Mr Elson's Class
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Trip to Bletchley Park
As part of our WWII topic, we took a trip to Bletchley Park, where we focused on codes and ciphers. We got to actually use an original Enigma machine and saw a working Bombe machine.
Partner Farm Visit
As part of a local study we are partnering with Greatworth Hall Farm. We are investigating the changes that take place during the year and how humans and nature can interact to produce food and where our food comes from.
The Machine Gunners
As part of our literacy work we are reading "The Machine Gunners" by Robert Westall. We have used the book to help use develop our grammar and punctuation skills. Our writing is progressing in leaps and bounds as we use the text as a model for our own writing.
Year 5 and 6 are embarking on an experiment to get an idea of the challenges and joys of parenthood. They have been given their very own 'flour babies' whom they will take care of for two weeks. Whose babies will survive or thrive?
Discovering forces. We have investigated, gravity, friction and air resistance.