Author Archives: Mr R Gowdy

Division by grouping and sharing

In maths we have been learning about division. We first explored the importance of equal groups when looking at multiplication and division. Then we used counter to explore the difference between making equal groups of an amount, and sharing into equal groups.

Baby Bear’s Chair

Baby Bear’s Chair

This week in DT we have been making structures. Our Client, Baby Bear, wanted a new chair. We investigated which 3D shape was the strongest and most stable. After finding cylinders to be best, we made chairs using cylinders as the legs. We used masking tape to join our cylinders and reflected on the products… Continue Reading

Geography field work

Geography field work

Year 2 have been learning India, to prepare to learn about the physical features of India, we went on a walk in the park to identify physical and human features in our local area. We identified that our school. The church and roads are human features, also that trees hills and rivers are physical features… Continue Reading

Anti-Bullying Week Art Project

Anti-Bullying Week Art Project

KS2 took part in some art work activities outside of class time. Art outside of the classroom was part of our ArtsMark Journey.  Inspired by the work of artist, and activist, Keith Haring, we produced a collaborative art park for anti-bullying week. We used card and markers to draw figures and messages with vibrant, contrasting… Continue Reading