This week in ICT, the children have been creating vector drawing using computer software. Vector drawings are drawings made on a computer using lines and shapes. We looked at some examples of vector drawings as a class and then went into the computer suite to begin designing our own vector drawing o


All of Year One have been enjoying learning about the Hindu festival of Diwali as part of their RE lessons.  They learnt that Diwali is the festival of light and it is celebrated by lighting Diya lamps, giving presents and sweets and enjoying fireworks.  Rangoli patterns are created outside houses


In Computing, Year Two have been learning all about Information Technology (IT). They know that information technology is a computer or something that works with a computer. Over the last few weeks, the children have been identifying examples of IT in school, at home and in the wider world. This wee


This half-term, the children in Year 6 have begun using Tinkercad to produce 3D models. They have learnt how to resize, move, rotate and group objects to produce models of different 3D products. This week, they designed a house, producing some fantastic results. With some children moving on to their


This week Year One had their very first whole class computing lesson.  They were so excited to use the I-pads independently.  Firstly they learnt about different tools such as the paintbrush and how they could use a thick or a thin brush.  Also the pupils had ago at changing the colour of the pai


Since Easter, Year 4 have been learning about programming in Computing using FMS Logo and directing a ‘screen turtle’ to draw shapes and patterns.  We started by simply directing the turtle around the screen, drawing lines and simple squares.  We progressed onto letters, more complex shapes and th


In Computing, Year Two have been learning about algorithms. They learned that an algorithm is a set of instructions a computer follows. To begin, they had to work with a partner to draw a picture following a set of instructions. This might sound easy, but the children had to face away from their par


In Computing, Year 1 have started their new topic all about programming Bee-Bots. The children began by investigating what the different buttons could do. They were able to identify and use the forwards, backwards, right turn and left turn buttons. It was very tricky to remember that we needed to pr


As part of our end of term activities, all children from Year 1 to Year 6 take part in a class quiz focussed around their foundation subjects (History, Art, Geography, Science, PE etc) whether it is individually on the iPads or as a class, using the interactive quiz tool – Mentimeter.  The teachers


In Computing, Year Two have been learning all about pictograms. To begin, they learned how to use a tally to record a total number of objects. Together, we made a class tally chart to find out what Year Two’s favourite fruit is – strawberries! Next, the children found out that a tally chart can