Class Blog for Nessa

Autumn Term 

Posted: 09/09/2019
Matthew Avery

Welcome to Nessa Class

Nessa Class is our Key Stage 2 area. They are taught by Mr Avery (Head of School) in the Mornings and Mrs Powdrill and Mrs Peace in the afternoons.
Nessa are a very enthusiastic class who love learning, being active, using ICT and working together. We love finding out that work becomes easier because we get smarter.

 


What's under our feet? 

Posted: 08/10/2019
Matthew Avery

Nessa Class SUEZ visit

On Wednesday 2nd October we visited the Bodmin recycling plant to find out how our rubbish is recycled and how it might be used in the future. In the afternoon we were transported to the St Dennis 'recovery' site where black-bag rubbish is processed and incinerated to be turn into energy. The children (and adults) were amazed and inspired about what we learnt and have a better understanding of the 4Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover.

Volcano Art

As part of our curriculum enquiry question - "What's Under Our Feet" -  the children created volcano models and dioramas. They worked on mixing paints to match the subtle colour; developed confidence in working from direct observation and imagination;  designed based on a theme adding detail to make a large scale sculpture. The children then linked science knowledge of reactions to make their volcanoes erupt.

Wheal Martyn Visit

What's under our feet? CLAY! We visited Wheal Martyn to look at the history of clay mining in Cornwall. We discovered how many things clay is used in, such as: toothpaste and shoe soles. The visit linked well to our enquiry of what is under our feet, especially to our geography focus on earthquakes and volcanoes. Did you know that clay comes from granite (a type of igneous rock)?

 


Our Values...

Curiosity

Curiosity

We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.

Creativity

Creativity

We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.

Excellence

Excellence

We are the best we can be.

Integrity

Responsible

We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.

Determination

Determination

We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm

We are passionate about learning.


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