Over several weeks, our creative Y4s produced their own portal stories. We looked at some great examples for inspiration, including The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Journey, and The Phantom Tollbooth, discovering that many of these stories start with a child living a boring life. We wrote this part of our stories, then found […]
Our second learning journey was all about science. We spent a lot of time thinking like scientists, and conducted several investigations. We began by learning about our teeth, thinking about the different types we have and what they are useful for. We did an investigation using eggs (their shells are a similar material to teeth) […]
This week the children have continued to think about hibernation and we also started to think about our other woodland friends who may need warm beds as we move into winter. They started the week by making clay hedgehogs, and building homes for the hedgehogs to hibernate in during the winter. Later in the week […]
It was great to be playing competative sport again, and the Y4 Hotshots Basketball team really went for it! We won every game in our group then went on to win the final. This was the South Sheffield round, so now we await details of the whole city finals! The team played brilliantly well together […]
The children started the week talking about the firework celebrations they had been too and describing the sounds and sights of the fire works they had seen. They enjoyed fire working dancing, using ribbons and creating movements in time with the fire work sounds. They also used used musical instruments to make the sounds of […]
It’s lovely to be back at and we all returned happy and refreshed. We also have a new starter this week, who the children welcomed into our pre-school family. This week has been about celebrations. The children learnt about Diwali, the five-day Festival of Lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the […]
Supported by the Community Forestry team from Sheffield City Council, Year 6 pupils have been carrying out maintenance work on newly planted trees at The Rec. Spreading mulch around the base of trees will provide the trees with nutrients and help them to continue to thrive.