Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful
Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful

Class Learning: Summer term - second-half

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: