Ikano Bank - Cheese Matters
The children in Year 6 really enjoyed their interactive session with Mr Elkington and Mr Hamilton. The took part in lots of budgeting activities and developed their "money sense".
Creating Printing Blocks to produce recognisable Pictorgrams
Year 4 used their Design and Technology skills to create Printing Blocks. Printing is essentially the using of a carved material covered in ink to transfer an image on to paper or fabric. The children combined their Design and Technology skills with their Geography knowledge as part of our &lsquo...
Reading and Writing Music
In Music this half-term, Year 4 have been learning how to read music and write music, using the basics of staff and other musical notations. They have really enjoyed this and created their own pieces.
Burps, Bottoms and Bile!
Year 4 have been finding out about the human digestive system and how to look after your teeth as part of our ‘Burps, Bottoms and Bile’ science unit. They have really enjoyed finding out about the gross and disgusting information! The children, have worked in groups to place in...
Using Digi Maps to find out distances
Year 4 used the ‘DigiMaps’ software today to find the location of their house and the distance that it took them to walk to school. They also found the routes (or similar) we walked in Castleton. The children showed great teamwork and where ‘buzzing’ while working! ...
Using perimeter and measuring to map out Abbey Gates.
Year 4 had to apply their knowledge of addition, measuring, perimeter and positioning in order to create a floor plan of Abbey Gates Primary School. The children really enjoyed this activity and all achieved success with a little bit of perseverance in what was a tricky challenge.
North or South?
This afternoon we explored how to identify the north and south poles on a magnet. We also had chance to make a compass.
Castleton landscapes in the style of Van Gogh
Following on from our trip to Castleton, Year 4 were inspired from the beautiful landscapes they saw. To enhance these landscapes, the children painted in the style of Vincent Van Gogh, using dots to achieve texture, movement, depth, colour and life. The children were able to focus on Van Gogh&rsquo...
Marvellous Magnet Mayhem
This afternoon we had a magnificent time with magnets. We explored which metals are magnetic, their strength and their polarity.
TUESDAY - Drama time
Today we explored a scene from David Wiesner's book, 'Tuesday'. It was great fun creating speech for each of the characters.