B2 - Year 5/6

Class Blog

Visit from Torquay Fire Brigade

Posted: 7 December 2018

Earlier this week, Starfish, Hermit Crabs and Sharks had a visit from some fire-fighters from the Fire Brigade from Torquay. They taught us how to be safe in and outside buildings, what to do in case of an emergency and which are the most important things to remember if we or someone around us is in danger.

We even got to try on some of the equipment they use to protect themselves when they are called on a fire, it was heavy and a bit smelly!

Wiggly Jiggly Wild Things

Posted: 20 November 2018

Hermit crabs have been really busy finishing off their moving toys for our Design Technology topic. We have worked really hard on designing and constructing the mechanisms to make our wild things move! Here are some of our finished toys, don’t they look great!

Wiggly Jiggly Wild Things!

Posted: 31 October 2018

Hermit crabs are now well into their next topic- Wiggly Jiggly Wild Things! This is a technology topic and the children are working towards making a moving Wild Things toy! This week, we have began to investigate the different parts of moving toy mechanisms. Today we used cardboard to make some prototypes and discovered how we can use different shaped cams to change the way that the toy would move. Here are some of our mechanisms…..

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