KS2EE really enjoyed putting up the Christmas Tree during Golden Time to spread some Christmas cheer. All pupils worked well developing their teamwork, communication and fine motor skills to design and create a wonderful classroom tree.
KS2 Festive Biscuits
KS2 Food Technology combined with cross curricular Art create a festive design. Christmas gingerbread men and shortbread biscuits were iced - each pupil design unique. Pupils developed their concentration and fine motor skills to produce some wonderful festive biscuits.
Pupil Reading for Pleasure Book Choice
KS2EE early morning reading for pleasure. Pupils are currently reading the following books.
- The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
- Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss
- Dog Magic by Holly Webb
- Space Band by Tom Fletcher
Using ICT as a Maths Revision Tool
KS4 are currently trialing the use of Maths Kitchen an online personalised study support program for GCSE Maths.
Pupils are currently using the website for focused revision to help with their year 11 mock exams in January 2023.
KS4 hearty winter food options 1 - Pupils created Potato and Leek soup as part of their warm Healthy Food initiative with a focus on how to budget during a cost of living crisis.
Year 8 Reflection "Movement in Squares"
Year 8 pupils have been exploring optical illusions looking at the work of Bridget Riley. They created embossed string art covered with foil to form a textured surface to add colour. Pupils looked at the painting 'Movement in Squares' to inspire their…
Pupils have been working 1:1 with our specialist ceramics teacher, learning how to cut, handle, and manipulate the clay using different tools and techniques. A Year 9 pupil created a Liver bird to reflect his love for football adding acrylic paint for a splash of colour.
Neo Expressionism Pupils' Neo Sign
Year 10 pupils developed their knowledge of Neo Expressionism. Exploring the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat they created a Neo sign in the style of his work forming the letters using pipe cleaners and masking tape, using acrylic paint to add bright, bold…
Expressing Literary Ideas
KS2 pupil exploring creative drawing using the interactive board touch screen and smart pens to create a pictorial story character and scene. Using ICT to generate a storyboard to express literary ideas before putting pen to paper.
Underwater Experience Using Laxman Goggles
KS2 Mindfulness session focused on the sense of vision, during an "underwater experience" using the Laxman goggles as part of a relaxation and meditation activity.
Year 8 Discover Moko
Year 8 have been learning about Maori art and culture. They learnt about the ancient practise of Moko or tattooing, which is regarded as highly sacred and spiritual. The designs are linked to the natural world with organic swirls and shapes to reflect the importance of…
Pupil Led Outdoor Classroom Map Reading Skills
Year 8 pupils continued with their map reading and navigation during Outdoor Education this week further developing their cross curricular Geography links. Pupils relocated at various points along the route, relating the map to the ground and using…