Should Children Be Allowed to Vote?

This was Class 9’s latest Language and Communication question. They vocabulary they were asked to consider was: democracy comprehension rights equality During the lesson, the children added their own language of the lesson, including: responsibility inappropriate election The debate around this question was spirited but respectful and there were some Read more…

The Science of Sound

We started our new Science topic this week, by looking at how sound is made. After exploring a variety of musical instruments and carrying out some very simple experiments, we discovered that sound is created by vibrations. Try it yourself at home – put some grains of rice on top Read more…

Pancake Day

This week we have been learning about the Christian Festival of Lent. We discussed what would be really hard to give up for 40 days and if it would really be considered a sacrifice. We then rounded off the lesson by eating pancakes, which are traditionally eaten before the festival Read more…

Internet Safety

KS2 attended a special assembly today focusing on being safe online. All classes in KS2 will also take part in a workshop highlighting the ways in which we can all ensure we are safe when using the internet.

Wonderful Warhols

Last term, Class 9 studied the work of American pop artist Andy Warhol . They explored the themes and techniques of his work and then painted their own self-portraits in his style. Can you work out who is who?

Should Animals Be Kept in Captivity?

This was the question posed to Class 9 in their latest Language and Communication lesson. They were encouraged to consider words such as ‘conservation’, ‘endangered’, ‘cruelty’ and ‘survival’ when formulating their responses. It was a polarising debate, but all the children were respectful of each other’s opinions, even when disagreeing. Read more…

Safer Internet Day

Today, Class 9 were visited by two of our Digital Leaders, Autumn and Sophie, for a lesson on Online Safety. The focus of the lesson was ‘permission’. We learned that online companies need permission to hold and share our data and if they break the rules there can be serious Read more…

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