Egyptian Day

Wow! What fantastic Egyptians Years 3 & 4 make! The children looked fantastic and we had a brilliant day exploring all sorts of Egyptian things, from mummifying tomatoes to finding out about hieroglyphics then writing our own cartouches to creating scarab beetles. We've also done more work on the…

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Exploring Magnets

In Science this term, Year 3/4 have been exploring magnets and learning how a magnetic forces can affects other materials. In the children’s Science session this week we talked about the poles on a magnet and used the scientific vocabulary ‘attract’ and ‘repel’ to explain what was happening during…

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SCARF visit

Today we had a visit from SCARF. We learned about things we need, not only to survive physically but also to keep us mentally healthy. She told us about the physical effects cigarettes and alcohol can have on our bodies, but we should not feel pressured to use them—it’s our choice—but it is…

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Performance Poetry

At the beginning of this week, in our English, the children have started looking at a piece of poetry linked to the theme ‘Animals’. We have been reading a poem based on the musical story ‘Peter and the Wolf’. The children have spent time learning how to perform this poem using lots of expression…

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Earth Day

On Earth Day we found out about how we could change our lifestyles to help repair the earth and make a difference to reduce climate change. We made model houses and on them wrote an action we could take to make a difference. We found out about renewable energy such as wind turbines, then made our…

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PE Teamwork Task and Skills

This term in PE we have been developing our teamwork skills through different challenges.

Week 1: Yesterday, we were ‘Sheep and Shepherds’. The children’s challenge was to work together to help move the ‘sheep’ into a pen. To create further challenge, our ‘sheep’ were blindfolded and the…

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Instructions

We have been exploring instruction writing in English this week. Mrs Quayle started by giving us all instructions to make a 'Thing-a-me' which led to us making some very strange creations because the instructions were so badly written! Thankfully, we have since followed some well written…

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All things Scandinavian

It has been so great seeing everyone back in school! In Geography, we have been learning about the different Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden and Denmark). In order to find out a plethora of interesting facts, we had a scavenger hunt. Miss Webster hid fact cards outside; we had to find the…

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February Update

We continue to be super impressed with the way all the children in Years 3 and 4 have accessed their learning through February, whether they were joining us through live classes at home or were physically in the classroom. We want to say a massive well done to all the children and a big thank you…

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January Home Learning

January has been a very busy month for us in the Infant class, and we've had to adapt to a new way of working with everyone at home! In English, we have been exploring traditional tales, creating our own stories based on The Elves and the Toymaker. Our Reception children have been super creative…

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January Update

Wow! What a strange start to 2021, but we are so proud of how well the children have settled into their new way of learning. We've tried to stick as closely as possible to what we would have done with the children if they had been in school this term and it's great that we're able to deliver live…

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Dr Seuss

This month the Infants have been exploring the stories of Dr Seuss! We had a visit from the Cat in the Hat and his Things, and wrote our own stories about what might happen if the Cat came back. In Design Technology we have also been working hard on our glove puppets, based on another Dr Seuss…

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