1/2P and 1S: Food Tasting for DT

In our DT lesson this week, the children explored and evaluated a range of vegetables in preparation for soup making. We tried a variety of raw and cooked vegetables, letting our senses help us with our evaluations. Using cocktail sticks to handle each item of food, we considered the smells, textures and flavours. We rated […]

Testing and tasting in 2WB 🥕🍠

In our DT lesson today, we explored and evaluated a range of vegetables in preparation for soup making. We tried new things and let our senses guide us. Using cocktail sticks to handle the food items, we described what they smell like, feel like and gently put them on our tongue to see what flavour […]

STEM secret messaging challenge 📩

Today we gathered some everyday household items and got ready to try some alternative ways of messaging. Firstly, we looked at how we could use objects to make images of words or phrases. Then we used some special solutions to investigate what would make the best invisible ink. Our grand finale was making Morse Code […]

KS1 ask “Where does our food come from?” 🍽

In our DT lesson today, we thought about food that is healthy, like fruit and vegetables. We agreed some food could be healthy, but unhealthy when you eat too much of it (bread and cheese). Some healthy foods are mixed with unhealthy foods, like fish and chips, or burgers with salad. It was certainly food […]

2WB finding the beat 🎵

Today we practiced moving to music at different speeds. We used different actions for the different types of notes. We continue to learn the names of the notes and use them to tap out a beat. Our new skills allow us to read and tap along to musical notation. We used tambourines, pens and our […]

KS1 perform ‘Ball Skills, the Musical’ ⚽️🏀

We used a video that has been going viral as inspiration for our Ball Skills lesson in PE today. We used one handed and two handed bounces to keep close control of ball movement. Using the music to keep time, we rolled the ball around our bodies and practiced throwing and catching skills towards the […]

Live lesson using Musical notation in 2WB

Today @RotherhamMusic delivered our Winter-themed music lesson online. After warming up, we learned about our diaphragm and how to use our posture for singing. We tapped to the beats in a song, then moved to the beats. We can use musical notation to represent the different movements we did e.g. walk, stride, jogging and slow. […]

2WB get active for PE ☃️🏃‍♂️

Today’s PE lesson was focused around ball skills, but the weather had other ideas. Children watched a video, focused on practicing skills with a tennis ball. Some children did today’s Joe Wicks workout. Many children explored our ‘Winter Wonderland’ for their exercise and had lots of fun with their families! Here is a video showing […]

2WB go musical on zoom 🥁

We were lucky to be able to keep our music lessons while home learning. We started with repeating chants, using different voices. Can you tell which is the sad chant and which is excited? We began to learn a new song with actions We finished with some rhythm work We just had time to share […]

2WB launch our new science topic in style (at home) 🧪👩‍🔬🧑🏻‍🔬

Today we looked at items of equipment for an experiment. We put them in a list. We made a prediction about using the equipment. Next, we watched or participated in 3 different experiments: Fizzing Potions Milk Swirls Rainbow Skittles We even made our own videos… Finally, we drew and wrote about our observations… We really […]