Welcome to Featherstone Academy's 'Trust Takeover'.
Brain Awareness Week 11th - 18th March
Here's a quick video explaining the how the human brain works......HUMAN BRAIN
Because it's Brain Awareness Week, it's time to test your brain with some Dingbats puzzles. Can you solve the picture clues and then create some of your own to test your teachers, family and friends?
Click here for a great game to test your brain's response when under pressure!
In this video the children make their own brain model at home. Some might enjoy this, and it is done using equipment you can find in the kitchen.
KS2 Modern Art Maths
This activity looks at how to work out the equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages through art.
Here's a story to listen to called The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield and some space themed activities for you to have a go at.
St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day is a global celebration of of Irish Culture and this year will be celebrated on March 17th. Take a look at these Art & Craft ideas.
Check out these lovely activities for younger children on CBEEBIES - St Patrick's Day Celebration Video
Early Year's Activities - Dough Disco
What is dough disco?
Dough disco involves molding dough in time to music and performing different actions such as rolling it into a ball, flattening it, putting each individual finger into the dough, rolling it into a sausage and squeezing it.
Why do dough disco?
This activity helps to strengthen children's fine motor muscles to enable them to develop their pencil grip, which in turn will help to develop their writing skills. But most of all it's fun!
LET'S GET CREATIVE
Here's a few ideas you may want to have a go at in class and in the great outdoors.
Getting outside in the fresh air is more important than ever. Here's a couple of nice ideas to get your class outside.
Here are some lovely outdoor art activities linked to the artist Andy Goldsworth.
Little Learners Sign Language
At Featherstone Academy we are really passionate about using Makaton in the classroom. Have a go at learning "You've Got a Friend in Me!"