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A place where we are; friendly , respected, explorers, scientists, mathematicians, artists, authors and so much more!
 
We can't wait to show you the exciting learning we are going to do. Our web page will be updated by one of our class bloggers so we will make sure you have an interesting read alongside some pictures and videos. 

Watch this space!


 

 

Monday
Music lessons
Tuesday

PE

Forest School (children will change every half term)

Wednesday Music lessons
Thursday PE
Maths homework due in
Spelling homework due in
Friday Maths homework handed out
Spelling homework handed out

 

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For the next fortnight in english, we will be a child in the Stone Age. We will experience how it feels to live out in the cold, sit around a fire telling stories and create our own weapons. All in preparation for our first hunt.

For the next fortnight in english, we will be a child in the Stone Age. We will experience how it feels to live out in the cold, sit around a fire telling stories and create our own weapons. All in preparation for our first hunt.  1
For the next fortnight in english, we will be a child in the Stone Age. We will experience how it feels to live out in the cold, sit around a fire telling stories and create our own weapons. All in preparation for our first hunt.  2
For the next fortnight in english, we will be a child in the Stone Age. We will experience how it feels to live out in the cold, sit around a fire telling stories and create our own weapons. All in preparation for our first hunt.  3
For the next fortnight in english, we will be a child in the Stone Age. We will experience how it feels to live out in the cold, sit around a fire telling stories and create our own weapons. All in preparation for our first hunt.  4
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What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths.

What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 1
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 2
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 3
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 4
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 5
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 6
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 7
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 8
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 9
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 10
What an eventful week we have had! A visitor from the Stone Age, making woolly mammoths and writing creative instructions to wash our woolly mammoths. 11
We had great fun designing and making our woolly mammoths we needed brown paint , straws and milk bottles. We’re  going to see a visitor on Wednesday afternoon it might be someone that knows about them or an expert. 
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Key question of the week...

Can you explain the Hanukkah story?

Key Vocabulary:

King Antiochus
Judah Maccabee

temple
oil

menorah

8 days and nights
 

Reminder: Year 3 and 4 parents are invited to the Key Stage 2 Carol service at St. Mary's Church for a 2.00pm start, Monday 9th December. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Our last Hanukkah entry... noodle kugel

Next up in the great Hanukkah bake off... potato laksa

Today a group of us made Sufganiyot. (Jam Doughnuts!) We all agreed they were extremely tasty!!

We made Challah bread today. It was delicious!

Throughout this week the children will be cooking a traditional Jewish food for the Hanukkah celebrations. They will use the recipes to evaluate instruction writing and to help them edit other people's work for mistakes. Use the recipes below to aid discussions or even try to make some at home!

Key question of the week...

Can you bake one of our class recipes this week at home?

Key Vocabulary:

recipe
command
imperative verbs
second person

We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.

We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.  1
We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.  2
We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.  3
We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.  4
We evaluated a variety of different instructions today to see which features we would like to magpie for our recipes.  5

Who knew editing our work could be so much fun?! We used blu-tac to help us find missing punctuation, highlighters to make sure we had used conjunctions, spelling races and bubble writing to correct our spellings and thesauri to up-level our words.

Who knew editing our work could be so much fun?! We used blu-tac to help us find missing punctuation, highlighters to make sure we had used conjunctions, spelling races and bubble writing to correct our spellings and thesauri to up-level our words.  1
Who knew editing our work could be so much fun?! We used blu-tac to help us find missing punctuation, highlighters to make sure we had used conjunctions, spelling races and bubble writing to correct our spellings and thesauri to up-level our words.  2

Key question of the week...

How would you feel if you were treated differently just because of your gender?

Key Vocabulary:

gender
stereotype

male

female

equality

Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.

Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.  1
Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.  2
Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.  3
Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.  4
Our new class novel this week is Bill’s New Frock. We are discussing how boys and girls may be treated differently in school and how this may make us feel.  5

Monday morning blues were skipped away in our workshop this morning!

Monday morning blues were skipped away in our workshop this morning! 1
Monday morning blues were skipped away in our workshop this morning! 2
Monday morning blues were skipped away in our workshop this morning! 3
Monday morning blues were skipped away in our workshop this morning! 4

Key question of the week...

Can you explain how to use the column method for addition?

Key Vocabulary:

hundreds

tens

ones

 

How many senses does a dog have? This is one of the questions we discussed today with help from the dogs trust so we know how to stay safe around dogs and how to make a dog feel safe.

How many senses does a dog have? This is one of the questions we discussed today with help from the dogs trust so we know how to stay safe around dogs and how to make a dog feel safe.  1
How many senses does a dog have? This is one of the questions we discussed today with help from the dogs trust so we know how to stay safe around dogs and how to make a dog feel safe.  2

Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!.

Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 1
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 2
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 3
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 4
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 5
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 6
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 7
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 8
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 9
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 10
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 11
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 12
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 13
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 14
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 15
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 16
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 17
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 18
Wow, what an exciting day we have had today. Not only did we raise money for children in need by playing games, eating popcorn, and making a giant pudsey  out of our coins. We also watched the amazing M and M productions version of Snow White!. 19

Today, we brought in our special items from home. We shared with others why they were special to us and who gave it to us. Some of us were very brave and shared our important item in front of the class.

Key question of the week...

What is the moral of the lost son parable?

Key Vocabulary:

youngest son

eldest son

father

forgiveness

To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood!

To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 1
To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 2
To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 3
To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 4
To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 5
To finish our topic ‘The willows and wetlands’ we built our own towns and flood defence. Some of the flood defences we tested were levees, dredging and afforestation. We had a lot of fun and most of our towns survived the flood! 6

We listened to the Good Samaritan story and retold it using classroom objects.

We listened to the Good Samaritan story and retold it using classroom objects.  1
We listened to the Good Samaritan story and retold it using classroom objects.  2
We listened to the Good Samaritan story and retold it using classroom objects.  3
We listened to the Good Samaritan story and retold it using classroom objects.  4

Key question of the week...

Can you retell the Good Samaritan story?

Key Vocabulary:

Samaritan
Levite
Priest
Robbers
Jerusalem

Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated.

Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated. 1
Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated. 2
Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated. 3
Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated. 4
Do opposite poles attract? Will the magnetic field still work with different barriers? Does the distance affect the strength of the force? These were some of the questions the children investigated. 5

Key question of the week...

What do you know about a magnet?

Key Vocabulary:

Attract

Repel

North

South

Eco-awareness day. We looked at where our single use plastic ends up, discussed the impacts of our actions on wildlife and created some persuasive letters to Mr Hobbs.

Eco-awareness day.  We looked at where our single use plastic ends up, discussed the impacts of our actions on wildlife and created some persuasive letters to Mr Hobbs. 1
Eco-awareness day.  We looked at where our single use plastic ends up, discussed the impacts of our actions on wildlife and created some persuasive letters to Mr Hobbs. 2

We had fun at Robert Blake learning about the importance of fitness and healthy eating.

As a class we wrote a poem based on our class novel (Flood). We then performed the poem in small groups.

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A fun way to learn the 3 times tables.

Mr. DeMaio and friends cover Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.


We have used the beautiful pictures of this book to help us understand the effects of flooding on a family. We have acted out the emotions of the family as they hear their house will be flooded, created some brilliant performance poetry to the pitter patter of the rain drops and created some fabulous stories. 

We made Numicon robots to help us add our tens and ones. It was great fun!

We made Numicon robots to help us add our tens and ones. It was great fun! 1
We made Numicon robots to help us add our tens and ones. It was great fun! 2
We made Numicon robots to help us add our tens and ones. It was great fun! 3
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