Wasdale Mountain Rescue team visited our school this morning to tell us all bout how they save people in trouble on mountains. They showed us all the equipment they used and amazed us with their stories of rescue operations.
Y5 launched their ‘Mountains topic’ by making concept maps. They wrote what they already know about mountains then did some research and added facts.⛰
Today, we learnt lots of new vocabulary to describe rocks such as: igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic, permeable, durable and density. We used this vocabulary to describe our rocks and their properties.
The children have been learning about the different types of natural and man-made rocks. They used their rocks that they had brought in for homework, to identify what type of rock they were (sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic) and make some detailed drawings using their magnifying…
Year 2 have been learning about the different countries of the Uk and the waters that surround it. They used non-fiction texts (including the internet) to find out about which animals live in the waters around the UK.