Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

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What's been happening in Discoverers/Voyagers.

Discoverers/Voyagers

Discoverers/Voyagers

  • Many thanks to all the adults and children who came to our beach clean.
  • Robert and Kim from the Parish Council came to talk to the children about their ideas for new play equipment at the Lawns and Cockhaven Park.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have enjoyed a special day of celebrations in the lead up to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
  • The children have spent the day creating some incredible animal collages.
  • This week, we started our art project.
  • The Year 4 children had an absolutely fantastic time on their residential trip Forest and Beach.
  • The children practised the skill of grouping and classifying.
  • The children spent Wednesday morning learning about music of key individuals and composing their own music.
  • As part of our Get Inspired topic, we have created a sculpture in the style of Cerith Wyn Evans.
  • This week we have been designing and making torches.
  • The children took part in a competitive benchball tournament.
  • The children explored a number of short science activities based on this year’s theme of ‘Growth’.
  • This week, the children practised the skills they will need to plan their own sculptures.
  • On Wednesday, we had a Music Performance by a multi-instrumentalist - Suntou Susso.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers took part in World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2022. Children were invited to dress up as their favourite book characters. All children enjoyed taking part in some reading activities during the day.
  • Today, we made an ancient Maya chocolate drink called Xocolatl or Kukuh.
  • This week, the children tried a few different examples of Maya foods.
  • The children explored the concept of respect online particularly when it comes to gaming.
  • Today we made a simple compass!
  • Pok-A-Tok was a popular game played by the Maya people thousands of years ago.
  • It was beautiful weather for our first Forest School afternoon of 2022.
  • This week in Science, we conducted a comparative test to answer a question: How does the material under the wheels affect the distance a car can travel?
  • The children had their first lessons practising some volleyball skills.
  • Today we learnt about food chains.
  • The children made some fantastic gifts, cards, decorations and more in their Christmas craft activities today.
  • As part of our Extreme Earth topic, the children built some fantastic bridges.
  • Today, Voyagers and Discoverers completed a variety of fieldwork activities.
  • The children created life-sized diagrams of the digestive system using their own bodies as outlines.
  • The children worked together as a class to think about what they can do to prevent bullying.
  • Today, we had a dentist visit our children to learn a little more about teeth.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers created some wonderful models as their final learning task of this half term.
  • Today Year 3 and 4 visited the Teign Heritage Centre.
  • The children learned more about the muscles of the body by turning themselves into human diagrams.
  • The children learned a little about what happens to broken bones, then investigated which children in the class had ever broken a bone.
  • Today, Discoverers and Voyagers began learning a poem by heart.
  • The children learned about Victorian inventions and their impact on the lives of people living during this period.
  • The children decided who they wanted from their class to be a school councilor.
  • The children explored different ways to edit a birthday invitation.
  • The children started to build their understanding of the nutrition that the human body needs to stay healthy.
  • The children used role play to help them get to know a character in a story.
  • The children had a fantastic time at the Village Festival.
  • The children showed real collaboration and resilience when participating in some fun team building games.
  • Seven Royal Bees!
  • Royal Bees at Work!
  • Here is an example of a finished piece.
  • Inspired by Babara Hepworth, we have created abstract sculptures and chosen our paint to reflect natural materials such as wood, marble, bronze and limestone.
  • What do you think of when you picture a scientist?
  • Mrs Axten trained a new team of 'Handwashing Experts' today in our KS2 assembly!
  • In Voyagers and Discoverers, we celebrated World Book Day by focusing on different authors and reading from a variety of books.
  • In Art, we have been exploring the art work created by Barbara Hepworth.
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