Filtering Fun – 6B

Michael is stuck on a desert Island. He needs clean drinking water therefore using the outside environment, 6B have created our own water filters. Whose filter will have the cleanest looking water? We will see after the holidays. Please follow and like us:

5/6 H Filtering

Using real life natural objects, including ones which could be found on a beach like sand, the children made filters. We look forward to testing them out and seeing the results! Please follow and like us:

5/6H PSHE

This week the children in 5/6H discussed how are world and school could be better. Everyone has an opinion during class discussions and then we put our ideas into speech bubbles for us to remember throughout the year ahead. There were two key messages from our discussions: Our world would be better if there was […]

P4C- Almost Anything

This afternoon we looked at a story called ‘Almost Anything’. The children discussed the character George who was low on confidence to try new things. The class discussed the story wonderfully and came up with these brilliant questions. Please follow and like us:

Blast off!

To finish off our topic, Y4/5D and Y5/6H went outside to launch our bottle rockets. We recorded and compared the timings of each rocket. Then we spoke about the science behind the rockets movement, such as the force of gravity, air resistance and pressure. Please follow and like us:

Year 6 awards assembly

What a lovely morning celebrating our fabulous year 6 children and all their achievements. Lots of different awards were given out including for attendance, friendship, reading and our boys and girls of the year. Congratulations to all of our year 6 children! Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Forces

The children in 5/6H looked at the forces gravity and air resistance. We investigated if the size of a parachute would slow a rocket capsule down or not. We discovered the larger the parachute, the longer it took an object to hit the ground. 11DC76E1-9238-47EE-8CFB-6AD57015443B Please follow and like us:

Shireoaks Marina

The children had a fun packed day at Shireoaks Marina. They went pond dipping and learnt about a wide range of plants, insects and amphibians. Next they visited the Dawn Rose, a replica of a cuckoo boat and found out about how it was made. After break, the children learnt how to open and close the […]

Quorn cooking

Today we had a guest from Quorn to show us how to make meals using a meat substitute. We discussed what a healthy plate is and had a taste of the wonderful cooking. Please follow and like us:

Literacy – Non fiction features

In literacy this week we have looked at non fiction features. Children categorized fiction and non fiction features and discussed which features are the most important using their opinion line. From that we created our own RUBRIC to use for our writing next week. Please follow and like us:

Diversity

Y3/4P enjoyed our circled time discussing diversity. Children had some really good discussions about how important it is to be proud of yourself and to be different. Please follow and like us:

Art

Mrs Taylor leading our art sessions this week. Using pen and ink to create pictures of Victorian buildings. Please follow and like us:

Eyam visit

4L had a wonderful day trip to Eyam on the 9th May. We got to see all the main sites including the Riley graves, the boundary stone and the infamous church plague window. We even had time to stop and have an ice cream despite the constant rain. After 22,000 steps for the day we […]

Pen and Ink Skills in Y4/5D

The children have shown lots of resilience developing their pen and ink skills with Mrs Taylor. They looked at different techniques to create tone. Then they used these techniques to draw a landscape linking to our space topic. Please follow and like us:

Eyam Y4H

Today our Year 4 children are exploring the Plague village of Eyam, they have visited the plague houses, Church and Museum. They have also been to visit the Riley Graves which sit high up on the hillside. The children are having a wonderful day and here are some pictures shared by Miss Darby.   Please […]

Space home learning in 5/6H

Beautiful home learning from the children in 5/6H thank you so much to all the adults who have supported the children in their creations. I’m sure you can agree that they have worked hard over the Easter holiday’s creating their masterpieces. Well done Everyone! Please follow and like us:

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

Yesterday we learnt about the skills required to become an astronaut. We carried out a fitness test by taking part in the exercises the astronauts have to do to keep fit. We then looked at our reaction times by carrying out an experiment to see how fast we would reacted to catch a ruler. We […]

Willow Weaving

This lunchtime Mrs Tunks took the children out to the willow dome and taught them how to weave. They had a wonderful time in the sunshine and now have a new skill. We are calling for all parents and grandparents to support us in a family learning program which we would like to run on […]

NASA Visits Rockingham

Today our Year 5 children have had an introduction to their new topic on space. Dr Hanson and Professor Darby had an action packed day with a range of activities to get the children excited about their topic. I know the children are really excited about their new topic from the home learning that arrived […]

Real Project – 3M & 3/4P Fundraiser

3m and 3/4P have completed their fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation. The children have completed the ‘Skip A Mile’ challenge and have so far raised over £300. Please donate if you havent already, you have till tomorrow at 3.15pm. Well done everyone and thank you for everybody who has donated. Please follow and like […]