We have also been creating programs in Scratch and PurpleMash. Scratch can be downloaded free of charge or accessed online from www.scratch.org.
In CODE CLUB we have started to look a VR applications using Google Cardboard.
In KS2 we looked at creating art using technology. The children then drew self portraits in the style of a famous artist....
YEAR 3 SELF PORTRAITS
YEAR FOUR SELF PORTRAITS
YEAR FIVE SELF PORTRAITS
YEAR SIX SELF PORTRAITS
In KS1 we have been learning to program in JiT and Scratch Jr. Scratch Jr is an developed by MiT to help introduce children to block programming. It can be downloaded (for free!) from www.scratchjr.org.
In Reception we have been learning how to use various apps on the iPads. Here are some of the drawings the children created.
Some stop frame animations that coding club have been working on.
Safer Internet Day
SAFER INTERNET DAY 2016
On February the 8th & 9th, the whole school took part in Safer Internet Day. The theme this year was "Play your part for a better internet"
In Reception we read the story of Smartie the Penguin, which can be found at (http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/teachers/ks1/readsmartie.aspx)
SMARTIE THE PENGUIN MASKS
In Year 1 we read Smartie the Penguin and talked about staying safe online. In Year 2 we watched a video and discussed how we would feel if we received a mean message. We created our own fun user names such as #Mrs Skateboard; Mr MacaroniPizza and Mr Cheezi. We also made our own avatars and drew some "net nasties" to represent viruses.
Year 1 & 2 Avatars and Net Nasties
In Ks2 we talked about staying safe on the Internet and how we could create a Magna Carter for the Digital age. We created avatars and Year 5 & 6 created a Diamond 9 of Digital rules.
In Reception we have been looking at Technology we use at home and in school. We have been drawing pictures on the iPads and taking photos and videos of each other. Here are a few examples of our self portraits...
In year 1 we have been looking at Instructions and we are now starting to create some maze games.
In Year 2 we have been making a stop frame animation of the Great Fire of London. Hopefully we will be able to upload here next week with an exciting conclusion.....
In Key Stage 2 we have been looking at Algorithms and using them to create Geometric patterns. Here are a few examples.
Code Club - Stop Frame Animation
YEAR 2 - THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON.
The children have had great fun preparing Stop Frame Animations of the Great Fire of London. They also built a fabulous model of the streets of London (including the original St Paul's Cathedral), which we then set fire to! Luckily Miss Wheatcroft and Mrs McNally had recently had their Fire Extinguisher training so we were all kept safe and well away from the flames. We hope you enjoy the video!
The Great Fire of London