New Zealand

New Zealand

We have had a really enjoyable week learning all about New Zealand. From creating Maori bone Necklaces, to using atlases to map, from producing the New Zealand and Maori flags, to researching all about the physical and human Geography, about the animals of New Zealand, the…

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New Zealand - Launch Day

New Zealand - Launch Day

 

All of the children came into school this morning full of excitement and anticipation for our 'Children around the World' week. For New Zealand, we launched our learning by learning about Maori bone necklaces and then created our own version from clay.

Some…

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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

Last week, Class 4 were investigating yeast and set up an experiment to discover in which conditions yeast rises. The experiment required 4 zip up freezer bags which were then filled with different elements.

Each bag contained yeast and then:

Bag A - sugar and…

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Class Two's Quotes of the Week

Welcome to Class Two's Quotes of the Week.

 

We have had an exciting time in Class this week, here are some quotes from some members of our Class.

 

"I have really enjoyed handwriting and learning how to write my 'b' and 'd' the right way."

James. S. Year 1

 

"We had to write…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Endangered Animals by Charlotte

This week in science we researched endangered animals. 

An endangered animal is:

  • a species that is threatened with extinction;
  • a species with a small habitat;
  • a species that has a small population.
 

Me and my partner, Maddy, looked at Bengal…

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PE

Gymnastics

Class 2 had a great gymnastics session today, using apparatus, with our coaches from Castleford Tigers. 

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Junior Jam

Class 2 Junior Jam

Class 2 enjoyed using the 'Rhythm Cat' & 'Piano Master' apps today in Junior Jam.

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 6

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 6

 

This week, Class 4 were challenged to learn their homophone spellings in a different way. To try and remember each spelling for each meaning, the children drew an illustration in or around the word. Some of the designs were very creative and our spelling…

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Mental health and emotional well-being

Mental health and emotional well-being

 

Following on from Mrs Jennings' assembly, which helped us to consider our mental health, Class 4 then brought this back in to the classroom to further our learning and thoughts in some animated discussions.

We considered the idea of who and what we…

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Classification

Classification

 

Class 4 have been enthusiastically learning all about classification. Firstly, we defined classification and thought about reasons in our lives we need to classify items. Next, we discovered more about the scientist, Aristotle, who came up with the idea of classifying all…

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Art

Leaf Drawings

Class 2 have been inspired by their visit to Harlow Carr yesterday and have produced some lovely drawings of the leaves they collected. 

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Harlow Carr

Class 2's Visit to Harlow Carr

We have had an amazing day today at RHS Harlow Carr. The sun was shining and we learnt all about trees and leaves. We now know the difference between an evergreen tree and a deciduous tree and can identify many different types of trees from their leaves and…

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