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  • As part of our 'Love Where You Live' topic this half term, children have created poems about the local area.
  • Inventors and Pioneers had their final swimming lesson this week and we ended with a fun float session!
  • It was General Election Day at Bishop today!
  • A HUGE well done to Year 6 on the success of their fantastic Digital Music concert using Grime music as inspiration!
  • Inventors and Pioneers spent a morning looking at OS maps of Dartmoor.
  • Children in Years 5 and 6 have been considering how they could create an all-terrain wheelchair for use on Dartmoor.
  • Over the last couple of weeks, Inventors and Pioneers have been writing their own 'fake news' newspaper reports.
  • A massive well done to everyone in Inventors and Pioneers who took part in this years Sports Day!
  • In Literacy, we have started looking at the 'newsworthiness' of news.
  • This week, Year 6 had a fantastic time during their first forest school session!
  • This week, Inventors and Pioneers had their first trip to Kingsteignton Swimming Pool.
  • As part of our new 'Love Where You Live' topic, Inventors and Pioneers spent a lovely, sunny afternoon walking around Bishopsteignton village.
  • This week, Inventors and Pioneers were involved in an interactive concert inspired by stories of the sea.
  • As part of our Animals Topic, we have been creating collages of exotic birds in Years 5 & 6.
  • A MASSIVE well done to all our Year 6 students on the completion of their SATs this week.
  • Over this half term, children in Inventors and Pioneers have been using spreadsheets to enter data, carry out calculations and duplicate information.
  • This week, Inventors and Pioneers were lucky enough to have a session with a coach from Devon Cricket.
  • Pioneers and Inventors have been learning about life cycles and investigating classification this week.
  • Children in Inventors and Pioneers have been learning all about the similarities and differences between different animals life cycles in Science this week.
  • Year 5 have had a lovely first session back at Forest School!
  • Inventors and Pioneers have started their new cricket unit in PE this half term.
  • Inventors and Pioneers ended the term with an afternoon of making wire sculptures.
  • Inventors and Pioneers have thoroughly enjoyed their DT morning creating, testing and evaluating their balloon-powered cars!
  • A HUGE well done to Year 5 on the success of their fantastic PBones concert!
  • Inventors and Pioneers have had great fun participating in this term's Interhouse competition!
  • Inventors and Pioneers have loved spending the day in non-uniform or dressing up 'to make someone smile'!
  • Inventors and Pioneers have been very lucky to have a special visit from the Devon School Library Services this week!
  • This year is the 30th anniversary of British Science Week, a celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths in the UK, which runs from 8th - 17th of March.
  • As part of our 'Get Inspired' topic we have have been experimenting with different materials in our Art lessons.
  • Children in Inventors and Pioneers have had a great time celebrating World Book Day this week!
  • In Pioneers and Inventors, we have been investigating the impact key individuals have had on the automobile industry.
  • Pioneers and Inventors are learning about plants in our Science lessons this half term.
  • As part of our ‘Get Inspired’ Topic we have started looking at the work of Alexander Calder.
  • Y6 have been working really hard on converting metric and imperial units.
  • Y5 have been refining their musical talent and learning how to play the PBones this half term.
  • Inventors and Pioneers celebrated Safer Internet Day by discussing ways to raise awareness of a safer and better internet for all.
  • In our Computing unit this half term we are programming micro:bits.
  • In our Science learning we have been looking at how plants and animals have adapted to suit their environment over time.
  • Inventors and Pioneers are making excellent progress with their social dancing!
  • In lessons this week, Pioneers and Inventors are developing their performance skills by improvising music using the glockenspiels.
  • In our Religious Education lessons this half term, we are considering our big question: ‘What does it mean for Christians to believe that God is holy and loving?’
  • This week in History, the children have been analysing sources and uncovering information about the Ancient Greek Olympics.
  • This half term, Pioneers and Inventors are learning all about ‘Evolution and Inheritance’ in their Science lessons.
  • In Literacy, we have been using the text 'Clockwork' by Philip Pullman as a stimulus for our writing.
  • Making a fantastic start to the New Year, Pioneers and Inventors are learning all about Ancient Greece.
  • Inventors and Pioneers have really thrown themselves back into the new term with lots of enthusiasm for our new Dance Unit in PE!
  • A big Merry Christmas to all the family and friends of Inventors and Pioneers!
  • A MASSIVE well done to all of Inventors and Pioneers on their fantastic performance of 'Rock Bottom'!
  • In our Art lessons this week Inventors and Pioneers have been creating their own collagraph tiles.
  • This week, the children used their learning about earthquakes to research, build, test and evaluate earthquake resistant buildings.
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