Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

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Discoverers/Voyagers

Discoverers/Voyagers

  • 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.
  • The children showed great curiosity in our science lesson this week, as they investigated which materials were conductors and which were insulators.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have started their time travelling journey by going all the way back to The Stone Age.
  • The children had their first attempt at recreating some examples of Stone Age cave art.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers were treated to a wonderful performance by Kip Pratt and Elfyn Jones.
  • This week we set up an investigation to see how plant growth is affected by light, water, and soil.
  • Many thanks to all the adults and children who came to our beach clean.
  • Robert and Kim from the Parish Council came to talk to the children about their ideas for new play equipment at the Lawns and Cockhaven Park.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers have enjoyed a special day of celebrations in the lead up to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
  • The children have spent the day creating some incredible animal collages.
  • This week, we started our art project.
  • The Year 4 children had an absolutely fantastic time on their residential trip Forest and Beach.
  • The children practised the skill of grouping and classifying.
  • The children spent Wednesday morning learning about music of key individuals and composing their own music.
  • As part of our Get Inspired topic, we have created a sculpture in the style of Cerith Wyn Evans.
  • This week we have been designing and making torches.
  • The children took part in a competitive benchball tournament.
  • The children explored a number of short science activities based on this year’s theme of ‘Growth’.
  • This week, the children practised the skills they will need to plan their own sculptures.
  • On Wednesday, we had a Music Performance by a multi-instrumentalist - Suntou Susso.
  • Voyagers and Discoverers took part in World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2022. Children were invited to dress up as their favourite book characters. All children enjoyed taking part in some reading activities during the day.
  • Today, we made an ancient Maya chocolate drink called Xocolatl or Kukuh.
  • This week, the children tried a few different examples of Maya foods.
  • The children explored the concept of respect online particularly when it comes to gaming.
  • Today we made a simple compass!
  • Pok-A-Tok was a popular game played by the Maya people thousands of years ago.
  • It was beautiful weather for our first Forest School afternoon of 2022.
  • This week in Science, we conducted a comparative test to answer a question: How does the material under the wheels affect the distance a car can travel?
  • The children had their first lessons practising some volleyball skills.
  • Today we learnt about food chains.
  • The children made some fantastic gifts, cards, decorations and more in their Christmas craft activities today.
  • As part of our Extreme Earth topic, the children built some fantastic bridges.
  • Today, Voyagers and Discoverers completed a variety of fieldwork activities.
  • The children created life-sized diagrams of the digestive system using their own bodies as outlines.
  • The children worked together as a class to think about what they can do to prevent bullying.
  • Today, we had a dentist visit our children to learn a little more about teeth.
  • Discoverers and Voyagers created some wonderful models as their final learning task of this half term.
  • Today Year 3 and 4 visited the Teign Heritage Centre.
  • The children learned more about the muscles of the body by turning themselves into human diagrams.
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