The children have really enjoyed being designers this half term. They have learned how to design, make and evaluate their product. The children were given the challenge of building their own fire engine. The children were able to use tools safely and decide what they needed to create their fire engines. Great fire engines, Kingfishers.
This week the children became designers again. The children were asked to explore wheels, axles and chassis. The children were able to explain what wheels, axles and chassis were. They also created their own prototypes to show different ways of attaching wheels, axles and chassis. They children picked their favourite one by testing it first. […]
The children were tasked with designing a sandwich for Pirate Paddy’s lunchbox, which they made last week. They discussed what fillings could go into sandwiches and what type of bread they could use. They thought about whether they were making healthy choices for Pirate Pete. The children got busy designing their sandwich. They labelled what […]
This half term, the children in Kingfishers Class are thinking about the question ‘ Why do we love to be beside the seaside?’ The children have been looking at seaside towns in the UK. They have been learning about the coming of the railways and the history of the seaside holidays. They have learnt about […]
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 […]
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!
The children were ready for their next cooking club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. This week the children made potato salad and jam swirls. They practised their cutting, mixing and spreading skills. Great cooking, we hope they were tasty!
In cooking club this week the children created their own pitta bread pizzas. They selected the toppings they wanted on their pizzas and got busy cutting, spreading and sprinkling. They also made a colourful fruit salad. The pizzas and fruit salad looked delicious! Great work little cooks!
The children were ready for their next cooking club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. The children made pasta salad and rock buns. We hope you enjoyed eating them!
The children were very excited as it was the first Cooking Club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. The children made cheese swirls and melted snowmen biscuits. We hope you enjoyed eating them!
As part of our whole school topic on Fire, the Owls are combining their Science and DT learning to design and make a fire alarm. We began the project by discussing the different types of switches that we can find. On Friday, the children worked together to solve a series of challenges that involved them […]
The children became designers and designed their own Tudor house. The children looked at images of different Tudor houses and thought about what they looked liked and the features they had. The children used the information to design their own Tudor house. They drew a picture of their design and added labels. They thought about […]