Our moon research

This afternoon, Year 5 Pine discussed our moon. We addressed misconceptions about the moon that are widely believed. We then went outdoors on a fact-finding mission and traded facts with each other. When we came back into class, we had learnt lots about the moon. We used this information to 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…

How hot/cold is it outside?

Today Willows have been learning all about temperature and how to read a thermometer! Mrs Nuttall tested how warm her hands were and demonstrated how the liquid goes up and down based on the temperature. We all went outside in pairs and were very patient waiting for the thermometers to Read more…

🌏 Planets 🌏

This week, Year 5 have made an excellent start to their new topic ‘Stargazers’ by learning about the planets. We began by creating art work for the front covers of our books, then we learnt the names of the planets and the order from the sun. We created mnemonics to Read more…

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