Amazing Maths

Recently Class 1 have been learning numbers and shapes through different activities and tasks. We used our interests and fascinations to explore different areas of provision which support our maths learning. Lots of rich opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of maths were found, and we…

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Computing

Purple Mash

This afternoon, Class 3 were set a challenge that would use all of their coding knowledge so far! 

Miss Brown asked them to write an algorithm that made;

  • Continually swim from right to left across the top of the screen
  • After 5 seconds, an octopus to appear and swim across…
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African Arts Week

African Arts Week

This week we have been celebrating the continent of Africa for our Arts week based upon the Zulu Nation warriors. The children have looked where in the world Africa is and undertaken a range of activities designed by our very own Arts Council.

In class four the children…

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Artsmark - Arts Week

African Art

This week is Arts Week, our fabulous Arts Council planned and prepared a fantastic range of activities us to complete. We're very proud to be working towards our Artsmark Silver Award. In September 2018, we put together our Aberford Arts Council and began our pathway to working…

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Science

Bones, bones, bones

This afternoon we learnt the scientific names for the bones in our body! How many do you know?

  • cranium
  • mandible
  • clavicle
  • sternum
  • thoracic cage
  • humerous
  • ulna
  • radium
  • metacarpals
  • carpals
  • phalanges
  • vertebral…
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Super Science

Investigating Light

Class 4 know that light can only travel in a straight line. It cannot bend or turn around corners. This week, the children were challenged to find out how they would be able to get a light beam to turn a corner! Thinking as scientists, the children soon came up with the idea…

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We had visitors in Class 1...

The Gingerbread Man!!

 

To our surprise, the gingerbread men came to visit us in class one! They made quite a mess and the children enjoyed the mystery of trying to find out how they got in. 

                                                   

Excitingly, they did leave us with a new…

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The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

 

In Class1,  we have had a very busy two weeks!

We have thoroughly enjoyed reading The Gingerbread Man, retelling the story together, and sequencing the story. We also enjoyed making lots of gingerbread men out of playdough.

Then we had a day learning…

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Science

Skeletons!!

This afternoon we looked carefully at what makes up the human skeleton, we then made our own! 

 

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Armistice Day is on the 11th November and is also known as Remembrance Day.

It marks the day World War One ended, at 11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. Every Remembrance Day at 11 am, people all over the world come together for 2 minutes of silence. We have a…

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Music

Music

Today, we enjoyed our first music lesson with our new music teacher, Mrs Warner! 

Throughout this unit 'Glockenspiel,' we will learn to play and read the notes C, D E and F. We will also learn to play the tunes:

  • Easy E
  • Strictly D
  • Play your music
  • Drive
  • Dee Cee's…
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Science

Eatwell Plates

Today we looked at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what proportions we…

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