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D&T investigating

Today year 2 and 3 have been investigating how to build a strong structure. Their challenge, set at the beginning of the year, is that there needs to be a permanent way for people on the Isle of Struay, to cross the village bay to get from the shop and post office to the lady...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

Super science club!

Super science club has been experimenting with lots of different things this half term. We have learnt about the forces acting on a rocket balloon, the science behind magic milk, which shape is the strongest and how to build a structure that can support a soft toy using just...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Class 1 have a visit from a doctor

On Thursday class 1 had a visit from Mrs Border who came to tell us about her job as a doctor. We found out how doctors can save lives and some of the things that we can do to stay fit and healthy. The children had great fun trying on the surgeon outfits and practiced bandaging...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017

Forest fun

Over the last few weeks Class 1 have been visiting the woodland in Sutton-on-the-Forest for their Forest Schools sessions. They have been working in teams to create small hideouts for little creatures, creating pieces of land art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy, listening to...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

School Council

During the first few weeks of the school year, each class has been busy voting in their class representatives for School Council. The children who wanted to represent their class made posters and presented to their classmates why they would make a good school councillor;...
Posted On 02 Oct 2017

Police visit to class 1

As part of our topic on superheroes class 1 have met some real life heroes. We had a visit from Inspector Pointon and two of his colleagues to talk about how they help to keep us safe. The children had great fun trying on the different helmets and they used the walkie talkie to...
Posted On 29 Sep 2017

Play dough islands

Year 2/3 have been learning all about islands in geography lessons, in particular Scottish islands and their human and physical features. We have studied aerial maps of the Isle of Coll and hand drawn maps of the Isle of Struay (where Katie Morag lives) to create our own play...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017

Marvellous Mathematics

Year 2 and 3 have been doing some marvellous mathematics this week investigating different representations of number. Year 2s have looked at making the same number using practical apparatus and year 3 have been on a number hunt to track down as many different ways to represent...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017