Y8 Rocket car STEM Workshop
On Friday 8th June a select group of Y8 pupils were chosen to take part in a Ministry of Defence STEM workshop. The workshop focus was to design and build a 'Rocket Car'. Fastest car wins!
STEM SKILLS APPLIED:
Engineering, Technology, Maths, Science
LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPED:
Leadership, Critical Thinking, Perseverance, Practical, Problem solving
Food Technology Spring/Summer 2018
Students have been producing a range of dishes in Food Technology this term including- apple rings, stuffed wraps, potato salads, cheesecakes, fruity kebabs, Greek salads, crumbles, bagel delights and pitta parcels. Pupils challenge themselves by working with a range of ingredients and optional extras to improve the overall taste and presentation.
All winners in lesson receive 5 house points, a gold star and a head teacher award.
Year 8 pupils have been producing board games in their most recent Design and Technology projects. They were set the challenge to design an educational board game that taught players about environmental issues. The board games could have a 3D element to them or be made in a traditional style.
Year 7 pupils have been designing and making fragrance packaging in Design and Technology. They were set the challenge to create a new brand and build the packaging from a net shape of their choice.
Year 6 have been looking at POP ART in Design and Technology and have applied that theme to their very own picture frame designs.
Jennifer Collier Textile Workshop
Textile club pupils attended a workshop at Unit 12 gallery in Stafford. It was hosted by the wonderful Jennifer Collier, a local Textile artist.
In this workshop Jennifer used mixed media and fabrics to produce unique pieces of work from broaches to head pieces. This linked in with our clubs Reuse and Recycle theme.
The pupils produced some fantastic work and thoroughly enjoyed the workshop. Once back at school they added the pieces they had made to their Reuse and Recycle outfits.
These outfits will be on display in Stone from Monday 29th January. You can spot them in Katheryn House, British Heart Foundation and AEDdonate.
Year 5 Sock Pigs
Pupils have re used old clean socks to make a fun and cute product. They have mastered numerous skills along the way, such as how to thread a needle, how to sew on a button and also how to complete a basic running stitch.
Year 7 Ugly Dolls Project
Pupils were asked to design and make a unique Ugly Doll that would exude character and charm. Every pupil has made a completely original product. Pupils have mastered many skills during this project, such as, how to thread a needle, how to use a paper pattern, applique, embroidery and how to complete an over/blanket stitch.
Year 8 Pencil Case Project
Pupils have been working on a recycled pencil case design. The pupils have transformed old clothing, pillow cases and scrap fabric into fantastic usable products. Each pencil case has a personalised design on the front and hand pockets on the inside. Pupils have been primarily using the sewing machines but have also used traditional hand stitching skills, such as applique and sewing on buttons.
Year 6 Straw Tower Building (STEM Challenge)
Year 8 Microbit Stand (Computing cross-curricular project)
Year 5 Eygptian Clock (History cross-curricular project)
Year 6 Model helicopters with working electronic circuits
Year 7 Car Challenge - Using materials to add 'weapons' to a battery powered vehicle to pop a balloon.
Year 8 Noughts and Crosses - Using hand skills and CAD/CAM to create a noughts and crosses board game.
Breakout Week Aeroplane Project
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