Weekly news roundup including pupils making clouds!
Our very first Immersion Day
Yr 6 pupils at Evergreen Primary Academy had a brilliant first immersion day, where they immersed themselves in their new book: Refugee Boy.
Refugee Boy is about a boy with parents from Ethiopia and Eritrea. As food is such an important part of Ethiopian culture, pupils made traditional Ethiopian flatbread injera and filling tikel gomen to find out what it tasted like.
Jon Miller Year 6 Teacher & English Lead said, “The children absolutely loved making this and greatly enjoyed eating their food at the end of the day.”
Evergreen’s young artists learn about Anthony Goldsworthy’
The pupils in Year 2 at Evergreen Primary Academy have been learning all about artist Andy Goldsworthy and his amazing environmental art. Pupils made their own mandalas from natural found objects. Andy Goldsworthy is a world-famous sculptor who has built installations for galleries and in remote and urban locations around the world using items found in nature. He is most famous for rock balancing, making huge arches and towers out of carefully balanced rocks and stones
We are scientists and geographers
We are scientists and geographers. This term pupils at Evergreen Primary Academy, in Easton Bristol have been looking at the water cycle (hydrologic cycle). Pupils examined the different types of clouds and used shaving foam and blue food to determine how much water a cloud could potentially hold before it starts to rain.
Pupils were curious and asked amazing questions about our weather and the weather around the world. Look at them using their scientific skills to carefully add rain to clouds!
Reading for pleasure
Year 2 pupils At Evergreen Primary Academy enjoying library time and reading for pleasure.
We are Geographers
In Year 2 at Evergreen Primary Academy pupils have been studying the use of Maps as part of our geography topic. Pupils had a local area walk. They walked through a local park and up a local hill to Narroway’s Nature Reserve. On the hill pupils drew their own maps including details of the things they could see.