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The Story of Cereal

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The last two weeks in DT, we have been looking at cereal and its history. We have learnt about Kellogg's and its founders, William and John Kellogg, and how an experiment of a new cereal gone wrong led to the invention of cornflakes and the hundreds of different cereals we know now. Firstly, on the iPads, we looked at a Powerpoint about the history of Kellogg's and how it started out as a heath … [Read more...]

Visit From A 1914 Ford

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Up until Christmas, we are learning about inventions and inventors. On Tuesday a 1914 Ford Model T came in and we learnt about the amazing invention that is the modern day car and who invented it. Henry Ford was the person who set up the Ford company. We learnt that before the starter motor was used in 1915, you had to use a starter crank to get the engine going. We got to see inside the car and … [Read more...]

Ancient Greek Mosaics

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This half term, children in Asia class have been writing their own blog entries about some of their most memorable experiences this term. Here are two of our reports on some recent artwork we did!   Recently our class have been studying Ancient Greece and in art we have been making mosaics. Mosaics are pictures or patterns made with glass tiles that the Ancient Greeks used to decorate … [Read more...]

Fairthorne Manor Reports

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This half term, children in Asia class have been writing their own blog entries about some of their most memorable experiences this term. Here are two of our reports on the Fairthorne Manor trip!       Our Trip To Fairthorne Manor This year, the Year 6 pupils went to Fairthorne Manor for a week, which is an outdoor activity centre. We slept in rooms of 3 to 6. We … [Read more...]