A day of celebration

Michael Faraday had a day of celebrations, joining in with the rest of the country to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. Thank you to Felicity J Lord Estate Agents, for providing a game called ‘Guess how many balloons’ and also donating prizes for the winners. This was a fundraising opportunity for the school, to help subsidise […]

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Toy Museum

In Year 1 we have been learning all about the history of toys. We have found out about the toys that our parents and grandparents used to play with as well as toys from the Early Twentieth Century and the Victorian era. We even had a go at making our own peg dolls and ball […]

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A Juggernaut has landed!

On Monday, a giant juggernaut ‘landed’ in our playground! ‘Keystage 2 were very lucky to have BOSSS visit the school.The children met Issy, a space scientist who needed their help!Ecological themes were used in the sessions to focus thinking about our world and how to protect it.The children were invited into a space ship that […]

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Shine a light on mE!

As part of our D&T and Science topic, Year 4s have designed and made their own fully working torches. They had lots of fun building working electrical circuits, constructing the torch body and decorating by selecting a variety of different materials. Have a look at some of the wonderful torch designs! 

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Joyful Joey

Joey is our school dog and very popular in our school community! The children have been fantastic at making him feel loved with all the cuddles, strokes and playing with him in the playground. Last week he celebrated his third birthday and he was very excited about all the cards and good wishes he had […]

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Ukulele festival

Ukulele is a great instrument to play and at Michael Faraday, the children in Year 4 have the opportunity to learn about beat, harmony, melody, rhythm and tempo through ukulele lessons. On Thursday the 28th April our Year 4 children participated in the ukulele festival in the ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall. They performed […]

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glorious Gardens

At Michael Faraday we are super fortunate to have an inspiring, award-winning building and a fantastic big site as a space for the children to learn, explore and enjoy. Our curriculum intent is for the children to make sense of the world they live in and be encouraged to add to it, and therefore we […]

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Y6 Art: Flowers

In Art, Year 6 have been learning about Georgia O’Keeffe, who was born in the USA. As one of seven children, her mother encouraged Georgia’s interest in art. The landscape of where she lived was very important to Georgia, which became evident in her later work. Georgia O’Keeffe’s flower paintings inspired the Year 6 children […]

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Y5 Art: Zebras

The theme for our whole school art project this term has been ‘Our wonderful world’. In Year 5, their focus was Zebras. Alan Hunt’s amazing art work inspired them to explore different tones and textures and then to use charcoal as a medium to create their art pictures. We were so impressed with their creations!

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Y4 Art: birds

The theme for our whole school art project this term has been ‘Our wonderful world’. Our aim was for children to appreciate an aspect in our world through art and Year 4 chose the topics of Birds. The artist they studied was the British artist Alan M Hunt, who has travelled extensively on field trips […]

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