Ceramic tiles

Year 3 have had a wonderful time making flower relief tiles from clay. They investigated relief art forms and designed their tiles using their knowledge about the parts and functions of a plant from their science lessons. They used many skills such as rolling, shaping, smoothing and attaching 2…

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Year 2 Duck Day

Year 2 were fortunate enough to be surrogate parents to 6 ducklings for the day, today! Every child had the opportunity to hold a duckling, sketch it after careful observation and use their new-found science knowledge to present the ‘Life Cycle of a Duck’, in words and pictures. Naturally, duck…

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Year 3 Rocks Day!

This week Year 3 welcomed Andrew Berry from the Education People to deliver our hotly anticipated, annual Rocks Day! The children loved getting their hands on lots of different rocks, fossils and crystals and learnt about the structure of the Earth, the formation of sedimentary, metamorphic and…

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Year one insects

This week, Year one pupils have finished making imaginary insects from card and pipe cleaners. Throughout the art project we have been using the scientific language when referring to parts of the insects’ body - head, thorax, abdomen, wings and antennae.

Pupils worked independently when making…

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Year 1 observational drawing - insects

The Year 1 topic this term is ‘mini beasts’ and within their science lessons they are learning about the anatomy of insects. Within their art, pupils have been studying and drawing my collection of insects set in resin - these are fascinating objects.

In Year R and Year 1, class teachers…

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Investigating teeth

Our science this term is learning about” Humans and other animals” so our first lesson was about teeth. We had to bite into an apple and notice how we ate it and which teeth we used first. Then we used mirrors to explore our own teeth. It was fascinating to learn about carnivores, herbivore and…

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Newton's colour wheel - art and science

This week, Year 5 have been learning about the artist’s colour wheel.

The modern colour-wheel is based on Sir Isaac Newton’s experimentation with light. While Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, he experimented by shining white light (daylight) through a glass prism, splitting it…

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Year 5 Science Day

BOOM! What a fantastic day we have all had. Today the children have been transformed into: planets, rockets, moon buggies, stars, the sun and so much more. Through interacting with each other and active learning they should be able to tell you about the solar system, challenges facing space…

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Shadow puppets - Year 3 Science

Year 3 have been learning about Light and Shadows in Science this term. They created their shadow puppet theatres and puppets. They investigated how a shadow changes when the distance of the light source is changed. They planned their investigation, made predictions and used measuring skills to…

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Bugs, Science and a great day at Creed

We all enjoyed a wonderful trip to Creed Outdoors on15th June and we also enjoyed our recent walk in our local environment to survey the insect life and habitats in connection with our science topic. We have created a display of these outdoor learning experiences.

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Year 6 visit from 'The Weird Fish Lady'!

Year 6 were very fortunate to receive a visit on Thursday from 'The Weird Fish Lady' - otherwise known as Gloria Barnett: ocean adventurer, author and educator. She was joined by her diving buddy, Chris, and together they wowed the pupils with their night dive films, tales from the Red Sea and…

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Bridge Bakes Bread

Everyone in Year 4 hopes that you were able to enjoy the bread that we made last week? Making bread was great fun and linked nicely with our Science topic of Changing Materials and also with our DT project of product design. We wonder if anyone will make bread over half term? Take care everyone…

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