On Tuesday 13th March, Ripon class went on an animal adventure to Drusillas. The sun was shinning and we were able to see many of the animals we have been researching during our 'Rainforest' topic, we also took part in a special workshop. We had amazing an day,
World Book Day - This year KS2 immersed themselves in a day in Wonderland. Our creative learning journey went from Mad Hatters, poetry and dance to jam tarts.and crazy tea parties.
Science week - Big Question - What animals thrive in the Rainforest? We created an experiment to see the effects of deforestation on the quality of water, water pollution is threatening the Manatee population.
PE. During dance we have been concentrating on dynamics and movements in canon. Our dances are all linked to our Rainforest topic.
We used ICT to layer sounds and create a Rainforest track.
RE topic Community. Our response to scripture Romans 12:9 Living in harmony within the community - Dance and Freeze frame
We went on a ‘virtual field trip’ to the Amazon Rainforest. It was the next best thing to taking a plane and flying over for the day. On our return from our virtual trip, we split up into 4 WWO random groups and took part in art activities to help create an authentic Rainforest enviorment for our classroom. We were given primary colour paints to mix as many shades of green as we could for leaves and used recycling to adapt into branches and tree trunk.
Last day of Summer Term is Friday 20 July 2018. Monday 03 September is an INSET Day. Children return to school on Tuesday 04 September 2018.