Herons make robots

Herons have used different construction materials to make robots. This week they are going to use junk modelling materials to make them.

 

Whose is your favourite robot? What did you use to make your robot? What robot features did your robot have?

 

Category: Herons

Year 2 topic herons year 1 DT construction robots

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Robot Workshop

As part of D&T topic, this week the Robins have started using their design sheets to build their very own robots.

Thank you to all of the Robins for bringing in lots of recyclable materials. We certainly had lots of fun building our designs.

All of the children thought carefully about how…

Category: Robins

Year 2 design year 1 DT construction robots

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Herons were inspired by Alistair Parker

On the 4th and 5th Januray, Herons class studied a local artist called Alistair Parker. The children learnt a lot about him as an artist and then in particular studying his pieces of artwork that were based around our local area Blackpool. The children were very excited when they found out he was…

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art year2 herons year 1 DT Blackpool local area Alistair Parker artist study

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Christmas Maths Decoration

In class this week, Herons had been sent a challenge from Mrs McGrath to create a Christmas decoration using natural objects. They had to plan and design their decoration using their measuring skills. The children have had a fantastic week using different measuring equipment to measure the…

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Year 2 measure maths Design and Technology Christmas year 1 DT decoration natural objects

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Blackpool Display

Our whole school focus has been on location. In KS1 we have been looking at our local location of Blackpool. In Herons we studied and found out about Blackpool. We then found out a lot of facts about the piers in Blackpool. As a class we made a pier. In the hall KS1 created a Blackpool display.…

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Year 2 art ks1 herons year 1 DT Blackpool

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Fruit Smoothies

This afternoon we have made fruit smoothies.  This has ended our week of Sport and Healthy Living week.  Our smoothies contained a range of fruit including, strawberries, nectarine, peach, grapes, orange, banana and water.  We thought they were delicious.  What fruits would you put in your…

Category: Robins

healthyliving science DT robins2017

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Floating Boats

Parrots had lots of fun making boats as part of our 'Buckets & Spades' topic. The boats were strong, waterproof & they all floated very easily! This is because for their size the boats were light!

Category: Parrots

science DT

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Owls Big Bird Watch

This week in Owls we have had a fun week of learning based on bird watching.

We have researched and found out about many different types of birds and went out to spot as many as we could. We then wrote about what we saw. In Maths we created a tally of how many birds we saw in a period of time…

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owls year3 art year4 maths writing outdoor learning big bird watch DT

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