Cooking Paella!

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We had a great day cooking and tasting our paella! First, we worked together and persevered to slice and chop all the vegetables and then set to work cooking our Mediterranean Paella. We enjoyed tasting our paella and we can't wait to share it with you at home! 


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Ukelele Concert!

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Year 4 have worked hard to learn how to play different songs on the Ukeleles. They have had nine sessions with Kip and then got to perform their final pieces today!  They enjoyed performing as part of a band and did a great job at keeping in time with each other! 


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Explorer Dome - States of Matter!

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Year 4 had a great day watching their states of matter science show. We learnt about the states of matter of different materials and explored how some materials can change states. We learnt how different particles move and got to explore liquid nitrogen and how to make fire burn…

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Making Roman Catapults!

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We researched different catapults that the Romans used and then looked at various different wood, keeping in mind our aim of making a catapult which would be able to launch a pom pom as far as possible. We then chose the wood and set to work designing our catapults. When we made the catapults, we…

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Harvest Festival

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Year 4 went to Kingsteignton Church to learn all about Harvest. They took part in 5 different activities which related to harvest. We even got to bring home our own boats and clay pots! 


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Cranesbill's Pencil Cases are Sew Lovely

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Year 3 have been busy designing pencil cases and making them. They got to practice their running stitch and stitching on a button as well as learning a new stitch (blanket stitch). They also decorated their pencil cases using their chosen design, carefully cutting out shapes. We are sew happy with…

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Stover Safari

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Today we visited Stover to learn about the different types of plants and their functions. We also identified different types of trees using their leaves. It was a great day and we even had time to explore the grounds of Stover! Can you identify these trees? 


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Greek Olympics

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As part of our Ancient Greek learning, we had a Greek Olympics afternoon. We played the sports that the Ancient Greeks played in the Olympics and compared these to the events in the Olympics now. We were split into Athens and Sparta - Sparta won! 

We competed in: (thumb) wrestling, chariot…

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Greek Clay Pots

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Year 3 have been making Greek Clay Pots. They began by designing their clay pot. They then made their pots using the coiling method and they designed their art work. Once they dried, they painted their design onto their pots and then they evaluated their pots. What do you think of…

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Ancient Greeks with Clive Pig

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Today, a very special visitor, Clive Pig, came in to school to teach us about Ancient Greek Myths. We learnt lots of myths, a new song and even had a go at bartering! We can't wait to continue learning about Ancient Greece in upcoming weeks!


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Ukeleles Day!

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Today, we had a special visitor at school. Kip came to teach us how to play ukeleles! We learnt how to play TWO songs on the ukelele and performed them beautifully at the end. We can't wait to learn more songs on the ukeleles with Kip next year! 

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Ready, Set, Scoot!

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For our class treat, we had a bikes and scooters day where we set up a track and rode around on our bikes and scooters. Our track included traffic lights, cones to ride around, parking spaces, shops and even zebra crossings! Miss Johns, Mrs Brassington and Mrs Burnham even joined in with a race on…

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