Year 4 Fraction Success!

By Gary Evans on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in Maths. 4 Comments


Year 4 studied equivalent fractions. We used fraction cubes to help deepen our thinking. Our questions and discussions were amazing! See our work in the gallery.

Year 4 Maths and Statistics

By Gary Evans on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in Maths. 3 Comments


Year 4 collected information about how many different coloured vehicles passed by school. We collected data using tally charts and presented our findings using bar graphs made from Lego. From this information we were able to ask some great questions about the statistics we had collected.

First BJS Sumdog badges awarded

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, January 25, 2016 in Maths. No Comments


In assembly today, the first two badges for mastering times tables on Sumdog were awarded. Toby and Amit both received their ‘Multiplication Monkey’ badges for showing rapid recall across a wide variety of multiplication representations. Since division is the inverse of multiplication, with practise, they will soon be achieving their ‘Division Deer’ badge. Which operation […]

Year 5 Marvel Superheroes

By Georgina Stone on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in English, Year 5. 3 Comments


Next week, we will be starting a new topic on Marvel Superheroes. This links with our Learning Adventure on North America. For your homework, can you consider the theme heroes. What makes a hero? How does a hero differ from a superhero? Choose a hero.  Be ready to explain and justify why you have chosen […]

Year 6 tackle paleontology one fossil at a time…

By Amanda Richardson on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Science. No Comments


This week, pupils have been exploring historical and scientific materials in the form of fossils. Asking questions, explaining, annotating,  hypothesising, observing, justifying and making links are just some of the skills we have been using and refining. Did you know that a prehistoric horse was the size of a large cat? Did you know they […]

Mystery writing in Y6

By Miss Mattocks on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in English. 1 Comment


Over the last few weeks, year 6 have been looking at mystery stories. We had been particularly intrigued by a book called The Watertower by Gary Crew, its actually a picture book, but the pictures tell so much of the story. What the book doesn’t tell us is what happens to Bubba- one of the […]

Greek day in Year 3

By Gary Evans on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Learning Adventure. No Comments


What an amazing Learning Adventure Year 3 had yesterday. The school hall was turned into an airport departure lounge and the children were whisked off to Greece for the day! They gained an insight into many aspects of Greek culture today. Take a look at the video below… Photos to follow.