Thursday 24th May - today we performed a simple test to see if changing the shape of play dough by squashing, bending, twisting & stretching it, will make a difference to whether it floats or sink.
Thursday 17th May - As part of our 'Land Ahoy' topic, this afternoon we drew portraits of ourselves. We then turned these into pirates and used pastels.
Monday 14th may - we took advantage of the lovely weather and we had a Maths treasure hunt in the Prayer Garden. We had to solve all of the questions on the blue cards and then we had challenge questions on the red cards to solve.
Monday 23rd April - we are reading The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson. Today we used the iPads to add ourselves into our favourite part of the story. We had lots of fun doing this.
Monday 16th April - today we had a visit from a pirate ship and enjoyed investigating it to see what we could find out.
Thursday 12th April - we walked to Woodsend Library and enjoyed finding new books to read.
Monday 26th March - today we enjoyed PE outside and working on our football skills.
Thursday 22nd March - we used biscuits to help us count in halves and quarters.
Tuesday 13th March - today we enjoyed a walk to Duttons Pond to go on a minibeast hunt. There was a little rain but that didn't stop us having fun.
Friday 23rd February - this afternoon the children enjoyed skipping.
Tuesday 20th February - we had a wonderful afternoon with Professor Brainstorm, watching and learning from all of his fascinating Science experiments.
Monday 19th February - Today the children started invasion games. They used footballs and concentrated on their bouncing and dribbling skills.
Monday 5th February - Today in gymnastics, the children had to create balances making sure that they had a certain amount of body parts in contact with the floor. They started with 6 body parts in contact with the floor and went right the way to 1 body part touching the floor. They had lots of fun figuring these out.
Tuesday 30th January - Today the children used the website 'Purple Mash' to create their own block graphs.
Monday 29th January - Today in PE we learnt how to do cartwheels and had lots of fun doing so.
Tuesday 23rd January - in Maths we are drawing and interpreting pictograms. Today we used the website ‘Purple Mash’ to create our own pictograms.
Thursday 18th January - We are reading ‘The Cat Sat on the Mat’ by Joan Aiken. Emma, a character, was given a magical wishing mat and she used it to wish for lots of different things, including colourful paints. Today, the children painted a picture that they thought Emma could have painted. We then had a look at Emma’s picture in comparison to ours.
Monday 15th January - The children enjoyed PE with Sam, the Manchester City Coach. Today they focused on balancing and different balances using different parts of the body.
Monday 8th January - Today something magical happened...we saw some fairies in the Prayer Garden. We really enjoyed having a look around.
Monday 18th December 2017 - today we made gingerbread and it tasted delicious. We then wrote instructions for how to make gingerbread.
Monday 16th October 2017 - we have been talking about materials and their properties. Today we investigated which biscuits are suitable to build a biscuit bridge, depending on their properties. We had lots of fun and found it really hard not to eat the biscuits!
We visited Skipton Castle as part of our Castle topic and had a wonderful day exploring the castle.
We have been learning about Paul Klee, an abstract artist who liked to use shapes and bright colours in his work. Today we created our own version of Paul Klee’s ‘Castle and Sun.'