Category Archives: DT

KS2 Outdoor plan

Today in our topic we have been making a plan for our KS2 outdoor area. We used shapes and labels to say what something was. We had to use our imagination to see what we would like in the area.

What ideas do you have for the KS2 outdoor area?

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D&T

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Today we’ve been making our own shields using different materials. We have used different coloured foil, crayons, fabric and lots of other materials to make them stand out. What material would you use to make your shield?

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The Wright Brothers

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In history we have been learning about flight. Did you know the Wright brothers invented the aeroplane? The first flight took off in 1903 from North Carolina. We made paper aeroplanes today and wrote our favourite facts on them. Have … Continue reading

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Our projects!

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Look at our fantastic projects we have done. We have all made made a lot of effort and done brilliant work with our projects. Well done Class 2. What do you think of our projects?

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Making our paper boats!

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This afternoon we have had a lot of fun making our paper boats. As well as testing to see if they would float. Do you think our paper boats will float?

Designing a boat and thinking what materials would be best to use!

This afternoon we have been discussing which materials would be best to make our boat. We discussed which materials were waterproof and which ones were strong. What materials would you use to make a boat?

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Visiting Morrells Wood Farm!

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Today we visited Morrells Wood Farm with reception. We started off on an adventure around the fields and went across a bridge. We saw a harvester, cows and we got to see Molly the dog. We drew pictures and did … Continue reading

Evaluating our ladybird houses!

This afternoon we have been looking at our ladybird houses. We have looked at what we think went well, what did not go so well and what we could improve. What do you think we should change about our ladybird house?

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Making a ladybird house!

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This afternoon we discussed how to make a ladybird house. First we cut and folded our cardboard into the shape we wanted. Then we decorated our ladybird house.  we had a lot of fun making our ladybird’s house. What design … Continue reading

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Pulley systems

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Today in our DT we made a pulley system. We talk about how pulleys help to lift up heavy things that we might not be able to lift on our own. What materials did you use?