Y5P – Scientific Research

Y5P enjoyed researching about the planets in our solar system. We searched for specific facts such as: distance from the sun, average temperature, diameter and distance from Earth. Next week, we will look to publish our research.

PE – Football Y5P

Y5P looking at dribbling yesterday in their PE lesson. Our objective was to keep our heads up, find the space and use the inside of our foot to dribble with the ball.

6B PSHE – What makes a good friend?

Today, we have discussed what makes a good friend, listing qualities and attributes. We then ranked them in importance order but came to the conclusion that all of the qualities that we look for have the same level of importance. Finally we explored Agony Aunt/ Uncle scenarios and expressed our opinions on what we would […]

Special Mentions Celebrations

We loved our first assembly back sharing all the wonderful things that had happened that week. Our children have come back settled and love learning. It was really lovely to see our KS1 children back in the hall. Well done to all our winners and to Scholes who have taken the house challenge lead.

Appreciating the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy

Last week we researched some facts about Andy Goldsworthy. We then spent time looking at some examples of his art work and sculptures. We enjoyed discussing how his art made us feel and what we liked and disliked about it. We added comments to encourage discussion as we moved around the classroom. We were certainly […]

6B Art – Sailing Boats

Today, we used our pencil sketching skills to create line drawings of sailing boats, linked to our class text Kensuke’s Kingdom. Children then quickly transferred these pencil skills into pen drawings becoming braver with their line experimentation as the afternoon went on.  

Y5/6H P4C What makes a winner?

5/6H looked at some famous moments from the Olympics including Usain Bolt winning the 100m, Super Saturday from 2012, Derrick Redmond in Barcelona and Eric the Eel. We then discussed what makes a winner. There were some very well thought out responses. We decided that winning gold didn’t just mean you were a winner!  

5/6H Olympic Art and DT

The last couple of weeks, 5/6H have been producing some different pieces of artwork and design technology learning. They have focused on Olympic posters for painting and Olympic kits to design. The children tried really hard with the learning they produced.


Today we celebrated our Willow Tree Oscars where some of our children were awarded an Oscar for their animation and film making skills all based on areas of the curriculum and the topic they have been learning. We are so proud to announce that our Winners were …. Year 6 Animation of the Heart Year […]