Around the World

penny farthing“SHALL WE SWIM, CYCLE ,OR….CATCH A RIDE ON THAT ZEPPELIN DEAR…WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Yes dear readers, once again our two Victorian travelers, the Captain and his wife, travelled the continents’ capital cities in a thrilling short story to captivate the girls. The story-type Geography quiz made finding the capitals of countries more of a fun quest to see if the two explorers could navigate the world in eighty days.

Could they do in 10 min.?

(You’ll have to ask the Captain that…after he jumps off the boat, afloat on the Piratucu River in the Amazon…)

Happy Feet

Feet_3_tnb STEP ONE…STEP TWO…

                                                                  FREEZE…!!

                                How can animation in IT  “Waltz” with Science and “Tango” with Dance?

Using a Zoetrope from Science, the girls were given some fresh ideas for their computer animations using an old fashioned toy and some fancy footwork in the shape of a Dance terms quiz. Although we had used this activity before we decided to link it with the IT department for a new twist. Showing annimation in a different form gave another insight into how moving pictures developed in previous centuries.

“THE VICTORIANS WERE COOL, MISS…”

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The Element of Surprise

chemistry elements pic  

46 – UP TO TRICKS      3- YOU AND ME  

38- CHRISTMAS CAKE

On a cold  and bitter morning,the elements surounded the girls on the page like a fine mist…..

Suddenly …”I’ve got it, I’ve got it…It’s Nitrogen!!!!”

BINGO !!!

The girls worked on the answers to the Chemistry questions about the elements in the Periodic Table.  The vast mysteries of Chemistry were revealed using a simple Bingo format, that allowed the girls to mull over everyday questions to find out about a new element.

Pizza Maths

pizza slice blue

Slices of pizza with toppings of Maths equations….Coming right up…!!

Using a  a Family Sized Picture Pizza, with each slice covered in a mouth watering maths equation, the girls devoured their numbers and operations to win a slice of the pizza, and move their pizza marker along the grid.

Can take-away food be used to help further Maths skills?

Why not?

The girls proved that Mental Maths can be both fun and creative, involving cross curriculum ideas at their best.

Anyone for spicy multipication?