WW1 Artefacts

Year 6 used WW1 aretfacts  from Touchstones Museum to deepen their understanding of WW1. We looked at different items including coloured poppies and their representations, a wooden dummy rifle, mess tins, a white feather for cowardice and a Princess Mary tin. Children also had the opportunity to smell aroma cubes Read more…

Circuit Training

Class 14 completed different exercises during a circuit training session. They also practiced their shooting skills for their next netball lesson. They finished the PE lesson with a competitive game of dodgeball.

Cam Prototypes

In our D&T lessons in Year 6, we learnt about mechanisms and cams. We made a simple cam mechanism of a moving toy as a prototype including pear shaped cams and snail drop cams. Next week we will design our final product and adjust our initial ideas from our prototype Read more…

Outstanding Maths

Class 11 have been working excellently on subtraction of fractions. This process involves many steps: identifying improper fractions and mixed numbers, converting between the two, exchanging and simplifying whilst subtracting. It has been very challenging but the children have worked excellently — including coaching each other and verbalising their methods Read more…

Digital Footprints

Class 11 have been learning about their digital footprints — focusing on  how and why different companies use our personal information. The children considered the different online services and products that they themselves use and log in to. We discussed the importance of ensuring our privacy is respected and that Read more…

Christmas Videos

Due to the current situation regarding Coronavirus and large gatherings we have been unable to have our traditional Nativity plays and carol concert. However, the children (and teachers!) have not let this dampen their spirits and each class has produced a video performance for you to watch. There’s singing, dancing, Read more…

Gear Ratios

In Class 11’s final Forces lesson we explored the mechanism and uses of gears. We then created our own gears and explored how the different sizes of the gears effects the number of revolutions.  

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