Sphero Edu

This year, with the help of Mr Philbrook, we were introduced into the world of coding using Spheros. What are Spheros? A Sphero is a spherical robot designed by Sphero. It is a white orb wrapped in polycarbonate, capable of rolling around, and controlled by a smartphone or tablet. A Sphero can roll at a speed of up… Read More Sphero Edu

Growth Mindset

To begin the year we have been talking about the difference between a fixed and growth mindset. Mindsets are beliefs about yourself and your most basic qualities. Think about your intelligence, your talents, your personality. Are these qualities simply fixed traits, carved in stone and that’s that? Or are they things you can grow throughout… Read More Growth Mindset

100 Word Challenge

Finally the 100 Word Challenge has begun!! If your wondering what this challenge is and what it involves then keep reading! Every year the blogging community run a competition called the 100 Word Challenge which is open for students under the age of 16. Each week a prompt is given which can be a series… Read More 100 Word Challenge

Agamograph Art

The last few weeks our class have been tackling a new art project called Agamographs. What are Agamographs? An agamograph is a series of images that change at different angles. This work is named after the Israeli sculptor, Yaacov Agam who was born in 1928 and still living today (2017). This artist is known for… Read More Agamograph Art