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Spring 2019

Rhyme Time (22nd March)   More poetry to enjoy!   Have a great weekend!

Art Attack (22nd March)   The Gallery has been updated.

Poetry Please (21st March)

It's World Poetry Day and we've been trying our hand at rhyme! Enjoy these examples and look out for more coming soon...

Shape Up! (21st March)

Recent Numeracy work has included investigating the properties of 2D and 3D shape...

Plain Sailing...? (18th March)

Travelling with Captain Cook could be hazardous to your health! Here are just some of the dangers (real and imagined) faced by sailors of the time. Can you think of any more? Art by Emily, Effie, Will and Winnie.

What a Relief! (15th March)

Dressing up in a good cause today as we raised money for Comic Relief. There was also time for cake and a trip back to the early years of cinema with the timeless comedy genius of Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Laurel and Hardy. Have a great weekend! 

Art Attack (15th March)   The Gallery has been updated.

A Great Endeavour (14th March)   Check out some excellent art around the theme of well-known international explorer, Captain Cook! Art by Miles, Dominic, Winnie, Dex, Lottie and Macie.

Art Attack (14th March)   The Gallery has been updated.

Snake or Fake? (12th March)

Enjoy this art which accompanied our work around the myths associated with St. Hilda. Art by Angus, Zane, Yavor, Dominic, Ariella, Lyla, Emily and Elizabeth.

Animal Magic (11th March)   Expand that noun phrase! We did - with interesting results!

Game of Two Halves (8th March)

Today we returned to our fiendish games creations and tweaked our designs (making them even more challenging!). Games images by Ariella, Yavor, Daisy and Harry.      Have a great weekend!

Game On! (8th March)

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Art Attack (7th March)   The Gallery has been updated.

Game On (7th March)   This afternoon we created a series of mind-bending, brain-busting games...

The French Connection (7th March)   

Joseph's Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat gets a makeover - in French! Art by Macie, Dex, Daisy and Lily.

Art Attack (7th March)   The Gallery of Summer has been updated.

Brought To Book (7th March)   World Book Day gave us the opportunity to recommend our favourite texts to others...

Art Attack (6th March)   The Gallery has been updated.

Songs Of Praise (5th March)   Enjoy further work about the origins of Whitby Abbey. Art by Elizabeth, Summer, Will and Dex.

Praise Be! (4th March)

Work around the history of Whitby Abbey has produced some excellent results... Art by Tobi, Harry, Macie and Finley.

The Munch Bunch (22nd February)

Enjoy examples of our recent work in the style of Edvard Munch. Art by Macie, Lyla, Lottie, Dex, Winnie, Arthur, Ariella and Ann Onymous.   Have a great - safe - holiday!

The Return Of The Town Of No Return! (22nd February)

Disaster upon disaster as more Sat Nav errors bring further traffic problems to the town of Erosion...

World Of Sport (21st February)

After a surprise visit from the much-missed Mr Cockerill (and after some considerable chaos!) we finally launched into an afternoon of hockey skills...

Are You Being Served? (20th February)

Numeracy with a practical application today as we opened our new shop "Stuff Is Us" to groups of eager customers...

Art Attack (20th February)   The Gallery has been updated.

The Town Of No Return (19th February)

Oh no! Disaster! Thanks to a Sat Nav error one of our completed 3D vehicles has found itself stuck in the town of Erosion...

Community Service (18th February)   This afternoon we popped over to church for Mrs Tillson's Commissioning Service...

Art Attack (15th February)

The shock arrival of warm weather gave us the opportunity for some outdoor observational drawing which we used as a basis for art work in the style of Edvard Munch. More coming soon...     Have a great weekend!

Top Gear! (14th February)   Our work with 3D shape raced to its conclusion...

The Shape Of Things To Come (13th February)

Our Numeracy work around nets and 3D shape has chosen a rather creative road. Today: design. Tomorrow: construction!

Designs by Tobi, Louie, Yavor, Effie, Isaac, Finley, Lyla and Ariella.  

Shape Up! (12th February)

There was a great deal of industry on display in Numeracy today. Our mission: to make a net into a 3D shape... but what was the shape that we created?

We've Got It Covered (11th February)

With the final drafts of our scary stories all but complete the next step is to entice readers into our worlds of fear...

The Twilight Zone (8th February)

After many hours of intense work our scary stories near their conclusion...   Have a great weekend!

Art Attack (8th February)   The Gallery has been updated.

Scream And Scream Again! (7th February)

Munch's most famous piece of art continues to inspire... Art by Dex, Lily, Ariella, Theo, Louie, Effie, Macie, Zane, Yavor, Summer, Finley, Harry, Will, Arthur, Winnie, Isaac, Emily and Miles.

The Munch Bunch (6th February)

Don't be alarmed - we've merely been trying our hand at emulating Munch's The Scream. Art by Cameron, Lyla, Elizabeth, Dominic, Angus, Emmy, Tobi and Lottie.

Our Survey Said (6th February)

This morning we were out standing on the pavement in our quest for more data to handle...

Troubled Waters (5th February)

Drawing inspiration from Munch's The Scream we created pictures of the scene at the Rohilla after oil had been poured into the water. As promised, here is our work in full...

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Let There Be Light! (4th February)

This morning we popped over to church where our talented Worship Committee led this year's Christingle Service...

Heaven's Above! (1st February)

What is Heaven really like? As you can see, we have one or two ideas...    Have a great weekend!

Art Attack (1st February)   The Gallery has been updated.

Light Fantastic (31st January)

Today's clear skies afforded us the perfect opportunity for a Science investigation involving light and shadow...

Question Time (30th January)

Recent Numeracy work has included data handling - but before we could handle the data we had to collect it...

Troubled Waters (28th January)

Back in 1914, in a desperate attempt to reach survivors stranded on the stricken Rohilla, oil was poured on to the water to dampen the waves. In our illustrations we drew upon our study of Munch's style in "The Scream". Art by Lily, Miles, Lyla, Cameron, Effie and Lottie. More coming soon...   

The Dracula Experience (25th January)

Enjoy this final batch of terrifying vampire villains! Be very afraid...                                                       Have a great weekend!

Time For Reflection (24th January) Science in action today as we examined materials most likely to throw light back at you!

Heaven's Above! (24th January)

Recent RE work has involved discussions around what Heaven would actually be like... Art by Elizabeth, Will and Arthur.

Night Terrors (21st January)

Beware: Dracula's army seems to grow...

...and grow...

...with more coming soon!

Scream And Scream Again (18th January)

Our look at the style of Munch's famous picture "The Scream" produced some interesting results... Art by Effie, Macie, Winnie, Cameron, Miles, Dominic, Lily, Dex, Summer, Will and Ariella.

NEXT WEEK: Look out for more exclusive Dracula photographs! Have a great weekend!

The French Connection (17th January)

Thinking of going swimming in France? Perhaps you're considering some reading in Paris? If you are then this vocabulary is for you! Art by Lottie, Tobi, Emmy, Daisy, Theo, Arthur, Macie and Harry.

Art Attack (16th January)   The Gallery of Summer has been updated.

The Dracula Trail (15th January)

Geography with bite! Today we used our mapping skills to identify places significant to Bram Stoker's Whitby visits and those real locations which appear in the world-famous "Dracula" story. 

Dracula: The Fact Of Fiction Returns (15th January)

Could there really be a connection between the wreck of a Russian ship and tales of a mysterious black dog arriving in Whitby...? Art by Lottie, Finley, Arthur, Ariella, Emily, Macie, Dominic, Will and Miles.

Dracula: The Fact Of Fiction (14th January)

The legend reborn! Today we looked at the truth behind the writing of Bram Stoker's most famous novel; but could a fish and chip shop really have played a part in the creation of the world's most famous vampire? Want to know more? Ask us!

Art Attack (14th January)   The Gallery has been updated.

Go Ahead - Make My Day! (11th January)

This week we have discussed how the smallest of actions can make others happy. Why not try them?  Have a great weekend!

Space: Above and Beyond (10th January)

The European Space Agency are running another exciting art competition. You can find their newly revamped website here and details of the competition here

Dracula Returns (10th January)

Behold: more terrifying pictures of the world's most famous vampire! Be very afraid... Art by Miles, Dex, Ariella, Angus, Winnie, Emmy, Isaac and Lyla.

Blast From The Past (10th January)

This morning we were joined by a special guest who was particularly interested in the text we were reading... Who could it be?

Art Attack (9th January)   The Gallery has been updated.

Beware The Stare! (8th January)

Straight into the thick of things today with a look at Bram Stoker's most famous creation. Could there be some connection with our local area...? Art by Elizabeth, Cameron, Finley, Yavor, Will, Zane, Macie and Harry.