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Year 5/6 - ICT

 

In term 1, UKS2 children have been working hard and learning about coding - using ICT. Throughout the term, children have taken part in activities that enhance their coding capabilities and computer based skills. Activities undertaken include: understanding E-Safety, creating algorithms and learning to create/ decipher unique codes.

 

 

Internet Safety - Newsround Caught In The Web (9 Feb 2010)

Internet Safety - Newsround Caught In The Web (9 Feb 2010)

CODING - ANGRY BIRDS

CODING - ANGRY BIRDS 1

E-Safety poster

E-Safety poster 1

Year 3/4 - ICT

 

In term 1, LKS2 children have been learning about coding and learning how to stay safe online. Throughout the term, children have taken part in activities that highlight the risks of being online (E-safety) and learning how to create and record their very own algorithms using Beebots!

 

BBC Learning - What Is An Algorithm

Animation created 5 films for BBC Learning to help explain computers primary school children.

Beebots - algorithms

Beebots - algorithms 1
Beebots - algorithms 2
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Spring Term - Year 5 and 6

 

This term, year 5 and 6 have been looking at the topic ' Our Heritage'. As part of the unit, children have completed tasks relating to the Victorian era and finding out about the impact this period of time had on the British Empire.

 

Victorian Timelines- Children were asked to complete a timeline of significant events during this period. Here are some beautiful pieces of work both from year 5+6 children.

 

Victorian Timeline

Victorian Workhouses - Dickens Show

A video taking a peek at how Victorian children lived during their time in a workhouse!

Victorian Workhouses

 

Year 5 children loved learning about how Victorian children lived and worked within a workhouse. Some of the jobs and daily routines shocked the year 5 as they learned that Victorian families were split up, told to eat 'gruel' and given horrendous jobs for little money! 

 

As part of the lesson, year 5 children were asked to write a letter to their parents from the perspective of a Victorian child who found themselves stuck inside a workhouse...

 

Letter from a Victorian child stuck in a workhouse...

Victorian Inventions - Year 6

 

Year 6 children enjoyed using iPads to research facts about significant inventions that were created during the Victorian period. The children loved learning about how the introduction of these inventions altered the way in which the Victorians lived and how it has impacted modern Britain (and the world) today!

Victorian inventions

Victorian inventions 1

Spring term - Year 3 and 4

 

 

This term, year 3 and 4 have been looking at the topic ' Romans v Celts'. As part of the unit, children have completed tasks relating to the Roman era and finding out about the impact this period of time had on the countries involved within the Roman empire.

Roman Timeline

 

As an introduction to this topic, the children completed a timeline to show significant dates and events during the Roman period.

Roman Timelines

Roman Buildings

 

Year 3 and 4 children enjoyed using technology to research facts about several types of Roman building. Children could see how their use of materials and design of buildings are still evident today - particularly in Cardiff!

Roman Buildings

Public baths in Roman Britain | Primary History - Roman Voices

Suitable for teaching 7-11s. The clip examines how (and why) Roman baths were introduced to Britain and the variety of uses that they had.

A day in the life of a Roman soldier

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-roman-soldier-robert-garland The year is 15 CE, and the Roman Empire is prospering. Most of the credit will go to the emperor, but this success wouldn't have been possible without loyal soldiers like Servius Felix. Robert Garland illuminates what life was like for a solider in the Roman army.

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