Mrs Bilner

Slavery and Sewing in Swans

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Design Technology, History, Swans

This term,  the children are learning about Thomas Clarkson and his contribution towards the abolishment of slavery. This week, in Art, the children learnt about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a term used for a network of people, homes, and hideouts that slaves in the southern United States used to […]

The finished pictures!

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Swans

Swans have now finished their pictures!

Oil Pastel Eyes and Noses

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The children spent Thursday afternoon creating the eyes and noses for their animal collages. They used oil pastels and practiced blending techniques to create this stunning work. Further photos to follow!    

Repetitive Patterns in Art

by | 3 Mar 2021 | News

The children have been drawing repetitive patterns as part of their collage work. These will  be ripped up and added to their oil pastel patterns to form the background to their animal collage.

British Science Week – Zoom

by | 3 Mar 2021 | News, Owls, Science, Swans

To celebrate British Science Week, Owls & Swans took part in a Zoom session run by Dr Mandy Hartley. The children learnt about DNA and how it is useful to both historians and scientists.

A Fascinating Biome

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Geography, News, Swans

The children in Swans have been thinking about why it is important to protect our rainforests. They have been busy creating our class rainforest display and have produced some wonderful ‘Double-Page Spreads’ about this fascinating biome in Geography

Thank you from FIND!

by | 1 Jan 2021 | News

Thank you for your generous donations which were greatly received and distributed.

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers children got creative last week making some beautiful decorations for their classroom. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used as well as a variety of material to create different decorations. The classroom now looks very festive!  

Building Rooms for the Titanic

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Design Technology, History, Swans

As part of our half term topic based on ‘The Titanic’, the Swans children started to construct their Titanic rooms. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used – including using the saws!  

Sinking Ships…or Not?

by | 12 Dec 2020 | Science, Swans

This week in science, the Swans have been learning about why boats don’t sink. They discovered that the shape of the object affects its ability to float. They looked at an object’s buoyancy  in relation to the Archimedes Principle and had lots of fun trying to design a boat that would hold a certain amount […]

Science in Action in Swans

by | 11 Nov 2020 | News, Science, Swans

In Science this week, the children in Swans class were investigating the effect different temperatures of water has on an iceberg. We discussed how we could keep the test fair,  make predictions, variables, observations and conclusions and also how we could represent the data. Alongside this, the children learnt how to find the volume of […]

Thank you!

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thank you for your contributions towards the 2020 Poppy Appeal. A fantastic £114.31 was raised.