Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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Adventurers/Investigators Years 1 & 2

   

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What's been happening in Adventurers/Investigators.

Adventurers/Investigators

Adventurers/Investigators

  • The children in Year 2 explored arrays in Maths.
  • The Investigators welcomed back local artist Brian Taylor for a painting workshop linking to their learning in Art and Literacy.
  • KS1 were so excited to welcome back local artist Brian Taylor for a workshop!
  • KS1 children have been using their knowledge of creating secondary colours from primary colours to produce bouquets of complimentary colour flowers.
  • The children in Year 1 found different ways to make 20!
  • In Design and Technology this week, the children in Adventurers enjoyed creating their own moving pictures using a lever mechanism.
  • KS1 started work on their Mondrian inspired paintings
  • We explored how many different colours we could see around the classroom. We discussed how colours are all around us in all sorts of shades.
  • KS1 Mechanisms: Moving Pictures - Sliders and Levers
  • Our whole school focus for this half term is fairytales! In Adventurers, we have been learning a simple version of Jack and the Beanstalk, which we can then improve.
  • We explored expressive movement through dance in KS1.
  • KS1 celebrated their learning of Comparing People and Places topic today by making party masks to celebrate 'Carnival'.
  • KS1 have been designing and making delicious salads.
  • Today we explored 3-D shapes.
  • The children in KS1 loved their gruesome creations!
  • Our KS1 children delivered a spectacular Nativity performance - we are so proud!
  • Year 2 had a lovely time in their last Forest School session toasting marshmallows.
  • Year 2 wowed Year 1 with a musical performance showcasing their learning with Ms Price across this half term.
  • The Y2 children had a GREAT Foresct School Afternoon afternoon yesterday. They LOVE the muddy, slippy days best!
  • KS1 have been learning about Advent and how Christians get ready for Christmas.
  • This week, we have been learning what bullying is and what we can do if we are worried about it.
  • Year 2 had a brilliant time in their first forest school session of the year.
  • Adventurers have been making poppy wreaths for Remembrance!
  • In RE we are answering the question Why does Christmas matter to Christians?
  • KS1 have been learning all about addition this week.
  • Adventurers put all of their skills to excellent use to create their final fact-files!
  • We have been keen researchers in Adventurers!
  • Relationships and Health Education. Working together!
  • Exploring properties of different materials.
  • Is it more? Is it less? Or...is it equal?
  • Today was the first Forest School session for our Y1 children and they had a FANTASTIC afternoon!
  • This week saw our year ones visit the forest school again and make a gigantic tree from fallen branches.
  • This week has seen the commencement of the Forest School for our year ones, which was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
  • Year 1 enjoyed their first Forest School session this afternoon!
  • Adventurers have had a great first week back at school.
  • We learnt some funky moves today during our Sports Relief session.
  • KS1 learnt how to wash hands like doctors and nurses this week in their PSHE lessons.
  • This week we started to look at the sculptures of the artist Giacommetti.
  • We have been reading 'The Lonely Sea Dragon' by Helen Dunmore.
  • 'oy' sound.
  • At Forest School this week we learnt about habitats. We looked at some habitats of the creatures that lived in the woods and then we had a go at building nests!
  • Smugglers' Lane and Smugglers' Tunnel.
  • We learnt about habitats this week in our Science lessons.
  • This week we have been learning how to share and group numbers.
  • We had great fun at forest school. We spent time working together. We hunted for smooth, rough, long and squishy things! We look forward to next week...
  • The children had to show equal groups in different ways.
  • Thank you to all volunteers and FOBS for your contributions!
  • The children built fantastic bridges for the 'River Thames', considering which materials were the most suitable for purpose according to different properties.
  • The children have learnt the countries and capital cities of the UK. They have now begun process of learning the continents and oceans of the world.
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