On Wednesday 20th June, the Appleton Year 5/6 Quadkids A Team competed in the Vale Finals. We were representing the West Oxford Partnership. We all did really well and were proud to come 7th out of 10 schools. We represented the … Continued
On Tuesday 19th June, the Year 6 tennis team went to the Cokethorpe doubles festival. They did extremely well. The first match for Zac and Harry was 10-8 to the opposing team. The scores for Anna and Hana were 6-12 … Continued
We thought carefully about how each object moved and the forces needed to create movement. We used key words such as push, pull, twist and turn to describe the actions and forces needed.
Today half of the class have been at forest school- truly wild learning! The other half of the class have been working with me looking at the different habitats that invertebrates like, and we have designed suitable bug homes for … Continued
As part of our work on the Great Fire of London, we worked in small groups with Mrs Bayliss to create a house in the style of those that were around at the time of the great fire.
We have been learning to recognise and name common 2D shapes along with identifying and discussing their properties.
Today we went outside and laid down in the warm sunshine on the astroturf. We watched the clouds scoot by and saw all sorts of birds- including a very brief view of a swallow swooping overhead. A cloud went overhead … Continued
On Tuesday 12th June we went to Drayton Golf Club for the Golf Festival. There were 10 stations and 8 of them had a game that we had to play. The first game we had to play was called Bullseye. … Continued
Today we amalgamated our #30DaysWild activity with some computing! We needed to learn about branching databases, so we learned how we can use them to identify the different types of insects and other invertebrates living in our school habitat. We … Continued
Today we had a great surprise when we arrived at school- Mrs Barker had borrowed a moth trap and had left it set up overnight! We had lots of different moths to look at in the trap. The trap works … Continued