Double, Double, Toil and Trouble…Y6

Studying Macbeth in Year 6 has been a fascinating insight into the plays of William Shakespeare.

 

We have discussed and debated the motives and characters of both Macbeth and his wife, Lady Macbeth and carefully considered the arguments for and against, Macbeth, killing King Duncan to gain the throne for himself.  Travelling to Washington Arts Centre on Friday morning, provided an unforgettable experience of this shocking story of ambition, greed and the abuse of power.  We were thrilled by the one-man production and participated enthusiastically in the workshop afterwards.

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Film Makers in Y6

Year 6 have been chosen to take part in a very exciting project.  Working with staff from www.culturestreet.org.uk/, we will select our favourite paintings from the Shipley Art Gallery, one of which is currently in storage and will be put on display.  After that, we will be filmed giving a ‘critique’ of the paintings. In…Continue Reading

History of Cycling Y6

Alison from SUSTRANS worked with Year 6 on the History of Cycling. Alison helped us to consider how cycling benefits our health and well being.   We discovered the impact that the invention of the bike had on transport, freedom, farming and in particular ‘women’s rights.’  We wrote our own newspaper articles describing the development…Continue Reading

Van Gogh in Year 6

Last week, Artist Jenny Ulyatt, worked with Year 6.  She explored different techniques in using water colours for landscape paintings.  Everybody worked hard to recreate ‘Starry Night’ by Van Gogh.Continue Reading

Year 2 Scooter Trip

Last year when the children were in Year 1, they won a competition to see which class could come to school the most on their scooters.  They were announced as winners just before the summer holidays, so their prize was arranged for when they were in Year 2.  Their prize was a scooter trip to…Continue Reading

Outside fun

We go outside in the nursery garden every day, no matter what the weather is like.  Different weather brings different opportunities to play.  Continue Reading

Writing recipes

The children in Year 2 have been learning how to write recipes.  They know they must start with a list of ingredients and then complete a ‘What to do’ section.  They have all tried hard to use numbered steps, time connectives and bossy verbs.  They all helped make (and taste) a fruit smoothie.  All of the…Continue Reading