Year 1 have enjoyed learning all about Chinese New Year. We researched about the traditions, enjoyed making lanterns and writing instructions. We even managed some Kung Fu P.E. and learnt how to say "Hello". Amelia found out how to write her name in Chinese and then we all had a go. Great work…
Y5 created dioramas to show their understanding of the world’s biomes.
Year 6 have started a new Geography topic about Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes. The children have created diagrams to show the 4 layers of the earth and what they are made from. Excellent learning going on at home!
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.
Year 2 have been learning about the flags of South Africa and what each colour represents. Do you know why it has so many different colours? The children chose which medium they wanted to use to colour in their flags.