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Aboriginal Art

This half term we have been investigating Aboriginal style artwork in our art lessons. We have used pointillism to recreate the dotty patterns and looked closely at lots of different pieces of aboriginal work.

 

We have discovered aboriginal symbols and their meanings and looked for these…

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Posted by Miss Camm on 14 February 2020

Category: Year 2


Favela Art

In art we have been learning the skills of shading in a range of mediums. This week in topic we learnt about the South American Favelas. In art we unpicked artists who have created the favelas through discussion of their techniques and hidden meanings. A lot of the children liked how the artists…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 14 February 2020

Category: Year 5


Class 2 - Cooking

Class Two have been making delicious apple crumbles in their cooking lessons this week. We had to use the brigde technique to carefully cut the fresh apples and gently rub the butter together with our fingertips to make the crumble extra crumbly!

 

The children took their crumbles home to…

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Posted by Miss Camm on 14 February 2020

Category: Year 2


Stars of the week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 14 February 2020

Category: Star of the week

Tags: Star of the Week


Year 4 Music

Year four had great fun this week in their music lesson when singing, dancing and performing a creative interpretation of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. They sounded fantastic!

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Posted by Mrs Duckett on 13 February 2020

Category: Year 4


Glockenspiels

Class Three have been using glockenspiels to explore the different notes and their sounds in music. They have read music well, understanding the difference between crotchet, minims and rests and even performed a piece of music. 

 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 11 February 2020

Category: Year 3


Superstar Pencil Licenses

We have started to reward our amazing superstar writers in Class One with a special pencil license and a super special pencil! To get these, the children have to form all their letters correctly, sit all the letters on the line and have them all the right size in relation to each other! Not an…

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Posted by Miss Allen on 11 February 2020

Category: Year 1


Rescuing a penguin from the ice!

Class R have had great fun working together to find the best way to rescue a penguin from a big block of ice! The children came up with their own strategies to rescue the penguin, learning by trial and error.

They tried scraping, rubbing and attempting to smash the ice before working out they…

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Posted by Liz Veverka on 10 February 2020

Category: Reception Class


Using oral rehearsal to develop our writing!

Year 6 wrote their instructions to their 'Alchemist Machine' this week. A machine designed by them that has the powerful ability to turn precious memories into gold. We took a new approach to this piece of writing by spending a morning orally rehearsing the complex instructions to our machines…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 9 February 2020

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Deforestation Debate

I am so proud of Year 5 in their class debate today! They all had brilliant arguments and showed a huge amount of expression, emphasis and body language. Very persuasive Year 5; I loved your enthusiasm!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 6 February 2020

Category: Year 5


Human Geography of Spain

Today we explored and researched the human geography of Spain and Catalonia by looking at different aspects of Spanish culture - food, festivals, music and dance, famous buildings and Madrid. The children then created these posters and enjoyed presenting all the interesting facts they had learnt…

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Posted by Mrs Duckett on 5 February 2020

Category: Year 4


Ledston Estate

Class Three had a wonderful day at Ledston Estate. We discussed the different part of plants, their functions, how water is transported, the importance of pollination and lots more. It was lovely to see them showing off their superb understanding of plants - our SITE topic.

 

 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 4 February 2020

Category: Year 3