Year 3 and 4 had a great Viking day at Wollaton Park, with lots of hands on activities and learning more about the Vikings.
Year 3 visit Wollaton Park
Class 3 had a gorgeous day at Wollaton Park. We met ‘Mary Anning’ this morning, a world-famous palaeontologist, and learned about all the fossils she discovered. This afternoon we had lots of fun in the play area!
Year 3 – Our Futures project
Class 3 had a wonderful afternoon with the ‘Our Future’ team. We had a chance to program Vernie the robot to follow a track, then we spoke to two volunteers and tried to guess what special job they did. In the end we discovered one was a radiographer and the other an engineer!
Year 3 Book Cafe
Class 3 had a gorgeous afternoon at the ‘book cafe’, reading our new books from the Young Readers Programme and National Literacy Trust. We shared and swapped books and discussed our choices. We are making recommendations for the school library and for our final personal book order!
Year 3 become Romans
Class 3 had a simply fabulous day being Roman soldiers and archaeologists. They learned how to play Roman board games and about the diet of Roman soldiers. Thank you parents who made some amazing costumes and, of course, to our Roman visitor!
Year 3 create animations
In computing, Class 3 learned how to create animations. We used lots of new skills, including duplicating frames, adding sound and onion skinning! Tomorrow, we will use these skills to make our own Roman invasion animation.
Year 3 paint Roman busts
Class 3 enjoyed painting their Roman busts and adding embellishments as part of their Wider Opportunities session. Don’t they look beautiful?!
Year 3 celebrate World Book Day
Class 3 had a fantastic World Book Day with the Nottingham Library Service. They heard The Plesiosaur’s Neck read to them by the author Jonathan Emmett and Palaeontologist Dr Adam Smith, as well as some great story telling from Robin Smith. Everyone got to choose a World Book Day book to take home as a thank you from the library.
Year 3 Project Hook Day
Year 3 have been busy during their hook days to launch into their new project: ‘Can we survive without robots?’ They have designed and built robot models, completed effective chalk drawings and created robot personas! The classroom is already full of robots!
KS2 Achievement, Behaviour and Kindness winners
Congratulations to our KS2 achievement, behaviour and kindness winners of Autumn Term 2021 – your teachers shared all about your wonderful attitudes and achievements and you should be very proud of yourselves!
Year 3 Egyptian dancing
We created an Egyptian dance using movement to retell a story about discovering an ancient Egyptian tomb. We listened to the music and added key moves to make our dance interesting.
Year 3 – 51 Things To Do At Southwold
As part of Class 3’s ‘51 Things to do at Southwold’ the children have held a scary beast! All of the children were so brave and touched the millipedes. A big thank you to Ashley from Stonebridge City Farm for bringing them in for us to see
Year 3 – Weston Park Museum visit
Class 3 had a fabulous day out at Weston Park Museum in Sheffield.
We learnt about the daily life of Ancient Egyptians, handled precious artefacts and we even made out own amulet. The Museum Educator was so impressed with our knowledge!
Year 3’s Ancient Egyptian scavenger hunt
This morning in maths Class 3 children have completed an Ancient Egyptian scavenger hunt challenge. First they had to solve calculations in order to find the letters on the scavenger hunt! Using the letters they had found they then had to decode a mystery message……..THE GREAT SPHINX 👀
Year 3 trip to Beeston Lock
Yesterday Class 3 went to Beeston Lock to conduct some geography fieldwork. We learned about the history of the canal, looked for geographical features in a treasure hunt and collected data on how the canal is used today. We even had time to play Pooh sticks as part of our 51 things to do at Southwold!
Year 3 make Egyptian cartouches
In their Art and Design session, Class 3 used their clay skills to create their very own Egyptian cartouche, following their designs carefully.
Year 3 become Egyptian artists!
As part of our ‘Wider Opportunities’ afternoon, Class 3 have been researching the work of artists and craft makers from the Ancient Egyptian era. We have been looking at how this has helped historians to learn about the past! The children have also learned how to create ‘tertiary colours’ which was predominant in Ancient Egyptian art 🎨
Year 3 dye clothes like the Egyptians!
Class 3 have been looking at how the Ancient Egyptians created dye for their clothes and materials using natural products. This included chopping, boiling and fixing different fruits and vegetables. Look at the vibrant colours we created! 🍓🍊
Year 3 create Egyptian Wesekh
Class 3 children had a wonderful start yesterday, diving straight into our project “Ancient Egyptians”. They designed and created their own Egyptian Wesekh 💎
Vipin Kindness Award 2021
The Vipin Award of Kindness 2021 🏆 was donated in loving memory of the local shopkeeper Vipin by his family, to be awarded yearly to one child in the whole school that has shown numerous acts of kindness. And the winner is…… 🌟🌟🌟, who was nominated and received the most votes. What a prestigious award to win
We are so PROUD of you !
Year 3 visit Wroxeter Roman City
Class 3 had a fantastic day out at Wroxeter Roman City. They saw 2,000 year old ruins of the Basillica, the baths and even the toilets! Our guide Lucy was so impressed with all their knowledge! 👏🏼
Year 3 – Community Art
Continuing our ‘Arts Award’ Journey looking at what Art is, Class 3 took photographs of art in our community and even got a free ice lolly from the ice cream man – Thank you Coronato Bros 🍦
A special thank you to CPO Pete for coming along with us too!👮
Year 3 – Roman artefacts
Class 3 had a wonderful afternoon looking at Roman artefacts. We discussed what they were made of, what their use was and who might have owned them.
Thank you to Access Artefacts at Nottingham City Museums and Galleries.
Year 1 – Southwold in Bloom
Class 1 had an amazing morning yesterday getting the outside of their classroom ready for ‘Southwold in Bloom’. They worked as a team to achieve their plans.
Year 3 compare Roman diets
Class 3 enjoyed their STEAM Project yesterday, comparing the Roman diet to a modern-day diet!
Year 3 – Southwold In Bloom
Class 3 had a wonderful day in the glorious weather, making their outdoor area beautiful! Their entry for the ‘Southwold in Bloom’ competition is coming together nicely!🌱🌺
Year 3 do the Tortoise!
This afternoon Class 3 have discovered and performed one of the most effective defensive formations used by the Roman army….. ‘The tortoise’!
Year 3 Roman Invasion animations
This morning, Class 3 have been learning how to use a variety of skills on 2Animate to create a short animation about the Roman invasion!
Year 6 open art studio
The Year 6 study room was wonderfully transformed into an open art studio this afternoon as pupils continued their work with our resident artist, Charlotte. Inspired by the artist Andy Warhol, pupils practiced mixing colours and applying a range of stencils to create a series of abstract prints.