To kick off our exciting topic this term Year 3 visited Touchstones. We learned a lot about the stone age and even created our own timeline. We explored the fascinating museum and then split into groups for a carousel of activities. We were able to make our own stone age pots from clay, take part in an archaeological dig,...
The children in reception class have been experimenting mixing colours. Unfortunately, once they had mixed the colours they began exploring how it would look on themselves and each other. Apologies to parents for the paint on clothes.
This term Year 3 have been studying healthy eating and have been discussing how to keep a balanced diet. We were lucky enough to have a visit from Warburtons who were able to give us more information on this. We looked at the types of food we need to eat, and discussed portion sizes. To help us understand this...
Over the next four weeks Groundwork will be working will be working with Year 5. Today the children went in Boarshaw Clough, to celebrate Halloween they made natural skeletons and broomsticks. Thank you Groundwork!
In year 4 we have been learning about the Romans and the Italian region of Lazio where Rome is. We went to Frankie and Benny's to learn about the Italian tradition of pizza making. We made our own pizzas and learned about the invention of the Pizza Margherita. We all really enjoyed eating our delicious pizzas!...
The children have really enjoyed learning about Australia as part of our Geography, English, DT and Science topics!
This week the children designed, created and evaluated a simple boomerang!
They have been learning about Aboriginal artefacts. Watch out!
Reception class visited Build a Bear today.
The children choose the fur, added the stuffing, each child added a heart . The bear was then sewn up and dressed in a school uniform. Finally he was named, given a birth certificate and brought back to school .
Welcome to the newest member of reception class 'John the dog'.
Today Year 3 were lucky enough to have a session with Hugh Templeton. Hugh is an artist and taught us how to use water colours to create an effective cave painting.
We drew our stone age scene in pencil and then used water colours to give the effect that it had been painted on a cave wall.
We had an amazing...
This term Year 3 have been studying the topic of the stone age.
We have made some fantastic pots that we were able to sell during enterprise week.
We used clay and water to make the pots and used fossils and things we might find in the woods to create interesting patterns on them.