12 School Councillors had the opportunity today to visit the Big House (Mayor’s offices) and Sandwell Council House. We had a tour of the house and council chambers, had cakes and drinks with the Deputy Mayor and her consort, and learnt all about the formation of Sandwell council and the traditions surrounding the Mayor. It…
Today in Year 3 we created our large scale Shadufs. A shaduf is an Egyptian farming tool to raise water from the river to irrigate their crops. We had some fantastic collaboration and problem solving throughout the morning.
Well Done Emerald on a superb effort at sports day. We had great team effort and dry weather. Great fun had by all.
This evening in our after school club we had the Groundworks – Let’s Play activity team join us. The children were able to complete art activities, have a go at dodgeball, basketball and archery. The after school children had great fun and asked when can they visit again.
Emerald were asked to make a small-scale sarcophagus as a half-term homework task. We have had them created from Lego, clay, boxes and decorated with paint, gems, glitter. The creativity and fine detail has left Mrs Millward astonished. The class are thoroughly enjoying all the elements of our Theme.
We have thoroughly been enjoying our current Theme of ‘Walk like an Egyptian’. In our Art lessons we have been creating our design for becoming a pharaoh. We are extremely proud of our work. What do you think?
Today we have completing two Science investigations. Firstly we went outside to understand how shadows are formed. We then made our own shadows complete active movements. We came back inside and created our own shadow puppets, they were very effective. Secondly we monitored the shadow length of the tree and the placement of the shadow…
In forest today we toasted marshmallows over an open fire. So exciting. Take a look at our photographs.
This afternoon we carried out an investigation in how we could make light bend. We knew that light travels in straight lines and were set a challenge to make the light miss a blocking object to the target. We had torches, mirrors and a target object. We realised that we could alter the direction of…
Today we had our 3rd session in forest school. We played a team building game called ‘Trust Me’ and then we created clay monsters on trees. Our creations used a range of natural materials out of the forest. Have a look at some of our creations.