App Designing

App Designing

Today we had Dan come to talk to us about Apps. He explained how apps are designed using code and showed us some examples. We …

 

Homework

Homework

Don’t forget that you have been set two pieces of homework this week. The first is multiplication practice and the second is to think about …

 

Empowering every student to achieve more…

Empowering every student to achieve more…

You may have heard about Office 365 when we talk about your email addresses. You may also have heard that Abington Vale are now a ‘Microsoft …

 

What are you reading? Tell us this weekend!

What are you reading? Tell us this weekend!

Your job this weekend is to tell us what book you are reading by putting your first name along with the title and author of …

 

Connect Three

Connect Three

Possibly proving as popular as ‘Countdown’ here is the ‘Negative Numbers’ game. The winner is the first to complete a row of three, either horizontally, vertically …

 

Homework: Think of a number, any number…

Homework: Think of a number, any number…

As long as it’s a two digit number. Numbers, such as 84, have two digits. Many other numbers also have two digits. In fact, all the numbers …

 

Holidays are boring! Do some maths!

Holidays are boring! Do some maths!

Admit it. You’re bored. You are! Don’t panic, Tuesday morning will soon come around. In the meantime here’s something for you to do. It’s also one of those …

 

It’s Chriiiiiiiistmaaaaas!!!

It’s Chriiiiiiiistmaaaaas!!!

Well, nearly. However, as we’ve now finished school it’s actually ‘beginning to look a lot like a lot like Christmas.’ Now is not the time to go into how much …

 

Everything is AWESOME…!!!!

Everything is AWESOME…!!!!

As promised, here are the videos from the awesome iPad Lego Movie Maker sessions from last week and today. Awesome work from everyone! Such an awesome effort considering you had to …

 

Tudor Deadline Day…

Tudor Deadline Day…

1485 – 22nd August: Henry Tudor defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. 1502 – 2nd April: Arthur, Prince of Wales dies, leaving his widow, …

 

Reading Challenge – Term Deadline

Reading Challenge – Term Deadline

Wednesday lunchtime is the deadline for the this term’s reading challenge. If you want your current book to count towards your total you need to have …

 

Who invented fractions? Henry 1/8

Who invented fractions? Henry 1/8

Some of you are looking at fractions in your booster group so I (Mr Oakley) thought it might be useful to post some links to …

 

Can you play Pacman using Play-Doh?

Can you play Pacman using Play-Doh?

Or piano on a Banana? Yes, you can. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that lets you turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the …

 

Young Mathematicians’ Awards

Young Mathematicians’ Awards

The National Young Mathematicians’ Awards are the only team maths competition for primary schools in the UK. The competition, now in its fifth year, is run …

 

Making Tudor Houses – Part 1

Making Tudor Houses – Part 1

With a bit of algorithms and decomposition to start (could that be why we covered it last week?) pairing up and then choosing our boxes we got …

 

Avatar

Avatar

  No, we haven’t been painting our faces blue! This week, as part of our continuing study of the computing curriculum we revisited the important topic of …

 

Making a Tudor House

Making a Tudor House

For next Tuesday (24th  November) we are going to make a Tudor House as part of our school topic. Here is a link below to …

 

Tudor Homework Project

Tudor Homework Project

STEP 1 Choose an aspect of Tudor life and then create a project around it. Examples might include Tudor clothing, buildings, ships, medicine or even Tudor …

 

Year 6 are decomposing!

Year 6 are decomposing!

Not in the organic sense, but the computing sense. Following on from our work last week on algorithms (a sequence of instructions or a set of rules …

 

Just 10 minutes a day

Just 10 minutes a day

Year 6 were asked to revise their multiplication tables (times tables) for next week. Something we know is great fun and everybody loves to do when they have …

 

Esto es llamado Northampton…

Esto es llamado Northampton…

Earlier today, with only 30 minutes notice, we were told we would be making a Skype call to another Primary School somewhere in the world. Our job …

 

Can I have two from the top please?

Can I have two from the top please?

We thought we would share with you an activity we love to play in class. The Countdown numbers game is a great way to practice our maths …

 

The Comic Strip Presents…

The Comic Strip Presents…

The Battle of Bosworth is regarded by many as the last great battle in the War of the Roses (the ongoing battle between the Houses …

 

Enterprise Day

Enterprise Day

Despite the fact …

 

The Year 6 Apprentices

The Year 6 Apprentices

Dum, dee, dum, …

 

Historic Holdenby House

Historic Holdenby House

Holdenby House is a historic country house in Northamptonshire and as part our school term project around the Tudor period we spent the day experiencing …

 

Multi Sports at Northampton Academy

Multi Sports at Northampton Academy

Today we took part in the Year 6 Multi Sports day at the Northampton Academy along with several other NPAT schools. Split into groups and mixed …

 

The real X factor

The real X factor

X doesn’t always mark the spot, or come after Y, sometimes it represents a number. We spent some time this morning learning about Roman Numerals and …

 

Pizza Perfect

Pizza Perfect

As part of ‘World Week’ and our chosen country of country of Italy, we were thrilled when we found out we were all being taken …