Creative Curriculum

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time activities started today and group of children chose to be part of ‘Cosmic Stretching’. The children all took part in a Harry Potter themed stretching session. The children listened to a condensed version of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. As the story was told the children all tried different stretching positions, for example, the sorting hat, the broomstick, the 3 headed dog stretch. Great fun was had by all!

Science- Will it blow away?

Reception have been reading the story of The Three Little Pigs. Last week they looked at different materials and objects and predicted whether the big bad wolf from the story would be able to blow them away. Reception used the word ‘predict’ and gave reasons for their predictions e.g. I predict that the feather will… Continue Reading

Epiphany

Epiphany

We had a special visitor in class to help us celebrate the feast day of the Epiphany. We enjoyed learning about how this is celebrated in France and learnt the French words related to the feast day and ingredients used to bake the cake eaten during the celebration. Continue Reading

Year 1: Instruction Texts

Year 1: Instruction Texts

This week, Year One have been learning about instruction writing. The children all made jam sandwiches and took notes about what they did step-by-step. The children then reviewed their notes and compiled clear, precise numbered instructions on ‘How to make a jam sandwich’. The children learnt about the importance of using imperative ‘bossy’ verbs to… Continue Reading

Edible rocks

Edible rocks

We used grated chocolate to learn about the three main types of rock. We compacted it in layers to make sedimentary rock, applied heat and pressure to create metamorphic rock and allowed liquid chocolate to cool and set to make igneous rock. Of course we had to test how dense they were by taking a… Continue Reading

Year 2: Build a Robot

Year 2: Build a Robot

Year 2 have been bringing in materials for several weeks and have just begun to assembly their robots based on their own original designs.   Children have been challenged to add movable parts to their robots using either split pins or a hinge. As you can see, the children really got stuck into the build… Continue Reading