As part of our Whole Class Guided Reading sessions, Pioneers and Inventors have been sharing free verse poems.
As part of our Anti - Bullying Week studies, children have taken part in assemblies and produced work reflecting the key theme : 'Reach out'.
Inventors and Pioneers spent the morning refining their tennis skills at Torquay Tennis Club, thanks to the support of Steven Maslen and his team of tennis coaches.
This week, Inventors and Pioneers had great fun taking part in the Interhouse competition competing in three Danish longball games.
This week, we have been looking at major cities in North and South America.
Pioneers and Inventors have been studying fractions in Maths lessons this week.
This week, Pioneers and Inventors have been investigating the effects of friction.
Our Year 6's have had a great week at Grenville House trying many new activities.
This week, we have studied the story of 'Beowulf and the Fire Dragon' and the importance of these creatures in Anglo-Saxon tales.
Today, Pioneers enjoyed dressing up as Vikingss and joining in our battles.
Today, Inventors enjoyed dressing up as Anglo-Saxons and joining in our battles.
Ahead of our Anglo-Saxon and Viking battles, we shared our research around these significant, historical events.
The children linked their previous learning to what had happened at the end of the war.
Y6 had an incredible day at Grenville House.
Year 5 and 6 practised a variety of new sewing techniques.
Inventors and Pioneers used various materials from home and school to bring their DT projects to life.
Seven Royal Bees!
Royal Bees at Work!
Lots of exciting events have been taking place as part of Sports Relief at our school.
We have been studying famous Scientists as part of British Science Week.
Mrs Axten trained a new team of 'Handwashing Experts' today in our KS2 assembly!
In Music lessons, we are studying the work of the composer John Williams.
This week, we have been learning about algorithms.
Safer Internet Day was on Tuesday 11th February.
The children have been working very hard to research the Romans and to present their findings to the class.
In our History lessons, we have been researching all about Britain from 55 BC to 407 AD and the impact that the Roman Empire had on this country.
Inventors and Pioneers spent an afternoon this week exploring how light travels in straight lines.
Year 5 trombone lessons have been taking place.
In our Design Technology lesson this week, we studied Roman aqueduct design.
Today we started to find out about Chinese New Year.
Our focus during Spring Term is gymnastics.
Construction of our earthquake resistant buildings
Well done to both teams who represented our school at last night's netball tournament at TCS.
Pioneers and Inventors completed their Art projects this week.
Year 5 had a visit from the Fire Safety Team.
Design and Technology in Pioneers and Inventors
In our KS2 assembly today we talked about how what we say, post and share online can affect others.
This half term, we have been developing our Hi 5 Netball skills in our PE lessons.
The children investigated why some countries fare better than others when an earthquake strikes.
We have continued using different techniques in our aim to produce the perfect volcano or tsunami artwork during our Extreme Earth topic.
Inventors and Pioneers trialled using oil pastels to create effects they might use in their final piece of art work.
This week, we have been busy developing our scientific skills by extending our knowledge and understanding of solids, liquids and gases.
Our Science learning this week was all about separating materials through the processes of sieving, filtering and evaporating.
This week, Pioneers and Inventors have been developing their artistic skills by studying artwork related to our Extreme Earth topic.
WOW! What a week! So many experiences and memories for the children to cherish for a very long time.
It has been a scorching week back in Pioneers’ and Inventors’ class as the children have launched into their topic learning about volcanoes!
Children in Y5 have been given SPAG cards to use in preparation for Y6.
This morning the Year 6 children completed some 'Taskmaster' style challenges to continue working on their team building skills.