Changing Landscapes

Do you know where a river starts and finishes? Maple have been learning about the ‘source’ and ‘mouth’ of a river. We know that a river begins high up in the mountains and ends when it flows into the sea. Maple have also been investigating how a river can change Read more…

Penguin Planning!

We looked at how to effectively create non fiction shapes and map out an information text about the Penguins of Antarctica.   We we used images to summarise each paragraph and then used shapes to break each individual paragraph down into smaller chunks.   When we we come to write Read more…

Amazing Icebergs

Year 6 had the chance to investigate how icebergs are formed, where they are found and the impact they can have, such as in the story of the Titanic. We created our own icebergs and used ice cubes to represent smaller chunks of sea ice. We then looked at the Read more…

Winding Rivers

Maple have been to visit the River Roch in Queens Park today. The children carried out an investigation to see how fast the river was flowing. We then spotted signs of pollution in the river and some local wildlife. The children found examples of erosion and deposition along the river Read more…

London skyline artwork

Year 6 have been looking Arvada amours landmarks across London which were targeted or damaged during the Blitz. We looked out how cityscapes take the landmarks and place them side by side to create a silhouette of a city. We then looked at how to paint clean water onto paper Read more…

Street detectives

Our new topic this half term is called Street detectives.  We went on a virtual tour around Heywood using Google Earth.  We looked at different places in Heywood and talked about places that are not in Heywood as well. We then worked in groups to sort pictures of different places Read more…

Volcano Vocabulary

During this half term in our Topic lessons we have been learning about volcanos.  We have learnt lots of new words, some of which are quite hard to remember! We decided to put some actions to the words to try and help us remember what they mean. These are the Read more…

Big Cats – Y1 Oak

As part of our Paws, Claws & Whiskers topic, we have been learning all about big cats! In Geography, we have learned about the continents and have learned which continents tigers, lions and jaguars live in. We stuck pictures of big cats on to a map of the world to Read more…

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