Making Jam Jar Salad

This morning the Year 2 children learned the difference between processed and unprocessed foods. They found out about the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables too. Then they learned how to use the clawing and bridging techniques to prepare vegetables for their jam jar salads. What a  delicious…

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Textiles Project

The final part of our Design and Technology project was to use their new sewing skills and knowledge to solve the problem of how to stop a tea-towel from slipping off a hook. They used a template and different sewing techniques to make a hanger for a tea towel. 
 

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Creating Waterproof Hats

Over the past few weeks Year 2 have been looking at what ‘waterproof’ means and have investigated which materials are waterproof. They were posed the questioned ‘How can you make a hat waterproof?’ The children’s final investigation was to find out which substances when added to paper made the…

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Reception’s animal homes

We have been learning about the topic, ‘Animals big and small’ in Reception. The children designed and made their own animal homes using different construction materials. We have been learning about different animals habitats and the different countries that animals live in. 
 

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Year 5 Science Week

Year 5 have been learning about what STEM stands for and jobs that involve using these subjects. We were very lucky to receive an Innovabox from some nuclear graduates who created this activity box to promote an awareness of STEM in schools. One of the activities was to challenge us to create a…

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D&T in Reception 2022

In D&T this week we have been learning how to safely use a hammer and nails and some pliers. The children all wore safety glasses and jackets. We learnt how to hold a nail correctly when using a hammer and how to pull a nail out using pliers. I think we definitely have some future builders! 

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Our clay aliens

Our topic in Reception at the moment is Space. We have been making rockets and tissue paper planets and we made our own aliens out of the clay. The children rolled the clay and then used their hands and mark making tools to make their aliens. We left them to air dry and then painted them our…

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Healthy D.T.

The Year 2 have been learning about what makes a healthy sandwich or wrap. They planned their own healthy sandwiches and wraps. They finally got to make them using their cutting skills. The children throughly enjoyed eating them afterwards.

 

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