Year Six have been challenged to create their own airline company. In the first stages, they have created a company name, slogan and logo. Their next step is to create a radio advert to promote their new company. Would you fly with them ?
On Monday, Year 2 and Year 5 got together to have a go at making their own kites.
The children were given all of the equipment and followed a simple diagram to construct their own kite. With lots of success they then then outside to have a go at flying them.
With little wind, the children had to run across the field and were delighted when they did fly!
Well done everyone – great teamwork!
This week we welcomed Miss Maria and Miss Esther from Spain. They spent the week observing English, phonics and reading lessons in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Miss Maria and Miss Esther very much enjoyed their time at St. Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas. They were impressed at the standard and level of the children’s work and have taken many good ideas back to their own school in Spain.
As part of the Erasmus project, scientist David has returned to make kites with some of the children. Year 4 took part in the activities. We watched films of kite festivals and looked at the shapes and designs of kites which informed our discussions of a good kite. The children were then read a story about a bear and a kite which they enjoyed. Following this, the children began making their own kites. The kites were a range of colours with tails to attach. The children were then given the opportunity to fly their kites on the school playground in order to see if their designs had worked.