
Year 4 had an Animal Education Visit today. The children held all the animals including a snake! They learnt about classification and what is needed to classify different animals into their animal groups.
21.10.2021 - Creating Globes
In our Geography unit, we have been looking at the different features of the world. We followed this up by creating our own globes in Art using our knowledge of where the continents, the equator and the hemispheres are.