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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


A herd of woolly mammoths

This week class three have created their own herd of woolly mammoths. In English, we are focusing on instructional writing. We had to follow a set of instructions - how to make a model woolly mammoth. After the children made their woolly mammoths, it was wonderful to see them annotating their set…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 22 November 2018

Category: Year 3


Henry Moore Art

This week we have been continuing our learning about Henry Moore. We looked at his piece 'Woman Seated in the Underground' and talked about the medium he used: water colour paints and wax crayons from Woolworths! We then experimented with different mediums ourselves to see if any other…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 21 November 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Children in Need!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 16 November 2018

Category: Year 5


Children In Need

Wear Something Spotty For Children In Need

 

The children in Class R enjoyed taking part in Children In Need Day. They wore their own spotty clothes and had great fun learning about Pudsey Bear. The children created some lovely pictures and some even tried to write Pudsey Bear…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 16 November 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


WW2 Music Lessons

Class 6 have started their WW2 music lessons!

For the next couple weeks, Class 6 are learning a variety of music pieces all linked to our topic of World War 2. We have been enjoying the upbeat pieces of the big band (which were vital for boosting morale during the time) and developing our…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 15 November 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Remembrance Day

 We Will Remember.

 

 

This week the children took part in a whole school assembly about Remembrance Day. They listened really well and were eager to make some poppy pictures. We used our printing skills to create some fantastic poppy pictures.

 

 

The children also…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 14 November 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Mass or Weight?

Year 5 have been exploring mass and weight. We used newton metres to find the difference between the mass and weight of objects around our classroom.

 

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 13 November 2018

Category: Year 5


Remembering the Brave

This week the children have been asking lots of questions about why we wear poppies. Mrs Legault brought in some very special medals from WW1 to share with the children as we remembered the brave soldiers who fought in the war.

 

The children were fascinated by how special the medals were…

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Posted by Miss Camm on 12 November 2018

Category: Year 1