Year 5's Journey into the Realm of Search Engines

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Year 5 students recently dived into the world of search engines, comparing Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find the best results.

Comparing the Titans:
They tested Google, the most popular search engine, Yahoo, and Bing. Each had its strengths, with some overlapping and unique…

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Cyber bullying

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Year 3 have been learning about cyber bullying . We have learned that like bullying it is not simply being mean, it is the repetitive nature of the action that causes distress that is cyber bullying.. we also learned what we can do about it such as simply leave a site, block someone or tell…

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Online Safety Year 5 - Stay Safe from Spam

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Friday afternoon saw Year 5 children look at how we can stay safe online.

We looked at how we can look at the sender and subject to spot a spam email.

We also looked at how we can identify the potential dangers of spam email, know what to do with spam email and how we can take steps to avoid…

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Can a picture move?

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As an introduction to our Computing unit, the children in Year 4 have been learning about simple animation techniques and have created their own animations in the style of flip books using sticky notes. 

Key Vocabulary: animation, flipbook


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Unveiling the Marvels of the Maya: Year 5's PowerPoint Journey

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In the ever-evolving world of technology and computing, Year 5 has embarked on an exciting venture to shed light on the captivating Mayan civilisation. Harnessing the power of modern tools, pupils have undertaken the beginning of a visually stunning PowerPoint presentation that delves into the…

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Year 1 IT

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Art in Nature

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Children in Year 4 have used the rainforest to inspire them to draw and create batik fabric squares.  


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Y6 Computer Coding

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This week, Y6 have been completing their coding task. 

In earlier ‘block coding’ lessons, the children learn simple inputs and buttons and instructions. Our more advanced coders this week have been introduced to ‘variables’ , repetition and loops, speed, direction, co-ordinates and even…

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Year 5's Adventure: Planning a Story on Staying Safe Online

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In today's fast-paced digital world, the importance of staying safe online cannot be overstated. As children become increasingly exposed to the internet and its vast array of information, it becomes crucial to educate them about the potential risks and equip them with the tools to navigate the…

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Y2 - Computing

Year 2 have been accessing a saved photograph of Queen Elizabeth or Queen Victoria to resize and add a caption into a word document.  They also demonstrated their keyboard skills, using caps locks in a caption.

Knowledge: I can COPY and PASTE images and text; I can use caps lock for a capital…

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Y2 - Online Safety

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Year 2 have been exploring the importance of how to be kind when using the internet.

Knowledge: I can explain the ways to stay safe online.

Skills: to understand that not all content I access is safe; to understand that if I see something that is inappropriate, I tell an adult.


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Yes or No?!? Branching Databases

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Over the last 5 weeks, children in Year 4 have been developing their understanding of what a branching database is and how to create one.  They have also considered real-world applications for branching databases. 

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