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 already ruled the country that we know today as France; they called it Gallia and were just across the English Channel.

The Roman…

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The Spaghetti and Marshmallow Challenge

'Teamwork makes the dream work!'

In Class 3 we are a team - and a fantastic team at that! This morning Miss Brown challenged us to work as a team to construct the tallest lone standing spaghetti and marshmallow tower we could. Due to our excellent listening skills, patience, encouragement and…

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English

Research

In English today we used the laptop to conduct research on different areas of the Stone Age. In pairs, the children researched;

  • Cave paintings
  • Hunting
  • The importance of fire
  • Daily life
  • Weapons
  • Eating habits
  • Stonehenge
  • Burials

In their English books, they…

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Art and Design

Art - Stonehenge 

Stonehenge is one of the world's most famous monuments. It stands on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, and its giant stones can be seen from miles around. Stonehenge was built over many hundreds of years. Work began in the late Neolithic Age, around 3000BC. Class 3 researched the…

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History - The Stone Age

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Science - Electricity

Electricity

This afternoon Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed constructing electrical circuits using wires, bulbs, switches and batteries. They worked as a team to complete challenges and explored what is needed to make a complete circuit. Fantastic work today! 

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History - The Stone Age

Cave Paintings

Class 3 have travelled back in time to the Stone Age era and created some amazing cave paintings!

Cave paintings are paintings on cave walls and ceilings. Usually, these paintings were made in prehistoric times. Most cave paintings date from 10,000 to 20,000 years ago. The…

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English - The Stone Age Boy

The Stone Age Boy

In English today we re-created a hunting scene from our book. Om and her family took The Stone Age Boy on a group hunt, what an experience! We brainstormed thoughts, feelings and actions of each character. It was great fun, bringing drama into our English lessons.

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Homework Club

Homework Club

At homework club this week, we completed Task 7 - to create a large Art Attack! As a team, we decided to create a flower using ourselves. We used our jumpers for the centre of the flower, the girls as petals, Miss Brown as the stalk and the boys as the leaves! 

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Art and Design

Art - 'A Starry Night'

In Art this week, we looked at Van Gogh's 'A Starry Night'. Everyone was given a small part of the painting to enlarge to A4 using oil pastels. We each focussed on the colours, swirls and tiny details. Together, our work looks amazing!! 

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Pupil Blog - English

Pupil blog by Beth and Ella

English/History

In Class 3 this week we have been learning about the River Nile, here is some of the information we have discovered…

Way back (3,500 years ago) the River Nile was the key to survival. It was so important to the ancient Egyptians because they…

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Science - Sound

String Telephones

In Science this week we made string telephones to explore how sound travels over a distance.

When one person talks into their cup, the cup vibrates. The sound energy of these vibrations passes along the string. The string is a solid, so the particles are very close…

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