Throughout this term Class 3 will be exploring and examining building in a range of architectural styles. We will be looking at some of the most famous buildings in the world, finding out why they're famous, who built them and then, linking to our Geography topic, plotting them…
Rooftoppers and Cityscapes
Before half term, Class 4 produced some amazing writing and art work based on our English novel, Rooftoppers.
We are particularly proud of this display in our classroom!
Last week was arts week in school. Class 2 looked at the life and works of Alexander Calder. We produced some artwork in the style of his work. We used primary colours and enjoyed experimenting with different shapes.
Aberford's Amazing 'Arts Week'
Our ARTS council have been very busy this year, planning, mapping out and preparing an exciting ‘Arts Week’ for the whole school to enjoy! This half term, they planned for a focus on South America and the country of Mexico. As a council, after much research, the…
Chinese New Year
Today we celebrated Chinese New Year. We did lots of different activities, including a dragon dance, food tasting, Chinese number problems, making Chinese lanterns and designing dragon masks. We had a fantastic day and we learnt lots about Chinese culture.
Designing and Making a Safari
Today we designed our own animal safari park as part of our animal topic. We started by designing it on paper and then built it using various different resources, including wooden blocks, lego, stickle bricks and cardboard. We thought hard about how to make our…
There was much excitement in Class 4 this afternoon as we finally got to taste our school-made butter! After investing our time in 'churning' and ' refrigerating' our very own butter the time for taste had arrived!
Take a look at the facial expressions throughout the…
Today we looked at various different books by Eric Carle. We looked at the way that he creates different animal collages. We focused on the book ‘1, 2, 3, Zoo’ and looked at the lion collage. We then created our own lion collages inspired by Eric Carle’s lion.
Our Outdoor Learning
Class 1 have had a great start to the New Year, we are thoroughly enjoying learning in our outdoor areas. This week we have been looking at 2D shapes and explored how the wind affects different materials - it's been great fun!
Exciting English descriptive writing
Class 4 are thoroughly enjoying our new English novel ‘Beowulf’ and have become engrossed in the characters, plot and beasts! This week we have launched straight back into our descriptive writing and have produced 2 quality pieces.
The first was a…
Vicious Vikings…or were they?
In our Science lesson this week, we were required to help prove a scientist’s belief that the Vikings have been misunderstood and misrepresented as a primitive civilisation.
We examined how the Vikings used science to make food much more edible, nutritious and…
This year, we decided to make our own Christmas crackers and hats - as well as reducing our plastic waste, it was a lot of fun!