Pond Redevelopment

Burlington Junior school were extremely lucky to be voted for by the local community to receive the Tesco bags for help grant. After years of neglect the school thought they would use the grant to transform their overgrown pond area. With the help of the grant the school have now had a new pond installed, [...]

Roman Feast

As part of their topic this term, children in Year 4 have enjoyed a day as Romans. The children had the opportunity to dress like Romans and their first activity was to create their own laurel wreath headbands. The pupils enjoyed some food outside on the playground, including grapes, honey, bread, raisins. This was followed [...]

Burlington’s Bug Bee & Bee

On Friday afternoon, the Eco-Team went into the new nature/garden area on the field. The Eco-Team were set the challenge to build a bug hotel. Firstly, the Eco-Team researched what was needed to build the hotel. The materials that they used were; • 5 wooden pallets • 12 bricks • 4 drainage pots • 2 [...]

Animated Objects

Last week we had Animated Objects Theatre Company working with the pupils at Burlington Junior School. The children have done a range of activities relating to their topic work. Year 3 have produced some typical Stone Age art work, using chalk and pencil, whilst years 4 and 5 had the opportunity of using charcoal to [...]

Volcanoes

Last term Year 3 were investigating all about volcanoes and earthquakes.  They have been learning why they happen and how they form?  As part of their DT project the classes built their own volcanoes, painted them and then had great fun in the playground making them all erupt. You can see more in the film [...]