Archive for July 2017

Summer Reading Challenge

Today we were visited by a librarian from Derbyshire libraries, who explained to the school about this year’s summer reading challenge.  This is a free national scheme for 4-11-year-olds, where children have to read 6 books over the course of the summer and they receive a sticker for each book they collect.  The theme this year is animal…

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Solar System

We have been learning about the solar system in preparation for our trip to Jodrell Bank. Here is what we’ve found out so far. The solar system is made up of nine planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus and Pluto. The sun is a star so it is not classed as a planet,…

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