Bridges (Part2)

April 23, 2016

Year 4 finally got to build their bridges in a recent design challenge. They used a variety of materials and worked well as a team to plan, build and test their creations.  Mrs Duke decided to test the bridges herself by placing heavy books upon them. Only 1 bridge collapsed making that team evaluate their design and realise that […]


Barn Croft Bug Hunt

April 23, 2016

We went bug hunting around the school grounds and were surprised by the variety insects and arachnids we found. Pupils had a go at identifying, classifying and handling some of the creatures.


Environment Walk

April 17, 2016

Last week we had an assembly and workshop with the Young Ambassadors and learned how volunteers can make a big difference in the world. We decided to go out on a walk around the local area and identify any environmental issues. Tally charts were created so we could record our findings. Our predictions were fly tipping and […]


Bridge Challenge

April 17, 2016

Last week Year 4 were asked to sort out some images of bridges into groups of their choice. They chose a range of ways to sort and could all justify their choices. Then they were taught about the different types of bridges and the difference between suspension and cable-stayed bridges.  After looking at several examples, they […]