Year one & two
Here are some action shots from our end of term water fight. The weather was beautiful, the children enjoyed themselves and so did their teachers.
The infants and infant staff enjoyed a wonderful day exploring at Black Rocks. To begin the day we split off into year groups and made large faces using natural materials. On our long walk we learnt all about the High Peak Railway and even saw the wreckage of an old station wagon. We were also lucky enough to find a
What lives up the bean stalk? How did it grow so tall? Can we grow our bean stalks? The Infants have been planting, writing about and studying the germination process following on from the wonderful book – “Jasper and the Bean” and the traditional tale “Jack and the Bean Stalk”.
Our infant children have completed their miniature windmill models this week and we are very proud of them.
We had a wonderful time at the International Space Centre in Leicester learning all about rockets and our amazing solar system. We watched a super film in the planetarium and spent the afternoon making and testing rockets. The trip wouldn’t have been complete without a trip to the shop to spend our money and a snooze on the coach. O
This week our infant children began making their windmill models in pairs. They successfully constructed the walls of their windmills following the safety rules. The children cut their wood to size using rulers, pencils and hacksaws. They then created the trianglar shaped walls by sticking their pieces of wood onto coloured card. They are very much looking forward to building
Our design and technology topic this term is wonderful windmills. We have been researching how windmills work around the world and this week have been learning all about wind turbines. We had so much fun designing our own miniature wind turbines and the children worked extremely well in small groups making and testing their successful creations. Click on the link
We had lots of fun in the infant classroom today measuring ingredients and making pancakes. We also designed our own pancakes and made acrostic poems all about them.
The infant children have been learning all about healthy eating and balanced diets. This week they made fruit jelly.
The infant children have been testing materials as part of their science topic to identify which one will be best to build their model boat.