Creating 3D skeletons in Year 3

February 27, 2016

We have been busy creating 3D skeleton shapes in maths this week. By using straws, plasticine, a ruler and a pair of scissors we produced a number of 3D shapes such as: cubes, cuboids, tetrahedrons and a variety of prisms. The children even commented how this was really helpful in being able to remember how […]

How do you filter water?

February 26, 2016

Year 4 are learning about the River Thames and part of our topic is the Water Cycle. We decided to create an experiment to see how water could be filtered. We learned that using different materials altered the results.  The finer the filter, the longer it took, but the clearer the water was.  Pupils are […]

Year 3 and 4 meet the Mayor!

February 26, 2016

On Monday, Years 3 and 4 travelled to the Town Hall to find out what our councillors and the Mayor do for the borough. Did you know Waltham Forest is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year? So to mark this event, all the pupils were given a special celebratory badge. The pupils had lots of questions for […]

Monarch Butterfly Art

February 5, 2016

Year 4 and studying the book ‘La Marisposa’ (which is Spanish for butterfly.) The main character, like the butterfly is a migrant We identified the species as a Monarch Butterfly and spent yesterday researching information to create plans for an explanation text on the life cycle of a Monarch and the process of metamorphosis. We […]

Class assembly

February 2, 2016

Year 5 have been practising our class assembly for this Thursday.  We have been learning poems, showing off our artwork and learning to improvise on our glockenspiels.  We hope you can all join us this Thursday at 9.05 to see the children’s brilliant performance!   Mr Sonkin