Divas for Diwali
This week we completed our topic on Hinduism, looking at the festival of Diwali, by adding colour to our divas. After researching divas to get some inspiration, we designed our own before molding them from clay. Then Year 2 worked really hard to add intricate patterns in bright, vibrant colours. We...
Fire Service visit.
We have been so lucky to have a visit from the fire service! The fire fighters taught us about fire safety and showed us what they have to wear when they are putting fires out. We got chance to look at the fire engine and even had a go at...
Year 5 had great fun this afternoon and enjoyed creating a lot of loud noise (most of it beautiful noise though!) They had to improvise and compose music for when a character travels through a portal taking them to an imaginary world.
JWS Multi skills festival
Last week we visited Joseph Whitaker school for a multi skills festival. We practised our balancing skills, ball skills and team game skills. Lots of fun was had by all!
Birds of Prey https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/facts-about-nature/facts-about-birds/arent-birds-of-prey-brilliant/ http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-birds-of-prey/
During "Welly Wednesday" we collected leaves and made masks for nature heroes. We looked online to explore the nature trust and find out about how they protect our environment and our wildlife.
We launched our topic with a superhero dress up day. We practised our skills on the iPad by taking pictures of each other in different superhero poses.
Alchemy Island Launch
To launch our new topic of ‘Alchemy Island’ the children had a visit from the Chief Alchemist’s apprentice, who delivered a rather special brief case. Inside the case was a riddle which would provide the start location for the children’s journey through Alchemy Island....
This week we used music and ribbons to create a firework dance. We built a bonfire with leaves and twigs and danced around it, using high and low movements, twirls and jumps. Finally we added music to make the sounds of different fireworks and made our movements match the sounds....
Ben Nevis Conquerors
WOW! Erin and Jude conquered Ben Nevis over the half-term holidays. This is an incredible achievement and even more so as they raised an amazing £300 for Children in Need. They made it up and down in only 6 hours! In what looks to have been very cold and wet weather...