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From bean to bar

Year 2 have spent the last few weeks studying plants. Their aim has been to find out all about what they need to grow and how a certain plant can be transformed into something very delicious! They became scientists and

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Brilliant Biomes

Year 4&5 worked in small groups to create a poster and carry out a presentation about one of the biomes of the world. This involved many personal skills such as collaboration, compromise, delegation and sharing ideas and knowledge about the

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Winners!

At Calpe School, our KS1&2 pupils have access to the Active Learn website which allows them to read English books, play maths games and enjoy online grammar, spelling and punctuation activities to further their learning at home. As an incentive,

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Fabulous Frames

Year 4&5 embarked upon a Design Technology project in which they investigated, designed, constructed and evaluated wooden picture frames which included a stand. They had to discuss and share ideas together and then design their own frame which would be

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Winners!

Calpe School children are winners!  The pupils from Years 1-5 recently entered a competition which was run by NABSS (National Assosciation of Schools in Spain). The task was to create a storyboard (KS1) or write an essay (KS2) which projected

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Brilliant Banjos

In Music lessons, Years 4 and 5 learnt how a stringed instrument works. They enjoyed creating their own banjos and, by the end of the lesson, they had improved their musical knowledge and had a lot of fun too!

Posted in Year 4 & 5

The Museum of Fun!

Year 4&5 combined Literacy and I.T skills as part of their project ‘The Museum of Fun!’  Throughout the project, the children learned some persuasive language techniques and the use of imperative verbs in advertising.  They also focused on presentation skills

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Perfect or Perilous Parachutes?

Year 4 and 5 have been learning about different forces.  They learned how the surface area and shape of an object can determine how fast it may move through air.  They learned about Air Resistance, Aerodynamics and Gravity.  With this

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Where Would You Like To Live?

To conclude their Literacy Unit on countries, Year 3 children wrote reports to answer the Big Question: Where Would You Like To Live? They had to research their countries, write 5 paragraphs and select pictures to illustrate each page. In

Posted in Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Amazing Astronaut Food

Year 4&5 have been learning about The Solar System and were lucky enough to try some real, freeze-dried ‘Astronaut Food’ all the way from America.  They had 3 different flavours – Strawberry, Peach and Apple & Cinnamon – and overwhelmingly

Posted in Year 3, Year 4 & 5
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