Sikh Workshop By DJ Kash

DJ Kash came into school today to deliver a whole school assembly on Sikhism and the she worked in KS1 and Year 4. The children learned a lot from Kash and they really enjoyed looking at the artefacts and listening to her stories. They finished with a dance using traditional Bollywood…

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Palm Oil Debate

This week we have been learning about the language of debate and writing our own discursive text.  Inspired by the recently banned Iceland advert, we have been looking at reasons for and against banning the production of palm oil through deforestation.  Visit our blog to view the video and read…

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Christmas Art and DT week in Year 5

Year 5 have had a fantastic week making Christmas cards, calendars, Christmas stockings and mince pies.  It has been great fun to get into the Christmas spirit whilst embedding our design technology skills.

 

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Future Maths Teachers

This week we have been developing our understanding of decimals. The children enjoyed working with a partner and taking on the role of the teacher to show their understanding of the topic. We used coaching and peer-support techniques to round decimals to the nearest whole number and the nearest…

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Remembrance Day Celebration in Year 5

Today the whole school invited parents, grandparents and the local community into school to look at all the work that they have been doing on WW1. In Year 5 we looked at which countries where involved as an Allied force or as a Central Power. The children also made poppies and wrote messages to…

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Judo

We had a great time this week during our first Judo lesson.

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Pre-Learning Afternoon

 

This week we invited parents into school to take a step back in time as we began our 'pre-learning' work.  The children and myself loved having parents and family members in the classroom, supporting them with their learning.  Children and adults alike enjoyed researching and finding out abut…

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Flying Gorillas Workshop - Year 5

 

Today the whole school enjoyed watching the ‘Flying Gorillas’ music and dance workshop.

I have never seen Year 5 sit so quietly as they did when listening to music played on the cello and the violin.

The children also got to see a range of acting performed to the…

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Area Outdoors

We had so much fun with maths outdoors last week, that this week we decided to do it all again! This time we calculated the area of the shapes using our knowledge of multiplication.

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Handwriting Improvements

We've been working on improving our presentation and handwriting.  The children have been excited to see their own improvements.  Can you spot the difference in just four weeks?  

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Egg-citing Science

This week we have been learning about forces and air resistance.  We enjoyed learning about the effects of air resistance through exploring parachutes.  We have planned our own investigations and made parachutes ready for our 'egg-citing' parachute launch. 

 

The children have been set the…

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Wonder in the Wonderful Outdoors

Today we have enjoyed reading our class text, Wonder by R.J. Palacio' , in the outdoor learning classroom and willow dome. 

We enjoyed the fresh air whilst finding out about Auggie's first day at Beecher Prep.  We are really enjoying reading the book and are looking forward to finding out…

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