Monthly Archives: March 2017

Y3 Blog 24th March

Y3 Blog 24th March

As part of our Ancient Greece Creative Curriculum topic, Y3 have been learning about that great inventor, scientist, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer, Archimedes.  And how taking a bath led to Archimedes’ great idea – Eureka! For the story of how he used this idea to help the King of Sicily solve the problem of his…Continue Reading

Year 2 Maths

This week Year 2 have been learning about measures. Throughout the week we have looked at a variety of measures including cm, m, g,kg, ml and l. We were challenged to create an antidote that would save the superheroes and return them to their usual state! Luckily our measuring abilities were so good that we…Continue Reading

Year 5’s Tudor Trip

Last week, Year 5 were set the task of researching some element of Tudor history in preparation for our trip on Friday. We had a great afternoon on Thursday tasting ship biscuits, bread and ‘jumblies’! We also had many interesting posters, fact files, models, a huge timeline and even a pig on a platter to…Continue Reading

‘Forest School Staff Training.’

On Monday evening the staff donned their wellies and outdoor attire to take part in exciting ‘Forest School Training’ with Miss O’Connor. (Level 3 Forest School Leader).   St Columba’s Forest School Aims To provide an opportunity for individuals to develop, to learn and to enjoy themselves. To provide a safe and non-threatening environment in…Continue Reading

Y6 March 17th

Y6 March 17th

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all our readers! In Y6 this week we’ve been applying our knowledge of electrical circuits in a fun and creative way: we’ve made examples of that well-known and much-loved fairground favourite – the steady-hand tester game.  Absolutely no help was given by me at all, yet the children managed, independently…Continue Reading