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Summer Term 2021 - Year 5 - Eco-Schools - Biodiversity - Bug Hotels

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We made bug hotels and placed them around the school grounds.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 4I Eco-Schools - Litter Picking

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Continuing our litter topic we went litter collecting in Nunroyd Park.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 5 - Eco-Schools - Biodiversity

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We spent a lovely sunny day hunting around the school grounds for living creatures.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Outdoor Maths

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We had to hunt out analogue clock faces and then convert the analogue time into digital time.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - On the Allotment

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We tidied up our allotment, watered the plants, gathered some crops and ........ ate them!

Summer Term 2021 - Year 6 - Pond Dipping

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We have revisited our pond to see what changes there have been since earlier this year.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 6 - Eco-Schools

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As part of the Eco-Schools project we have been studying water. We made some basic filters and used them to clean some of our pond water.

Year 4 harvesting and tasting their produce from the garden.

Year 5 re-creating the Carnival atmosphere of the Brazil with a musical Samba in the sunshine!

The warm weather has really encouraged the Year 4 peas and rocket to rocket!

Year 3 lettuce is ready to harvest by the children.

Summer Term 2 Year four litter picking and locating key litter areas in our school.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 6 Adventure Writing

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After reading Robinson Crusoe and Kenuke's Kingdom we have been designing our own desert islands.

Year 4 enjoying planting fruit and vegetables and looking for mini beasts in our pond.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 Stone Age Day

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Year 3 spent a whole day studying Stone Age life. These 5 videos Show them experiencing foraging, weaving, cave painting shelter building and making fire. They had a great day.

Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Stone Age Day

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Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Stone Age Day

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Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Stone Age Day

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Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Stone Age Day

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Summer Term 2021 - Year 3 - Gardening

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We have been planting sunflower seeds. We will be using them over the next few weeks to investigate what plants need to survive. Watch this space!

Summer Term 2021 - Class 6G - Classifying Living Things

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Using the School Pond and School Grounds as a resource we collected a variety of living things and began to classify them.

Spring Term 2021 - Year 4 - Mayan Culture

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We have been studying Mayan culture. This has involved outdoor learning, history, food technology and a lot of fun!

Spring Term 2021 - Year 4 - Gardening

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We planted seeds in the vegetable garden and also had a look at the tadpoles collected from our pond.

Spring Term 2021 - Year 5 Visit The Pond

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Our first trip to the pond this year. We observed what was going on. Then we did some pond-dipping and collected frog spawn and tadpoles.

Spring Term 2021 - Year 5 - Orienteering

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Have you ever navigated an orienteering course whilst being chased by aliens? This was the challenge for Year 5 on a sunny March afternoon. Year 5 enjoyed following a route using their map skills whilst racing against their peers. However, they had to be careful of three pupils wearing alien hats. If they were caught, they would have to hand their map over and become an alien themselves! Much fun was had by all.

Spring Term 2 - Year 5 - The End of the Anglo-Saxons

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We finished this topic re-enacting the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons by the Normans.

Spring Term 2021 - 6G - Gardening

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6G are growing a herb garden.

Spring Term 2021 - 6G - Shading Techniques

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6G are studying the work of Michelle Hughes, the Yorkshire lino print artist. Here is their introductory work.

Autumn 2020 - Year 6 - Learning French outside

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Year 4 Roman army battle formations

Year 4 used the Roman shields they made to practise the different Roman army battle formations that they would have carried out in battle. We did this indoors because of the rain.

Year 5 - Orbiting the Sun in science.

Nov. 2020 Class 4I The Digestive System

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Year 6 Designing and Building a Shelter

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Year 6 - Light and Reflection

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Year 5 - Planting daffodil bulbs.

Please visit the year 5 class page for photographs of our

Mini Greek Olympics. We had so much fun.

Year 5 - Measuring friction using different outdoor surfaces.

Year 5 - Map work using water colours in the September sunshine.

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