Today the children searched for water invertebrates in our pond area, as part of their learning around the classification of animals. Tadpoles, Water Slaters and other interesting creatures were found by the enthusiastic children.
Harry Potter Sorting Hat
The children were allocated their Harry Potter houses this afternoon with the help of the famous Hogwarts Sorting Hat!
We celebrated the end of our Evolution topic by designing a number of outdoor activities around Charles Darwin. The children hunted for animals in "Boston West Galapagos," built their own shelters and enjoyed a sensory trail.
Since January, the children have been working alongside NK Dance to choreograph a samba themed dance linked to our learning about South America. Today they performed it in front of friends and family; they were all brilliant!
Celebrating the Arts
Representatives from Boston College came into school today, to give the children the opportunity to take part in aerial dancing, drama and singing workshops. The children had great fun and participated well in all the activities.
Inspired by Darwin and his voyage to the Galapagos Islands, the children today drew their own sketches of animals, by observing images hidden around our beautiful grounds. We have some really talented artists!
The children were visited by a number of friendly reptiles today that enhanced their learning about Darwin and evolution. The children were able to handle snakes, tortoises and millipedes and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. They will be writing thank you letters in their English learning tomorrow.
World Book Day
Today the children got to dress up as their favourite book characters whilst celebrating World Book Day. We based our activities around the well known novel, "How to catch a dragon."
Fun in the Snow
Today the children have been making memories in the wintery conditions. Our school field was buzzing with excitement and happiness as the children played in the thick blanket of snow.
Today the children headed into the Garden of Inspiration to solve a number of tricky SPAG questions, focusing on the use of semi colons and other tricky punctuation.
With Christmas just around the corner, the children enjoyed a fun filled party day playing lots of different games and working in small teams to try and win the Year 6 quiz.
WW2 Museum Trip
Today the children visited the WW2 museum at Freiston and had a fantastic day learning about the Second World War in a practical way. They were able to learn about how food was rationed and even got to walk through the trenches wearing replica uniforms and weaponry.
Today the children got to work with Ruth and Nadia from Illuminate, to create their own lantern suitcases. The children will get the opportunity to walk with their creations at the Illuminate parade, which travels through Boston on the 23rd September.
The Great British Bake Off
Today the children worked in pairs to create their own "Showstoppers" as part of a themed morning looking at the Great British Bake Off. They used the mud factory and natural resources to try and make their cakes stand out.
Today the children went back in time to 1939 and learnt how it felt to be an evacuee during the 2nd World War. The children were lined up in front of billeting officer, "Mrs Henderson," before taking part in different activities throughout the morning.
Today the children were required to round 6 digit numbers to the nearest ten, hundred and thousand. They created spider-grams on the playground using chalk and worked in pairs to discuss their learning.
Willy Wonka's Sweets
To celebrate the birthday of Roald Dahl, the children designed their own sweets that would be suitable for Willy Wonka to make in his Chocolate Factory.
The children were asked to design a class logo using the natural resources around our beautiful grounds. Their designs were very creative and imaginative and the children worked really well together in their small groups.