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What we’ve been up to
Bristol Residential – Day 2
The children enjoyed dressing up in French themed outfits. Chestnut class had a busy morning making the pastry and the filling for their Quiche Lorraine.
We had super fun in Hazel class this morning with the help of some parents and carers. The children used their vehicle designs to help them to make a moving vehicle using cardboard boxes. There…
Outdoor learning 11.10.19 suspension bridges week 2 of 2
Oak class braved strong wind to finish and test their suspension bridges. The designs were all very different and all the bridges worked well.
Chestnut class managed to go outside during a brief dry spell to draw a view of their choice. They will revisit their view at a later date to see how it changes.
Outdoor learning 04.10.19 – Grid of doom!
Oak class split into teams and had to make their way, via an unknown route, across a grid. The teams quickly realised that, in order to find the route, they had to ’sacrifice’ team members…
Outdoor learning 04.10.19 – suspension bridges week 1 of 2
Oak class were challenged to build suspension bridges strong enough to hold some rather large logs. There was a lot of discussion and some wonderful thinking as the children worked out how to overcome the…
Year 3 and 4 have begun their guitar lessons which are run by Dorset Music Services. The children are getting used to strumming and learning the names of each string.
Outdoor learning 27.09.19 – buoyancy
Oak class tested the buoyancy of malleable materials. There were some brilliant discussions within groups as the children came up with designs that would not only float but hold up to 14 2-pence pieces!
Forest school 20.09.19 – air resistance
bFCE93CC6-4005-4CC2-A511-86A98566117C Oak class tested air resistance by making parachutes for eggs from a variety of materials. They had to compare the speed with which a parachute-egg fell compared to an unsupported egg. There was some…