The Earth's moon

We used tennis and ping pong balls to learn about the movement of the moon relative to the Earth and Sun. We had to make sure that the same face of the moon was orbiting the Earth. Ask Year 5 what other facts they can remember about the moon!

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The solar system

We have been learning about The Solar System. We made up a mnemonic to remember the names and order of the planets. Can you make up your own mnemonic?

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Christmas Activities

We have been getting into to the festive spirit over the last couple of weeks and have been really creative! Our art topic is Kandinsky and we decided we would make our calendars in true Kandinsky style! We have also been carefully crafting our Christmas cards and, whilst they have taken some time…

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Visit to the Fire Station

On Wednesday 6th December Year 1 went to Wesham Fire Station. First we met Bob the firefighter and he let us all have a go on the fire engine.

The other firefighters showed us their tools and equipment including the jaws of life! The most exciting bit was when we could use the hose to try and…

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Advent Wreath

Year 6 really enjoyed learning about Advent and making an Advent Wreath. They showed great co-operation skills and their ICT learning helped them to use a search engine to cross check the accuracy and reliability of the information on two different websites so they could find out how each part…

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Scatter graphs

We have had lots of fun collecting data for our scatter graphs. We measured our height and asked each other our shoe size to see if the two are related. You can see that all the points representing height and shoe size lie approximately along a straight line. This shows that there is a…

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Thermal insulators year 5

We have been doing a science experiment to investigate thermal insulators. Matthew, a refreshment stall holder, wanted to improve his drinks service and asked Year 5 if they could find out how he could keep his drinks hotter for longer. 

Each child chose a question to…

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Data handling

In Year 6 we have enjoyed learning lots in ICT. Our learning objective was to present data in a line graph for two cities in the world. First we had to search for this data using a search engine eg Google, Bing. We had to be very precise with what we typed into the search engine eg the average…

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Year 3 have been learning about what the perimeter is and how to work it out. They have come up with a great way to remember it! Click here to find out how!

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Maths - Weighing

Year 2 have been busy in Maths this week practising our weighing skills. Once we had weighed boxes of different weights, we then had to compare and work out which was the lightest and which was the heaviest putting them in the correct order.

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Year 3 Art

We have been learning how to make different colours by mixing paint with varying results! Do you know which colours you have to mix together to make a new colour? Here's your chance!

Try our quiz!

Red + Blue = ?

Blue + Yellow = ?

Yellow + Red = ?

Red + Green = ?

Red + White =…

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Year 3 - RE

Year 3 have been learning about the Ten Commandments. We decided to go outside to act some of them out. 

Can you tell which ones?

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