Fernworthy’s topic has been ‘Sound and Light’ this half term. Pupils have created their own paintings making use of shadow and light and held a shadow puppet show, based on the story of Rama and Sita. There was also some practical science lessons involving sun dials and shadow sticks. Pupils also created their own instruments… Read more »
Burrator class have been busy creating coasters in a mosaic workshop at the Abbey Education Centre. Science lessons have focussed on investigative skills this term looking at a range of things including buoyancy.
In connection with their second world war topic, in English lessons pupils have looked at Michael Morpurgo’s book ‘Where My Wellies Take Me’. As part of this work the children went on their own local walk and wrote about their experiences. Pupils have also spent a lot of time discussing topics in RE, particularly in the build up… Read more »
Fernworthy have focussed their learning on dragons and monsters this term. In art and design technology lessons, pupils made their own monsters out of Modroc. In English, pupils wrote descriptions of dragons and their own extended writing based on myths. The children’s Viking topic has linked a range of areas together including PE, art, design technology and English.… Read more »
Venford have had a very busy term with their F..f..freezing topic and creating lots of writing and a dance relating to this topic. They even enjoyed a visit from a real polar explorer! Pupils have worked on some cookery activities and practised their measuring skills following maths sessions on measurement. In maths the children have also been… Read more »
Pupils have carried out a number of science experiments this term, including those relating to forensic science techniques used to discover a smarties thief and chromatography techniques. This work has inspired some of the pupils to join the after school forensic science club running this half term. Pupils also carried out a number of maths… Read more »
Fernworthy have been learning about their bodies and how to stay healthy. Pupils enjoyed hearing from a local doctor and discovering how to take care of their teeth. They even made some teeth of their own! In maths, their learning walls have focussed on number work including written methods for addition and subtraction. In English… Read more »
Pupils have been learning lots in maths, reflected in their classroom learning wall.
Pupils have been using their outdoor area for all sorts of learning activities this term. Maths has focussed on lots of problem solving activities this term involving money and measures. Pupils have also enjoyed using the floor robots and laptops as part of their computing sessions. Pupils learnt about explorers from around the world as… Read more »
Pupils have been designing and making 3-D shapes using a variety of materials. The class have been helping the Abbey education department produce a film of what is on offer at the centre and trialling some of the activities, such as making these bird boxes. Children learnt about Ancient Greece and the city states of… Read more »