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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Science ambassadors’ day out!

Written on May 25, 2018 at 12:27 pm, by

We went to SHU as part of our science ambassador role. We talked to other schools about what we have been doing in science this year. We showed them our swimming raisins experiment. In the afternoon we extracted DNA from a strawberry in the STEM lab. We had an amazing day. Click here to watch  Continue Reading »

A view from inside the build!

Written on May 23, 2018 at 4:48 pm, by

Our Y5 and Y6 school councilors were very excited today as they had the opportunity to look around the building site for the first time. The builders are up to first floor level now, with the timber frame flying up and about to be clothed in bricks. It was amazing to get a feel for  Continue Reading »

Summer 1

Written on May 14, 2018 at 12:20 pm, by

In Year 2 we have working really hard. Our topic this term is Minibeasts so we have been immersing ourselves in the land of creepy crawlies! We’ve been on a minibeast hunt, designed our own super minibeast and written stories about them. Great work Year 2!

Year 1 Islands topic

Written on May 11, 2018 at 4:17 pm, by

In Year 1 Potter and Murphy we have been learning about islands. In our Islands topic, we have been looking at the weather. We have made our own weather forecast, a weather diary and have drawn pictures to show the changing seasons. We also went for a walk around Totley and found all the things  Continue Reading »

Plants

Written on May 11, 2018 at 3:56 pm, by

In Year 3 we have been looking at the different parts of plants and what special job each part has. Then we looked more closely at the flower. We worked in partners to carefully dissect a flower. We worked out the names of all the different parts and what important job each part of the  Continue Reading »

UK history

Written on May 11, 2018 at 3:52 pm, by

For the past few weeks, Year 5 have been exploring ‘Why are we a United Kingdom?’ for their topic question. Before we explore the attractions of our capital city, we have taken a journey through our country’s history to find out how we became a ‘United Kingdom’. Starting with the Battle of Hastings, we acted  Continue Reading »

Slaves for sale!

Written on May 10, 2018 at 3:42 pm, by

Children in Year 4 became slaves this afternoon! Yesterday, we held a slave auction, where children were sold into slavery. They were given roles according to their skills. Children became nannies, book-keepers, butlers (they served the teachers cups of tea and biscuits!), field slaves, house keepers and tea boys. Children realised some jobs as a  Continue Reading »