Tag Archives: Topic

Year 4 Highlights

 

Last week, Year 4 had a good mix of hard work and fun in class.                                            Here are some of the highlights of our week:

  • We started our topic of global food by learning where some food come from, having a little tasting session and learning about food groups.
  • We learnt  Pie Corbett’s instructions called “How to Trap a Dragon” and performed it in pairs or in small groups.
  • We played some Maths games on Place value.
  • We did some research on Roald Dahl and learnt how to copy and paste images in ICT

Well done Year 4! Keep up the good work!

Mrs Hallworth, Mrs Broadbent and Miss Yaqoob

Tatton Park

Last Friday, year five visited Tatton Park to learn more about the life of an evacuee during WWII. Poor Aunt Mary got a bit of a surprise when they arrived as she was only expecting three to five evacuees. Everyone had a great day and learnt a lot about life in WWII.

Thank you to all of the adults who came with us on our trip!

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 4 Yummy Pizzas

To end our topic on Global food,Year 4 learnt some cooking skills such as cutting, chopping and  kneading when they made their own pizzas.

Thank you Mrs Rashid! The children really enjoyed it and the pizzas were delicious!

Mrs Hallworth, Mr Collier and Mr Daynes

Year 2’s trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Year 6 African Drumming

On Wednesday 21st March, a man called Paul Butler came into school and taught our class to play the African drums.
We learnt lots of different tunes and rhymes and some people took part in solo performances.
After we learnt how to play, Year 5 came to watch and even learnt a song to sing in the middle,

Space!

This half term, in year five, we have learnt all about space. This was in  science and topic! In science we learnt all about spherical bodies, the planets, night and day, the sun, earth and the moon. We learnt about Sputnik, the space race and different astronauts in topic! We also performed an assembly all about space. Here are some photos from it:

Mr Platt 🙂

 

Year 4’s Mummy

Over the past few weeks, we have been learning about the mummification process used in Ancient Egypt so we have mummified a banana!

The children had fun pretending the banana was an actual body. First, they inserted a metal rod into the nose, trying to liquify the brain in order to remove it. Then, they performed an incision on the left hand side of the banana to remove the organs. After that, they rubbed the inside and outside of the banana with salt. Next, they mummified it, wrapping it up with bandages. Finally, they placed the mummified banana into a sarcophagus. Every Friday, we have been checking changes to observe the different stages of decay.

Here are some of the photos of this experiment.

Mrs Hallworth, Mr Collier and Mr Daynes

Year 6 Imax and Science and Media Museum

Yesterday, Year 6 went on a trip to the Science and Media Museum in Bradford. We took part in 2 workshops, watched a science film on the Imax and looked around the exhibitions. We learnt lots of new facts about photography and cameras. We also had the chance to experiment with lights and cameras as well as taking part in science experiments. 

In the Imax cinema we watched a film called ‘Mysteries of the unseen world‘. It showed how cameras can capture things that are too small, too fast or too slow for the eye to see. It was fantastic. Here is a clip.

Here are the rest of our photos.

Well done to all the children who represented St.Paul’s brilliantly and received a compliment from someone at the museum for their excellent behaviour.

** Tell me a new fact you learnt below please **

Miss Charles 🙂

 

 

Year 6 Spring 1

Welcome back Year 6 and happy new year.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Angles, co-ordinates, translating, reflecting and fractions
  • English – Winter poetry, journey stories and explanation texts
  • Topic – Lights, camera, action!
  • Art & Design – Shoebox theatre project
  • Science – Electricity continued
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Gymnastics
  • ICT – Making movies
  • PSHE: new beginnings, honesty and health

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Trip to Science Museum TBC
  • Friday 9th February – Last day of term

Thank you to everyone who collected and brought in shoe boxes for our design technology project.

Miss C 🙂

Manchester Airport

Last week, year five visited Manchester Airport to enhance our topic of flight! Everyone had a great day as we were shown around by two fantastic hosts – Neil and Elaine. There are some photos from our day below. I will be choosing our best recount of the trip and posting it on the blog within the next few days!

Mr Platt 🙂