Canary Wharf and Docklands

June 29, 2016

On Tuesday, Year 4 set off to visit the Museum of London at Docklands. After Lena’s mum lesson on architecture, we couldn’t wait to see this area for ourselves. We travelled on the DLR so had a really good view of the city and the surrounding area. When we arrived at the museum we were […]


Architecture lesson

June 27, 2016

We were very grateful to Ms Seddon who gave up some of her time today to talk to the pupils about what an architect does. They saw drawings of planned buildings and then the construction process in images. The pupils enjoyed asking her questions and then had a go at constructing the tallest tower possible […]


Crime and Punishment

June 25, 2016

Two officers from the Markhouse Ward came to visit Year 4 to talk about how crime is dealt with and to answer their questions. The pupils really enjoyed the experience and got to try out some of their equipment.


Investigating reflective materials in Year 3

June 23, 2016

Earlier today, Year 3 began investigating what materials would be best used to create a new Barn Croft reflective bookbag. We learned that light travels in a straight line and when light hits an object, it is reflected (or bounced…). If the reflected light hits our eyes, we can see objects. So, we gathered avariety […]


Fraction frenzy in Year 3!

June 21, 2016

To round off our work on fractions, the children spent a lesson playing a fraction game in pairs. We used counters, a dice and our fraction knowledge to see who was first around the fraction board – solving tricky number fraction problems along with way. As you can see, fun was had by all…


Mediterranean map studying in Year 3

June 14, 2016

For our topic this term, the children are researching all about the Mediterranean. To begin our learning, the class have been getting stuck into Atlases, geography books, geography journals and online maps. The children have been finding out where the Med is in the world, what countries surround the Med and where each can be […]


Fractions in Year 3

June 14, 2016

Year 3 have been getting to grips with finding fractions of numbers this past week. In particular, the children have been exploring the relationship between denominator and dividing. For example, when finding 2/10 of 30 the children were being asked to understand this as 30 รท 10 followed by multiplying their findings by the numerator. […]