What A Buzz!

Last week, Year 5/6 built on their electricity knowledge gained in Year 3/4 by learning about circuit diagrams, switches, and the effect of increasing voltage in a circuit. At the start of the week, they were shown Mr Dodson’s latest, greatest invention: the Two-Tone Buzzer Box! This box had two buttons…

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Children In Need

The Junior had a very energetic start to Children in Need today, courtesy of Joe Wicks and our own Jess Barker. At 9.00 we gathered in the hall to join in a country-wide exercise session – click on the links below to see us in action! Thanks to all the…

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London Sinfonietta Concert

In Year 5-6 this week, we have had the incredible opportunity to listen to high quality live music played by the world-famous London Sinfonietta.  The ‘Repeating Patterns’ concert took place at the Turner Sims Concert Halls. It was a specially devised concert for KS2 pupils to introduce them to the…

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Self-Portrait Sketching Skills

During this term in Year 5/6, we have been developing our sketching skills. We began by linking our learning and drawing upon (no pun intended) skills and techniques we learnt in previous years at Highfield. After this, we focused on shading and perspective, learning and developing these techniques over a…

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