The Great Castle Creation

For our D and T project, we decided to make a Castle, which linked to our Wonderland and Traditional Tales theme! Every single person in our class had a specific job role, from designers and builders to painters and decorators.  We had to discuss how best to join things and had to make alterations…


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Moving Up to Reception

What a lovely time we had meeting our new Reception Class. The children looked around our inside and outside provision areas and then chose to explore their new learning environment. The outside area was popular and we all had lots of fun.

We can’t wait to get to know you all better!…


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Reception Move Up Day

Reception class enjoyed a lovely morning trying out their new Year 1 classroom.  We made England flags, paper chains and sang football songs.  We enjoyed working on some art work that will be in our class when we return in September.  Our favourite part was playing on the new castle.   Mrs Robson…

Latest News Reception

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Y1 Wacky Windmills

Year 1 enjoyed researching, designing and making their own Wacky Windmills. We researched the history of windmills, their purpose and variation in design throughout the years.  We used this information to help design our own creations using recyclable products.  We finished off decorating our…

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Wild Things

Using Wild Things as our inspiration, Year 1 had the challenge of creating a boat as well as a Wild Thing out of natural materials.  They set about working together brilliantly as Teams, showing co-operation, determination and lots of laughing and giggling.  The children talked about their designs…

Year 1 D&T HRSE

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Year 5 Design and Technology Day

Year 5 designed and made a ‘Marble Run’ on our design and technology day. They used junk materials and enjoyed the challenge of  re-designing their models in order to ensure the marble could run through freely. 


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Y6 Trashion Show

Y6 enjoyed a design and technology day creating “fashion” from recyclable items. The theme was “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” and they certainly did that. Working in small teams, they created a selection of weird and wonderful items of clothing and showed their designs off on the cat-walk. 

Design and Technology

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Moving up to Year 2

Today our Year 1 children spent the morning in their new class, getting to know their new teachers and becoming familiar with the classroom. They looked at photos of what activities they may do in Year 2 then they listened to the story ‘The Dot’ by Peter Reynolds. The message of the story was that…

Year 1 HRSE

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Exploring the geography of Egremont

Year 2 have spent much of this year learning about physical and human features in their geography lessons. Today they went on a walk around Egremont to explore the many features it has and use their knowledge to identify the type of features they are. The children even found time for a spot of…

Year 2 Geography

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Year 5 Forest School

The activity for this week was to build a sculpture that represented ‘Hopes’ for Year 6.  The children were unanimous in that they wanted challenge, calm and fun!  
This group of children chose to work mostly as a team, but then 2 children broke away and decided to worked independently.  The…

Year 5 D&T HRSE

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