Year Three have been learning a new song in music. Previously, children had been counting four beats per bar, but their new song ‘Kites’ has three beats per bar. Children have also learned a new note, a dotted minim, which is three beats long. Year Three will be putting all this together again next week learning the second part of … Read More
This week in computing, children created computer art using “Doodle Art” on the iPads. They studied the work of a French artist, Georges Seurat, to create pixel pointillism-a type of painting using lots of dots. The children had a great time producing their own piece of art.
In Oak Class this week, children started studying El Caminante, a drawn animation about a high – wire artist. Children took part in a senses walk on Monday, walking in pairs and relying on their partner to guide them around the maze. Afterwards, children walked in groups to share their observation and speculate on the possible setting, character and events … Read More
This week in reception class, the children had some very special visitors; they asked loved ones to come in and do some reading with them! Apple class loved choosing their favourite stories from the book corner and showing off their amazing, progressing reading skills. The children also enjoyed presenting their classroom and telling parents all about the learning that they … Read More
Year Three have thoroughly enjoyed developing their table tennis skills over the last two weeks. They have found out the rules of table tennis and begun building their range of shots. On Wednesday, the children focused on their backhand push. It was lovely to see the children’s confidence grow as their accuracy increased.
This week Year Two have been exploring volume and capacity in Maths. Children have spent time measuring liquids using millilitres and litres, and they knew that the amount of liquid in a container, although it does not change, can look like it does – it is just the shape of the container. Children also looked at reading thermometers accurately, using … Read More
In the Year One Design and Technology lesson this week, children have explored and evaluated a range of moving books. Children worked in groups to find out which parts of the books moved and identified the mechanisms – wheel and sliders. They evaluated the effect of these moving objects on the books and started to think about their own end … Read More