Miss L Steel

Wear Wellies Day 2024

Wear Wellies Day 2024

Over the last few days, we have been taking our learning outdoors. We've put on our wellies in support of Winston's Wish, a charity that gives hope to bereaved children around the UK. This afternoon, we visited Nursery. We spent the whole afternoon in their outdoor...

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Natural Portraits

Natural Portraits

Continuing our outdoor learning, from yesterday, Year 5 created a portrait of Henry VIII, using natural materials. We used twigs, leaves, grass, moss and mud... There was lots of mud! The children had a great time working in groups to produce the perfect...

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Sketching with Charcoal…

Sketching with Charcoal…

On Thursday, year 5 began using charcoal. They began by thinking about the way to hold the charcoal and the pressure they should use. Year 5 thought it was really interesting how we could make movement, in pictures, more obvious by smudging the charcoal. We then...

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Memory Boards

Memory Boards

Today, year 5 began their new RE topic. We spent our first lesson comparing our own ideas about what makes a particular memory significant. We thought about ways we remember these memories (pictures, sounds, scents) and then created a ‘Year 5 memory board’ using...

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The Tudors!

The Tudors!

Year 5 are currently looking at the Tudors in art. They’ve shown a great interest to this period in time so they were challenged to research the Tudors at home. Today, we presented our findings and we were blown away by the creativity! We even had two boys bake...

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Express Yourself Day 2024

Express Yourself Day 2024

Today we celebrated Express Yourself Day, in support of Children’s Mental Health Week. After spending lots of time completing mindfulness activities, Year 5 decided to visit Nursery. Year 5 helped Nursery to reflect on what is important to them and what makes them...

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Wellbeing After School Club

Wellbeing After School Club

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week. We’re spending lots of time in school, not only this week, focusing on wellbeing and being positive. Today we hosted our first “Wellbeing After School Club” for KS2. We watched a resilience video, discussed ways to change...

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Sketching Henry VIII

Sketching Henry VIII

This week, year 5 have began sketching Henry VIII. Because we practised different pencil holds last week, we were able to demonstrate some fantastic shading techniques. The children are producing some wonderful art! Well done, Year...

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