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…
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…
Today we had our first computing lesson using Purple Mash and it was so much fun!!
- to explain what coding us
- to use timers in 2Code to create different effects
- To use repetition commands
- To introduce if…
D-Side and Internet Safety
We were pleased to welcome D-Side back into school on Wednesday and to learn more about how we can keep ourselves safe on the internet! We always find this session extremely useful to remind us of the world of the internet and how we need to take care of…
We have had an amazing week learning all about Brazil. We have researched where in the world Brazil is and found out all the countries that border Brazil.
We have looked at lots of famous landmarks in Rio such as Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and even…
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This week in Junior Jam, we were challenged with re- creating a well known tune using Garage Band. We had to use the original song as a basis and then make it our own by creating a slightly different version. Our group selected to work on the…
Class 2 spent their first Junior Jam lesson listening to different styles of music on the Garage Band app, in preparation for starting their own music compositions next week.
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Class 2 had a great time creating their own spy films, today, on the ipads. Here are a few action shots taken out on the field.
English - Research
A huge thank you to all of our parents who have supported PTA events in raising money for our new laptops, the children love using them! In English, Class 3 have used the laptops to carry out research on the poet and writer Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert wrote the poem 'From…
In Junior Jam Class 2 have been using the iPads to help us learn about programming. We have been using the Lightbot Junior app, giving the on-screen robot a set of instructions to make him move around a set of given objects.
Class 2 have been working with Mr Creffield, our new Junior Jam teacher, for the last two weeks. We have been focusing on clapping in time to a piece of music.
We have then been using the ipads to start to create our own class songs. Our current focus is the introduction and the first…
Emily and Seb have been working very hard on their song in Junior Jam! Take a listen below ..
What did you think? What instruments could you hear?