Archive for May, 2019

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Litter Pick

Yesterday we went out to do our community litter pick.  Unfortunately, no one joined us but the children were able to collect and sort lots of rubbish. We are thinking about making this a regular thing so we can help tidy the community each month. Hopefully next time more people might be able to join […]

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Alien Soup

In science yesterday, the children were given a bowl of alien soup with five lovely ingredients; sand, paper clips, rice, pasta and a mystery ingredient.  The children had to work together to plan how they would separate the ingredients using the equipment they were given. They could only remove one ingredient at a time. The […]

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Tidying up our Community

Last week the children designed some brilliant, persuasive posters about litter picking.  We’ve been learning about climate change and thinking about how we can make a difference. The children decided it was a good idea to start with a community litter pick.  They designed posters and on Monday they posted them through the letter boxes […]

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Separating Materials

In science we’ve been learning about materials. We gave the children a box of equipment and a beaker of sand and water and let them try and work out the best way to separate the mixture. They came up with some very interesting ideas!  

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Fantastic Poetry

A couple of weeks ago in SFA we looked at poetry and the children had a go at writing their own monologue. Before we got started with that we played some games to get the children in the flow. They created some brilliant quick little poems. Have a look…

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Children Takeover – Again!

Before the holidays some of the children asked if they could teach a lesson in the afternoon.  They were really excited about doing it and went away and planned an R.E. lesson. Just before the holidays we let them teach it and they did a fantastic job. Have a look…