Mountains launch

Mountains launch

Today we have launched our Geography topic for this half term which is 'Mountains and Rivers'. We started by looking at different pictures and photographs of mountain ranges, discussed the different environments and considered textures, tones and perspective.

Using…

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First day and a spot of gardening!

First day and a spot of gardening!

 

Six lucky Class 4 children were chosen to tackle the very important job of digging up our carrots, potatoes, rhubarb and green beans this afternoon!

What an exciting opportunity on the first day back!

Take a look at how well our fruit and veg has…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 2 - Week 2

Homework Heroes - Autumn 2 - Week 2

 

As an optional homework task this week, Class 4 were challenged to create their very own unique Poppy. Four children were extremely creative in this task and have produced some truly beautiful pieces to represent hope and remembrance. These are currently…

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New Zealand

New Zealand

We have had a really enjoyable week learning all about New Zealand. From creating Maori bone Necklaces, to using atlases to map, from producing the New Zealand and Maori flags, to researching all about the physical and human Geography, about the animals of New Zealand, the…

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New Zealand - Launch Day

New Zealand - Launch Day

 

All of the children came into school this morning full of excitement and anticipation for our 'Children around the World' week. For New Zealand, we launched our learning by learning about Maori bone necklaces and then created our own version from clay.

Some…

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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

Last week, Class 4 were investigating yeast and set up an experiment to discover in which conditions yeast rises. The experiment required 4 zip up freezer bags which were then filled with different elements.

Each bag contained yeast and then:

Bag A - sugar and…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 6

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 6

 

This week, Class 4 were challenged to learn their homophone spellings in a different way. To try and remember each spelling for each meaning, the children drew an illustration in or around the word. Some of the designs were very creative and our spelling…

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Mental health and emotional well-being

Mental health and emotional well-being

 

Following on from Mrs Jennings' assembly, which helped us to consider our mental health, Class 4 then brought this back in to the classroom to further our learning and thoughts in some animated discussions.

We considered the idea of who and what we…

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Classification

Classification

 

Class 4 have been enthusiastically learning all about classification. Firstly, we defined classification and thought about reasons in our lives we need to classify items. Next, we discovered more about the scientist, Aristotle, who came up with the idea of classifying all…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 5

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 5

 

This week, as part of our history World War 1 learning, the children were challenged to research all about the Battle of the Somme

and to present their information in a creative way. 

All children discovered many interesting facts and were eager to…

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Mapping for writing

Street Child

 

To launch the start of our new class novel, Street Child, we read the first chapter and then created a visualisation map of the room in which Jim Jarvis and his family live in. We decided upon the items that the family would have in the room and placed them within the…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 4

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 4

 

There was a mixture of emotions in Class 4 last week as we came to the end of our first class novel of the year, War Horse. Everyone was sad the book was over, but thrilled that Joey had a happy ending after being reunited with his beloved Albert.

The…

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