Monthly Archives: November 2016

Matchstick men and matchstick cats and dogs – Year 3 clay work

Year 3 continued their art based on Lowry and inspired by their visit to the Lowry Gallery.  . Their clay models are now drying (slowly) in the classroom. Advertisements

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Year 3 Demonstration of Human Digestion

Things got a bit sticky in Year 3 today as we demonstrated how the human digestion system works.  We used a plastic bag to represent the stomach, tights for the small intestines, a paper cup for the large intestines and a … Continue reading

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SJB Parliament

Year 6 demonstrated their debating skills on Friday with the motion: Should all bullies be punished? 15 children debated the key issues involved in front of Year 3, 4 and 5. The children were told that debating also takes place at … Continue reading

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BOXES OF HOPE 2016

A BIG thank you to everyone who contributed towards our annual involvement with ‘Boxes of Hope’, the charity which sends shoeboxes of Christmas presents from Cumbria to underprivileged children in Romania. This year we sent sixty-eight boxes, many of which were packed … Continue reading

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Science Open Afternoon 2016

Last Friday, SJB welcomed parents and members of the local community for an afternoon of science. Year 6 took charge of 12 experiments in the hall and many showed great organisational skills and innovation as the afternoon progressed. The boys … Continue reading

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South Lakes Safari Zoo

Year 5 visited South Lakes Safari Zoo on Tuesday to support their work on habitats, animal classification and endangered species. It was a bitterly cold day and for a time we were the only party walking around the enclosures. This … Continue reading

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Hoctopize’s Party

Over the last two weeks, Year 1 have been reading ‘Toys in Space’ by Mini Grey. Toys in Space is a fantasy story about an alien called Hoctopize who loses his teddy. We have done a lot of work based … Continue reading

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