Bee bots

This half term in computing we have been learning about algorithms. We have been putting into practise our instruction giving to direct Bee bots. 

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Christianity in action

We've been learning about the work the Apostles did after Jesus went back to heaven.  Filled with the Holy Spirit, they felt brave and excited to teach people about Jesus and make them followers. These people became known as the early Christians and we as Christians today continue to hold their…

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Database

In ICT we have been looking at databases. We learnt what a database was and that one example was a spreadsheet. We answered questions from a database and added to it with our own information. 

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Variables and Debugging

Year 4 are becoming experts at block coding. We are using our skills to create an online game through Espresso Coding. This term we have been learning all about variables and changing different ones. This week tested our knowledge by 'debugging'; we had to spot the errors in a code and fix…

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Coding: unplugged

Following last week's coding lesson with Robot Ramsey, we wrote our own clear and precise step-by-step instructions to follow for how to get ready for school. We had some giggles at some children forgetting to add a 'getting dressed' instruction, but we are finally understanding how simple each…

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Music and ICT

For our music lesson, we used the glockenspiel app on the iPads to follow the beat of the music and create a group song in two parts using the note E. 

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Unplugged coding with Robot Ramsey

Year 3 enjoyed an unplugged coding lesson today for their ICT lesson. They had to give clear, concise and simple instructions to the class robot to make a jam samdwich. Harder than it sounds. This made us understand the importance of how to input simple code into our espresso coding…

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Block Coding

We are loving our ICT lessons. This term we are learning all about Block Coding, we have to follow the instructions to create a game. Miss Collins is so impressed with our skills.

 

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Year 5 and Year 2 IT Buddies!

Year 2 were delighted to welcome some of Year 5 to their classroom. The Year 5 children came to teach the younger children how to code using Espresso Coding. They were such good, patient teachers that everyone in Year 2 managed to develop their coding skills. 

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Diwali: the festival of light.

In Year 5, we enjoyed a variety of activities to understand and celebrate Diwali: creating scratch pad art work with rangoli patterns and symbols linked to Diwali; making our own diyas out of clay and using stop-start animation software on the iPads to re-tell the story of Rama and…

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Unplugged coding in Year 1

Year 1 have been busy coding all half term, they have written detailed instructions in the correct order, planned and tested a Beebot journey and used the Beebot app on the iPads. 

 

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