Class 6 have been observing how long it takes ice to melt at room temperature … We used a funnel to hold the solid ice as we measured the liquid […]
Class 6 have had another fantastic afternoon continuing with their fabric kapok tree art … First, we defined our painted trees with black fine liner pen. Then, we put our […]
Class 4 and 5 have had a fantastic morning, building a structure to meet a specific design brief linked to our class text ‘The Explorer.’ By using their superb team […]
Class 6 explored the smell and texture of tropical fruits today, as part of our rainforest topic, before creating our own pastel impressions of what we could see. Take a […]
Class 6 had a wonderful discussion this morning about palm oil… We talked about why companies use palm oil and how it benefits their products, whilst also considering the damaging […]
What an incredible morning of STEM learning we’ve had in Class 6 today … The children were given a design brief, linked to their class text, and put into teams […]
This afternoon, classes in lower key stage two have been working scientifically to investigate how different liquids flow… First, we had to guess what each of the liquids were by […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their fabric artwork today … We started by drawing and painting kapok trees onto our fabric. Next time, we’ll add some of the […]
We have been entered into the SUMDOG maths contest across England, which begins today and ends on Friday 11th November. The children in class 1 to class 9 have the […]
Class 6 have made a fantastic start to the new half term in Art today, practising their embroidery skills … We started by looking at the work of a textile […]
A superb start to the new term from Year 3 & 4 who were introduced to their new topic of Hockey. The children developed how to hold the stick correctly […]
What an amazing day we’ve had today at the Tropical Butterfly House with Class 5! Children experienced a real rainforest habitat and even handled some rainforest animals!
What an amazing day we’ve had today at the Tropical Butterfly House! The children experienced a real rainforest habitat and even handled some rainforest animals! The children’s behaviour was exceptional […]
Class 6 have been using their ICT skills to support their Science learning this afternoon, creating classification keys using Purple Mash!
Class 6 had a wonderful morning today, using the iPads to solve our rainforest explorer challenge! Take a look …
Our film is really coming along now! The children took turns to be actors, directors and camera operators tonight, as we filmed on the green screen! We even started adding […]
Class 6 have shown incredible teamwork and creative thinking skills this afternoon, making their own rainforest survival kits! Mrs Tempest brought in lots of equipment to help us and we […]
Today in Class 6, children carried out their own research, using a variety of sources, in preparation for writing a non-chronological report about the rainforest. Children used iPads, library books, […]
Great to see Year 3/4 putting the skills learnt over previous weeks into practice in some small sided games. The children developed their knowledge of the rules/tactics. They all showed […]
Class 6 have had a wonderful week this week, writing our instructions on how to survive the rainforest. During that Literacy learning, we thought about how we might find and […]
Class 6 used their RE homework in ICT today, to create Comic Life collages of their life journeys! The objective was to insert images from a variety of sources (this […]
Classes 4, 5 and 6 have been learning all about how to survive in the rainforest, ready to write instructions next week. Today’s objective was to follow a set of […]
Classes 4, 5 and 6 have been having a wonderful afternoon with Ms Daws today, making lots of progress with their Samba Music.
It has been great to see our Playground Friends supporting games outside this lunchtime. Sports leaders have also been busy running sports on the playground too.
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their rainforest leaves in Art today! We started with the outline (yellow on white paper and charcoal on black) then we added the […]
Class 6 had a fantastic time searching our school grounds this afternoon, looking for invertebrates! In Science, we’ve been learning to group living things in a variety of ways. Today, […]
What a wonderful morning we’ve had in Year 3 and 4 today! As part of their new ‘Into the Forest’ topic, Lower Key Stage Two took their learning outside, into […]
Year 4 have made a fabulous start to a new term of Music, trying out a variety of instruments from Brazil… Why might Brazil be significant to our topic on […]
Class 6 have returned to school this week with some amazing pieces of home learning! Take a look … These will look fabulous on our display! Well done, everyone!
Mrs Graham’s new class had a fantastic P4C session this afternoon in the sun, all about being kind to our friends … Our question was: is it ever right to […]
Well done to all our children with 100% attendance this year. We know that for some of the time this year school was closed, but for every day they could […]
This afternoon, the children in Year 4 finished off their clay cottages by adding some colour … Well done, everyone!
Class 6 worked extremely hard this afternoon, taking lots of care, to create these amazing plague cottages out of clay… Well done, everyone! Can’t wait to see these painted!
This week, Class 6 have planned and carried out an investigation to see which liquids cause the most tooth decay. We used eggs to represent our teeth, because the shell […]
Take a look at our magnificent Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. Children have focused on the picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’ and have created a range of […]
Today in ICT, Year 4 have been busy taking photos for a purpose (Spring and Summer) whilst also enjoying the amazing outdoor weather. We have also been learning how to […]
Our Year 4 Science Ambassadors went on a very special visit this morning, to Casting Innovations in Canklow! We saw the final stages of the recycling project that we’ve been […]
Year 4 have been learning all about teeth in Science, finding out about the different teeth we have and thinking how we keep them clean and healthy. This afternoon, Class […]
On Monday, Class 6 recreated a significant event in our history topic – the village meeting, on the 24th of June 1666, where William Mompesson called for Eyam to quarantine […]
What an amazing day we’ve had in Year 4 today, working with Mr Brooks and his team from Casting Innovations Ltd. This was the next stage of our incredible recycling […]
The children in Year 4 had a wonderful afternoon today, as they started filming their entry for the Willow Tree Film Festival! They’ve made an amazing start! Take a look […]
Class 6 had a wonderful afternoon today, working on the next stage of our recycling project with Casting Innovations Ltd. We used a special type of clay, called Fimo, to […]
Year 4 had lots of fun this afternoon, making their own instruments and using them to explore pitch and volume… This led to an investigation to find out the relationship […]
In P4C today, we watched a video about some birds being unkind to another bird, just because he looked different to them. This led to some excellent question generating! Here […]
Class 6 have been working so hard on their newspaper reports this week! The children have written using formal language and used their drama learning to include eye-witness accounts, with […]
Class 5 and Class 6 have been busy this afternoon using I Can Animate to create animations about the Bubonic Plague in 1665-1666.
Class 5 have been working collaboratively this afternoon using iPads to create an animation based on the Bubonic Plague which ripped through London and other parts of the country in […]
Today, Class 6 used their acting skills to imagine how the villagers of Eyam felt, in September 1665, on hearing that one of their neighbours had contracted the disease … […]
What a wonderful afternoon we’ve had in Year 4 today, using atlases to map out the spread of the plague, from London all the way to Eyam! This is going […]
Class 6 enjoyed the sunshine this morning, in our new outdoor classroom, discussing our academy P4C stimulus – Window. Our question was: why do things have to change?
Mrs Graham’s class have had a wonderful afternoon of careful sketching today, looking at the rat, linked to our new topic: The Plague.
What an amazing experience we had today in Year 4! We were very privileged today to watch Mr Brooks, from Casting Innovations, melt real aluminium cans and mould them into […]
Work started last week on developing our new outdoor learning space, with a litter pick and general tidy of the area. This week, children have helped POPs to recycle all […]
What a wonderful afternoon of sewing we’ve had in Mrs Graham’s class today! The children absolutely blew us away with their amazing sewing skills, showing incredible concentration, determination and patience. […]
Mrs Graham’s STEM Club made a fantastic start to their Knex car project, after school yesterday!
Year 4 started work today on a very exciting project with POPs! We are working towards building our very own outdoor classroom! So today, we assessed the area where it’s […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their new learning in Maths today, applying what they already know about fractions to our new unit on decimals. We worked together in […]
What a wonderful start Year 4 have made to their fabric artwork this week! We can’t wait to see these on display!
Year 4 have made a fantastic start to Science Week, creating their own water cycles out of sandwich bags!
Year 4 had a fantastic morning today, learning to explain the 4 steps of the water cycle using Talk 4 Writing. We were all amazed at how fast we could […]
Year 4 made a fantastic start to their STEM projects today, carefully drawing and labelling their own wind turbine designs! We first made a prototype, to help us to visualise […]
The children in Year 4 have been working extremely hard this week, on their persuasive writing. Take a look at their final published pieces … Fantastic learning, well done Year […]
Year 4 have had an exciting afternoon of investigation in Science today! We’ve been learning about electrical circuits and about what makes a circuit complete, so our research question today […]
Year 4 have made a fantastic start to their new Literacy learning this week on persuasion! Take a look at their persuasive posters about taking care of our world …
Today, Year 4 started some brand new learning in Maths, all about Fractions! The children were very reflective learners – they showed us that they remembered lots about fractions, from […]
Year 4 have had a fantastic live lesson this morning! We launched our new Literacy genre with a wonderful, whole year group P4C enquiry! The children had so many ideas […]
Y4G have become all 3! Mrs Graham is so proud she’s even starting to rhyme! We’ve been writing our own stories, based on our class text, Stig of the Dump, […]
Today’s Challenge: how many different shapes can you make with the same area of 10 squares? Take a look at some of our findings … Fantastic learning, Year 4! Well […]