Year 3 took a massive step back in time to learn about life millions of years ago at Creswell Crags. Whilst there the children had the opportunity to experience what it would have been like living in a cave - with absolutely none of the 'mod cons' or home comforts that...
Being GCSE art students!
Year 4 became GSCE art students this afternoon! They had to experiment with green pastels and other colours to create various shades and tones of green, in preparation for a rainforest scene inspired by Henri Rousseau next week. A GCSE art student has to proof that they have investigated an art...
Using colour, line, shape and texture to create an illusion
This afternoon, Year 4 investigated how to use colour, line, form, shape and texture to create the illusion of a moving animal. The children worked really hard on their designs and the results are fantastic.
AMAZING ANIMALS LAUNCH!
To launch our new topic of ‘AMAZING ANIMALS’, Year 4 worked in their new table groups to create an animal associate with the 5 types of vertebrates – mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish. These have been used to create our new Topic display. Great teamwork was shown by all : )...
PEACE ART - RE
In RE this half-term, Year 4 have been exploring the question, 'How do humans express their spirituality?'. Spirituality influences much in the world; architecture, art, music, dance and many more. Many religious ideas are difficult to express in words. People have always tried to express these ideas, along with the feelings...
Does the amount of water in a bottle change the pitch of the sound?
As part of our science topic of Sound, Year 4 had great fun investigating whether the amount of water in a bottle change the pitch of the sound? They had to plan their investigation, carry out the investigation while recording their findings and then explain what their results showed. A good...
Roman Mosaics meets Andy Warhol Pop Art.
Year 4 have combined the idea of Roman Mosaics and Andy Warhol’s Pop Art movement to create some fabulous and eye-catching pieces of art. MOSAICS showed everything from scenes of everyday life, to fantastic images from Roman and Greek MYTHOLOGY. Many Romans believed that more colourful MOSAICS...
Roman Numerals Times Tables
Year 4 have really enjoyed learning about Roman Numerals this week. Year 4 know the importance of learning their Times Tables up to 12x12. Today, the children cleverly combined their knowledge of Roman Numerals and Times Tables to piece together a jigsaw.
Mega Structure Triangulation Challenge!
In the same teams as two weeks ago, the children had to apply their knowledge of triangulation and structures to design and make a Mega structure - a bridge. Their structure had to:- span a distance 600mm, be able to support a load, be free standing. All groups were...
Today Foundation were very lucky to have a visit from the Fire Service. We learnt all about fire safety, looked inside a fire engine and had a go at using the hose!