In Year 5, we have been studying biomes around the world. We looked at the location of different biome regions and then created our own models of the continents out of clay. We used paint to decorate these, showing where the different biomes around the world are.
On Friday, the Year 4 pupils went on a trip to Tamworth Castle. All the children had a great time, learning about Norman armour and the reasons for building motte and bailey castles. The children were able to dress up in traditional Norman clothes, battle clothes and armoury, and even learnt how to attack as … Continue reading Year 4 Class Trip To Tamworth Castle
This morning has been very busy in Year 1. We have started a new unit of work in maths on multiplication and division. Last week, we started by counting in ‘lots of’ 2s, 5s and 10s – we were really good at this. Then Miss Cope introduced us to the ‘lots of’ sign and … Continue reading Year 1 Multiplication
Year 1 and 2 have had a very egg-citing week! On Monday morning each class had an incubator and 5 eggs delivered, the children have patiently waited and the eggs have slowly started to hatch… The first egg to hatch was in Year 2 on Tuesday morning, closely followed by one in Year 1 which … Continue reading A Cracking Time In Key Stage One!
Today, the children and staff took part in the postponed World Book Day which had to be cancelled from last week due to the snow. Lots of the children came to school dressed as their favourite book character, and classes shared stories and thoughts about their favourite books. Many of the staff got dressed up too! … Continue reading World Book Day
Today, the children in Year 5 have been cooking Woolton Pie as part of their World War 2 work. Having watched how to make this, they wrote their own recipe which they had to follow in order to make the pie. As a class, different groups had the opportunity to peel and chop various vegetables. … Continue reading Woolton Pie
In Years 6 and 4, the pupils have been visiting editing stations to help to improve their writing. They all get the chance to travel with their writing books to different stations, including Punctuation Place, Adverbial Circus and Spelling Square and spend 5 minutes at each platform. During this time, the children use their purple … Continue reading Editing Stations
This half term, the Year 4 class book has been How To Train Your Dragon. During this time, the children have been carrying out homework projects based on this theme. The children are now beginning to bring their work into school and they really have worked well to develop their ideas around the theme. Here are … Continue reading Year 4 Homework Projects
Today throughout the school, we have been learning about how to stay safe online and when using different technologies. Each class have carried out different activities, from learning about the impact of our digital footprint, to understanding how to stay safe when using different apps, computer games and online messaging services. We have also watched … Continue reading Internet Safety Day
In Year 4, we have been learning how to make 1918 war cake. This was a fruit cake, containing sultanas, raisins, cinnamon and cloves, which was popular one hundred years ago. Before we made it, many of us thought that we would not like it. We had to write and follow our own recipe for this, … Continue reading 1918 War Cake