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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Bikeability

Bikeability

Our Year 6 children took their Road Safety learning to a whole new level this week as they embarked on their 'Bikeability' level 1 and level 2.

Written by Oliver, Poppy and Millie B:

On the 24th September, Year 6 excitedly set off to complete their level 1 with Angela from the…

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Making Music

Making Music

Written by Evie D and Olivia:

 

This week in Junior Jam, we were challenged with re- creating a well known tune using Garage Band. We had to use the original song as a basis and then make it our own by creating a slightly different version. Our group selected to work on the…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 3

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 3

After our Scooter Safety and our Road Safety sessions, Class 4 were tasked with presenting all of their learning from these in a creative way. On Monday morning, Mrs Warner was inundated with videos, models, eye-catching posters and information leaflets…

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Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 2

Homework Heroes - Autumn 1 - Week 2

Our classroom has been taken over by a 'sea' of fish this week as everyone has been bringing in their amazing, unique fish to add to our whole school display in the hall. Class 4 have blown me away with their creative pieces and have carefully thought about…

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