Crime Scene investigation and Viking, Saxon conflict Capture the flag Year 5/6 Wow Starter

Today saw Hawks, Falcons and Kites come into a strange and unnerving crime scene where the children needed to use their inference skills to make predictions of what happened based on the evidence left on the scene. The children produced very plausible events linking all the clues together. Did…

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Year 1's Trip To Lydiard Park

This term took a trip to Lydiard Park and we looked at our local history and investigated the changing of the seasons. We went on a Woodland walk to find evergreen and deciduous trees and we learned about what the Ice House was used for many years ago. We visited Lydiard Park church and learned…

Years 1 & 2

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Year 5 and 6 Making Anglo-Saxon Cakes

Today Year 5 and 6 launched their new topic of Anglo-Saxons with a look at some typical foods they would have eaten during the years of the Anglo Saxons (410AD-800AD).

A lot of the food eaten by Anglo-Saxons is still familiar to us today as their main crops were barley, rye and…

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Y1 Porridge Making

This week we made our own porridge just like the Three Little Bears from the story Goldilocks. We made sure that we made it 'just right' and children had the choice to add raisins or apple to their porridge.

 

Years 1 & 2

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Y1/Y2 Little Red Hen

This week we performed the actions to the Little Red Hen story at the Harvest Festival. We created our own collages and the Y2 children told the story.

Great job everybody!

Years 1 & 2

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Year 3 and 4 Earthquake structures

This week the year 3/4s looked at Japan and how they make their buildings more capable of withstanding an earthquake. The children then tried to make their own designs using clay and wood. The buildings were then tested by shaking the tables they were on. 

 

Years 3 & 4

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Year 3 and 4 WOW opener

 

Years 3 & 4

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Exploration of the Heart in Year 5/6

Year 5 and 6 have spent the morning exploring and dissecting the heart. They have identified the main parts of the heart. They all enjoyed this hands on experience. What a fabulous start to our topic of Being Human.

Years 5 & 6

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Year 1 and 2 trip to Bournemouth

 

Year 1 and 2 had a lovely time at the beach this week. They enjoyed the sand, paddled in the sea and played on the pirate adventure playground. 

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Year 1 and 2 WOW opener for Pirates!

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Caterpillars

This week we have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly and our wonder word is ‘Metamorphosis’ which we found out means when some animals and insects go through change during their life cycles!

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Science Day in Years 5 & 6

The Year 5 and 6 children enjoyed a visit from Boffin John, the crazy scientist to find out about materials, forces and electric circuits. In the workshops the children were wowed by amazing science experiments including some with dry ice, hydrogen peroxide, and electricity.

Years 5 & 6

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