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Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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What's been happening in Discoverers/Voyagers.

Discoverers/Voyagers

Discoverers/Voyagers

  • We have been very lucky to have tried a variety of energy bars/snacks made by the class for their homework. Thank you for helping children to create their delicious snacks and sharing their recipes!
  • In Science, we have been investigating how sound is created. We used string phones to explore how sound travels.
  • In preparation for our trip to Dartmoor next week, we have used atlases to locate rivers and tors on the moors.
  • Year 4s started their Forest School sessions this week. They had a fantastic time making potions, dens, and hedgehog homes as well as many other outdoor activities.
  • In Science we are now learning about Sound. In our first lesson we have investigated how sounds are created and explored different sources of sound.
  • In our KS2 assembly today we talked about how what we say, post and share online can affect others.
  • Year 3 dodged the showers in PE today where they worked hard to develop shooting skills in netball.
  • Here's another example from Voyagers!
  • We had so much fun in our English lesson today! Some children volunteered to act like Gangsta Granny and be questioned by the rest of the class. The questions and answers helped us think about her personality in order to write our character description.
  • Here are some more examples from Voyagers Class.
  • We were very impressed with the children's homework this week! We loved seeing all of their creative sculptures of mountains.
  • In Year 3/4, we are taking inspiration from 'Gangsta Granny' by David Walliams to learn about character descriptions.
  • This week in Forest School, children took part in a range of outdoor activities. In this photo you can see children creating trails for their friends to follow to find a hidden treasure.
  • All of the children in Year 3/4 were very proud to complete their autobiographies after learning lots about the features we need to include and planning what life events we would write about.
  • Pupils in Year 3 enjoyed their first forest school session on Wednesday.
  • On Wednesday, Year 4 went to a netball festival at TCS. They had a fantastic time and took part in a variety of games and tasks to develop their netball skills.
  • On Thursday, Year 4s started to learn how to play the recorder. They practised playing 2 notes after exploring the instruments.
  • On Thursday, Year 3 children had their first violin lesson with Kip!
  • The children have settled in fantastically to their new classes and have shown lots of enthusiasm towards this weeks learning.
  • We developed skills such as chopping, grating and peeling to create vegetable soup. Then we made bread and developed our kneading skills. Later, we tasted the soup and adapted our recipe by adding herbs, spices and seasoning to develop the taste. 
  • Discoverers and Voyagers were very busy making soup and bread today.
  • The children had a great transition to their new class this week.
  • We have had a fantastic transition and enjoyed spending Tuesday morning and all day today in our new classes!
  • Have you heard about our summer TTRS competition?
  • Thank you for coming to our Curriculum Celebration on Friday.
  • At the Village Festival children had the chance to extend their love for art and crafts, create products they are proud of and enjoyed singing to parents and other village residents!
  • We had so much fun taking part in activities at the village festival! We used recycled plastic to create Elmer-inspired elephant models.
  • We had so much fun taking part in activities at the village festival!
  • Following our Science lesson were we identified parts of a flower, we used acrylic paints to create a picture of a Lily.
  • We have been learning about plants in Year 3/4.
  • We have finished writing our quest stories in English. We enjoyed sharing them with friends in the sunshine.
  • We had so much fun on Wednesday when we took part in Bounce Off!
  • We have been composing music this week! Year 4s have been working with Kip to compose music to accompany a film and Year 3s have been learning to play a song on the glockenspiels.
  • We have been learning about how fossils are formed.
  • The Year 4's have safely arrived at Beesands and have been busy getting to know the site and set up camp.
  • In our Topic lessons, we have been exploring different trees, plants and flowers around our school. We have been looking at the leaves of trees in order to name them.
  • Yesterday saw Plym receive their reward for winning the TTRS battle of the houses earlier in the Spring term.
  • Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Curriculum Celebration. We hope you liked finding out about our topic and enjoyed the food tasting!
  • Yesterday, our Year 3 children went to the Spring Music Festival. The children composed music with different instruments and told a story with music.
  • Today, Voyagers and Discoverers joined together to make a Skype call to Poland. We spoke to a 9 year old boy who told us about Education in Poland.
  • This week Voyagers were painting pictures of Malbork Castle using watercolours. We were so impressed by the artwork the children produced during the day.
  • During World Book Day, Discoverers and Voyagers joined together for a 'Book Tasting' session. The children shared their favourite books and explained to a partner why they enjoyed them.
  • On Thursday, we celebrated World Book Day by dressing as our favourite book characters or in comfy story telling clothes.
  • Congratulations to Plym who have won the inaugural TTRS House Battle.
  • We have really enjoyed learning all about Spain. This week we have been very busy! We have created adverts persuading people to visit Spain. We have also designed and made castanets, practised flamenco dancing and tasted Spanish food.
  • This week we completed our Picasso inspired portraits using a range of techniques.
  • Part 2
  • We have been learning about Picasso! We found out that he would draw portraits from different perspectives to create his famous art work.
  • Have you heard about the new TTRS Competition?
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