Day 4: P.E

Thursday saw our first P.E lesson of the term. I was pretty nervous myself as it was the first time I had taught P.E in Bader. Despite the strong winds, we went through the expectations of a great P.E lesson and practised our movement and noticing skills. Fingers crossed we will have that much sunshine… More Day 4: P.E

Day 3: Target Setting

Today, Year 5 were getting to grips with their targets in literacy, reading and maths. We¬†also added an additional learning target that focused on using their learning muscles and developing a growth mindset. It was excellent to see the children taking charge of their own learning and beginning to discuss the usefulness of targets in… More Day 3: Target Setting

Year 5 Day 1

Welcome to Year 5 Bader Cohort 2018! Miss Weir and Mr Campbell are both delighted to be teaching you for the coming year. We are hoping to make every opportunity to use your Chromebooks to help you learn and we hope you will use the Bader Blog whenever you can. Year 5 Day 1: We’ve… More Year 5 Day 1

Science is awesome: Durham University Science Fair

  Today, the children had an absolutely fantastic time of fun and learning at Durham University. We took part in a Science Fair led by current trainee teachers. There were well over 20 tables each with a different scientific experiment to take part in from making alien gloop to building catapults. The children were also… More Science is awesome: Durham University Science Fair

Under arrest: Year 5

In Literacy, Year 5 are currently learning how to write a crime story that includes a flashback. To help improve our creativity two members of the local police force stopped by to show us their uniform and their patrol car. After sounding off the sirens, we were allowed to try on the uniform and sit… More Under arrest: Year 5

Skiing Day 1

We have had a very long and exciting day, which children are describing as “the best day EVER!”. Children were wonderfully behaved throughout the journey and took good responsibility for themselves and each other. There was huge excitement and wonder when traveling through the beautiful Cairngorms National Park, with many children wishing to alight the… More Skiing Day 1