Pottery in Year 2

January 30, 2015

As part of our unit on Materials Year 2 decided to learn how clay is used. We enjoyed investigating its properties through moulding, squishing, bending, stretching and finally modelling the clay into finger pots. We discovered that if it was starting to crack you could just add water and the clay was good as new! […]

Anglo-Saxon Pupils rebel against teachers!

January 25, 2015

This week we attended a work shop on Anglo Saxons. The pupils were given hands on experiences of weaponry and battle tactics.  They saw their teachers dressed as monks, rich chieftains and poor soldiers. The pupils handled the various weapons and then put on helmets and chainmail for a battle with their teachers. They were given […]

Finger Knitting in Year 2

January 22, 2015

Yesterday Year 2 learned how to finger knit in Art as part of our materials topic. Some of us already knew how to do it so we helped the others and by the end of the lesson we had all made a bracelet to take home! Everyone worked really hard and some children needed to […]

Investigating Materials

January 14, 2015

Today during Art, Year 2 did some investigating as to which materials would work best as a paint brush. We tested sponge, wool, plastic, wood, paper and even some metal. Most of the children decided that painting with absorbent, soft and flexible materials was the best. However some children liked painting with the wood as it […]

Anglo-Saxon Weaving

January 14, 2015

Year 5 have been learning how to use an Anglo-Saxon loom which is called a Lucet.  It is an ancient form of loom bands! If you can create a Loom Band, then you too can weave like an Anglo-Saxon. Lots of the pupils were in groups at the time and proved how efficient their learning […]

Visit from the Fire Brigade

January 8, 2015

Yesterday the London Fire Brigade came to visit us in Year 2! They taught us all about how to stay safe in case we are ever in a fire. We learned some rhymes to remind us of what we had learned. We also learned all about fire hazards and how to spot them in our […]

Year 2’s Trip to the National Portrait Gallery

January 8, 2015

Apologies in the delay at getting this post up but better late than never! In December Year 2 visited the National Portrait Gallery as part of our topic work on Famous People. We took the underground into London and began our morning by sketching portraits of ourselves and others. Next we broke up into our groups to […]

Good Behaviour Trip

January 8, 2015

What a lovely day we had skating at the Natural History Museum! Here are some photos to show how much we enjoyed ourselves.

Christmas Show 2014

January 3, 2015

Well, what a way to end the calendar year. The children of Year 3 and Year 4 put on an extraordinary Christmas Show in the last week of December to bring to an end, what has been, a hard-working autumn term. We are all extremely proud of their efforts and it was enjoyable to see how the […]