KS1 visited Paignton Zoo
Bouncing to raise funds
The first Forest School of the new year for our Year 1s.
Today we went on a 'Season Walk' looking for signs that would help us find out what season we are in.
Year 2 are really enjoying their Place Value unit in Maths and have been using base ten to partition numbers to 100.
The Investigators worked in teams to find out which shape wand would make the biggest bubble.
The children in Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed a workshop today, from cultural champion Sandhya Dave, all about Hinduism!
The children in KS1 were delighted to welcome Reverend Carol and Peter from St. John's Church as they learnt more about religion in their community.
KS1 children were treated to a visit from the author, illustrator and poet Kev Payne.
This week the KS1 made seed paper out of scrap paper and bee friendly wildflower seeds to share with our community
We have been getting messy in KS1 making our own seed paper!
A great time was had by all as we pushed ourselves to be the best we can be!
KS1 started the day with a fun and energetic Sports Day!
KS1 have created their own hydroponics station to observe some freshly planted beans.
We have been having so much fun at the Village Festival!
As part of "Our Community" topic this half term KS1 have been planting a pollinator friendly garden to make sure they have enough food and water. This week's focus is "Our Community; Our Environment"
This half term, we will be using a computer to create music on Chrome Music Labs!
In literacy this week, the children have been revisiting instructions and recapping the key features we need to include, including imperative verbs, time conjunctions and adverbs.
KS1 finished their Materials Art unit with a final piece showing off their weaving, drawing and dyeing skills.
The Investigators enjoyed flying their finished kites that they have been designing and making in DT this half term.
The children in KS1 showed off all of their design and technology skills to create their final diamond kites this week!
KS1 took up the challenge of constructing a bridge strong enough to support the weight of a toy car - there were a few conditions involved though...
Year 1 children have been using their knowledge of sharing to solve problems involving sharing equally into groups.
The Year 1s showed off their grouping knowledge today in our Maths lesson as they made groups.
Finishing touches were applied to our weaved mats from last week to make underwater scenes.
We enjoyed learning all about the upcoming Coronation of King Charles III.
The children in KS1 were very lucky to have a visit from a real-life scientist!
With Children's Day in Japan coming up on May 5th, we had a go at making our own Japanese ''koinobori'' (carp kites)!
We enjoyed investigating how some materials can change shape!
KS1 children started their Textiles Art unit for this half term by weaving their own placemats.
We investigated which materials would be the best to use to make a kite!
The children in KS1 enjoyed putting their skills to the test to try and beat their personal best!
To start our new topic all about kites, we explored the history of different kites and what they look like.
Investigators brought all their knowledge that they had learnt in the past half term about childhood through the decades to perform one final task.
Year 2 were treated to a performance from Year 1 today in their final music lesson with Lisa Price!
The children in Year 2 have been learning our new challenge words for this week by playing Connect 4!
The children in KS1 have enjoyed programming their floor robots to follow their own routes.
The children in Year 2 have been competing in Battle of the Bands!
The children have come to the end of their plant investigations, they have been looking at their results and forming some final conclusions.
The children in KS1 had great fun dressing up and taking part in activities for Red Nose Day!
The Investigators kicked off their week by planning and carrying out an investigation into the conditions that affect germination.
KS1 had great fun completing different PE challenges in their house teams!
Today in Science, the Investigators were making predictions about how many seeds different fruits had.
The Investigators have been asking the question 'Can I explain why the cross is an important symbol for Christians?'
In RHE today, the children in Adventurers learned about all the different ways to make our homes safe.
We had our first computing lesson where we learned how to move a robot!
Today, Year 2 welcomed the Fire Brigade to Bishop!
We really enjoyed having our adults and siblings come and read with us today!
Children in KS1 had a fantastic day celebrating their love of books.
This week in Science the Investigators have started their plant investigation.