8th May 2020 marks 75 years since VE (Victory in Europe) Day.
The day the Second World War came to an end in Europe. It happened when Germany (sometimes known as the Nazis) surrendered. It was not the end of the war completely though as it continued in the Pacific against Japan.…
A Beacon of Light in Dark Times
- Jo Beard
A 99 year old veteran,
had a great idea.
To show gratitude to the NHS,
within his 100th year.
You know him as Captain Tom,
but his name is Thomas Moore.
A British Army Officer,
who served in the Second World War.
Llama Llama, red pajama
- Lori Parish
Llama llama, red pajama,
Can’t go out, nor can his mama.
Grandma, Grandpa stuck inside;
from his family he cannot hide.
Mama says, “We’ll see friends soon!”
But all she really means is Zoom.
Germs on doorknobs, desks, and…
Our Heroes in Blue
- Matt Kelly
Artist - Lauren Rogers -Martin
I'll tell you a tale, that's been recently written.
Of a powerful army, so Great it saved Britain.
They didn't have bombs and they didn't have planes.
They fought with their hearts and they fought with their…
The Rainbow Children
- Gemma Peacock
The history books will talk of now,
That time the world stood still.
When every family stayed at home,
Waved out from windowsills-
At those they loved but could not hold,
Because they loved them so.
Yet, whilst they did they noticed all the…
Around the world!
Class 3 have been working exceptionally hard in Geography - we are thoroughly enjoying our 'Around the World' topic. We have learnt about the 7 continents and practised locating different countries on the world map. We also found out about some of the key geographical features…
World Book Day!
Today we celebrating world book day, it is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it's a celebration of reading.
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…
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!
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!
African Kente Cloth
As part of our history topic, Africa, we have been looking at Kente Cloths - they are traditionally made from thin strips that are woven together on narrow looms. We made ours using card, paint, wool and glue. Don't they look fantastic?
After reading the opening of our book. Journey to Jo'burg, we story-mapped using the information given so far and our inference skills. We looked at the location of the places in the story and mapped them, we discussed and gave reasons for our choices.