Dragons in Year 6

16 Jun 2017

Posted by Miss Batty

It's that time of year again when year 6 go 'dragon mad'. We have started the long process of using papier mache to build the dragons. We will keep you up to date with their progress. Doing well so far!

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4K investigate fractions

9 Jun 2017

Posted by Mr Knight

This week have been investigating the question: What is a fraction?

Over the course of the week, we have explored fractions of shape, objects (e.g. unifix cubes) and number.  Furthermore, we extended our learning by investigating equivalent fractions and have learned how to identify them using…

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Pie and Peas Quiz Night (March 2017)

25 May 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Thursday 23rd March we held our first ever Pie and Peas Quiz Night. Over a hundred people attended (filling the main hall) - merrily engaging with the questions; buying raffle tickets; tucking into the delectable pies etc. and by doing so helping to make it a fun and enjoyable evening for…

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Arts Week (Indian sweet making in Year 6)

25 May 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, Classes 6B and 6R set about creating their own Indian sweets including the design and construction of its packaging.

Using their maths skills, the children first of all created the nets of their sweet packaging. Precise measuring was required in order to produce nets…

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Y5 Tennis tournament at Woodthorpe

24 May 2017

Posted by Mr Slater

4 of our year 5 children competed yesterday in a tennis tournament at Woodthorpe Tennis Club.  They performed brilliantly, finishing in third spot - a great achievement!  A big well done to the children involved.  Have a look at some great photos of them in action!

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Arts Week 2017 - Bhangra Drumming

24 May 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

A visiting drummer is giving each class a Bhangra drumming workshop as part of our "India" themed Arts Week.

All the children had the chance to try different drums and Indian instruments and join in rhythmic patterns and sequences, combining the sounds from the different instruments. We learned…

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Arts Week 2017 - Bollywood Dancing

23 May 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

The theme for our Arts Week this year is "India" and, as one of our special activities, a visiting expert has come to teach us Bollywood Dancing!

We learned that the word "Bollywood" came from combining the Indian city name "Bombay" (Mumbai's old name) with "Hollywood", the centre of the US…

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4K are learning to play the violin!

25 Apr 2017

Posted by Mr Knight

This half-term, the children of 4K are learning to play the violin.

These are photos from our second lesson (Tuesday 25th April). 

We are fortunate enough to have two members of the class who have been playing since Year 3.  Mr Jepson, our violin teacher, taught our novice violinists (the…

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