Glenfield is working hard to achieve an ‘International School Award,’ focussing on raising children’s awareness of Global Citizenship. Children across the school shared their first languages with peers in their classes. In Year 6, two children taught the rest of their class the Greek alphabet and then asked children to have a go at writing their own names using the new letters. This proved very difficult for some children who found that ‘C,’ ‘H’ and ‘Y’ were not standalone letters in the Greek alphabet!
Petros, Year 6
Year 2 and Year 3 Sports
Children in Year 2 and Year 3 who were highlighted as high achievers in PE were given the opportunity to visit Leicester City Training Ground. Here, they took part in a number of training drills and matches with children from schools all around Leicester. Glenfield children had a fantastic time and enjoyed the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills and celebrate with other children who had been recognised for their sporting abilities. We are very proud of their hard work and dedication to learning in PE.
Cara, Year 6
STEM Session with JLG Industries
Year 6 were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) event with JLG Industries. During this event, we experienced 3D printing and how the process works, including additive and subtractive manufacturing. We also learned about which materials could be used in a 3D printer. After this, We tested out how the water pressure impacts on hydraulics. We were then able to build electric circuits to show how electricity passes through different materials. Finally, we were tested with a mini quiz and the winners received their very own trophy, fresh from the 3D printer! We all had a great time and were rewarded for our hard work with a goody bag to take away. Thanks JLG Industries!
Sam, Year 6