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Roman Helmets

Year 4 have had great fun learning all about the Romans this term. In particular, we have enjoyed art and design where we made our own Roman helmets. First, we put paper mache on balloons. Next, we popped the balloons (once dry) and gave them a grey base colour. After that, we used different…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 13 December 2017

Category: Year 5


Space rocket homework challenge!

We were so impressed by the children's space rocket junk modelling for their homework challenge! we had a space rocket launch and paraded them round our classroom. 

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Category: Year 2


Planetarium visit!

Class One thoroughly enjoyed a visit today from the Wonderdome! The planetarium gives a unique learning experience with a 'Space expert' who explained all about the solar system, the moon landing, the constellations and much more! Inside the dome, there is specialised visual and audio equipment…

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Category: Year 2


Class 3 Build our own skeletons!

The children have enjoyed building their own skeletons and labelling them. After addressing a few upside down ribs and some muddled up leg and arm bones we had one completed skeleton per group! We then went on a scientific name hunt and added them to our skeletons too. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 3 December 2017

Category: Year 4

Tags: Class 3


Mrs Benjamin's Maths Group

This week, Mrs Benjamin's Maths group have been learning to recognise and describe 3D shapes and their properties. 

This involved sorting them into groups and recognising real life examples. Evie said, "I really enjoy working with Mrs Benjamin and I feel much more confident about my shapes…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 1 December 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Tags: Class 5 , Class 6 , Maths


Star of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 24 November 2017

Category: Star of the week


Macbeth

Year 4 had a great morning watching The Young Shakespeare company reinact Macbeth. It was interactive for all children and taught them about William Shakespeare and the legacy he left behind on English language. 

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Posted by Miss Ings on 22 November 2017

Category: Year 5


Chichen Itza

We have been looking at the story of 'The Chocolate Tree' this half term and will very soon be writing our own versions of the story. To give us some inspiration and to help us understand how the characters may have felt inside, we built a mini Chichen Itza in our classroom. We decorated it with…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 22 November 2017

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 5


Impossible Maths Challenge

This half term we have been focussing on multiplication and division in maths.

Yesterday we attempted to crack a really difficult challenge and the children in class 5 came up with some fantastic reasoning to find the answer! 

Well done to Lucy who said "I tried out all of the consecutive…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 21 November 2017

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 5


Class 3 - Stone age shelters

We brought our baskets back into the classroom and showed fantastic teamworking skills to build our stone age shelters. 

We even brought some uninvited guests back into the classroom with us, thank goodnes Ben and Toby were there to return the woodlice and spiders to their actual…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 19 November 2017

Category: Year 4

Tags: Class 3


Class 3 gather materials for making stone age shelters!

On Friday we were set the challenge of building stone age shelters using only natural ,materials that we could find outside.

Our first task was to gather these materials, so we wrapped up and set out with baskets to fill!

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 19 November 2017

Category: Year 4

Tags: Class 3


Year 6 experience life as an evacuee!

As part of our World War 2 topic, we had a wonderful and interesting visit to Thwaite Mills yesterday. As you can see we entered the spirit by dessing like evacuees and when we arrived were issued with our own I.D. cards and Gas Mask boxes!

We split into groups and took part in 3 workshops…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 17 November 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Tags: Class 6 , Residentials