Some pictures of a shelter we built and the attempt at building a motorbike. The bike is still a work in progress!
Finishing off our Tudors topic in Year 5, we had the chance to mix some Forest Schools with History. We were tasked with creating the Spanish fleet of ships using pieces of bark, twigs and leaves. We think the resemblance is uncanny to the original Armada ships, don’t you?!
Look at these! They are pretty and pretty harmless. Keep an eye out though, and don’t eat them! Make sure you give these ones mush room as you walk around our school! Below is some info from the best site ever, woodlandtrust.org; Fly agaric has a bright red cap with white spots and white gills. It can grow to 20cm
During maths, we were using counters to create arrays out of numbers up to 30. We went to the Learning Hub to give ourselves as much room to explore different ways of learning as possible. We knew that if we were able to create an array that had 2 or more rows then the total number isn’t a prime number
During our Tuesday morning Forest School session in Year 5, we were (for once) hoping for lots of rain! Our task for the lesson was to create a water fountain, in groups, that met a set criteria. It had to; look appealing, have a lovely sound when water passes through and function in it’s intended way. We used anything we
During skills academy, some year 5 children mastered the art of cooking on campfire. We wrapped chocolate filled split banana in tin foil then made sure our fire wood had gotten hot enough. After that, we cooked them for several minutes on the embers, before enjoying our tasty treat. We even had time enough to toast some marshmallows, although they
As part of our Forest School project in year 5, we have been trying to figure out what to do with the patch of soil at the front of school. Mr Stevens and Mrs Slater dug the ground into a crest shape and asked for ideas of what we could do to make the school more inviting. Several children mentioned
5S have been looking at the various castles and palaces of King Henry VIII. One such castle was the Tower of London. We’ve been trying to draw an accurate map of the Tower and surrounding area but were finding it hard to get it as detailed as possible. Several children realised they could trace some of the hard to draw
5S have enjoyed a very active maths lesson, which involved moving in anyh way we wanted across the hall to collect as many addition questions as possible. We would bring them back to our team and then try and work them out together. We particularly enjoyed the bunny hopping method!!