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.
Mirrors and Reflections
Today, in Science, we looked at reflections! Together we investigated reflective surfaces, how reflections work and the scientific processes involved by taking part in three different challenges:
In pairs, we wrote secret messages to one another by…
The Second World War ended on 8th May, 1945 in Europe when the German Army signed the armistice, surrendering to the allies. Britain had fought for six long years and suffered tremendously due to enemy bombing, rationing, loss of soldiers and the effects of the second total war.
Messerschmitts and Spitfires
After learning all about the Battle of Britain, we were very intrigued about the different types of planes that flew for each side. German Messerschmitts were used by the German Luftwaffe to attack Britain, and British Spitfires were used by the British Air Force to…
We had a fantastic trip on Tuesday to Eden Camp, we loved exploring the museum and seeing things we had been learning about in class. The children were amazing, I'm very proud they represented the school so well.
Our favourite parts:
- pressing the 'DO NOT PRESS' button in the…
Class 3 have had an amazing day today! We came to school dressed as WW2 evacuees and had great fun completed lots of learning around WW2. Today, we baked using WW2 rations, wrote letters home to our parents to let them know that we were safe, packed our suitcases, made gas masks and…
States of Matter
Today we launched our 'States of Matter' topic in Science. There are 3 states of matter we have been learning about:
Materials in a solid state keep their shape unless a force is applied to them.
Solids can be cut, squashed or twisted. They will not change shape…
Geometry - 3D modelling
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What parts of a plant do we eat?
Well, that completely depends on 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
- Nuts and seeds
Take a closer…
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…