Year 5 travel to Egypt!

Year 5 have started learning about Ancient Egypt and investigating the question, ‘Should we dig up the past?’ So far they have been learning about why the Egyptians built pyramids and what might’ve been found inside them. They have been using this website to explore pyramids in more detail.

The children have been very keen to find out more about Ancient Egypt at home. We can’t wait to learn more and hear about what they have found out through independent research.

Extreme Reading Challenge – Winners

Here are the winners of our Extreme Reading Challenge. It was a very difficult decision to make as all the entries were fantastic but a big well done to the following children:

Nursery: Annabel
Reception: Finley
Year 1: Crystal
Year 2: Grace
Year 3: Zac
Year 4: Alfie
Year 5: Charlie
Year 6: Ashton

As their prize, children will either be receiving a book voucher or they will be joining Miss Shaw and Mrs Lawley on a special trip to the Children’s Bookshop next Tuesday.

Extreme Reading Challenge

A huge well done and thank you to all the children and staff who took part in the Extreme Reading Challenge. We had over 100 entries and it has been wonderful to see so many of you reading in different and unusual places. The staff and children loved seeing all the entries in our assembly on Thursday.

Spheros in Key Stage 2

Children in Key Stage 2 have been using the Spheros as part of their computing work this half term. Children have been exploring how increasing the speed changes stopping distance whilst also looking for the most effective way of getting from a-to-b as part of various challenges. Children have needed refine their code to ensure it works.

Online Safety Conference

Five of the Digital Leaders attended a conference about online safety recently at Bradford Football Club. During they day the listened to a range of guest speakers and explored new software at the exhibits around the room. They have used what they learnt to prepare a presentation about online safety which will be given to the whole school and parents at online safety parent sessions.