A gallery of our Primary School children's proudest achievements.
This term, Year 3 have been investigating the meanings behind ancient hieroglyphics and tomb paintings of the pharaohs. We have also learnt all about different myths of gods and goddesses in order to create our very own original myths which we have translated into hieroglyphs.
In this project, children have learnt all about how volcanoes form and what happens when they erupt. Through an in-depth focus on science, children learnt all about the Earth's structure, the properties of solids, liquids and gases, changes of state and how gases behave under pressure. They have also learnt about volcanoes around the Ring of Fire and one case study in particular: the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and its effect on Pompeii. Through a strong focus on oracy, children have practised de
For this project the year one children have been looking at patterns from all over the world. Over the term, they have researched information about different continents focusing on the traditional patterns of specific countries. The children have recreated these patterns in different art forms including: Rangoli patterns using felt tips, Maasai patterns on the iPad, Polish Folk Art using paper craft, and North American patterns using paint.
Year 4 spent the first half of Summer Term learning about a different ancient culture, either the Mayans, Egyptians or the Shang Dynasty. A list of 12 specific artefact from each was chosen, and the children worked in pairs and trios to analyse these. They developed their knowledge of their ancient culture through investigating what the object was, how it was made or used and what it could teach us about this time in history.
Students used Scratch Jr to make algorithms to simulate a tube moving along the Central Line and we visited different stops along the Central Line and wrote persuasive texts about each stop.
Children became experts in their chosen country; Ghana, Japan or Mexico. They researched different elements of the country including climate, religion, celebrations and food.
Children worked as historians throughout the project, practicing investigating sources and looking at the continuity and change between life in England before the Industrial Revolution and after.
Pupils worked as scientists and electrical engineers over the first half term, investigating many aspects of electricity.
Over the summer term, the year 3 classes worked to become founders of three new restaurants: Chi, serving Pan-Asian cuisine, Casa Da Vinci, an Italian Cafe and Dinestein’s, an all American 1950’s inspired diner.
The children spent half the term learning about three key natural disasters that occur on the ring of fire: volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis.