Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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Discoverers/Voyagers

Discoverers/Voyagers

  • Discoverers and Voyagers had a blast at the zoo today.
  • The children have helped to raise a fantastic amount of money with all of their bouncing.
  • Today we learned what seaside holidays were like over one hundred years ago, in Victorian times.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers started of the year by learning about the nutrition that animals need to stay healthy.
  • Last week, Sandhya Dave, a Cultural¬†Champion, visited¬†our school to teach us about Hinduism
  • Discoverers and Voyagers had a brilliant day full of activities run by our visiting author, poet and illustrator, Kev Payne.
  • As part of our RE learning and looking at Religion in the community, we were lucky enough to reenact a baptism at St John the Baptist C of E church.
  • Some incredible photographs taken on our trip to the community centre. Well done.
  • This week, Voyagers and Discoverers took part in the Village Festival which included many engaging and fun-filled activities.
  • The children have enjoyed learning about how to edit a picture in Computing.
  • As a start to 'Our Community' Topic, we are looking at our environment and thinking about how to help it.
  • Voyagers and Discovers have been developing their textile skills this term and on Monday, they got to share these skills with adults who came to support.
  • This week, in Science, we have been learning about the water cycle.
  • The children finished their loom weaving projects and evaluated them.
  • The children practised their DT skills as they made a key chain featuring the British flag.
  • This half term, Year 3 have been learning lots about music while playing the glockenspiels.
  • To kick start the topic 'Materials' in science, the children learnt about states of matter and how they behaved.
  • The children began their art learning for this half term using the artist Kandinsky for inspiration.
  • The children were brilliant historians today and looked at artefacts really carefully to learn more about people living at the time.
  • Year 4 have enjoyed Forest School this half term and the rain definitely filled the last session with fun!
  • On Wednesday afternoon, Year 4 spent some time celebrating the start of spring.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers have had lots of fun being scientists this week.
  • As part of British Science Week, Voyagers and Discoverers has a visit from the staff from Hearcare from Specsavers.
  • The children explored the fantastic museum which had a lovely Ancient Egyptian exhibit.
  • The children in Voyagers and Discoverers have been learning lots about fractions and this week started learning about equivalent fractions.
  • The children (and adults) had a blast celebrating this year's World Book Day.
  • This week in History, we learned how to order events and artefacts chronologically.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers started their new science unit this week; Sound.
  • This half term, the children have worked incredibly hard to create interactive pages for a story book.
  • The children learned about cyberbullying and how to speak out against it.
  • Last Friday, Discoverers and Voyagers filled their day with maths!
  • This half term Discoverers and Voyagers have been learning about Jewish festivals.
  • The children conducted a scratch test on different rocks to see which ones were harder than others.
  • Rain, wind and mud equals amazing puddle jumping and fun!
  • The children practised the skills of working scientifically by sorting sweets into groups in a variety of different ways.
  • The children had a fantastic day creating Christmas crafts in their house teams.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers have been using their amazing recall of times tables to complete Christmas based challenges this week.
  • The children build their map and navigation skills by going on a treasure hunt around the school site.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have spent this term learning about light and shadows in Science and they have become fantastic scientific investigators.
  • Today we explored what can be shared on the World Wide Web and where websites are stored.
  • The children role played their own cooking show, making paella for the viewers at home.
  • The children learned how to play Danish longball and competed in their houses.
  • Today we cooked Paella, a gorgeous and flavourful traditional Spanish rice dish!
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have started to learn about Islam.
  • Today, the children discovered that they will be cooking paella for their DT this half term.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have been mastering the difficult method of column subtraction which involve exchanging.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers spent the morning honing their tennis skills at Torquay Tennis Club, thanks to the support of Steven Maslen and his team of tennis coaches.
  • Today we conducted another electrical investigation.
  • This week Discoverers and Voyagers have moved into the Bronze Age.
  • This week Discoverers and Voyagers have moved into the Bronze Age and have started exploring this Prehistoric time.
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