16 Oct

NISCU visit

A very big thank you to Debbie Green for coming in to school this afternoon to help us with our learning about the Bible.  Never before have we ever seen such a large bible!

12 Oct

Dissection of a flower

Today in Year 5 we dissected flowers to find all the main reproductive parts. We knew the names of the parts but bringing the outside in helped us to learn where each part was and its function in pollination and fertilisation. We had remembered a lot from our lessons in Year 3 where Mrs Dowson…

3 Oct

Nigeria fact finding

We played a game this afternoon to help us to learn more about the African country, Nigeria.  

28 Sep

Year 5 Investigate Seed Germination

We already know what a plant needs to grow and stay healthy from our Year 3 lessons. So we are investigating whether a seed needs the same conditions to germinate. In groups we have set up our own experiment and we are sharing our results with the rest of the class. Looking at our seeds after one…

4 Sep

Building resilience

This afternoon we talked a lot about having the right mindset in order to tackle the challenges that lay ahead.  We learnt about several famous people who have had to show great resilience in order to succeed and then tested our own patience, perseverance and resilience with a football, basketball…

14 Jul

Which of our words have originated from ancient Greece?

We have been looking at how ancient Greece has influenced our world today. Did you know that lots of words we use today have been around for thousands of years? Words such as ‘agonia’, ‘kosmos’, ‘hypnos’, ‘phobos’ and many more came from ancient Greece. Can you work out which words they are…

14 Jul

Y4 Cheerleading Taster Session

Today, we had a cheerleading taster session. We learnt some of the moves and even attempted some balances.

10 Jul

Year 4 French Day

Last week, Year 4 took part in French Day. They dressed up and started the day with a catwalk. During the day, they played croquet and boules, completed a French quiz and made up a board game. Mid morning the children tasted a selection of French food including croissants, pain au chocolat,…

30 Jun

Y4 Wheelchair Basketball

What a fun morning we had playing wheelchair basketball. 

29 Jun

The River Lune - from source to sea in just one day!

Year 4 learned all about rivers last term, but today they had the chance to take a journey down the River Lune, from its source at Newbiggin-on-Lune in Cumbria all the way down to the estuary beyond Glasson Dock. We started off at St. Helen's Well - the source of the Lune - just outside the…

19 Jun

Year 4 Sculptors

Year 4 have been sculptors making tiles out of air drying clay. First, they designed their tile in the style of the artists Karla Gerard or Hundertwasser. Next, they rolled the clay using wooden guides. Then they either carved detail into the tile or added extra clay shapes. When adding clay, they…

14 Jun

Investigating micro-habitats

In science we are learning about living things and their habitats. Last week we learnt about the characteristics of all living organisms by meeting ‘MRS GREN’ (Movement, Respiration, Sensing, Growth, Reproduction, Excretion and Nutrition). We also made our own sorting diagrams using categories…