Kelham Island

On Tuesday, we went to Kelham Island to experience life in WW2. We did some fantastic activities including: spotting british and enemy planes, breaking secret codes, experiencing life in an Anderson shelter and learning to be a warden for the home guard. The class were brilliant throughout the day and really enjoyed the experience. Please […]

Year 6 Kelham Island

Year 6 have been evacuated! Children have taken part in a day fully immersed in life on the 1st September 1939 when children were evacuated from large cities – like Sheffield. We have investigated missing luggage and experienced what it is like during an Air Raid. Our learning today has supported out WWII topic and book […]

Aliens FS2

This week the children have been creating their own aliens and writing a character description. They then brought their aliens to life through clay. The children practised moulding clay to make the body and then used different media to make it into an alien.           Please follow and like us:

Bee bots to the rescue!

Last week in our computing session, the children had to programme the bee bot to help Shrek to rescue Fiona from the castle. They had to endure dragons and obstacles on the way! Please follow and like us:

Stay and Play in FS1

Children and parents got stuck in and made some fantastic flying saucers to support our learning in maths this week. We all made an alien spaceship and took home the counting rhyme ‘5 little men in a flying saucer’. The fabulous outcomes are on display in our lobby. We look forward to seeing you all every […]

Exploring Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Children in Year 6 have been learning about equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. We have then been using our knowledge to create shapes using cubes with a percentage in different colours. For example, create a shape with 20 cubes where 75% are blue. Some children have even created two shapes which show 175% green! Great resilience and problem-solving. […]

Art Club

During this weeks art club, we have used pastels to create stunning images of fruit to be displayed on our new dining room display boards. Children have been looking carefully at where the lighter parts and darker parts are and adding tone. This has made our fruit look and feel three dimensional. Please follow and […]

Ordering Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

We have been using our reasoning skills in year 6 to order fractions, decimals and percentages. We have used our knowledge of equivalent fractions and converting fractions to decimals and percentages to help us. This was tricky but we used our resilience skills to solve the problem. Please follow and like us:

Scientists investigating in 1B

In our Materials learning in Science, we were investigating which would be the best types of paper to a)mop up water and b) paint on. We had great fun with the investigating. The conclusion we came to was that paper towels were the most absorbent paper for mopping up water and art paper was the […]

F2B Stay and Play making rockets

F2B have enjoyed creating their own space rockets with family members at our stay and play session this week. Everyone was very enthusiastic and the children were excited to use their imaginations. Well done, each rocket was fantastic and unquie! Thank you to all the adults who came to support us! Please follow and like […]

Fairy Tale Castle

The Year 1 children have been busy over Christmas and in the last week! They have made castles from recyclable materials such as left over Christmas paper, cardboard boxes and toilet roll inners! They are embracing their learning about Towers and Turrets with vigour. Well done 1B !   Please follow and like us:

Awesome Art from 1B

In our Art lesson this week with Mrs Taylor, we learned about Tone using a 4B pencil. The children copied parts of the fairy tale castle and used their skills to show different tones and create some fantastic artwork. Please follow and like us:

A Starry Night

The children have created their own version of Vincent Van Gogh’s A Starry Night.  We had a class discussion about the painting and the children had some lovely thoughts and opinions: ” I like the big and little tower” ” I like the bright stars” ” I don’t like the giant mountain” ” I like […]

F2B sharing activities

This week F2B have been learning all about sharing objects into equal groups. We started off small by sharing objects between two groups and then moved onto sharing objects between three and four groups. The children have made excellent progress with sharing and can talk about the strategies they might use to share objects equally. […]