Barn Owls put their map reading skills in to practice today. They used on Ordnance Survey map to navigate around the village and while they were there they looked out for buildings from Quadring’s Victorian past.
After learning about the parts of a flower and the role they play in pollination and plant reproduction, we dissected alstroemeria and tulip flowers.
In RE we are learning about Hinduism. To support our understanding we acted out the story of Holika and Prahlad.
After learning about the Victorian designer William Morris, the class created powerpoint presentations about him.
We continued developing our understanding of identity by learning all about diversity and discrimination. Thanks to Mrs Radzewicz from Lincolnshire County Council for a great workshop.
PCSO Abbotts and the Mini Police led a fantastic lesson on ‘Our Diverse World’. We learned all about what prejudice and stereotyping are.
The Day the Felt Tips Quit! Our fantastic book based on ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ by Drew Daywalt.
World Book Day
Thank you To Mrs Hall (our well-being mentor) who led a brilliant PSHE lesson on ‘identity’.
Our beautiful Victorian handwriting.
We made our own versions of the traditional Victorian game of cup and ball. We also created optical illusion effects with thaumatropes and spinners.
Using the Victorian art of decoupage ( cutting paper and sticking it to surfaces), we decorated plant pots.
We played hopscotch and bounce eye - traditional Victorian games.
We did Victorian style drills instead of PE.
Dressing up for Victorian Day . Just like the Victorians, we didn't smile for the camera either!
Our fabulous fake news articles that Barn Owls produced as part of Safer Internet Day
Pre-learning about Greek mythology in the constellations ready for our next topic.
Inspired by Brunel!
Our engineers in action.
Better than Brunel? Barn Owls have created fantastic designs for their bridges.
Inspired by Brunel, we created bridges with a partner in gymnastics.
This week in science we carried out an investigation into the effect of sugar on yeast ( a micro-organism that we learnt about last week). First, we decided which variable to change and then considered what we needed to do to make it a fair test. Look at what happened!
Barn Owls are classification experts! Have a look at these fantastic non-chronological reports they have written.
After classifying animals and plants, we learnt about micro-organisms. We learnt about their main characteristics and with a few scientific clues, we were able to classify helpful micro-organisms.
Today, we have been playing the Paralympic sports of boccia and goalball. Thank you Mr Haslam from Boston Schools Sports Partnership.
After learning about classification keys, this week we applied our knowledge. We went to the nature area and gathered some parts of plants then created our own classification keys.
As part of understanding about the instruments of the orchestra, Mr Wood came and introduced the class to some of the brass family.
In science, we are learning about the classification of animals. We worked together in groups to classify vertebrates and invertebrates.
As part of our Victorians topic, we will be learning about Brunel and bridges: we have linked this with our gymnastics work in PE.
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