This term in Computing, you will be making a book about online safety. Your book should be aimed at an age group, so the way it looks and the language you use needs to reflect that. This shows an awareness of audience. For your information, you will need to do some research: GroomingOnline SafetyAdvice for […]
The very kind people at Waterstones Book Shop have donated these fantastic books to the school. Everyone at the school thanks them for their generosity.
What a year the you have had in Computing. You have all made super progress and completed lots of challenges. The skills you have learnt this year will be useful in all walks of life. This term, you have been Game Designing and produced some really creative games. What is the most valuable skill you […]
Thank you to Year 3 for being a delight to teach Computing to this year. You have all made great progress and learnt some really important skills that you will need in your future. This term, you have been debugging. I hope you will be able to transfer the processes your have learnt to all […]
Year 2 have done some wonderful things this year. This term, they have learnt how to research and to use Google Slides. All of these skills will stand them in good stead for their learning for all subjects in the future. What is the most valuable skill you have learnt in Computing this year?
Year 1 have had a fantastic time this year in Computing. They have learnt so many new skills. This term, they have learnt how to copy and paste… an important skill… and as a result have discovered what the right mouse button does. What is the most valuable thing you have learnt this year in […]
These are the 2018-2019 Online Safety Monitors. They have helped to maintain a safe environment for children at BH to use online devices. They have been involved in meetings, helped teachers to monitor iPad use and express their ideas to improve the school even further. Well done to all involved. If you would like to […]
Online safety education shouldn’t end at school. To help our kids navigate the online world, we have to give them the tools they need to recognise and deal with negative, threatening, or violent online behaviours. Join an Online Safety expert, Stella James, for a free 60-minute webinar covering: How to Update and Manage Privacy Settings Different […]
Hi 1 Blue. Meet your New Teachers Mr. Gordon and Mrs. Patel.
This week in Science, the children have been experiencing how animals adapt to their surroundings so we made them adapt. Children were put in situations where they were taken out of their comfort zones.
In Science next week, we’ll be making shoebox habitats. You will be researching a habitat and then making it using different materials. To help us out, please could you bring a shoe box in as we will use them to make your habitat. Many thanks in advance. Below are some examples of what you could […]
Ladybirds and Spiders, your GD challenge this week is to research invertebrates and how to identify the different subcategories. Use your scanning skills to find the answers to the questions. Questions: (There is one question for each section)1. What are the group of invertebrates with 8 legs called?2. Name 3 invertebrates that are molluscs and […]
We have shared this sight in the class and discussed the content. https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zt9thyc Read it again and explain (comment) the things you understand about searching online and how you can decide if you can trust the source.
KS1 Sports day is on Thursday 27th June this year. Your child has been put into a team and they will need to wear a top of that colour. There is a list on the window outside our classroom so that you can see which colour team your child is in. Please start organising this […]
If you were to make your catapult again, what would you do differently so that it pushed the missile further?
The council are giving their old laptops away. If you work or know of a charity/community group that needs and would benefit from acquiring some laptops, please click here for more information.
Just a quick reminder about my computing workshops that start on Thursday. There are still a few spaces left if you haven’t already signed up. If you have, I’ll see you at 9am Thursday morning.
In Computing this term, children have learnt the principles of ‘Stop Motion Animation’. They have improved their Computing skills but also their patiences and control. Please watch the video.
Year 1 have gained so many skills in computing this term. Please watch the video of their learning.
PLEASE READ:We, as a school, have come to the decision to advise you as parents to stop your children from using YouTube. This decision has come about because of the current level of inappropriate content that is being shared on the site. Under the sites rules, no child at BH is old enough to use […]
In the Summer term, starting on the 2nd May and continuing for 4 weeks, Mr Carter will be running a Computing workshop for parents. In the workshops, parents will learn lots of new skills to help their support their children at home as well as ways to protect them from the problems working ONLINE. The […]
There’s been a lot of talk of children seeing and hearing upsetting things online. These things are not nice but, if you know what to do, you can minimize the negative impact. The BH Online Safety Monitors have made a video to help you understand the things YOU can do if you’re ever in that […]
No, not Easter eggs… chicken eggs. Next week, we will be planting some cress and to make it more fun, we will be growing them in egg shells. We will then turn them into funny eggheads, something similar to the image below. To help us out, please could you bring in an egg. This could […]
This week we are looking at instructions and following them too. So we found a receipt for a banana milkshake and followed them. They were very simple to follow. CHALLENGES:Bronze: Choose 3 adjectives to describe the milkshake.Silver: Why were the instructions clear? What did they have to help you?Gold: Write a ingredients/what you need list […]
This week in 2 Blue we have been on a journey back in time to the land of the dinosaurs. We have done so many wonderful things. Can you tell us what the best parts of the week were and the things you learnt?
Join of free here: https://scratch.mit.edu/Also there is an iPad app: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/pyonkee Space Invaders:Please bare in mind that you will need to create all the sprites yourself as well as the audio as we don’t have access to the files used in the tutorial.Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Doodle Jump:https://youtu.be/Xgn4zo0Fhr8 Flappy Birds:https://youtu.be/twkbeF5pRnc If you want […]
As the Easter Holiday is approaching, I thought that it would be a nice idea to make Easter cards for our computing unit ‘We are Celebrating’. Watch one or more of these videos to understand the story behind why Easter is celebrated.
WOW… What a week we have had in 2 Blue. We have taken part in so many exciting and challenging tasks to increase our understanding of shapes but also make us more resilient when solving maths problems. Take a look at some of the things we did. What have you learnt this week?
I spent most of the day in 4 Blue today, and I had an absolute blast. Thank you! We spent time investigating 3D shape nets and then drew our own. Also we made up some shape raps to help us remember facts about shapes.
Momo targets young children on social media.The doll encourages them to add a contact on messaging service WhatsApp, then hounds them with violent images and dares. Police said the danger lay with children feeling pressured to either follow the orders on any app by carrying out “challenges”, or because of peer pressure in chat rooms. […]