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Stars of the week

Posted by Mrs Hilton on 28 February 2020

Category: Star of the week

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Asking the right questions...

Year 3 developing their questioning skills today whist searching for information on the internet. The children learned that it is important to ask very specific questions in order to investigate and establish details. Impressive work!

Posted by Mrs Hall on 27 February 2020

Category: Year 3

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Research in action!

As part of our topic on Ancient Egypt, the children have been researching life in Egypt today. They used the ipads to find out about the climate, the population and other fascinating facts! 

Posted by Mrs Hall on 27 February 2020

Category: Year 3

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Ancient Egypt!

Class 3 at Shadwell launched their Ancient Egypt topic with an exciting day on Monday! Everyone arrived at school dressed ready to travel back in time to investigate how people lived in this fascinating country, many years ago. It promises to be a wonderful adventure this half term...

Posted by Mrs Hall on 27 February 2020

Category: Year 3

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Greek Sandals Launch Day

To launch our new history topic of The Ancient Greeks, we made some Greek sandals using our knowledge of materials and their properties from last half term. 

The children did some product research and decided which class of citizen they would like to make their sandals for before designing and…

Posted by Miss Cammiss on 25 February 2020

Category: Year 5

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Spring into maths!

We got straight into maths for the start of Spring term 2. We were working out the volume of cuboids and arrived at a formula to apply to all examples. We're going to be moving on to calculating angles and finding unknown angles in shapes.

We started our writing unit on 'persuasion' - writing a…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 25 February 2020

Category: Year 6

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Dissecting Lilies

Today, we launched our new SITE topic of 'life cycles of a plant'. 

Before we can learn about pollination, reproduction and seed dispersal, we needed to learn all the different parts of a plant and their functions, including whether they are male or female. 

We dissected lilies to get some…

Posted by Miss Cammiss on 24 February 2020

Category: Year 5

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Lyrical geniuses!

Today, Class 4 had an impromptu music lesson with Miss Crowley. 

They developed their skills of lyric writing and counting the beats. 

Working in small groups, the children had to choose a topic they enjoyed and write a song about it to perform for the other children to guess. It was great…

Posted by Miss Ings on 14 February 2020

Category: Year 4

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Guitar Performance

Class 2 have been learning about rock music in our Music topic this half term. This week, Zain brought his guitar in and taught the class about the electiric guitar, he explained how the sound is made in a high and low pitch and how it comes out through the amp. The children had lots of fantastic…

Posted by Mrs Pelc on 14 February 2020

Category: Year 2

Tags: Class 2

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Stars of the Week

Posted by Mrs Hilton on 14 February 2020

Category: Star of the week

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Jamaican maths

In Class One we have been learning about Jamaica and comparing it to the United Kingdom.  We have compared the weather, the landscape and the foods and today the children had the chance to sample some real Jamaican products.  However, first they had to find the length and mass of each of them,…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 13 February 2020

Category: Year 1

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Year 3 Film Premiere!

The Class 3 Film Premiere was a great success today, with four new films released about plants. The children had used ipads to create the films, uploading pictures and videoing each other. They developed their IT skills, confidence, speaking and listening skills and their scientific knowledge. The…

Posted by Mrs Hall on 13 February 2020

Category: Year 3

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