In Class 3 this term...
The collection of artefacts at Knightshayes Court provided the clues to solving a murder mystery:
Designing eye-catching patterns with tessellating shapes:
This puzzle is in a similar vein:
Having constructed a pulley from card, the children considered why they make lifting objects easier:
Continuing with the theme of rhythm and rhyme in poetry, these poems were used as the inspiration for children's own compositions:
The class were given a new target against which to pit their arithmetic skills:
This was a related challenge:
The children drew a series of line drawings of events in the life of the Buddha:
Every child was invited to demonstrate his or her knowledge of the story of 'The Life of Buddha' by preparing a set of questions to answer:
Solving this puzzle may require persistence:
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote a poem about journeying on a train:
Stevenson's poem consists of rhyming couplets and he manipulates the number of syllables to give it its sense of rhythm.
These are a couple of the exemplars that the children looked at to help their understanding:
The children have been taking an in-depth look at the life of the Buddha...
...and learning about his teachings:
A railway-themed mathematical problem that encourages the children to work methodically:
The class are finding out about the history of the railway through the pioneering work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel...
...and preparing to write about his achievements:
Our initial source of information about the Buddhist faith is linked to the Espresso website:
With a general election taking place, the class looked at how a government is chosen:
The current writing task is a report based on a scientific investigation undertaken by the children:
This challenge is intended to help children use their mental arithmetic skills in more versatile ways: