The Digestive System

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As our science topic on food chains and digestion comes to a close, the children took part in the most disgusting model of the digestive system! 
We started off with some food (bread) and chopped and crushed it using our incisors and molars (scissors and a potato masher). 
We added saliva…

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Lauren Child Visit - Middle School

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This Thursday, the children had the fantastic treat of having Charlie and Lola author Lauren Child visit the school for the second time! We were so excited for her visit! 
Lauren talked to the children and signed their very own, special books!

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Middle School Glo-Dodgeball

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This Thursday, nine children from Middle School set off to Garstang Academy to play in a glo-dodgeball tournament. This is a very fun and exciting game where the lights are turned out, the UV lights come on and the music plays loud! 
Inskip team played fairly and kindly with others and had an…

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Middle School World Book Day

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On Thursday, Middle school had a wonderful 'World Book Day'! 
We began the day with a reading and interpreting task all about the legendary Loch Ness monster! Children read key pieces of evidence, facts about the loch and theories presented to them for what Nessie could be. Children wrote key…

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Ancient Greek Art

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Middle school has been exploring 3D, texture and layers relating to Ancient Greeks. This week, we explored layering textures on top of paintings to create Ancient Greek inspired buildings using art straws.

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Performing a play

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This week, we have been looking at how to read play scripts. Children were split into groups and given scripts. The children sorted themselves into parts and then learned their lines. 
Each and every one of them worked incredibly hard and did an excellent job. It takes nerves to get up and…

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Franz Marc

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In our German, we have been looking at colours and animals.
This week, we have put the two together by exploring the work of famous German artist, Franz Marc. 

The children created their own images inspired by his images, showing animals painted using geometric shape and unique colour. The…

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The Olympic Games Throwing Events!

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To accompany our topic this half term of ancient Greece we decided to look at the Olympics. In our PE lesson, we developed previous knowledge on throwing by trying out three events from the Olympics - javelin, shotput and discus.

Children learned the throwing method for each discipline before…

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Making Cardboard Sculptures

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Our art topic this half term is exploring sculpture with a focus on Greek architecture.
To start off - we explored how to make 2D shapes 3D by bending, folding and balancing.

Children used strong card from old boxes, drew various sized shapes and cut them out. They then explored different ways…

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Stop Motion Animation

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To finish our computing topic of 'stop motion animation' We have made an animation using a series of photographs. The children used i pads to take a series of photographs to make an animal toy or classroom object appear as if it was moving. This can be difficult as it needs to move only a slight…

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Geography Fieldwork

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This week, middle school rounded off their 'How has Inskip changed over time?' topic with some geography fieldwork out in the village. This involved the children walking through the village and spotting human and physical features they could see. 
We worked out which human features were older…

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DT - Making Biscuits

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For our DT topic, children have been tasked with designing their own biscuits and biscuit brand. This week, we made our own shortbread biscuits to put the method of making them to the test. Children followed instructions to measure out, mix and roll their own biscuits. 
Baking allowed children to…

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