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Y3 Science Visitors

This half term we have had two Science students from Sheffield University visit our classes. They taught us about micro-organisms. We learnt that they are all around us. Some are helpful, some are not! We tested how much bacteria was on our hands by pressing on agar plates which the students took to their lab […]

Y1 as detectives!

The children looked at a range of clues to work out what nocturnal creature we will be learning about this term – can your child remember what it was?

Y6 – Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize

Year 6 pupils have been taking part in the Royal Society’s annual Young People’s Book Prize. Pupils on the judging panel read and reviewed 6 fantastic new Science-based non-fiction books scoring them for the following categories: interest, look and feel, ease of reading and inspiration. The results are in and the panel’s top-scoring book was […]

Y6 – Computer Aided Design

Year 6 have been designing prototype mountain shelters using Computer Aided Design software TinkerCAD. Designing in 3D allows children to consider a wide range of design aspects and should lead to some well-thought-out projects. Now children will be using their DT skills to bring their projects to life.

FS2 Bird watching

This week in outdoor learning, the children put their looking and listening skills to the test and they were…amazing! Knowing just how important it was to keep still and quiet, we gathered outside and the bird watching began. Well, we saw….crows, pigeons, blackbirds, blue tits, magpies and sparrows! We returned to the classroom to make […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 4 – RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

This week we are learning all about our garden birds and looking out for them in the school grounds. We went into the hall and used the apparatus as branches, trees and nests. We’ve been using the binoculars to see if we could spot any birds. We saw lots of magpies and pigeons! We’ve also […]

Y5 Geography – Map Symbols

  Y5 have continued their Out and About Learning Journey by learning about map symbols, how they are used to mark features on maps and how they can be useful for interpreting maps and for planning or following a route. The children began by looking at different maps and getting to grips with the Ordnance […]

Year 6 Sports Hall Athletics

Having already won their two previous heats in style, the Year 6 athletics team came a very respectable fifth place in the city finals today. The children competed with grace and humility throughout the competition and to place in the top five primary schools in Sheffield is a massive achievement!

Y3 Art – Clay polar animals

As part of our Pole to Pole learning journey we have been learning how to model clay to form a polar animal of our choice. We thought carefully about how to mix our paints to create the appropriate colours for our polar animals and habitats. See if you can recognise which polar region they came […]