Abstract Space Art
Class 4 were inspired by the artist Peter Thorpe today, basing our Space artwork on his finished pieces. Our aim is to produce an abstract art background with a space feature in the foreground. Today we planned our initial ideas and then perfected our abstract…
Our Year 6 children braved the weather on Monday and Tuesday to complete their Bikeability sessions. We were especially proud of them on Tuesday morning, when the weather was particularly wet as they set off for their cycling around Aberford. Despite returning to school very…
Class 2 – Music
Today we did music. We learned a new song for Harvest Festival, called ‘Harvest Time’. We created some actions to go with the song. We are looking forward to celebrating the Harvest Festival next week.
Class 3 have had an amazing day today! We came to school dressed as WW2 evacuees and had great fun completed lots of learning around WW2. Today, we baked using WW2 rations, wrote letters home to our parents to let them know that we were safe, packed our suitcases, made gas masks and…
In English, we have been looking at the story of ‘Billy’s Bucket.’ We imagined that we were stuck in Billy’s bucket and needed rescuing. We wrote a message in a bottle to throw out of the bucket.
When Billy looked in his bucket, he went under the sea. We all saw different…
Class 4 had a lovely end to the day rehearsing our Spanish instructions and greetings. We held short conversations in pairs and then demonstrated these to the rest of the class. At the end the day we sang our greetings song!
In our grammar learning today, we revised how to accurately punctuate speech, We were required to identify where crucial elements had been omitted and correct this accordingly within different sentences. We were looking out for inverted commas, full stops, questions marks,…
Today we looked at some famous paintings of boats on the sea. We then painted our own picture. We started by painting the sky. We then painted the sea in green. After the green sea had dried, we painted over the top in blue. Next, we used a lollypop stick to create waves.
More 'out of this world' homework
The creations from this weeks Science homework were too good not to share. Take a look at our fabulous 3d models of the solar system and some more delicious baking of space cookies! We can't wait to see what next week brings.
Class 4 lead Collective Worship
We could not be more proud of Class 4 today after their amazingly well led Collective Worship.
Here at Aberford, we have a half termly rota for Collective Worship which looks more deeply at one of our Christian Values.
This half term we are looking at…
We have had our first PE lessons this week. We are doing gymnastics this term and we have been learning lots of new skills. We have been learning to do forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and bunny hops. We can’t wait to keep practising!
In Class 4, we are enjoying reading the novel 'Skyhawk' written by Gill Lewis. As part of our English learning, we are challenging ourselves to write
non-chronological reports which aim to provide many interesting facts about the Osprey.
Today, we used the ipads and…