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FORCES DAY

We have had LOADS of fun today! The Year 5's have used all their knowledge on forces to design and create parachutes for this half terms SITE project! However this site project had a twist... the children had to use their newly learnt skills in maths to budget what they used and buy their…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 10 December 2018

Category: Year 5


Four Operations!

Class 5 have been busy learning the four mathematic operations this half term; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Now that we have mastered them, the children would love to show off their favourite operation! I am incredibly proud of them all.

 

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 6 December 2018

Category: Year 5


Edward Elf

A big welcome to Edward Elf

This week has seen the arrival of our very own class elf. Edward Elf kindly brought a book for us to share in Class R called, My letter to Santa. The children have really enjoyed listening to the story and were eager to begin writing their own letters to Santa. In…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 5 December 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Christingle

This week Class R has taken part in a Christingle service led by the Reverend Morgan. The children were enthusiastic to learn about the different parts that made up a Christingle. Having taken part in the service some of the children decided to make their own Christingles at the playdough table.…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 5 December 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Year 6 enjoying the Christmas Cafe!

Class 6 loved going to the Bramham Christmas Cafe! It was a superb opportunity to look over our books for the term (with a cake), and reflect on just how much progress we have made! Some of us were able to share it with parents as well as each other, Ms Richards and Miss Prankard. We are so very…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 4 December 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Thwaite Mills 2018

Class 6 visited Thwaite Mills last week. We had a brilliant day filled with fantastic workshops learning about World War 2 on both a national and local scale.

The day started at school and we were back in our evacuation outfits ready to start the day! Once at Thwaite Island, we were divided…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 4 December 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Electrical Circuits!

In our most recent SITE lesson, we created circuits and investigated how the brightness of a bulb changes when we change the number of batteries or the voltage. We really enjoyed this lesson, we discovered that the more voltage you use (either through a higher quantity of volts in the battery or a…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 3 December 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


The Stone Age

Class Three were delighted to welcome Mr Briggs back into the classroom. Mr Briggs came and told us all about fossilisation and Stone Age tools. He also brought in an abundance of fossils and Stone Age tools for the class to explore and discuss. It was a fun filled afternoon and the children were…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 30 November 2018

Category: Year 3


MAYAN DRAMA

Year 5 had a GREAT time visiting our Shadwell Year 5's! They all made such good friends and had huge smiles from start to finish! One Day Creative came to work with the children where they learnt a tremendous amount of facts about the Mayans. The children's development of speaking and listening…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 29 November 2018

Category: Year 5


LAUNCHING THE READING CHALLENGE!

Class 6 were thrilled to launch the 2018 READING CHALLENGE today! Over the next 18 weeks, Class 6 are going to take on the challenge of reading 18 pre-selected books. These books have been hand-chosen to help us understand more about the world around us through the themes and challenges the…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 27 November 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


WW2 inspired cooking!

This week, it was Class 6's turn to have their cookery lesson with the wonderful Mrs Legault. This is usually done in small groups, but we thought it would be a great opportunity to learn even more about WW2 and merged it with our topic lesson for a whole class session! We made carrot cookies from…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 27 November 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Understanding Upthrust

This week the children found out why objects weigh less in water than they do outside of water. This helped consolidate last lessons learning on the difference between weight and mass - the mass of the toy car did not change BUT the weight changed in water when the force upthrust began to act…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 23 November 2018

Category: Year 5