Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

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Pioneers/Inventors

Pioneers/Inventors

  • Using previous design work, and the skills gained following Brian Taylor’s visit last week, Pioneers and Inventors have been busy creating their own artwork.
  • In DT over the next couple of weeks, Pioneers and Inventors are studying mechanisms to create a moving toy (automaton). 
  • This week, we were lucky to have Brian Taylor deliver an art workshop to help us develop our watercolour painting techniques.
  • In our Art topic this term, we have been looking at the work of impressionist artists such as Claude Monet.
  • As part of our Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (OAA) in PE this half term, we have been problem solving in our PE lessons.
  • The week started off by the Explorers sharing some special Christmas songs and cards with their amazing buddies!
  • Pioneers and Inventors have enjoyed some festive fun this week and would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas!
  • Pioneers and Inventors worked as collaborative chefs in our Design and Technology lesson today.
  • The children have had an exciting day wearing their Christmas jumpers, taking part in a Christmas Carousel and enjoying Christmas Lunch.
  • The children have had an exciting day wearing their Christmas jumpers, taking part in a Christmas Carousel and enjoying Christmas Lunch.
  • Pioneers and Inventors presented their Christmas Production to the whole school this afternoon.
  • As part of our Whole Class Guided Reading sessions, Pioneers and Inventors have been sharing free verse poems. 
  • As part of our Anti - Bullying Week studies, children have taken part in assemblies and produced work reflecting the key theme : 'Reach out'.
  • Inventors and Pioneers spent the morning refining their tennis skills at Torquay Tennis Club, thanks to the support of Steven Maslen and his team of tennis coaches.
  • This week, Inventors and Pioneers had great fun taking part in the Interhouse competition competing in three Danish longball games.
  • This week, we have been looking at major cities in North and South America.
  • Pioneers and Inventors have been studying fractions in Maths lessons this week.
  • This week, Pioneers and Inventors have been investigating the effects of friction.
  • Our Year 6's have had a great week at Grenville House trying many new activities.
  • This week, we have studied the story of 'Beowulf and the Fire Dragon' and the importance of these creatures in Anglo-Saxon tales.
  • Today, Pioneers enjoyed dressing up as Vikingss and joining in our battles.
  • Today, Inventors enjoyed dressing up as Anglo-Saxons and joining in our battles.
  • Ahead of our Anglo-Saxon and Viking battles, we shared our research around these significant, historical events.
  • The children linked their previous learning to what had happened at the end of the war.
  • Y6 had an incredible day at Grenville House.
  • Year 5 and 6 practised a variety of new sewing techniques.
  • Inventors and Pioneers used various materials from home and school to bring their DT projects to life.
  • Seven Royal Bees!
  • Royal Bees at Work!
  • Lots of exciting events have been taking place as part of Sports Relief at our school.
  • We have been studying famous Scientists as part of British Science Week.
  • Mrs Axten trained a new team of 'Handwashing Experts' today in our KS2 assembly!
  • In Music lessons, we are studying the work of the composer John Williams.
  • This week, we have been learning about algorithms.
  • Safer Internet Day was on Tuesday 11th February.
  • The children have been working very hard to research the Romans and to present their findings to the class.
  • In our History lessons, we have been researching all about Britain from 55 BC to 407 AD and the impact that the Roman Empire had on this country.
  • Inventors and Pioneers spent an afternoon this week exploring how light travels in straight lines.
  • Year 5 trombone lessons have been taking place.
  • In our Design Technology lesson this week, we studied Roman aqueduct design.
  • Today we started to find out about Chinese New Year.
  • Our focus during Spring Term is gymnastics.
  • Construction of our earthquake resistant buildings
  • Well done to both teams who represented our school at last night's netball tournament at TCS.
  • Pioneers and Inventors completed their Art projects this week.
  • Year 5 had a visit from the Fire Safety Team.
  • Design and Technology in Pioneers and Inventors
  • In our KS2 assembly today we talked about how what we say, post and share online can affect others.
  • This half term, we have been developing our Hi 5 Netball skills in our PE lessons.
  • The children investigated why some countries fare better than others when an earthquake strikes.
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