Durdle Door


12.7.23 – After only learning the ukulele since the beginning of this term, year 4 and 5 pupils, from our class, held a ukulele concert for their parents today.

We all planted sunflowers back in April as part of our science lesson. One pupil has grown an amazing plant which is now flowering.

10.5.23 – This is a very clever model of Twickenham stadium, made using fruit boxes. As you can see there is a great deal of detail inside. Well done!

2.5.23 – Durdle Door have adopted a red panda

We have been learning about endangered species and found that the red panda is critically endangered. As a class, we have adopted a red panda for a year.

We will be holding a range of events to raise money for this over the next half term.

Excellent homework!

21.2.23 – Congratulations to one of our students in Durdle Door who has won a prize in a young writers poetry competition. He received his certificate in assembly, and his poem is going to be published in a poetry anthology in April.

12.12.22 – Some amazing homework from Lexi N

30.11.22 – On Monday, we all took part in a fantastic Anglo Saxon workshop. We learnt about Anglo Saxon society and swore allegiance to a lord. We dressed in Anglo Saxon armour and learnt about how they fought. The children even got to hold real swords, spears and axes! At the end of the day, we learnt about ship burials and got to bury King Cameron.

22.11.22 – We have more independent work from one of our students about his favourite subject Formula 1.

17.11.22 – Below are two pieces of work, a presentation on birds of prey and a diary of a peregrine falcon, done by a year 4 pupil in our class just for fun!

12.10.22 – Below is a fantastic piece of writing by a year 4 pupil in Durdle Door. This was done as part of their homework project on the Anglo Saxons

27.9.22 – On Friday, we had a non-uniform day to raise money for Jeans for Genes. We found out about what our genes and did a science experiment to extract DNA from strawberries.

22-9.22 Have a look, below, at the homework done by Henry about Anglo Saxon foods.

14.6.22 – Pupils in Durdle Door have been bringing in some amazing homework in response the Mr Smith’s homework project. Below are some examples.

14.6.22 – On Tuesday 7th June, Durdle Door had a visit from the Bank of Dreams and Nightmares to help them with their story writing. This time, we wrote a story about a polar bear who had been affected by climate change. We all had a fantastic morning and have some great ideas for our new topic. Many thanks to the PTFA for funding this workshop.

7.4.22 – In our IT lesson this term, we have been learning to make movies using MS PowerPoint, Google Translate and Pixabay. First we chose a topic, then we found pictures for our chosen words which we translated into French using Google Translate. After that, we recorded our own voices saying the words in French. Finally, we chose some copyright free music (also from Pixabay), added some transitions and turned them into MP4 files. We hope you enjoy them.

4.4.22 – Mayan Homework by Durdle Door this term

4.4.22 – In science, we have been learning about the human lifecycle. We have been finding out about the changes which happen in older age. We made model bones to show how our bones change with age and why they break more easily.

24.1.22 – Durdle Door have been learning about the digestive system. We looked at a real liver, kidney, pancreas and heart. We tried to identify the different parts and answer key questions about the organ.

24.1.22 – Durdle Door students have been very busy with their Mexico and the Mayans topic homework. Take a look at our gallery below.

20.1.22 – On Monday, we made topographical maps of Mexico. We learnt about the way in which topographical maps show the shape and height of the land.

17.1.22 – On Friday, Durdle Door had their first ukulele lesson. They all enjoyed having a go at playing the instrument and sounded very tuneful!

14.12.21 – A pupil in Durdle Door has done some lovely research on the Great War. He has created two presentations which you can click on below to view .