What’s it like in hospital?

What’s it like in hospital?

Year 1 had a visit from Wendy, who works at the QE hospital in Gateshead. She told us all about what it was like in hospital, including how we might get there, who we might meet and some of the things that happen there. We also got to explore some of the machines! We...
Capacity crazy

Capacity crazy

In year 1 today we have been learning how to measure capacity. We started by measuring in spoonfuls and then we moved on to learning about litres. We predicted which container would hold more water and compared them through measuring. We now know that taller...
Cooking up an Indian feast

Cooking up an Indian feast

Today Year 1 used their measuring they have been practising all week to make a curry. They followed the recipe to make a Chicken Tikka masala, including peeling and grating vegetables and adding spices. After the curry had cooked we all tasted the curry with rice and...
Year 1 measuring mass

Year 1 measuring mass

The children have been learning how to measure mass this week, beginning with non-standard units and moving on to standard units. They learnt how to use the vocabulary of heavier, lighter, equal to, grams and kilograms. To show how much they had learnt the children...
Sports day for Sport Relief

Sports day for Sport Relief

The children in EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2 took part in a mini sports day for Sport Relief. They ran the relay race, practised their co-ordination with the egg and spoon and bean bag toss and worked on their co-operation and communication with the over and under....
Creating with clay

Creating with clay

Last week we looked at animals from India and studied their form through sketching them. We used this to sculpt animals from clay, practising using tools to add texture. We used our work from science to shape the clay by rolling, twisting and...
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