Science

Plants and Growing 

 

In Science we have been learning about different flowers and plants. We spent this afternoon looking at and labelling different flowers and sorting them into 'wild' flowers and 'garden' flowers. 

 

      

 

 

After sorting the flowers, we went on a…

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Exploring 3-D shapes

This week we have been learning all about 3-D shapes. Class One explored 3-D shapes that we could find around the home and classroom and we talked about which shapes we knew whilst building some magnificent model rockets and houses. We could talk about the 3-D shapes cone, cylinder, cube, cuboid…

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Science

Forces in action

This week in science, we have been looking at different forces in action. We have learnt about;

  • pushing
  • pulling
  • gravity
  • friction
  • upthrust
  • air resistance

Which car will need the greatest force (push/pull) to move?

Why do you think that?

In groups,…

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Day of the Dead - Design Technology

Day of the Dead

Class 4 have begun their summer design technology project designing a mask to celebrate the Mexican festival 'Day of the Dead'. In the towns and cities in Mexico people dress and parade in bright, colourful costumes and make up, making offerings to lost loved ones. Day of the…

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Computing

Touch Typing

Out computing unit for this half term is Toch Typing, which used 2Type and is designed to help the children learn the basics of quick and efficient typing. 

So far, we have learnt the correct way to sit at a keyboard, how to use the home, top and bottom row keys. We have…

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English

The Boy Who Grew Dragons

Class 3 have been enjoying their new book by the author Andy Shepherd, 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons'.

A Guide to Growing Dragons

Things you should know before growing your own dragon:

  • Dragons are A LOT more trouble than cucumbers.
  • It is very hard to keep a…
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Ready Steady Grow

In class two we have started our new topic in science called 'Ready Steady Grow'. In our first lesson we looked closely at different fruits and vegetables using magnifying glasses to notice all the different textures, patterns and seeds we could see. We then sketched what we saw and spent some…

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Planting our sunflowers

This week Class One have been learning all about growing flowers and vegetables. We looked at what a sunflower and a bean seed needs to grow and decided to see if we can grow some of our own. We were very lucky because Diane gave us some sunflowers to look after too! Our garden will provide lots…

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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day 2021

We were lucky enough to participate in the Leeds for Learning Primary Diversity Day on 20th April 2021. This event gave us the opportunity to learn first-hand about the celebrations that take place in our local faith communities at this time of the year.

In Class…

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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day

We started the day by talking about the Islamic festival of Ramadan and what it means to fast. Class One were very fortunate to have two children whose families are currently fasting and they were able to give us some first-hand experiences that themselves and their…

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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day

In class 2, we started the day by looking at the Christian festival of Easter. We listened to Reverend Sue talking about the celebration of new life and then made our own Easter gardens.

 

We then looked at the Islamic festival of Eid. We learnt about Ramadan…

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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day

In Class 3, we started the day by looking at what diversity means. 

It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic…

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