Class 16 really went to town! We had penguins, axes, spiders, clothes pegs, pumpkins and even baby chicks in our hair this morning – not to mention a rainbow of colours! AdvertisementsRead more "Crazy Hair Day 20.10.17"
Today we have followed bearings by rotating the dial to select the number of degrees away from north, turning until the red needle points to magnetic north and heading off by following the direction of travel arrow. We tried out some different styles of compass.Read more "Bearings"
The latest development in our orienteering journey has been to find magnetic north using a compass. In turn, we have been able to orientate our school orienteering maps to magnetic north – a key skill in the sport! It was tricky at first but we persevered, becoming quite proficient by the end of the session. […]Read more "Heading North"
Putting learning on the map! Pupils from Y5 have been taking classes in orienteering. As well as being an introduction to the sport of orienteering, the lessons are also designed to offer a practical context for the application of maths and, in particular, those skills relating to space, shape and angles. You can see from […]Read more "Orienteering @ Lakeside!"
We had an excellent trip to Stratford yesterday. In the morning, the children used their observation skills and map reading skills to follow a town trail which took in the major Shakespearean sites in the town. Following lunch by the river, the children participated in a drama workshop with members of the Royal Shakespeare Company. […]Read more "Stratford Upon Avon"