A Field Guide to Fantastical Creatures!

In Year 6, we have been investigating all things fantastical! Using the Spiderwick Chronicles and Fantastic Beasts as our inspiration, we have been delving deep into a mythical world of folklore and magic, learning about incredible creatures that exist in the imagination of wonderful authors.  We have been carefully exploring…

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Bug Hotels!

We had a great start to the Summer term in Asia and North America classes this week, going outside to build hotels for minibeasts in the school grounds. Usually, it’s best to build these kinds of habitats in the Autumn, to provide a place for insects to hibernate over Winter,…

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A Feast For Yeast

Last week, children in Asia class found out about different types of microorganisms as part of their science learning. We watched a video about what is best to give yeast to make it produce carbon dioxide (out of oil, salt, flour, sugar and a cookie, the sweetness of sugar and…

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Sketchup Skills

This term in Year 5/6, we have been using the program Sketchup to hone our designing skills. Building on previous learning in Year 3/4, we were using new techniques, such as the use of the measure and inference tools. In the first few weeks, we have been practising these skills…

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