Last week Kangaroos had a great time building their own Minecraft worlds out of paper. We then used those worlds to make a setting description and write a story about our character going on a quest in their Minecraft world. All the children worked well in their group to get their designs made in the time limit.
Kangaroos were one of the lucky KS2 classes that got to go to the Air Tattoo at Fairford on Friday 13th July. They were in small groups with their friends and had a great time visiting all the different aircraft and watching the air displays. The weather was great until it was time to go home when we had some refreshing rain. Thank you
Kangaroos have been working on creating their own code-breaking school for the past two weeks. They have made persuasive leaflets to advertise their school and even filmed their own T.V adverts. Yesterday they made some radio adverts and made them sound very exciting. They also tried to persuade Mrs Acres to open a code-breaking school by having a debate and writing a persuasive letter
Last week Falcon Class spent the morning at Warneford. We were welcomed by Mr Richardson ( a science teacher) who taught the children how to light a bunsen burner carefully and correctly. The children then tested different chemicals to see how they reacted when placed in the flame of the bunsen burner. After Science the children moved to the textiles classroom and met Mrs
Year 5 & 6s took part in a very hot afternoon of rounders. They played two games against other Swindon schools and won both. They also showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. One year 5 got a special mention and medal for his good play. Everyone played very well despite the heat and enjoyed their afternoon representing Westrop. After all their practice in Bat and
Kangaroos had a great time debating whether Mrs Acres should open a code breaking school after reading a book about a group of children that become code breakers at Bletchley Park. As you can see from the photo they were very passionate about the side that they were debating for. The children came up with some excellent pros and cons and all took part
Kangaroos had a lovely afternoon at the Methodist church learning about why people get baptised. They enjoyed the roleplaying of being a family who decided to get their child baptised. They learnt about the symbols that are an important part of being baptised. One lucky Kangaroo got to go in the baptistery and imagine what it would be like to be submerged for a
Kangaroos class have been looking at the country of Ecuador this term as their host country. They did some beautiful art in the style of Felix Arauz using oil pastels. They did a draft self-portrait first in their art sketchbooks then had a go at recreating it before using oil pastels to give it some vibrant colour.