Birch Forest School 2018
Cold Harbour Mill 17th Oct 2019 - 8 images
We visited Cold Harbour Mill to learn more about the life and work of the Victorians.
Junk Modelling 17th Jun 2019 - 11 images
As part of British Science Week, we have recycled some junk materials into musical instruments and learnt about how sounds is made.
Local microhabitats 17th Jun 2019 - 10 images
We have been learning about micro-habitats and the mini-beasts that like to live in them. We used magnifying glasses to look closely before recording our observations.
Y1/2 Local habitats exploration 17th Jun 2019 - 8 images
A selection of pictures from our visit to the school allotment and St. Mary's church garden - May 2019
Plant investigations 17th Jun 2019 - 6 images
We have been investigating what plants need to grow! We came up with our own ideas for variables to change and how to measure our success.
Fireflies Mini-beast habitat hunt 17th Jun 2019 - 12 images
The Firefly class explored our school grounds looking for habitats that support mini-beasts.
NSPCC Number Day in Birch 25th Mar 2019 - 13 images
Round Robin of Activities by Year 5/6 Classes in Birch
Birch Heart Dissection 12th Nov 2018 - 37 images
Dissecting pig and lamb hearts to support our Science learning
Mummification - Chicken Style 11th Nov 2018 - 62 images
Birch class observing the mummification process
Cardboard Boat Race 15-9-18 17th Sep 2018 - 97 images
The efforts of Kieran, Wiliam and Rory in the IMechE Cardboard Boat Race 2018!
Cardboard Boat Making Workshop in Hazel Class 23rd Jul 2018 - 51 images
Cardboard boat making workshop in Hazel Class with Juliette from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers!
Eboni's JTT Pictures 20th Jun 2018 - 71 images
The pictures that Eboni took with her own camera over the Junior Ten Tors weekend.
Children's JTT Pictures (shared camera) 20th Jun 2018 - 117 images
Pictures that were taken during Junior Ten Tors with a camera that the children passed around over the two days.
Mr Blake's JTT Pictures 20th Jun 2018 - 78 images
The photos that Mr Blake took over the Junior Ten Tors Weekend.
Hat designs Cherry Class 13th Jun 2018 - 16 images
We designed a hat for the Wrap Splat Hat campaign as a competition entry.
Dragonflies missing number investigators 12th Jun 2018 - 65 images
We have been using our knowledge of place value and the inverse to solve missing number problems. Look at our brilliant progress!
Cherries House of Fraser Museum 12th Jun 2018 - 45 images
Visit to House of Fraser as part of History and PSHE
Junior Ten Tors Final Practice Walk 24th May 2018 - 13 images
On Sunday 20th May the Junior Ten Tors Squad went out on to the moor for their final practice before the ten tors event at the beginning of June.
Caterpillars division and multiplication WE24.5.18 24th May 2018 - 5 images
We have been revisiting division and multiplication this week.
Royal Wedding 24th May 2018 - 3 images
Congratulation Megan and Prince Harry. We had a small wedding in your honour. Here is our class all smart and ready to party.
Caterpillars forest School 25.4.18 24th May 2018 - 7 images
We enjoyed another beautiful day in Efford valley with Mr Blake. This time we created a camp fire, ate smores and and really tested our shelter when it rained.
Maple explore the new Chrome Books 24th May 2018 - 4 images
Maple Class really enjoyed exploring the new chrome books.
Maths Challenge Afternoon in Butterflies Class 15th May 2018 - 44 images
The children used resources and the strategies they have been taught to solve a variety of multiplication and division problems in the form of activities and games.
Habitat Science in Butterflies Class 15th May 2018 - 18 images
The children in Butterflies Class undertook some observations of micro habitats on the KS1 playground. Checking for mini beasts as they went!
Ladybirds' Forest School 2nd May 2018 - 28 images
Ladybirds' trip to Efford Valley for Forest School on 2/5/18
Dragonflies animal print artwork 2nd Apr 2018 - 56 images
After looking at animal patterns last term, children were keen to investigate animal footprints this term. We started by identifying and sketching the shapes of different animals' footprints. Then we made salt dough and practised making our prints before designing our final footprint tile and creating this from clay. We used a range of tools in interesting ways to make patterns.
Dissecting flowers in Dragonflies 2nd Apr 2018 - 52 images
This term we have been learning all about plants. To get a greater understanding of the different parts, we have dissected the flowers and looked more closely at the individual parts with a magnifying glass. We looked closely at the pollen and discussed how it can get transferred between plants by bees.
Measuring in Dragonflies 2nd Apr 2018 - 71 images
We have been learning all about different types of measurement over the past week. Dragonflies have looked at the units of measurement and appropriate measuring tools for measuring weight, height/ length, temperature, time and capacity. We have experimented and designed our own investigations and questions and had lots of fun!
Year 4 Go Swimming at the Life Centre 19th Mar 2018 - 31 images
This term, the children had three weeks of daily swimming lessons to improve their water confidence and swimming skills.
Oak Class British Science Week 17th Mar 2018 - 20 images
A selection of photos from the variety of activities on offer during British Science Week 2018.
Eggciting Stuff! 6th Mar 2018 - 46 images
Challenge afternoon - make a contraption to keep an egg safe when dropped from a eight. Use your Growth Mindset values.
Dragonflies explore shapes 2nd Mar 2018 - 40 images
Have a look at the fun that we have been having with shapes! We have made shapes using a range of resources and discussed their properties using new vocabulary that we have been learning.
Butterflies learning to tell the time 1st Mar 2018 - 9 images
This week in our Maths session the children learnt to tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times. Then we learnt how to read quarter past and quarter to the hour. Through the practical activities the children explored how to tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.
3D Shape Sorting in Butterflies 22nd Feb 2018 - 11 images
The children were given hoops to make Venn diagrams with which to sort 3D shapes. They had to come up with their own properties to sort them by.
Christingle in Butterflies Class 21st Feb 2018 - 7 images
The children made Christingles as part of their learning in the lead up to Christmas.
3d shapes in Butterflies 21st Feb 2018 - 11 images
The children used dough to make 3D shapes and investigate their properties.
Foundation Forest school 19th Feb 2018 - 19 images
Please enjoy looking at our wonderful morning in the woods.
Balanceability Day 1 of 4 22nd Jan 2018 - 3 images
Its day 1 of 4 and in our balance ability program.
Spring Maths 17th Jan 2018 - 37 images
Here is our maths that we have been focusing on this term. So far we have looked at multiplication, division and fractions. Can you work out our number sentences from our groups?
Caterpillar tents 5th Jan 2018 - 15 images
In Design technology Caterpillar class created miniature tents using lolly pop sticks, cling film, blue tac and playdough.
Caterpillar Class visit to the Church 5th Jan 2018 - 21 images
Caterpillar class went to look at the features and artefacts found inside St Mary's Church.
Oak Class Assembly 4th Jan 2018 - 9 images
Here are some of the pictures from our brilliant class assembly. Well done everyone!