Topaz had fun this afternoon learning about Tudor timber framed buildings. Did you know ……..that because land was so expensive in towns and cities Tudor builders had the ingenious idea of building the first floor, and sometimes the second floor, wider than the ground floor. This created an overhang, which was called a jetty or […]
Fire making Monday Following the winter solstice this Monday, Opal Class decided to make the most of the lovely sunny weather while we still have it. On Monday we searched high and low to find the tools and materials to build our own Stone Age fires. We set off in groups of 6 to find […]
Yesterday in opal class the tensions were high, the ballot boxes had opened and election fever had set in. 13 brave children stepped forward and stated their interest in the roll of Opal Class Safeguarding Officer. They had 5 minutes to create a heartfelt speech that touched the hearts of their peers and inspired them […]
Today in Science we had a lot of fun learning about the function of different parts of the digestive system. We used a slice of bread to help us understand what happens at various stages. It got a bit messy at some points!!!!
By looking carefully at Tudor paintings, Topaz class were able to identify some important facts about Tudor fashions and styles. The most surprising thing we discovered was that young rich boys and girls wore girl’s clothes and that children wore the same fashions as their parents! We also noticed that the ‘v’ shape was very […]
Topaz class have been revisiting how to stay safe online this week by focusing on 5 safety rules. They created posters for us to display around the classroom to remind each other about keeping safe. The 5 safety rules are: 1. NEVER SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION ONLINE. 2. Always tell a teacher or parent if you […]