Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 1

Wow! I have been blown away this week by the homework handed in by Class 3. I am so proud of the evident time and effort everyone has put into their tasks. Homeworks have varied from air raid shelters, to book cover designs, to 'all about me posters' and even apple…

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Pupil Blog - English

Pupil blog by Emily and Maddy

Friend or Foe

In English, we have been learning about a book called friend or foe. It is about a little boy called David who had to leave his home during World War II. He had to leave his family and travel to the countryside with all the other children because…

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Fudge's Diary

Fudge's weekend with Emily

Fudge has come back to school exhausted this week, after a busy weekend with Emily. This weekend was Fudge's first weekend away and he absolutely loved it! Take a look below at what the pair got up to! 

 

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Junior Jam

iJam

Emily and Seb have been working very hard on their song in Junior Jam! Take a listen below ..

 

 

What did you think? What instruments could you hear? 

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Maths

Number and Place Value

This week in Maths we have been working on number and place value, as well as working in pairs to complete a maths paper. I was very impressed with how well the children worked together and their strategies for working out tricky questions. 

 

On Friday, we used…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Pupil Blog by Chloe and Madeleine

States of Matter

This week we have started our new science topic which is ‘states of matter.’ These are solids, liquids and gases.

First of all, we sorted pictures of different objects and materials into groups and decided which of these states they…

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Junior Jam

iJam

This morning, we started our new Junior Jam topic called 'iJam'. Our new Junior Jam teacher, Mr Creffield, began teaching us all about the elements of making songs. These included; 

  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Chorus

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo…

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Meet Fudge!

Fudge the monkey!

Hello!!

My name is Fudge and  I am the 26th member of Class 3! I absolutely love exploring,  so every weekend I will go home with a class member to spend time with them and see what they get up to. I also have a weekend diary that will come home with me, where the children…

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Transition into Year 5

Transition day by Millie B and Liberty

Today, the year 4’s went into Class 4 for our transition day. We were mostly excited to be in our new class with Mrs Warner and join up with the current year 5’s again.

First of all, we drew self-portraits of ourselves, then Mr May kindly cut out the…

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Transition into Year 4

Transition day by Evie D and Emily

Today was transition day and we welcomed the current year 2s into our class to visit for the morning. First, we all made a circle and played a get to know you game where we all took it in turns to say what our favourite thing was, but we had to remember what…

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Production

Aladdin

Weekly blog by Billy (a street child) and Alexander (a royal trumpeter)

This week KS2 performed our production of Aladdin. We have been working hard for weeks preparing for our shows and we think everyone would agree that is was amazing. It has been very hard work but also really fun…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 5

Alexander

impressed us all this week with his truly amazing video about pollinating plants. Alexander used what he had learnt in Junior Jam to create a short film, fantastic work! Take a look below!

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 4

Bethany S

wowed us this week with her origami skills, making a dog, penguin, swan and even a jumping frog! - I think you may have to teach us all how to make that one! Bethany also designed a beautiful fact book on the life cycle of pollinating flowers, it was…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Evie D

This weekend, Leo went home with Evie. On Saturday, they had crumpets for breakfast then went the Aberford Summer Gala, where Leo got to see lots of children from class. We all had a fabulous day at the gala, and hope to see Leo there again next year! 

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Science - Flowers

Weekly blog by Millie B and Poppy

Paper-copter seeds

In Science, we have been learning about pollinating flowers. Today, we looked at the importance of seeds falling far from their parent tree, as if they fall right underneath they would not have enough space, water or light. It's vital…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Emily

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Junior Jam

Film Making -by Evie H and Kara

This week in Junior Jam, we have been making a movie trailer. We had to pick a genre, our group decided to make a horror. In the trailer, there is a killer doll and a haunted house but no one dared to enter because she was there. One Halloween night, four pretty…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 3

Billy

created an amazing story book for his Mr Men character; Mr Explore. It took us on an exciting journey across Yorkshire, with photos to bring it alive. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, well done Billy!

  

For Billy's second piece, he worked with Oliver and…

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Homework Hero

Weekly blog by Bethany S and Chloe D

Homework Heroes - Week 2

This week class 3 have created lots of fantastic pieces of homework again. Our two homework heroes are Tilly and Millie B who have really impressed us all with the work.

First of all, Tilly created an amazing art attack in her…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Diary with Millie B

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Beth

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English

Newspaper Writing

Class 3 have turned into reporters this week to report of the tragic murder of three innocent little pigs. As a class, we reinacted the crime scene and spoke to some key witesses of the terrible attack. Check back soon for full news coverage on the story ..

Take a…

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Science - Flowers

Pollinating Flowers by William S

We looked at the reproductive parts of the flower in Science yesterday. The reproductive parts include;

  • Stamen - produces the pollen
  • Stigma - is sticky so it makes the pollen stick to the plant from a bee, it then sends it to the ovaries
  • Style - sends…
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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 1

We are into our last half term of the school year, which means the last group of homework tasks. The children were very excited to find out their tasks and get started, which clearly shows in the work handed in today. Three children in particular stood out this week;…

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English

Newspaper writing

This week we have turned into journalists and been exploring newspaper writing. We worked in pairs to identify the key features;

  • headline
  • byline
  • opening sentence
  • quotes
  • main body 
  • pictures/ photos
  • captions
  • closing sentence

 

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Leo's Diary

Leo's half term with Liam!

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Caden

Wow! It looks like Leo has had a fantatic, jam-packed weekend with Caden! Take a little look below at what the pair got up to ..

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Pupil Blog - Maths

Weekly blog by Liberty and Liam

Data and Graphs

In maths this week, we have been working on data handling. There are many ways to show data. We have drawn

  • bar charts
  • pie charts
  • line graphs
  • pictograms
  • time graphs

First we decided what data to collect Liberty asked the class…

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History

We've joined the Roman army!

Our shields are finished and we joined the army! On Thursday, Class 3 held their last marching practise before the half term. We have all thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Romans and loved making our shields. Once marching practice was over, we let Class 1 have…

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Gardening

Planting our sunflowers!

It was time! Our sunflowers were ready to be planted into the flower beds today, we watered the soil and propped them up with gardening canes. We hope they flourish in their now home! 

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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English

Prepositions

In our grammar lesson today we looked at prepositions. Prepositions are very important words - they link words together in a way that makes sense. Prepositions come before a noun (or pronoun) to explain its relationship to other words in the sentence; they tell us the position of a…

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Gardening

Sunflowers

Look at how big our sunflowers are now.. they're just about ready to be planted outside. 

 

At lunchtime, some volunteers helped to move some soil to get the flowers beds ready. We had to move and rake the soil, as well as removing all the weeds! Thank you for helping…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 5

Our last set of homework this term did not disappoint, well done to everyone this term - you've produced some truly fantastic pieces! I am very proud! 

Evie H

created a wonderful large Art Attack on the pavement using chalks and pebbles, what a beautiful flower! She…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Liberty

Leo was lucky enough to go home with the birthday girl this week - and even got an invite to her birthday party! On Saturday morning (6am!!), in excitement, they raced downstairs to open Liberty's presents! Later that day, the pair turned into mad scientists for what…

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D-side

D-side

Dave from D-side visited us yesterday to talk about alcohol and peer pressure, we learnt about the different types of alcohol, how to deal with peer pressure and we even tried on ‘beer goggles’ to see how our vision is affected by alcohol. We found it very informative, thank you…

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Art and Design

Roman Shields

Don't our Roman shields look FANTASTIC? This week, we began to piece together our decorative design, using a variety of materials and crafting techniques. We have a little more to add before we're ready for battle though!

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo…

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Maths

Angles

In maths this week, we've been learning all about angles. On Wednesday, we ventured out into the rain and spotted different angles in the playground. Our task was to draw around the angles we had found, then label someone else's angle correctly. We used the labels; acute, obtuse, right…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 4

Yet again, choosing homework heroes was a difficult job! Our heroes this week are Oliver, Caden, Millie L and Evie D!

Oliver

went the extra mile this week and amazed us all! He created everything a Roman soldier could wish for heading into battle, including a full…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Poppy

This weekend, Leo spent the weekend with Poppy and his twin brother!! Leo was very lucky to be able to go watch the AMAZING .. Gangster Grannie with Poppy and her family! The following day, they played the piano together, went to gymnastics and even had a McDonalds! Leo…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Emily and Poppy: What do seedlings need to grow well?

In Class 3, for the last three weeks we have been identifying and describing the different parts of plants: roots, stem, leaves and flowers.  We have also been exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth and what…

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Homework Club

Art Attack!

In homework club this week we ventured outside and created a large Art Attack picture on the field! Can you work out what we've created? (Clue: it's a fun place to go on a sunny day!)

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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Roman Marching

We have joined the Roman army!

Today Class 3 have been working hard on their legion formations. The entire foundation of Roman infantry tactics was based on the idea that keeping troops in order would help them fight more effectively. 

The combat formation used by the Romans was called the…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 3

We've had yet another fantastic week for homework in Class 3. Three people who stood out in particular; Millie B, Harry and Emily - well done!!

Millie B

has been very creative this week! Millie's art attack homework was inspired by her visit to the coast, where she…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Oliver!

Wow, the boys have certainly been busy this weekend! Leo was lucky enough to go and see Oliver in his climbing competition in Edinburgh! We are all very proud in Class 3 as Oliver came first! Take a look at the video below! 

"This weekend, I went home with Oliver…

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Reading!

We love to read!

Here in Class 3, we love to read books. Whether they be fact books, adventure story books or even comics! We enoy sharing books and reading together with our class mates! Today, we took advantage of the lovely weather and took time to read outside this afternoon. 

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Art and Design

Roman Shields!

In Art this afternoon, we have been painting the inside of our shields! They're coming along very nicely, we're excited to decorate the front next week!

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero - Week 2

This week the standard of homework in Class 3 has being amazing again! The children have created more Roman shields, found interesting facts, wrote beautiful poetry and much more...

Poppy

has once again completed two fantastic pieces of homework. Firstly, she went…

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Science

What parts of a plant do we eat?

Well, that completely depends of what type of plant it is. Today Class 3 have been classifying plants, according to which part is eaten. There are 6 categories:

  • Stem and shoots
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • Flowers
  • Fruits
  • Nuts and seeds

We then had great…

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History

Roman roads

This week in History, we looked at why the Romans built new roads in Britain and created a model to show the cross section of a Roman road.

Before the Romans arrived, Britain had no proper roads. The Celts rode horses, walked and travelled in carts pulled by oxen along paths and…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Evie H

This weekend Leo spent the weekend with Evie H, and was treated to his first ever haircut! Doesn't he look smart now? Leo was then treated to a cup of tea and cake! I'm glad you had a fantastic weekend together!

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Art and Design

Roman Shields!

We are very excited in Class 3 to be bringing History alive! In Art this half term, we are making Roman shields. On Wednesday, we gave our shields their first cover of red paint! Don't they look amazing already?

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo…

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Science

Plants!

This afternoon Class 3 have been identifying and describing different parts of flowering plants, including the roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers. The children took their time, carefully drawing the plants, then labelled and annotated their drawings from their close…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 1

Wow! Homework submitted today has been absolutely fantastic, I have thoroughly enjoyed reading through all your pieces. I've learnt many interesting facts, read about different plants and seen some truly amazing Roman shields. 

William

impressed me this week by…

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History

The Romans

Today we started our new History topic, the Romans, by looking at the Roman Invasion! 

We began by re-enacting scenes from 55BC. The Romans (children in red) already ruled the country that we know today as France; they called it Gallia and were just across the English…

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R.E. - Diwali

Diwali - The Hindu 'fesitval of lights'

The word Diwali means 'row of lighted lamps' and it is a very important holiday in India. The festival usually honours Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Lamps are lit to help Lakshmi find her way into people's homes. The also celebrate a Diwali legend, the…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's half term with Chloe S

Leo was fortunate enough to go on his first ever holiday abroad this Easter! He packed his passport and headed off to Romania with Chloe, what a lucky lion! Take a look below to see what they got up to!

 

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Science - Plants!

Plants - Roots and Shoots!

Over the Easter holidays, Miss Brown planted us some sunflower seeds so they would turn into seedlings, ready for our science investigations.

This afternoon, we set up an investigation to find out how important the requirements for plant life are. We are going…

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R.E. - The Easter Story

Weekly Blog by Bethany and Millie L

This week we have been learning about what happened in the Easter story. The story begins when Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem. As he rode along people came out to see him.  They waved palm leaves and thanked God for Jesus. They wanted Jesus to be their…

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British Values

Democracy

In class 3 last week, we asked… What are British values? After speaking as a group we learned that the main values are:

  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without…
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Leo's Diary

Leo's weeked with Tilly

Wow, it looks like Leo has had a fantastic weekend with Tilly! He was lucky enough to go to Butlins, and got up to all sorts of fun activities. Take a look below, can you spot Leo 

  • on rides?
  • sitting on a gigantic deck chair?
  • trampolining?
  • with a…
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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 6

Our homework heroes this week are the last of the Spring term. I'd just like to say well done to everyone in Class 3 for producing many pieces of amazing homework this term, I have thoroughly enjoyed looking through and marking them! The three who stood out this week…

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Red Nose Day!

Happy Red Nose Day from Class 3!

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery

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10 Awesome Facts

Oliver's top ten interesting facts

Miss Brown treated Class 3 to two new books this week from the National Geographic Kids. The first '5,000 Awesome Facts (about everything' and the second, 'Why? 1,111 answers to everything'. We have thoroughly enjoyed reading both books this week, learning…

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Red Nose Day!

Weekly Blog by Kara, Harry and Jessica

Tomorrow we are celebrating and raising money for Comic Relief, who support and fund 1000’s of projects around the world. Between January 2014 and September 2015, they have made grants totalling £138.8 million, to help make a difference to the lives of…

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Homework Heroes - Week 4 

Yet again, homework heroes were difficult to choose this week. Well done to Beth, Liberty and Bethany who all stood out this week. 

Beth

completed the narrative set, including lots of wonderful vocabulary and literacy devices - have a listen below. Beth also…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Harry 

"This weekend I went home with Harry. After school I met his new baby cousin, Ryan. Then we went to Harry's house, where I played his guitar and I also met his dogs, Betsy and Lola, they were very excited to meet me. After that, we went to bed - Harry has the top bunk.…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Evie H and Maddie

This week in Science we have been learning about our muscles and how regular exercise can make them stronger. First we exercised our biceps and triceps using water bottles so that we could feel our muscles working. We had to hold the bottles with our arms…

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Art

Daffodil Drawing

In Art this afternoon we ventured outside to the grounds of St Ricarus Church to participate in and develop our skills in still life drawing. We had a wonderful afternoon in the sunshine and created some beautiful drawings of the daffodils that fill the church grounds. 

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 3

Deciding on homework heroes this week was a tricky job! Well done to our homework heroes - Tilly, Alexander and Chloe D. 

Tilly

wrote a petrifying ending to the narrative I set, it well and truly sent shivers down my spine! Well done Tilly, it was a superb piece…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend with Liam!

This weekend Leo went home with Liam! Yet again it looks like Leo has had a fabulous weekend - playing in the park, walking in the woods, swinging from Liam's living room light, playing with Liam's dog and even taking a trip to the local pub! 

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Science - Keeping Healthy

Bones in the human body! 

This week we have been looking skeletons! We have learnt that not all animals have an internal skeletons and that the presence of this is an important feature in classifying animals. We learnt that a skeleton is needed for support, protection and movement.

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Pupil Blog - Maths

Weekly blog by Billy and Liam

This week in Maths we have being looking at measurement. We have been measuring things like our friends, their feet and objects in and out of the classroom. While doing this we have practised measuring accurately using rulers, tape measures and meter sticks.

We…

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English

Setting Descriptions! 

In English today, Class 3 were given a cold task. The children were given a synopsis and asked to write a setting description of a place where the story could be set. Take a listen so some of our fabulous work below! - Remember to turn your volume up!

Synopsis:

Deep…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Weekend Diary - Tommy-Lee

Leo has had yet another exciting weekend! This weekend Leo went to stay at Tommy-Lee's house, and it looks like he's been spoilt rotten. Leo has had fun playing on Tommy-Lee's x-box and even had a go on his driving game steering wheel! Yesterday Leo was even…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 2

Deciding on homework heroes this week has been exceptionally difficult. I am extremely pleased with every member of the class today - standards of homework fantastic! Three who stood out that little bit more today were William, Poppy and Liam. Take a look below at their…

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Pupil Blog - World Book Day!

Weekly blog by Oliver and Alexander

Today we have been celebrating world book day, it is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it's a celebration of reading.  

We started the day with a special book day assembly, led by some of our classmates,  two gangster…

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Geography

Famous French Geographical Landmarks

Our topic in Geography this term is all about France! We are carrying out a geographical study of the country. Today, we worked in pairs to each research a famous French landmark, building or area. We looked at;

  • The Eiffel Tower - Did you know the…
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English - Ice Palace

Ice Palace

This week in English we began to look at the book 'Ice Palace' by Robert Swindells. However, we have not read past the first sentence yet. We have been exploring the land we think the book may be based, creating our own setting descriptions and opening paragraphs. 

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Science - Keeping Healthy

Eatwell Plates 

Today we have been looking at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 1 

Huge well done to this week's homework heroes. It was a pleasure this week marking homeworks, as everyone got stuck in to their new tasks. Our homework heroes are Chloe D, Charlie and Emily. 

Chloe

created a beautiful Mondrain piece of artwork, with accompanying…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Weekend Diary - Jessica 

This weekend Leo went home with Jessica! It looks like they had a fabulous time together, shopping, dancing and visiting family members! Leo thoroughly enjoyed his weekend, thank you Jessica. 

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Bethany and Evie D

This week in science we started our new topic, keeping healthy. We were put into 6 groups of 4 and were given a client profile. Inside, was an information sheet about the client, their weekly food diary and also a list of questions the clients wanted us to…

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Geography

Geographical study of France

Today, we started our geographical study of France. We used atlases to find out which countries surround France. Using a map of Europe, we coloured coded the countries accordingly. We found out the countries that boarder France…

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Art

Textured Landscapes

We have had fun this afternoon, learning about textures and creating textured patterns. As a group, we were given step-by-step guidance to draw the basis of our landscape. Once completed, we were able to fill our landscapes with many different creative patterns. It took a…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Weekend Diary - Millie L

Millie was fortunate enough to look after Leo for a whole week over half term, and it looks like they certainly had fun! Leo went on his first trip to Scarborough and also took a trip to York! Take a look below at their week together! Thank you for looking for him…

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English

Poetry!

In class this week we are looking a poem called 'The Sound Collector' by Roger McGough. We have been working hard to learn the poem as well as creating sounds and actions. Have a look later in the week how we get on, as we plan to film it! 

 

The Sound Collector by Roger…

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Junior Jam

Stop-motion animations! 

Class 3 had great fun this morning in Junior Jam, creating stop-motion animations. Stop-motion animations are animations that are captured one frame at a time, with physical objects that are moved between frames. When you play back the sequence of images rapidly, it…

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English

Hercules!

In English this half term we have been studying Ancient Greek mythology. This week, we have been writing all out Hercules.

After Hercules killed his wife and children, he went to the oracle at Delphi. He prayed to the god Apollo for guidance. Hercules was told to serve the king of…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Poppy and Tilly

This week we created magnetic games using the knowledge we have gained during science. In partners we each designed and made the games using paper, paper clips and magnets.

We created different types of games from fishing to cops chasing grannies using our…

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Science

Magnetic Games!

On Tuesday afternoon Class 3 was a mess, and for a very good reason! The children were using their creativity and imagination to make wonderful magnetic games!

There were 3 different types of games the children made. 

1. Magnetic Fishing

To do this, they made a…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 5 

It's our final week of this term, which means our final homework heroes of Spring 1! 

Our homework heroes are Oliver, Chloe S and Millie B - well done, you've all done a fabulous job this week!

Oliver

put in a huge amount of time and effort into painting a…

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P.E - Dance

Don't believe me just watch! 

*Proud teacher moment*

I was bursting with pride this afternoon watching Class 3 perform their Bruno Mars dance routine. Every single class member worked their socks off learning the complex choreography - well done team and thank you to Laura from Castleford…

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Weekend Diary - Alexander

Wow, Leo has had a very busy weekend! He was fortunate enough to go home with Alexander this weekend and has had great fun playing the trumpet, riding on Alexander's skateboard, going swimming and even eating sweets and chocolate cake! Thank you for looking after…

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Pupil Blog - Magnetism

Weekly blog by Charlie and Liberty

In science this week our task was to make our own magnetic compasses.

We needed:

  • A bar magnet
  • A flat plastic lid
  •  A plastic bowl
  • Water
  • Compass template

We had to:

  1. Cut the compass template out and stick it on the plastic lid
  2. Half…
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Art and Design

We've finished! 

We are officially ancient Greek potters! The ancient Greeks are famous for their painted pottery, often known as 'vase painting'. The amazingly detailed and varied scenes they painted on their pottery have given us a great insight into their lives. 

Class 3 have worked hard…

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French

Too good not to share!

Jetez un coup d'œil au restaurant français de Tilly! Bonnes filles de travail!

(Take a look below at Tilly's wonderful french restaurant! Good work girls!) 

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Leo's Diary

Leo's weekend diary - Charlie!

Leo went home with Charlie this weekend and it looks like they had a fantastic time together; helping out with spellings, playing with Charlie's little sister and pets, as well as having a yummy indian! Thank you for a fab weekend Charlie! 

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Homework Heroes - Week 4

After another creative and imaginative week of homework, our homework heroes are Millie L, Kara and Liberty.

Millie L

beautifully presented work about different forces, she looked at the magnetic force, pushing and pulling. Furthermore, Millie completed her times…

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English

'The boy who flew too close to the sun'

Over the past few weeks, Class 3 have been learning all about Greek mythology. In particular, we have been focussing on the Greek myth 'Daedalus and Icarus - the boy who flew too close to the sun'. 

First, we created a story board by annotating our…

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Pupil Blog - Maths

Written by Millie B and Millie L

This week in Maths we have been learning about fractions.

In red group we have been making fraction walls by separating squares into different numbers and splitting them into equal sections, we coloured these in and tried to discover any equivalent fractions.…

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Art and Design

Greek Pottery 

On Wednesday it was time for the second stage of our pottery making. We painted our dried pots with a base coat colour of either black or orange. Next week we will be painting our traditional Ancient Greek patterns.

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo…

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Music

Three Little Birds

For the past few weeks, we have been working hard in music to learn the words and the notes to Bob Marley's 'Three Little Birds'. 

Today, we performed our song to Class 4. See below how we got on!

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Leo's Diary

Leo's Weekend Diary - Bethany

Wow! Leo has returned back to school absolutely shattered after his jam packed birthday weekend with Bethany! He was extremely lucky to have been invited to Bethany's birthday party this weekend which involved going to see Sing at the cinema and for a delicious…

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Science - Forces and Magnets

Magnet Strength 

Today, Class 3 pupils investigated the strength of different magnets. As a class, we brainstormed ideas as to how we would test strength and played around to see which methods would be realistic for us to carry out. We finally decided that we would test the strength of magnets…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 3

Once again, Class 3 have produced some fantastic homework pieces! I have, once again, had to choose 3 children for homework hero as it was too difficult to choose! Huge well done to everyone this week but in particular Tilly, Billy and Beth. 

Tilly 

produced two…

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French

Bonjour

In Class 3, we have been working hard on our French accent and fluency of speaking. We have been practicing french greetings, such as 

  • Bonjour
  • Salut
  • Coucou
  • Állo
  • Ca,va?
  • Comment allez vous?
  • Trés bien, merci
  • Oui, bein merci
  • Comment t'appelle tu?
  • Je m'appelle…
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Pupil Blog - Greek Pottery

Weekly blog by William and Beth

Ancient Greek artists created paintings and sculptures, but one of their most famous inventions is the black and orange decorated pot. These were both practical objects that could be used for wine or water, and beautiful works of art. In Class 3 we have started…

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Science - Forces and Magnets

Magnetism

Last week we looked at forces and how they can make an object slow down, speed up or change direction. This week we explored magnets and magnetic forces.

We learnt that magnetism is an invisible force that acts between two materials that do not have to be in direct contact. You…

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Leo's Diary

Tilly

Leo was lucky enough to go home with Tilly this weekend, it looks like they had a fantastic weekend! (I'm glad he survived playing with Herbie!)

 

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 2 

Wow! What another fantastic week of homework pieces, I am yet again very impressed by the variety and quality of homework. Well done Class 3 - keep up the good work.

Our homework heroes this week are Bethany, Chloe D and William. 

Bethany 

spoilt the Class…

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R.E - What do creation stories tell us about our world?

The Jewish Creation Story

Today we studied the Jewish beliefs about creation, and considered what the story tells us about the world. We sequenced the story and created storyboards in our books. Throughout the lesson we suggested meanings for the different parts of the story and recognised…

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History - Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Olympics 

In History today, we travelled back in time to 776BC, when the first Olympic Games took place. They were held in honour Zeus, and took place every 4 years at Olympia. At this time any wars going on between City states were stopped so all could take part.

In groups, we…

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Pupil Blog - Forces in Action

Weekly blog by Caden and Chloe S

This week we have being learning about forces in Science. In groups we carried out an investigation to find out how much force is needed to move a toy car on different surfaces.

Prediction: it will take more force to move on a rough surface

Equipment:…

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Leo's Diary

Leo the Lion!

Here in Class 3, we have an extra member of our class! Our class pet, Leo the Lion. 

Leo is lucky enough to go home with a member of Class 3 every weekend for an action packed adventure. The children take home his weekend dairy and write about all the wondeful things they got…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 1

I was blown away today by the effort and creative work put into this week’s homework pieces by all children! I would like to say a huge well done as I am extremely proud. It has been very hard to choose but our homework heroes for this week are: Liberty, Jessica and…

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Junior Jam

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Class 3 were thrilled to welcome back Mr Freeman today, our Junior Jam teacher.

Today, our task was to produce an exciting, innovative, eye-catching advert using everyday classroom objects. We selected our objects and gave them a makeover – they received new magical powers,…

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Ancient Greek Murder Mystery

There's been a murder!

Today Class 3 have taken part in an Ancient Greek murder mystery challenge and worked together in groups as serious crime investigators in order to bring Agathon’s killer to justice. There were five main suspects of this murder:

  • Baltar – Agathon’s greatest rival in…
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Science - Forces and Magnets

Pushes and Pulls

Today we started our 'Forces and Magnets’ topic by talking about different types of forces. These included:

  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Twisting
  • Magnetic force
  • Gravity
  • Air resistance 
  • Upthrust
  • Spring force
  • Friction

We discussed examples of pulling and pushing and…

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Pupil Blog - Daedalus and Icarus

Weekly Blog by Chloe D and Tommy-Lee!

This week in English we have being learning about Greek Mythology and identified some key characteristics of Ancient Greek Myths. These include:

  • Magical powers
  • Gods and goddesses
  • Often having unhappy endings and even deaths
  • They were originally…
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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 7

It's our final week of term and our last homework heroes of 2016.

This week our very well deserving heroes are William and Tilly.

William

wrote an amazing winter poem, which included alliteration, similes and personification!

Tilly

wrote a very…

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Christingle

Christingle means 'Christ's Light' 

Christingles are made from an orange, red ribbon, 4 small sticks, dried fruits or sweets and a lit candle. They are used by Christians to celebrate Jesus as the Light of the World. 

In Class 3, we have been learning all about Christingle and we have each…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 6 

Class 3 produced some wonderful pieces of homework this week! 

Our homework heroes are Kara, Liam and Millie B! (We had to choose 3 because they were so fantastic!) 

Winter

White glimmering snow falls from the sky.

Icy cold ice melts through the…

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Science - Rocks and Soils

Rocks and Soils

In Science this term we have been looking at 'Rocks and Soils'.

We have turned into geologists and paleontologists to find out more!

We:

  • have explored a variety of rocks and grouped them in different ways according to their observable features and attributes 

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