The Forest School after school club continued to develop our new Family Garden area. The children worked together developing their team skills to fill the new planters with soil. The after school club are asking for donations of old children's Wellington boots for a secret project.
We’re all in this together Performance TrackWe’re all in this together Backing TrackWalking on sunshine (performance track)We’re all in this together Backing TrackMilitary Wives - Sing (Instrumental)
The Year 5 and 6 Forest School after school club, spent the lesson looking for stones, for a project that we will be undertaking. Unfortunately stones were difficult to find on the field, until this huge boulder was spotted buried deep in the soil. Undeterred by its depth the children used sticks and an old plastic toy before returning to...
By Lewis Carroll
’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!”
He took his vorpal sword in hand;
Long time the manxome foe he sought—
So rested he by the Tumtum tree
The World Wide Web and the Internet are not the same thing - the World Wide Web lives “on top of” the Internet. Year 6 will learn why the are not the same and explain the difference in their own words. We will also discuss the worlds first web page and hyperlinks.
After a fantastic year with every class, working hard and creating many happy memories the children will have an afternoon of freetime. Freetime is when the children are given the opportunity to extend their computer/iPad skills through the use of various computer programs, websites and apps. Freetime concentrates on fun activities but has the useful side-effect of improving pupils...
Second part of the Digital Passport online safety project. This week Year 6 will complete their digital passport and will find out how well they scored and receive their certificates for fantastic E-Safety knowledge.
The children and staff enjoyed a fantastic Sports Day in the beautiful sunshine. The United Kingdom were the winning team well done to all the children on that team. Thank you to the staff and Year 6 children who kept us supplied with plenty of water to drink. Thank you to all parents who attended and offered their support on...
Year 6 will begin their second lesson on E-Safety. This week the children will log into a suite of engaging games that address key issues facing kids in today's digital world. Learn critical skills related to digital safety, respect, and community. Each of the five games the children attempt include videos and three levels of gameplay.
E-Safety is the unit Year 6 will study this term. Electronic Safety is the safe and responsible use of technology. This includes the use of the internet and also other means of communication using electronic media (eg text messages, gaming devices, passwords, email etc). This week we look at creating a safe and secure password and the importance of privacy...
For a little bit of downtime this week Year 6 will complete a “Tiger WebQuest”. The children will use the webquest to organise information gathered from the Internet by selecting and recording the data. This will also allow the children to improve their understanding of how to use the Internet by linking to a variety of sites.
This week the children had fun making things with 20 sticks. They all came up with their own individual ideas these included a variety of houses, a rainbow, a boat, a heart, a bug hotel and jail! Well done to you all for your hard work.
Next week is Key Stage 2's last Forest School session. After half term Key Stage 1 will...
This week Year 6 will begin their work on Lego Wedo. The children will work in groups of three and will build and program a mechanical alligator that makes sounds and is motorized to open and close its jaw. Year 6 children will work collaboratively to test and debug their programs.
This week Year 6 and i will discuss Computer safety and Security. After talking about the different kind of security we have the chidren should be able to explain the potential risks to computers/ mobiles/Tablets.
This morning our amazing choir entered 2 choral sections at the Rochdale Music festival. They performed 4 songs altogether and performed beautifully. We are so proud to have a 64 children in our choir showing their enthusiasm for music and singing. Unfortunately we did not win the contest but we did have a brilliant time and received some lovely...
This week Year 6 learn to use code breaking algorithms to decipher codes. We will discuss why this is a good way to transmit data. Why are codes important? Who uses them? Morse Code, Flags and letters of the alphabet are all ways man has used to transmit codes. Today Year 6 will break codes using Caesers Cipher. (The...