Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

Pupil Blog by Leighton and Charlotte

This week is anti-bullying week, although we don’t have bullying at our school it is still very important to learn about, because of how mean and un-kind it can be by making people’s lives sad. We first had an assembly about…

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Pupil Blog

Pupil blog by Freya and Alexa

This week so far…

In English

We have been continuing our work on the book ‘Friend or Foe’ and have been looking at writing a descriptive setting about when David entered the train station during World War 2. Here are some examples of our writing.

Freya:…

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History

The Blitz

Pupil blog by Evie and Tilly

This week in History we were learning about the Blitz and the need for Anderson shelters. 

During World War 2, it was important everyone in Britain played their part to help win the war - this was called the war effort. This…

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Building Bridges

Bridge building challenge

Written by Maddie and Millie

In our Design and Technology lesson, we were challenged to work collaboratively to design and construct a bridge structure made out of the materials we had all brought into school. These included: cardboard, string, plastic bottles, pipe…

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Pupil Blog - English

Pupil blog by Emily and Maddy

Friend or Foe

In English, we have been learning about a book called friend or foe. It is about a little boy called David who had to leave his home during World War II. He had to leave his family and travel to the countryside with all the other children because…

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The first week back in Class 4

The first week back in Class 4

Written by Anna, Holly and Rubie

This first week in Class 4 has been quite challenging but really fun! In English we have started reading an exciting novel called 'Skyhawk'. Mrs Warner always stops reading on a cliffhanger so we are eager to know what will…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Pupil Blog by Chloe and Madeleine

States of Matter

This week we have started our new science topic which is ‘states of matter.’ These are solids, liquids and gases.

First of all, we sorted pictures of different objects and materials into groups and decided which of these states they…

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Transition into Year 5

Transition day by Millie B and Liberty

Today, the year 4’s went into Class 4 for our transition day. We were mostly excited to be in our new class with Mrs Warner and join up with the current year 5’s again.

First of all, we drew self-portraits of ourselves, then Mr May kindly cut out the…

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Transition into Year 4

Transition day by Evie D and Emily

Today was transition day and we welcomed the current year 2s into our class to visit for the morning. First, we all made a circle and played a get to know you game where we all took it in turns to say what our favourite thing was, but we had to remember what…

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Production

Aladdin

Weekly blog by Billy (a street child) and Alexander (a royal trumpeter)

This week KS2 performed our production of Aladdin. We have been working hard for weeks preparing for our shows and we think everyone would agree that is was amazing. It has been very hard work but also really fun…

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Pupil blog

Pupil blog by Lavaya, Lizzy, Renita and Violet

Maths

This week in Maths we have used money. We looked at subtractions and how much change we would get when we bought some things from the shop. 'I really enjoyed Maths this week because it was really interesting,' said Violet. 'I thought it…

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Science - Flowers

Weekly blog by Millie B and Poppy

Paper-copter seeds

In Science, we have been learning about pollinating flowers. Today, we looked at the importance of seeds falling far from their parent tree, as if they fall right underneath they would not have enough space, water or light. It's vital…

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Homework Hero

Weekly blog by Bethany S and Chloe D

Homework Heroes - Week 2

This week class 3 have created lots of fantastic pieces of homework again. Our two homework heroes are Tilly and Millie B who have really impressed us all with the work.

First of all, Tilly created an amazing art attack in her…

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Science - Flowers

Pollinating Flowers by William S

We looked at the reproductive parts of the flower in Science yesterday. The reproductive parts include;

  • Stamen - produces the pollen
  • Stigma - is sticky so it makes the pollen stick to the plant from a bee, it then sends it to the ovaries
  • Style - sends…
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Pupil Blog

Pupil blog by Jack, Maddy, Ava and Kaitlyn

Music

In music this week we learnt the Peter Rabbit song and actions. ‘We had to do it slowly, then miss some out and go really fast,’ said Maddy. ‘I really liked it when we went fast,‘ added Jack. ‘I liked it when we did it in silence because you…

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Pupil Blog - Maths

Weekly blog by Liberty and Liam

Data and Graphs

In maths this week, we have been working on data handling. There are many ways to show data. We have drawn

  • bar charts
  • pie charts
  • line graphs
  • pictograms
  • time graphs

First we decided what data to collect Liberty asked the class…

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Pupil blog

Pupil blog by Lavaya, Violet, Lizzy and Renita.

PHSE

This week we have been speaking about special people in PHSE. 'We talked about if we were hurt and who could help you,' said Violet. 'We thought of people like our friends, our family and teachers,' Violet added. 'A nurse could help you…

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Pupil Blog

Pupil Blog by Seb, Leighton, Freya, Charlotte, Ruby and Madeline

Our visitor Dave from D-Side

This week Dave came in from D-Side and we spoke about keeping ourselves fit, healthy and safe. 'We learnt about our different body parts and where they are inside us,' said Leighton. 'I really…

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Pupil blog

Weekly blog by Alexa, Bailey, Caleb, Jenson and Millie

Art 

This week in Class 2, we have looked at the 'Great Fire of London.' 'It was in 1666,' said Jenson. 'It started in the bakery shop,' added Millie. We used oil pastels to colour the scene in Art. 'It was one of my favourite things…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Emily and Poppy: What do seedlings need to grow well?

In Class 3, for the last three weeks we have been identifying and describing the different parts of plants: roots, stem, leaves and flowers.  We have also been exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth and what…

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Pupil Blog

Pupil blog by George, Kian, Freya, Summer and Luca

R.E

This week in RE we have looked at ‘The Monkey King’ story. ‘The story was about the religion Buddhism’ said Keean. ‘It was about sacrifice. I found it really interesting,’ said George.

Maths

In Maths this week, we have been…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Maddy, Ava, Jack and Kaitlyn

P.E.

We really enjoyed P.E. this week, we played 'Tig ball'. Jack thought it was 'Great! You had to tig people with a ball. I got 7 people out'. We also played dodgeball 'I was on the losing team,' said Maddy 'But it was still fun!'

English

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R.E. - The Easter Story

Weekly Blog by Bethany and Millie L

This week we have been learning about what happened in the Easter story. The story begins when Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem. As he rode along people came out to see him.  They waved palm leaves and thanked God for Jesus. They wanted Jesus to be their…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Bailey, Jenson, Alexa, Millie and Caleb.

English

This week in class two we have had an exciting and busy week. In English, we have looked at the book ‘Funny Bones.’ ‘We had to change the body parts of the dog like in the story’ said Bailey. ‘We had to describe the cellar using…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Summer, Freya, Luca, Violet, Joshua, Lizzy and Natey

Science

This week in science we looked at Germination. ‘We have put some broad beans in a bag to see if they will grow’ explained Lizzy. ‘We are going to look at them each week to see if they change’ said Violet. ‘It’s funny…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Evie H and Maddie

This week in Science we have been learning about our muscles and how regular exercise can make them stronger. First we exercised our biceps and triceps using water bottles so that we could feel our muscles working. We had to hold the bottles with our arms…

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Pupil Blog - Maths

Weekly blog by Billy and Liam

This week in Maths we have being looking at measurement. We have been measuring things like our friends, their feet and objects in and out of the classroom. While doing this we have practised measuring accurately using rulers, tape measures and meter sticks.

We…

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Junior Jam

Class 4 enjoy iStopmotion

Blog written by Isla and Lucy

In our Junior Jam sessions we have been creating our very own stopmotion sequences. Stopmotion is where you take a series of photographs, moving an object a little at a time, then you need to speed up the sequence to put them into a…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Lavaya, Renita, Logan and Summer.

Science

This week in Science we have learnt about plants. Lavaya, 'we looked at some of the things that grow on trees, like an apple.' I enjoyed looking at flowers because it was really interesting.' said Logan. Renita and Summer enjoyed…

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Pupil Blog - World Book Day!

Weekly blog by Oliver and Alexander

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

We started the day with a special book day assembly, led by some of our classmates,  two gangster…

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World Book Day Celebrations

World Book Day Celebrations

Written by: Jason, Zac. Luke and Ethan

 

On Thursday 2nd March 2017, Aberford Primary School was transformed into a world of imagination and wonder! All of the pupils and staff were invited to dress up as their favourite book character, making it a day full of…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Ava, Kaitlyn, Seb and Maddy.

RE

This week in RE we made Sukkahs. Sukkahs are tents that people used in Egypt to escape the Pharaoh. We had to be very creative. Maddy said 'we had to be very careful because it could fall to bits really easy.' Seb said 'mine kept on falling to…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Bethany and Evie D

This week in science we started our new topic, keeping healthy. We were put into 6 groups of 4 and were given a client profile. Inside, was an information sheet about the client, their weekly food diary and also a list of questions the clients wanted us to…

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Pupil Blog

Weekly blog by Keean, Bailey, Summer, George, Luca, Freya and Jessica

English

This week in English we have been working on tongue twisters. Keean thought ‘they were really hard to say.’ Luca thought they were ‘good, but really hard.’ George said ‘it was hard and we sometimes got a little…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Poppy and Tilly

This week we created magnetic games using the knowledge we have gained during science. In partners we each designed and made the games using paper, paper clips and magnets.

We created different types of games from fishing to cops chasing grannies using our…

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Science

Class 4 creating animals to classify

Written by Evie and Maddie

In Science this week we have been looking at classifying our own made up species. We were challenged to base our imaginary animal on a normal animal with additional features. We created animals such as: dogs with rainbow spots,…

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WOLVES IN THE WALL

THE WOLVES IN THE WALL

Written by Scarlett and Danielle

This week we have been reading the book 'The Wolves in the Wall'. We read to the part where the family had to leave their house because the wolves, who were living in the walls, escaped into the rest of the house. We were then…

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Pupil Blog - Magnetism

Weekly blog by Charlie and Liberty

In science this week our task was to make our own magnetic compasses.

We needed:

  • A bar magnet
  • A flat plastic lid
  •  A plastic bowl
  • Water
  • Compass template

We had to:

  1. Cut the compass template out and stick it on the plastic lid
  2. Half…
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Pupil Blog - Maths

Written by Millie B and Millie L

This week in Maths we have been learning about fractions.

In red group we have been making fraction walls by separating squares into different numbers and splitting them into equal sections, we coloured these in and tried to discover any equivalent fractions.…

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Science

Classifying Sweets  

Written by Alfie and Lewis

 

On Tuesday afternoon in Science, Class 4 were set the challenge of classifying different types of sweet (this means separating them using a branching key)

The sweets involved were: Rolos, Smarties, Haribo, Liquorice Allsorts and Fruit…

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Pupil Blog - Greek Pottery

Weekly blog by William and Beth

Ancient Greek artists created paintings and sculptures, but one of their most famous inventions is the black and orange decorated pot. These were both practical objects that could be used for wine or water, and beautiful works of art. In Class 3 we have started…

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Pupil Blog - Forces in Action

Weekly blog by Caden and Chloe S

This week we have being learning about forces in Science. In groups we carried out an investigation to find out how much force is needed to move a toy car on different surfaces.

Prediction: it will take more force to move on a rough surface

Equipment:…

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English

Performance Poetry

Class 4 English lesson                           By Abigail and Isobel 

We have been reading Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael  Morpurgo. Today, in our English lesson,  we listened to some sounds of the sea in a storm. Whilst we listened to this,  we wrote down how  Michael,…

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Pupil Blog - Daedalus and Icarus

Weekly Blog by Chloe D and Tommy-Lee!

This week in English we have being learning about Greek Mythology and identified some key characteristics of Ancient Greek Myths. These include:

  • Magical powers
  • Gods and goddesses
  • Often having unhappy endings and even deaths
  • They were originally…
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