Types of Bridges

Today in humanities, we looked at bridges we had seen in our local area. We also looked at some aerial views/maps and discussed how we can identify a bridge. We saw that bridges come in many different designs and we thought about why this may be. As time has passed, the need for stronger bridges…

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Building Our Own Bridges

We made some of our own bridges using only newspaper and masking tape. We thought about what we had already learned and used this to help us try and make the strongest bridge.

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Moses was Chosen by God

Today in RE we were learning about the story of Moses and how Moses was chosen by God. We learned how his mother put him in a basket and pushed him down the river to stop him from being killed by the King of Egypt. He was found by the princess and grew up in the palace. Eventually, Moses left…

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The Rosary

Today in Collective Worship we were looking at Mary and learning about the significance of the Rosary. We talked about Mary and why she was so special, then we learned how Rosary beads can be used to help us focus our minds on prayer, and as we are praying we can think of Mary and Jesus. The…

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Adding 2 digit numbers

Today in maths, we have been learning to add 2, two-digit numbers. We used counters to help us practically work this out, thinking about which numbers needed to go in the tens column and which needed to go in the one's column. We all worked super hard and produced some incredible…

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Changing the Shape of Materials

Today in science we had to find out how the shape of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, twisting, bending, and stretching. We first made some predictions, without touching any of the objects as to whether we thought we could change their shape. We then worked in…

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Harvest Festival

Today we have been looking at Harvest Festival in our Collective Worship. We learned that we need to be thankful for a successful harvest, by appreciating the food we eat. We considered how we can help those who are less fortunate during harvest, such as by donating food to a food bank. To help us…

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St Francis Day Celebrations

Today we have been celebrating St Francis Day. We learned more about who St Francis was and what he did. We learned that St Francis had a love of animals and so we decided to make some bird feeders and hang them around our school grounds for the birds. We also created some art work out of leaves…

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Properties of Materials

During our Science lesson, we were thinking of objects that were made of different materials, such as wood, plastic, glass. We then considered why these objects were made of these materials, thinking about the properties they have. For example, a window is made from glass because glass is…

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Caritas- My Community Needs Me

Our Caritas focus this half term was 'My Community needs me'. We looked at how little things can have a big impact, for example a pebble dropping into the sea. We thought about how this applies to us in our community. Even though we are only one small person, we can make a big difference! We…

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Missing Number Problems

This week in maths, we started looking at missing number problems. We learned how to use the bar model to help us solve missing number problems effectively. 

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Towers Around the World

In humanities today we were using our geographical skills to help us locate towers from around the world. We began by thinking of towers we knew, especially ones in our city, Manchester. Next, we looked at towers from around the world. We had to locate the country the tower was in, and we then…

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