Meet Fred! This half term Year 6 are learning about the circulatory system and today have met Fred and explored the different parts of our bodies. Still to come this half term, edible lungs and blood smoothies!
Some fascinating facts we explored today about the heart…
Your heart is as big as your clenched fist
The heart is a powerful muscle
The fitter you are, the stronger your heart will work
The heart sends blood to the heart to be oxygenated
Last week Year 3 spent the day at Salisbury Museum. We had a fantastic day, learning about archaeology in the morning and the Romans in the afternoon.
In the morning, we were role played as archaeologists who had be asked to excavate a local field before houses were built on it. We found all sorts of artefacts, including bones, coins and fragments on Roman pottery. We then has the opportunity to make our own fragments of pottery, which will be on display in our own mini museum on February 12th.
In the afternoon, we explored the Wessex Gallery, learning about Roman finds along the south coast. We discovered that a roman mosaic had been found in Downton and this is on display at the museum.
We hope you had your ear plugs at the ready! What a loud afternoon Year 6 had composing and performing their own Stomp compositions! From bins to glue sticks, many inventive instruments were found around the classroom. We thought about the timings within our groups, the dynamics of the ‘instrument’ we choose and the tempo at different parts of our performance!
Here we are choreographing routines in groups. We had to use the 5 basic shapes: tuck, star, straddle, straight and pike. We also had to have a starting and ending position with individual skills in between. We tried to show … Continue reading →