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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English

Taking Flight

This afternoon we started our new English topic based on the short animation, Taking Flight. Taking Flight is a short film inspired by Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon. In this fictional tribute to Pasin's legacy, what begins as a small boy's boring day with…

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Science

Health and movement

We started our new science topic this afternoon, looking at how humans get the nutrition they need from what they eat.

There are many different ways you can group food. One way we looked at this afternoon was into the food groups:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fruit and…
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Computing

Purple Mash

Today we had our first computing lesson using Purple Mash and it was so much fun!! 

Our first unit is Coding. Throughout this unit we will aim:

  • to explain what coding us
  • to use timers in 2Code to create different effects
  • To use repetition commands  
  • To introduce if…
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