D&T

Designing a healthy snack

Designing a healthy snack

In class we thought it would be a good idea to design a healthy snack which could be sold at the school tuck shop. We made a design criteria for our snack, deciding it had to be healthy, delicious and easy to eat outside. Next cam ethe fun part. Tasting ingredients to see which flavours would be best to combine.

Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 have had a brilliant but messy week in class building their pirate ships. Children used plastic bottles, glitter, card, glue, plant canes, paint, rice (to stabilise the bottle) to make their ship. Children also produced lost treasure maps and wanted posters which they then inserted into the bottles. Continue Reading

Heaton Space Project

Heaton Space Project

Some children from Year 5 and Year 6 took part in a project about their local area with Sean Peacock who is studying for a PhD at Newcastle University. After an initial briefing, they walked around the local area of Heaton and recorded the amount of pollution using specialist technology. The following day, they discussed their findings… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery

Shine Time Cookery

The children who chose to join Shine Time Cookery Club had a great time this afternoon making pitta pizzas. The children watched a short video explaining the instructions on how to make the pizza then they worked in small groups to design their own vegetarian pizza. The children first spread tomato puree on pitta bread… Continue Reading

The Three Little Pigs

Reception enjoyed the introduction to their traditional tales topic by learning about the story The Three Little Pigs. In literacy they have listened to different versions of the story, including a story read in Chinese! They have also retold the story using words and pictures. In science they have explored materials which the wolf could… Continue Reading