Viking Invasion!

I am so impressed with the homework that Rhino class have returned! It is very obvious they have all worked really hard.

Here is just a few examples of the viking armour. As you can see, Rhino class are not afraid to ‘get into the role! 010 012 014 015 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025

Kung Hei Fat Choi

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This week in Early Years we are going to be learning about a special celebration, Chinese New Year. We have had a very busy morning investigating China and the different Chinese objects. We have lots of fun playing in the Chinese takeaway and making lots of delicious food. We have also tried very hard to use the chopsticks in our busy fingers area, it was very tricky! We are excited to see what else Miss Lister and Mrs Whitley have got planned for us!

Exploring the woods

Panda class have been enjoying the story of Fantastic Mr Fox. In our English lessons we have been thinking about the settings in the story and using adjectives to describe them. We used all of our sense to explore and describe woodland objects, and then used our vocabulary banks to write a setting description. You are more than welcome to pop into our classroom to look at our writing!! DSC02255 DSC02256 DSC02261 DSC02257

Blah! Blah! Blah! Drama session- Fantastic Mr Fox

Snow leopards took part in an exciting drama session this morning. We create Farmer Boggis’ chicken hut.

Have a look at what we did:

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Wacky Science!

Rhino class have been learning about forces and magnets in our science lessons. They have learnt about both push and pull forces and then moved onto magnets. We looked at the north and south poles of magnets and their affects towards each other.

We then took part in an investigation, where we had lot’s of fun! We decided to find out what objects in our classroom were magnetic and what were non-magnetic.

The children concluded that all the materials that were magnetic, were made out of metal!!!

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Maths fun!

This week we have been looking at 3D shapes and their properties. We have learnt that 3D shapes have faces, vertices and edges. Then, we had to complete a maths challenge!

Our challenge was to build 3D shapes from the different properties we were given. First, we worked out what the shape would be and then built them.

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Roald Dahl-Witches

Rhino class took part in a very exciting drama session!

We recreated scenes from ‘Witches’, including; how Luke felt when he saw the Grand High Witch!

We discussed these scenes and collected some great vocabulary we are going to use, when we write our diary entries.                                                                                                                                                                                                               025026027033037040030

Welcome back!

Welcome back to Year 6 Gorillas. It has been fantastic to see all the children back today refreshed and enthusiastic to learn after their relaxing holiday. We are very much looking forward to the term ahead.

National Coal Mining Museum

Before the holidays Year 6 visited the National Coal Mining Museum. We expanded our knowledge of our topic: What Price Progress? During our time in the underground mine we learnt about different inventions which have altered mining over time and changed society. We had a great time!040 041 042 043 044 045 046 047 048

Welcome Back !!

Mrs Rehman and Mrs Brown would like to welcome you back and hope that you have had an enjoyable festive break with your family. Over the next half term, we have plenty of exciting learning planned and hope that you will enjoy hearing all about it when your child returns home from school each day.

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