Incredible Inventions Haf 2019

As part of our topic ‘Incredible Inventions’, we have been investigating what makes an inventor great. We found out about the work of Louis Pasteur and used this to inspire our artwork and sewing. We researched incredible inventors and the members of the suffragettes and created our own book biography pages. Take a look at some of our incredible work!

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Clockwork Mai 2019

After reading the story Clockwork by Philip Pullman, 6J designed their own clockwork figures and used printing rollers to create blueprint designs for Karl to follow to create a clockwork figure.

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STEM Mai 2019

To launch our new topics ‘I like to move it!’ and ‘Incredible Inventions’, KS2 held a super STEM day. We used our knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths to solve a series of problems upsetting Mr Faulkner! He was really pleased with our creative solutions. Da iawn pawb!

 

Kensuke’s Kingdom Spring 2019

This term, we have been reading Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. The story has inspired lots of our work, including diary entries, maps and artwork (inspired by Hokusai). We have also been learning about orangutans and the threat posed to them by palm oil plantations.

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Underground, Overground... Mawrth 2019

Children in KS2 have been thinking about ‘connections’. After learning about and creating the sounds of the London Underground, we created poems using metaphor and presented them in the style of a tube map. Inspired by Banksy, we created artwork with a message; encouraging people to connect in person and with the outdoors, instead of through screens!

The History of Flight ✈️ Spring 2019

As part of our travel themed topics, 3/4P, 4/5SL and 6J joined together to celebrate all things aeronautical. We learnt about the history of flight, investigated the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and created loop gliders, investigating which would fly the furthest. Finally, we collaborated on a Da Vinci inspired flying machine mural! Take a look…