Panflutes!

It's been another creative (and noisy!) day in Year 4. We have been busy making panflutes from plastic barrier pipes. We've had to use maths skills for measuring and DT skills for sawing. Not only that, but we've had to combine it with our knowledge of sound and what we discovered about pitch from…

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USA Landmarks - final pieces

Here are our final pieces!! We are so proud of them. Can you recognise anywhere? We've got Mount Rushmore, The Golden Gate Bridge, the White House, Yellowstone National Park, Niagra Falls, Hoover Dam, The Statue of Liberty, Route 66, The Grand Canyon, The Empire State Building and the Hollywood…

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USA Landmarks - The making

We have had a very busy day in Year 4 putting our art and DT skills to work. We designed and turned shoeboxes into amazing landmarks from the USA linking to our topic of Road Trip USA. We have measured, cut, used saws and glue guns, done sewing, used a whole range of resources and different paint…

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Taxis

As part of our topic 'Bright Lights, Big City' we made some London taxis. We started exploring toys with wheels and looking at their parts. We then experimented with different ways of fixing the axle and chasis. From our testing we came up with a design criteria and made our own taxis. Finally we…

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Trojan horse

Over the last couple of weeks, Year 3 have been working on recreating the Trojan horse. We used our DT skills to design and make a jinx frame with wheel axels. Then we used a net to create the cube to hold the horse. After that we used the hot glue gun to strengthen the jinx frame. They turned out…

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Instruction time!

We have been reading The Incredible Book eating Boy in English and in science we have been learning all about the digestive system. Tomorrow we will be writing a set of instructions but first we had to make our sandwiches. It wasn't as easy as it sounds though, we had to learn about imperative…

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Investigating a Mexican/Mayan diet

In Year 6 we made some food using ingredients that the ancient Mayans used in their cooking (and Mexicans today). We selected the equipment needed and used utensils with care. We also. worked together to follow instructions on recipe cards.

Our great teamwork resulted in some very tasty dishes,…

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Enchanted Woodland party

To celebrate the end of our Enchanted Woodland topic we had a woodland party in Year 1. We wore our woodland crowns that we made, made some Gruffalo knobbly knees (cornflake cakes), made dens and used our art skills to make some woodland animals. 

 

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Castle Designers

Year Two visited Skipton Castle and looked at other castles in the U.K. They then put their designer hats on and created their own castles using DT skills of cutting, measuring and using tools safely. They had to think about how to make their castle defences very strong. There were some very…

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Year 2 Marshmallow and wood towers investigation

Year 2's challenge was to make the tallest tower that would stand on its own, using as many barbecue sticks and marshmallows. 

 

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