The Rainbow Children

The Rainbow Children

- Gemma Peacock

 

The history books will talk of now,
That time the world stood still.
When every family stayed at home,
Waved out from windowsills-
At those they loved but could not hold,
Because they loved them so.
Yet, whilst they did they noticed all the…

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English Work

Handa’s Surprise

In English, we have been looking at the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. In the story, Handa takes a basket of fruit to her friend. We wanted to taste some of the fruit that Handa has in her basket. We decided to taste avocado, mango, banana and pineapple. Some of us were a bit…

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Geography - Around the world!

Around the world!

Class 3 have been working exceptionally hard in Geography - we are thoroughly enjoying our 'Around the World' topic. We have learnt about the 7 continents and practised locating different countries on the world map. We also found out about some of the key geographical features…

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World Book Day!

World Book Day!

Today we celebrating world book day, it is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it's a celebration of reading.  

 

 

 

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World Book Day

World Book Day

Today we celebrated World Book Day. The whole school dressed up as their favourite book character and we did lots of exciting activities throughout the day. We read lots of our favourite books and we enjoyed guessing what we had all dressed up as.  

 

 

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Gravity Investigation

Gravity Investigation

 

In Science, we were questioning 'What is weight?' and exploring Earth's gravitational force that causes objects to have weight. We explored this further by looking at the depth of craters made and the amount of material scattered when different objects were dropped…

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Art - Architecture

Famous Buildings

Throughout this term Class 3 will be exploring and examining building in a range of architectural styles. We will be looking at some of the most famous buildings in the world, finding out why they're famous, who built them and then, linking to our Geography topic, plotting them…

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Rooftoppers

Rooftoppers and Cityscapes

 

Before half term, Class 4 produced some amazing writing and art work based on our English novel, Rooftoppers.

We are particularly proud of this display in our classroom! 

 

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Art Week - Class 2

Alexander Calder

Last week was arts week in school. Class 2 looked at the life and works of Alexander Calder. We produced some artwork in the style of his work. We used primary colours and enjoyed experimenting with different shapes.

 

 

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Aberford's Amazing 'Arts Week'

Aberford's Amazing 'Arts Week'

Our ARTS council have been very busy this year, planning, mapping out and preparing an exciting ‘Arts Week’ for the whole school to enjoy! This half term, they planned for a focus on South America and the country of Mexico. As a council, after much research, the…

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Class 1 & 2 - Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Today we celebrated Chinese New Year. We did lots of different activities, including a dragon dance, food tasting, Chinese number problems, making Chinese lanterns and designing dragon masks. We had a fantastic day and we learnt lots about Chinese culture.

 

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Class 2 - Animal Topic

Designing and Making a Safari

Today we designed our own animal safari park as part of our animal topic. We started by designing it on paper and then built it using various different resources, including wooden blocks, lego, stickle bricks and cardboard. We thought hard about how to make our…

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