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Parts of a car

Exploring a car

 

Despite the frosty weather, the children have enjoyed going out to visit Miss Simpson's car. They have popped the bonnet and had a look at what is hidden underneath. They were especially interested in the battery and the engine. The children have looked around the car and…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 4 February 2019

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Ledston Estate Trip

On a very cold Tuesday morning, we bundled into a coach and headed to Ledston Estate with Shadwell for a fun day of learning outside. We met Barbara and discussed all sorts of things, from different types of plants and how seeds are formed to pollination and how things grow. We learned about the…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 30 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 25 January 2019

Category: Star of the week

Tags: Star of the Week


Alien Soup!

Year 5 have learnt about different methods of separating materials, which have been mixed together. They were given the task of separating Alien Soup. They had to choose what methods to use and which equipment was the most suitable. This became very messy!

 

 

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 24 January 2019

Category: Year 5


SITE in Class Three

This half term, Class Three are learning all about plants. We have had some really exciting lessons so far. We are currently exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth through an experiment. We have investigated the way in which water is transported within plants from an experiment…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 24 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Winter Explorer Day

WINTER IS COMING

 

Today Class R have enjoyed taking part in a winter explorer day. They began the day by discussing things they know about winter. The class then prepared for going outside. We used the top field and in our key worker groups we built dens. Each group selected an area they…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 16 January 2019

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Glockenspiel Lessons

Class Three are really enjoying their music lessons. This week, all the children were able to read simple music notations in order to perform as a class. 

 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 16 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Soluble or insoluble?

Our new SITE focus is 'properties of materials'. The children loved the first of many experiments this half term. The children predicted whether materials were soluble or insoluble in hot water and then we tested it out! We discovered a wide range of results!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 15 January 2019

Category: Year 5


Cooking

Making biscuits

 

Today the children had a lovely time making biscuits. They rolled out the dough using the rolling pins before using the cutters to cut their biscuits. The children worked hard making sure the dough wasn't rolled too thin. They were really pleased with their finished…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 15 January 2019

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Sports Commentators

This week we have been learning to read, interpret and draw graphs in maths. Year 5 LOVED being commentators by describing Great Britain's history in the Olympic Games over the years.

 

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 11 January 2019

Category: Year 5


Explorer Day!

Land Ahoy!

 

Class One have been ‘exploring’ their new topic today. We had space explorers, wilderness explorers and lots of scary pirates!

 

At the beginning of our day, a mysterious clue arrived in the register. As we followed the clues throughout the morning, the children learnt…

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Posted by Miss Camm on 9 January 2019

Category: Year 1


Launch Day

Our new topic focus is South America with particular focus on the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The children were particularly excited by all the interesting facts they found out about Brazil's football team! Our learning in topic is linked to our English debate focus with the motion of…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 7 January 2019

Category: Year 5