Fabulous Vector Creations

Upper School have now completed their course on Vector drawing. During their lessons, they have learnt layering, shading, how to copy images, rotate  and manipulate images.  The results are fantastic!

 

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Science -Separating Materials

Today the learning was all about the different processes of separating materials. The children were given the task of separating a mixture of paper clips, raisins, flour and salt. To do this they used a magnet to remove the paper clips, a sieve to separate the raisins from the flour and then they…

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RE-Life as a Journey

The Upper School children have loved finding out about Christian life journeys from our visitors-Helen and Rev. Paul. They have today discussed how Jesus’ life journey influences the way that Christians behave and live their lives. We also learnt a new word…pilgrimage! We watched videos of…

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Superb Stories

Upper School are experiencing a ‘fiction frenzy’! As well as our new class novel Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (which we are thoroughly enjoying so far), we are enthused by the new books that we recently have in school.  Titles such as Once Upon a Crime, Robin Hood, The Boy Who Flew With…

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Science -Dissolving Materials

In Upper School the children have been conducting their own experiments to test the best conditions for dissolving materials. Some of the children came up with good ideas for how to do that such as changing the temperature of the water, the amount of water, the type of container…In the end, we…

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The Ancient Maya

In History this term, Upper School are learning about the Ancient Maya, a civilisation from an area called Mesoamerica made up of parts of Mexico and other parts of Central America. 

The Mayas built amazing cities. Even though they lived in different cities, ruled by different kings and queens,…

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Science-Dissolving Materials

This week’s Science lesson explored the vocabulary of dissolving materials. We found out the meaning of dissolve, soluble and insoluble through testing whether 8 different materials dissolve in room temperature water. 
The children made predictions about what they thought would happen to each…

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RE-Life as a Journey

The children in Upper School have been learning about how we can see our lives as journeys and the different kinds of journeys people make and choose. We have followed Jesus’ life journey reading from the Gospels in the Bible and finding the places he visited on a map of Israel. 
Today we were…

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Creative Computing!

Last week, Upper School were learning how to create Vector drawings in computing by layering shapes to produce images. Even after our first lesson, they created some impressive results! Year 5 and 6 are very enthusiastic and excited by vector drawing and we can't wait to see what we can achieve…

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Happy!

Upper School have been working hard to learn how to play our class set of glockenspiels and also how to read musical notation. Today we rehearsed and performed the instrumental parts for the song Happy by Pharrell Williams. It’s not as easy as you think to read the music, play accurately and keep…

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Invasion Games/Skills

Today’s PE lesson was all about finding and using space effectively to receive the ball. Pete used demonstrations to teach the class how they should place themselves during a fast moving ball game such as handball. The children worked really well during the handball matches to move into available…

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Painting Techniques

This term, Year 5/6 are working on their painting skills through a number of creative activities. The last couple of sessions have been to explore how to use a mixing palette and mix appropriate colours for a sunset or sunrise picture. The children are only using primary colours plus black and…

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