Nellie's Tree

Nellie's Tree

Wow, what an amazing morning - Class 3 went to visit Nellie's Tree, voted UK's Tree of the Year!! The tree is a beech tree grafted into an N-shape to woo a sweetheart named Nellie. Almost 100 years ago, Vic Stead grafted a sampling between two others to form the letter N as he…

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Keeping Healthy

Eatwell Plates

Today we have been looking at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what…

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India

Children around the world week - India

Wow, we have had an amazing week learning all about India. From researching about the physical and human Geography, different religions, native animals, cultures and celebrations, to making chapattis and tasting India food, from making and decorating…

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Class Two's Quotes of the Week

We have had a very exciting week this week around school with our 'Children Around the World' week.

 

Here are some of the exciting things we have learnt quoted from a few members of our class. 

 

"This week I was in the group where we learnt different things about Kenya. I have learnt…

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Brazil

Brazil

We have had an amazing week learning all about Brazil. We have researched where in the world Brazil is and found out all the countries that border Brazil.

We have looked at lots of famous landmarks in Rio such as Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and even…

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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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