This week we are learning about the RNLI (The Royal National Lifeboat Institution), who are a lifeboat search and rescue charity. So far, we have learnt about their three different types of life boats. They use an all-weather lifeboat, an inshore lifeboat and a hovercraft.
Extreme weather conditions across the world
How many types of extreme weather can you think of?
We researched each of the different extreme weathers;
and described what they are, what the effects/damage…
Today, we looked at the water cycle and the distribution of water around the world.
Where does rain come from?
All the water in the world rises from the Earth’s surface and falls back to the ground in a continuous cycle which is driven by the sun’s energy. Water that falls back…
This week we have learnt all about sea creatures. We have enjoyed learning some fun facts about different animals. Did you know that an octopus has 3 hearts and blue blood?
We have been writing fact files about the sea creatures that we have learnt about this week. We all…
Today we have been learning all about sea creatures. We have used videos, the internet, books and pictures to help us to find out more information about different sea creatures. We also looked at ‘The Deep’ in Hull and took a virtual tour of the aquarium.
So far, we have…
Geography - Extreme Earth
Today, we launched our new Geography topic: Extreme Earth. We began by thinking about these questions.
- How many different words can you think of to describe the weather and phenomena associated with the weather?
- What is climate?
- Where would you expect the…
Today we learnt all about pirates as part of our seaside topic. We found out about what they do, how they talk and what they like to wear.
We then worked out our pirate name and wrote about what we would do if we were a pirate.
What is your pirate name?
We are so pleased to see so many of you joining in with our seaside topic at home! Here are some of the fantastic pictures that we have received of home learning so far:
Today we have been learning all about seashells. We have learnt that they are hard, protective layers created by animals that live in the sea. Shells are part of some sea creature’s bodies and they are found on beaches and in the sea.
We looked at lots of different shells and…
This week we have been learning all about Grace Darling. She lived on the Farne Islands and her father was a lighthouse keeper. One stormy night, she helped to rescue 9 people from a shipwrecked boat. We used books, powerpoints, pictures and a BBC Bitesize video to help us to find…
Today is World Environment Day and the theme for 2020 is 'Biodiversity'.
Biodiversity is the measure of the variety of life on Earth. Places with high levels of biodiversity have a balance of a wide variation of different species of living things. The Amazon rainforest in South…
This week, as part of our seaside topic, we have been learning all about lighthouses. We have learnt what they are and how they help ships at sea. We have looked at how they have changed over time and we all sketched a different lighthouse. We learnt about how the ‘light’ in…