During our Olympics-themed week, Form III pupils were asked to make an Olympic torch. The children also wrote a set of instructions explaining how they had made their torches. The children created some fantastic torches.
To support their science work on plants and to introduce a cross-curricular link with Literacy, Form III pupils children made some Bird Seed Cake. They then placed it in the garden for the birds and wrote a set of instructions explaining how they had made it.
In English, over a number of lessons, FIII pupils have created and written their own explanation text on a deadly creature. They have created their own beasts, often by combining animals they are familiar with. Today, the children were asked to write their concluding paragraph, redraft the whole piece of writing and complete a checklist of the key features used.
Form IV began their journey in Ancient Egypt by reading the book Harkhuf – The First Explorer. This wonderful adventure was written by Laura Marshall who was herself once a Form IV pupil studying Ancient Egypt. We have been very privileged to have been sent a message from the author herself recorded especially for our pupils.
Form VI pupils were asked to create a travel brochure, as part of a cross-curricular project, for their English topic on Persuasive writing and development of a variety of ICT skills (e.g. creating a Table of Contents, Word, copying and pasting relevant images and presenting a document such as a brochure).
Join Mrs Leyshon on a dog walk and help her look for prints, marks and tracks. Can you help figure out who left the prints? Perhaps it was The Gruffalo? Related Activity: Look for real tracks and other signs of animal life Live in town? You may still find many opportunities to track real animals: Cat foot prints on cars Scratch marks left on trees