What a fantastic start to year 5. During our English lesson the children have been learning about biographies and each child has written a biography, on the astronaut Tim Peake.
Here are some examples of their writing:
In Forest School this week we noticed that our apple trees are full of fruit. After picking the apples we segmented them, dipped them in cinnamon sugar and toasted them over the campfire................delicious!
We mixed red and yellow to make orange and created a sunset. We then added silhouettes of African animals!
For our term 6 topic 'Mining' we visited Kent Mining Museum.
The children gained lots of new knowledge about our local history and geography. They enjoyed holding archived items, exploring the museum, as well as hearing from a real miner
Making dragons eyes from clay in Year 2
DT - sewing
In year 5, the children have made WW2 Gonks, as their DT project. They have has to show lots of perseverance and collaboration to learn to sew. They look amazing!
The Koala's have been learning about plants in Science. As we have been reading 'Jack and the Jelly Beanstalk', we decided to grow our own beanstalks - and even investigated if a jelly bean would actually grow into a beanstalk.
We learnt that beans need light and water to grow (but not too much…
For our geography fieldwork we have been thinking about which location in our school grounds would be best for creating a wildlife garden. One of our fieldwork activities was to collect different habitats, find woodlice, leave them over night and see which habitat suited them the best. After 24…
Some super subtraction with Miss Beck!
We started with a full bus load of dinosaurs, then rolled the dice. We had to take that many dinosaurs away and work out how many we were left with. We did so well!
Trial and error to make a simple circuit in science. Could we add more than one bub? What would happen?
To start our unit of work on instructions, we followed instructions to make origami bookmarks. We then tried lots of different types such as frogs, cranes and cats!
Year 1 made their own moving pictures! We created levers for Jack to climb the beanstalk and for the Giant to protect the castle. We even hid the golden hen behind a flap.