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Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 24th, 2018

Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week Year 5 have been learning all about Maria Sibylla Merian who was an entomologist who loved bugs.  She was a fantastic artist who had great attention to detail of the flowers and bugs she painted.

 

The children have also enjoyed building a huge bridge with ICE Bridges.  They have been amazing engineers this week and throughly enjoyed STEAM 2018.

 

 

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Year 1 – Coding Club

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 18th, 2018

Year 1 – Coding Club Year 5 Digital Ambassadors have started their coding club with Year 1 children.  They decided to use ‘Daisy The Dinosaur’ coding app to introduce coding skills.

The Digital Ambassadors recorded the children’s learning and progress using Seesaw and annotated their screen shots with a caption about how the learner had got on.

They have now planned challenges for the next session.

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Computing Challenge Day 2018

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 22nd, 2018

Computing Challenge Day 2018 Year 5 had a fantastic day at the Newcastle University Computing Challenge Day.  The class competed in 4 challenges against 3 other schools.  The6 had a great day.

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Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
November 17th, 2017

Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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Digital Leaders Training

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 23rd, 2017

Digital Leaders Training Our new team of Digital Leaders had a great time at the Digital Leaders Training yesterday.  They worked collaboratively alongside other school children to develop their understanding of what a Being a Digital Leader will involve.  It was also very fun developing coding skills using the SPRK+ sphero kit.

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Year 4 – Super coders!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 17th, 2017

Year 4 – Super coders! Year 4 have been learning how to use Scratch to create code which explains the water cycle.  We have seen great team work and peer support throughout this project.

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Safer Internet Day in Year 4

avatarLower Key Stage Two
February 9th, 2017

Safer Internet Day in Year 4 As part of Safer Internet Day we focused upon safety when sharing photos online.  We then used Popplet to share some top tips for using social media and sharing photos.

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Year 2’s safer internet day song

avatarKey Stage One
February 7th, 2017

Year 2’s safer internet day song IMG_1274

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Safer internet day in Year 2

avatarKey Stage One
February 7th, 2017

Safer internet day in Year 2 IMG_1274

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Amazing Algorithm

avatarKey Stage One
January 17th, 2017

Amazing Algorithm Year 1 had a brilliant day programming robots and controlling machines. They instructed remote control cars and blue bots, experimented with Zounds; a interactive music device. They saw a Sphero (a remote control ball) in action and created robots using cubelets.

 

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