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07 Dec

All Around the World in IPC!

Over the past few weeks, we have taken Virtual Trips across many of our world’s continents. From Korea to Germany, from Ethiopia to Russia, from U.K. to Croatia, from the U.S.A. to France, Mongolia, Nigeria, New Zealand, and Netherlands, we have been busy travelers! Check out some of the photos from our trips… ...

07 Dec

Year 5 ‘AD 900’ Trip!

We all thoroughly enjoyed our Year 5 trip last week. The mosque visit was very informative and the children behaved with the utmost respect. We really appreciated the fabulous views of Kampala from the top of the minaret. At the Uganda Museum the children really put their learning in to practice while studying Ugandan historical artefacts and discussing what we could learn about the past from them. We finished off with a delicious ‘Mayan’  lunch at ‘Que Pasa’ before heading...

16 Nov

Busy in Year 5!

We have been learning about shape in Maths when we used Venn diagrams to sort shapes using their properties, and also when creating a Mayan temple in Design and Technology. In IPC, 5 Elgon thought about why the Vikings raided and setlled in other countries. We use a visual thinking routine called ‘Tug o’ War’ to thin about the positives and negatives of doing this. ...

08 Nov

Adventuring in Mabira Forest!

As our year 3 entry point for the IPC unit Explorers and Adventurers we took a trip to Mabira forest. We saw all sorts of monkeys, plants, insects and trees and learnt many facts about the forest. At one point we were a bit worried that the buses had broken down so the children built shelters to spend the night under. Lucky we managed to fix the buses and didn’t have to sleep in the forest! We even enjoyed our...

31 Oct

Generation Game Exit Point

In Year 3 we have been concluding our IPC unit The Generation Game thinking about healthy living. As our exit point, the children completed a sponsored exercise circuit followed by a fruity feast. The children raised, just shy of 1million shillings, for our host country charity CORSU. Well done everyone!   ...

01 Oct

Visit from Uganda Cranes

This week is Uganda week and we have had the Uganda Cranes Rugby Team come in to visit and teach us some new skills. The children had a fantastic time learning about the game and the need for the personal learning goals such as resilience and respect.  ...

01 Oct

Problem Solving

On Friday’s we focus on problem solving using our Maths knowledge, in order to deepen our understanding. This week we were matching times written in 24 hour clock, in 12 hour digital and in words. The same time can be written in many different ways,  making it particularly challenging to solve problems.  ...

19 Sep

Time….

This week we are looking at time in our maths sessions. The children have been creating clocks in the playground to practice using the minute hand to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. They had a great time pretending to be clock hands! ...