Monthly Archives: September 2017

Erasmus Visit to Italy

Erasmus Visit to Italy

Next week, Mr Keilty, Miss Metcalfe, Miss Monteith, Miss O’Connor and Mrs Iliadou will visit Rome to plan and prepare the next part of our Erasmus project – There’s No Planet B; Stop Climate Change. The will spend time in our Italian Partner school, observing teaching, working with children, sharing our work and discussing the project.

We look forward to hearing about their visit!

Don’t forget you can see what we’ve been getting up to in our project by visiting our website

www.theresnoplanetb.co.uk

Year 2’s Colourful Art

Year 2’s Colourful Art

This week Year 2 have continued to explore the theme of colour based around the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’. We have practised spelling the different colours and creating colourful pictures. In Computing we used a range of tools on ‘2 paint a picture’ and created some magnificent colorful scenes. In Art we made…Continue Reading

Year 5 – Orbits and Oreos!

Year 5 – Orbits and Oreos!

Year 5 have been learning about the Earth, Moon and Sun We began by looking at the shape of the Earth, Moon and Sun – did you know that people used to believe that the Earth was flat?! Next, we wrote a mnemonic to help us remember the order of the planets in the solar…Continue Reading

Mentos and Coke Experiment in Nursery

Mentos and Coke Experiment in Nursery

The Nursery children like nothing better than an exciting science experiment! Science is such a broad and exciting subject especially for children who are naturally curious and have questioning minds. We recognise the importance of introducing a wide range of experiences to our early years children so that they can begin to develop their scientific…Continue Reading

Week 3 in Y6…22nd September 2017

Week 3 in Y6…22nd September 2017

We completed our El Salvador themed art this week – the Romero Crosses.  They’re on display in the Y6 classroom and look superb, if I do say so myself.  They’ll look even better when they’re supplemented with all the written work we’re doing as part of our cross-curricular topic.  The classroom will look splendid just…Continue Reading

A Great Start to Our Reception Year!

A Great Start to Our Reception Year!

Welcome to Reception everyone! The children have had a busy few weeks settling into life in our Reception class. They have been making new friends, learning new routines and enjoying working and playing together.                The children have especially loved exploring the different programs on the interactive whiteboard and working on the classroom…Continue Reading

E-Safety in Year 2

This week Year 2 have been learning all about the importance of staying safe online. We talked about things you can do online and things that you shouldn’t do online so that you can stay safe. We really enjoyed watching Hector’s World and were very quick to point out all of the things Hector and…Continue Reading

Week 2 in Y6…15th September 2017

Week 2 in Y6…15th September 2017

Oh, it’s not all English and Maths in Y6 I’ll have you know.  Not by a long chalk.  This week we have made a start with our first Creative Curriculum topic of the year: a geography-based study of El Salvador.  We have looked at the work of Salvadorean artist Fernando Llort, and the way in…Continue Reading

Week 1 in Y6…8th September 2017

Week 1 in Y6…8th September 2017

Welcome to the Y6 blog for the 2017-18 school year.  What have we been doing so far?  Well, we got stuck in to maths pretty sharpish – not a lesson to waste as we seek to improve the school SATs results still further.  We began by asking “Decimals: what’s the point?” (ha ha – get…Continue Reading