Archive for April 2018

Creating Earthquake Proof Structures

As part of our Tremors topic in Creativity, we have been investigating how earthquakes happen.  We have identified the Earth’s Tectonic Plates and Layers of the Earth (Crust, Mantle, Inner and Outer Core), and looked at how the movements of these plates cause vibrations across the Earth’s Crust.  We identified that earthquakes were most likely…

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Year 4 – Haunting Pompeii Sculptures

As part of our Tremors topic, we have been investigating the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD and the impact it had on the people in the Roman town of Pompeii.  We have written a recount of the event from the view point of a townsperson and inferred the possible feelings of people trapped by the…

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Class 1 Newsletter

Dear Parents and Carers, The summer term seems to have crept upon us and we are very excited to be beginning a new topic on the theme ‘Enchanted Woodland.’ We are lucky to have a student teacher, Miss Pasasseo, working with us for much of this term. Our English work will be centred around books…

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Year 3 + 4 Tennis Tournament

Year 3 + 4 pupils took part in a Tennis Tournament at Baslow, and ended up coming Runners Up in the Large Schools Tournament!   As part of an afternoon where children were able to develop their ball and racquet skills, the pupils took part in 4 single tennis match, and 2 doubles matches beating Bakewell…

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Seismographs

As part of our Tremors topic, Year 3 + 4 have been investigating how earthquakes happen.  We have completed a case study looking at the Japanese Earthquake in 2011, and researched the effects it had on the communities it destroyed.   We have learnt how the movement of tectonic plates causes vibrations deep within the…

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