TASC

Y3 Science – Forces

The children have been exploring forces this term and thinking about ways we can see the effects of forces. We linked this learning to our Ancient Egypt topic to think about ways to move pyramid blocks efficiently. They used saws to prepare ‘rollers’ for this purpose too!

Y4 Oakes Residential Day Two and Day Three

Another very happy and successful residential has taken place at the fantastic Oakes Centre.  On Day Two lots more active experiences were had, culminating in a campfire sing-a-long to end the evening. As always, the care shown for our children by the team at the Oakes has been exemplary, enabling every child to have a […]

Y4 Legendary Legionary Day & Roman Technology Learning

To support our learning about the Romans in Britain, Y4 found out about Roman Road making by creating a mini version of the layers used by the Romans to create their famour roads.  In June we will be putting this learning to the test to decide whether a local road could have been made by […]

Y6 – DT – Shelter Design and Construction

In our Design and Technology lessons, Year 6 have completed a T.A.S.C project to build strong structures. Children were tasked with building a structure, with a pitched roof, which could bear he maximum load under compression when loaded from above. Children began by using paper to explore which shapes were strong and how they could […]

Y3 DT

In Y3 we completed a TASC project. We designed, made and evaluated our own Christmas decoration. We designed 3 different idea’s then we chose our best design. After that we evaluated our decoration and thought about what we would improve or do differently next time. The children had so much fun making them and can’t […]

Y4 Science – Digestion

As part of our ‘Food for Thought’ learning journey, Y4 investigated the digestive systems of humans, cows and chickens, to understand how bodies and organs adapt to different diets. For humans, we re-enacted the journey of food from its entry into the body to its exit. We used various household objects to show this, including […]

Year 5 History – The ‘Battle’ of Dore!

You might have seen this memorial on the green in Dore. Year 5 wanted on investigate futher. In fact, there is very little evidence of what took place in Dore in the 9th century. It is clear that King Ecgbert met with King Eanred but was there a battle or did something else take place? […]