Well done to all of Year 6 who competed in a judo Competition today. Each child had two matches and we used our skills that we have been taught over the last few weeks. Brilliant job everyone!
During our maths lessons on circles, we learnt about the parts of a circle, the radius and the diameter. The pupils then used a compass to draw circles with the given radius/diameter. We then created Christmas wreaths using our circles.
In Science this week we have been investigating different habitats in the school grounds. Have a read of what we learned on our class blog: https://gillibrandblogs.net/holly2018/2018/11/28/habitats/
Year 6 have looked at Advent and how this is represented within the church through the Advent Wreath and the Jesse Tree.
Today the children have created their own self-portraits. Have a look at their fantastic designs.
Year 4 have been using their knowledge of papier mache to create 3D shapes - Christmas baubles.
Year 2 have written their invites for the local community. They will be delivered next week!
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…
Year 4 have been improving their throwing and catching skills in PE today. They have been playing 'bench ball' and they have had to think about how to pass effectively and work as a team.
This week Reception class looked at the Christmas story. They dressed up as the characters from the story.
The children have also started to make cards that are to be given to the local care homes.
Thank you to all parents who took part in our Pre-Learning Mornings last week. The children are very keen to learn about dinosaurs and so we have decided to do a topic about this in the Spring Term. During our Pre-Learning Mornings, parents and children took part in a range of creative activities…
The pupils wrote letters from the trenches in World War One. After learning about censorship, they then edited out what would not have been allowed to be said just as they did in the war.