Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 week 3 in Y6…26th Jan

2018 week 3 in Y6…26th Jan

A busy and exciting week of maths began with eight of our Y5 and Y6 students taking part in a “Maths for the More Able” series of workshops at New York Primary where we explored (among other things) sequences, factors and prime numbers, 2d shape and tessellations.  Back in class, Y6 completed our work on…Continue Reading

Forest School in Reception

Forest School in Reception

The children enjoyed reading the story of ‘Stickman’ by Julia Donaldson. They talked about the setting, characters and recalled their favourite part of the story. We explored our forest area and found sticks of all different shapes and sizes. They children made their own stickmen out of sticks and pipe cleaners. The children spent ages…Continue Reading

Dinosaurs in Year 2

This week we began our new topic, Dinosaurs! We have learnt lots of facts about herbivores and carnivores and why they had certain features. We were amazed to hear about the discovery of a new dinosaur that had been found in China and a recently discovered set of bones that were uncovered in Africa. We…Continue Reading

2018 Week 2 in Y6…19th Jan

2018 Week 2 in Y6…19th Jan

New year, new science topic.  This week we began studying Light,  a subject which doesn’t always easily lend itself to many opportunities for practical, investigative science.  Nonetheless, we once again found Barbie in need of a new bathroom window.  It was the challenge for our Y6 scientists to classify materials as either transparent, translucent or…Continue Reading

Y3 Computing Blog 21st January

Y3 Computing Blog 21st January

Year 3 have been using Lego Wedo to program and control a variety of mechanisms.  Take a a look and we’ll explain what we’ve been doing along the way…    First, we created algorithms (that is a series of instructions that tell the computer what to do) and built different gearing systems to observe the…Continue Reading

Y5 19th Jan 2018

Y5 19th Jan 2018

Year 5 have had an incredibly busy week. In Science, we have been concluding our topic ‘Properties of Materials’ by creating some chemical reactions. We used vinegar and bicarbonate of soda to create a volcanic explosion and fill a balloon with carbon dioxide! In Maths, we have been measuring and converting weight in grams and…Continue Reading