What a brilliant morning we had today. The whole school took part in our Race for Life, lots remembering cherished family members, as well as those that that beaten the illness. The children did themselves proud. A big thank you to Owen from Crossfit, those who came to support and Mrs Evans for organising! Enjoy the pictures. Continue reading →
Reception have been learning all about the properties of Ice in our STEM week sessions. Just for fun the children chose different ice cubes made of juice and built their own ice towers in a cup. We then watched them melt!
We had some different results depending on the order of ice cubes…
look at the pictures to see the fun!
If you are interested in the activity to try at home search for the STEM website and look for Early years home works. Continue reading →
The Foundation Phase Film Club has been a real success so far. The children are enjoying watching films based on different themes. We have discussed how music and colour create atmosphere. The children have enjoyed watching a wide variety of films, including some which made us laugh an awful lot, and some which gave us something to think about. We are looking forward to even more film club fun next Tuesday!
Today the children have been learning about rainbows. The children learned all about the lovely colours and participated in a range of rainbow and raindrop themed activities. They chalked some lovely rainbows onto black card and finger painted a rainbow picture. They played parachute games with a rainbow coloured parachute, did some messy colour mixing, played in some sparkly water and even had time to make a lovely rainbow cake. What a busy morning!
The children are enjoying exploring a variety of different games in board games club. As well as developing a range of skills, including mathematical, language and social skills, they are having lots of fun too! Continue reading →
Continuing on with forces in Year 5, we looked at levers today. We witnessed how a small force could move a heavy resistance if you used a lever and fulcrum correctly. We even proved it with some of the smallest members of our school vs one of the heaviest! When the children had witnessed this we came back into class and experimented with different weights to put the theory to the test! Continue reading →