Interstellar Learning 2020/21
A lovely ‘Toy Story’ day to celebrate an end to EYFS!
A super footballer in Year 3 with his haul of awards today.
Some great displays of learning are around school at the moment.
Year 6 pupils getting back to basics and living ‘off grid’ in the woods of Yorkshire bushcraft style.
One of our super scientists held Science Club today alongside Mr Bell. She invited her class mates to take part in an interesting observation.
Mrs Hay’s Talk 4 Writing group were thinking about a classic tale today.
Some great cars designed for an elastic band propulsion system in Year 4 today.
Year 1 have been writing instruction about how to make a magic hat!
Our older pupils have been using their word art skills for an important day in the year!
Some great displays around school at the moment.
Would you rather live in the Stone Age?
Year 6 found an eye catching way of demonstrating their knowledge of forces.
Our pneumatic monsters demonstrate how we can use air pressure to open and close the jaws of the creature.
Some superb descriptive writing on the adventures of Harry Potter by year 6. Mrs Purdy was so proud - she read extracts aloud and they sounded amazing.
More hard work with our White Rose Maths tutors.
A great team game with Mr Outson. Some great examples of speed off the mark from a standing start!
Mrs Dalkin’s team were thinking about the source of the Tyne today and all the significant geographical features.
Year 2 have a little gallery of their Zambian sunsets using watercolour washes to create the bands of light of the African skies.
Year 2 know lots about Zambia and the animals that inhabit the country.
Mrs Phillip’s class were keen to show how their seeds had grown into healthy looking plants.
An amazing piece of writing in Year 1 today.
Miss Stewart’s class love xylophones.
A great start to the summer term for some writers in Year 2.
Ms Holisz calls her class the’hardest working class in the school’ for their work in maths!
I could not believe the mental agility that Year 4 demonstrated on TT Rockstars! Amazing speed of thought.
Great use of apparatus to support addition from these pupils.
Some lovely preparation for Remembrance Day in Year 1.
Can you help to find this pesky vegetable around school?
Brilliant effort here - making a difference by dying socks to sell for those less fortunate!
We had a great day demonstrating our technological skills right across the school. We had puppets, cushions, book covers, toys and all manner of stitching on display. Have a look at the progression of skills across the school.
Lots of reading to adults around school is helping our recovery after lockdown.
Mrs Dalkin’s class have increased their knowledge of Roman settlements and used reading clues to inform their own town planning.
The writing the resulted from STEMFest has impressed Mrs Purdy from a literacy point of view and Mr Bell for the scientific content.
We cannot sing in class due to the COVID restrictions but we can use actions to help us to listen to the lyrics and appreciate their meaning. Year 2 have appraised the lyrics to a song about the Great Fire of London.
Brilliant effort from these two young writers. They were so proud of their outcomes and so were their teachers.
Year 3 quizzed me today about the invasions of Britain by the Romans. They told me all about Julius Caesar and Claudius. I was so impressed with their knowledge. Great effort team!
Lots of reading around school this term so far.
More fitness work for Year 2. They love the ‘birds in the nest’ game.
Year 6 have investigated how features of the physical landscape influenced the social habits of the Greeks.
Year 3 are becoming volcanologist!
Superb descriptive writing from Year 6.
Some great work on circuits this week with Mr Thoburn and Mrs Dalkin.
Good leg speed in Year 2!
It was great to see Year 3 using actions to remember the make-up of the Earth.
Interstellar work this week from around the school includes lots of fitness activity in Year 2 as well as geographical knowledge about the Earth from Year 3. Lots of imaginative play in Year 1 and some chronological investigations in Year 6.