Tuesday, 6 November 2018


We have been remembering the soldiers of the First World War. First we went to the war memorial to find the names of the soldiers who died in World War 1. We found their names in the church too.

Back at school we all chose one of the soldiers to research. We looked up their names in the old registers and books from around 1904. It was exciting and also sad to see them in the books because they were children in our school over 100 years ago but they did not grow old like we will.

 It inspired us to write poems. In the first verse we wrote about what it may have been like to be a child in our school all those years ago. In the next verse we wrote about what it may have been like to go to war and what life was like in the trenches.

This is the poppy we made using pebbles. Each pebble has the name of one of the soldiers on.
Year 6 wrote the lines from the poem 'In Flanders Field'.

Our work has been displayed in the exhibition marking the centenary of the end of the First World War. We are very proud of it and we know that now We Will Remember Them.

Our Trip to Minsmere Nature Reserve

We spotted quite a few Wild Things on our trip to Minsmere!

We saw birds flying over the reed beds including a cormorant and an egret.

We drew field sketches to show the features of the coastline.

We could see all the way along the coast to Southwold.
We could just about see the lighthouse.

Time for some fun...

and a bit or art work...

Then we headed back...

... stopping off at the bird hide where we used binoculars to look at the wildlife on the scrape.

Water Worlds

Our Autumn Topic all about water has given us lots of opportunities to study environmental Science as well as Geography.
We used sand, gravel, moss and dried grass to make our own sock filters

They were quite effective at getting the pond water cleaner - but it would still not be safe to drink!

We investigated how the stages of the river's course affected erosion and deposition.
In the Upper Course the water river has more power and the load is moved quite easily.

Lower down the river's course there is less erosion.

At the delta the load is deposited.