Archive for March 2018

English + Spelling Websites

Dear Parents + Guardians   Following our recent Parents Evening, several of you expressed an interest in using interactive games to help your child in English + Spellings.  Please find below the links to several websites I have found, that are suitable for children in Key Stage 2, that can be accessed by you and your children…

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Year 3 + 4 Eco-Energy Workshop

Year 3 + 4 have had an amazing time taking part in an Eco-Workshop and learning about the benefits of using renewable fuels to generate electricity.   Building on our knowledge from our Renewable Energy Day earlier in the year, we learnt how we can do lots of things within our own homes to help reduce…

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Andy Goldsworthy Sculptures

As part of our Creativity topic ‘Tremors’, Year 3 + 4 have been studying the Scottish artist – Andy Goldsworthy.   We have looked at how he makes his sculptures using natural materials such as: Rocks, Ice, Leaves and water, and analysed them closely e.g. have an element of symmetry, 3D perspective etc.   We then used…

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World Book Day, and other things!

We have enjoyed another busy week. Our English work this week has been on the story of Chicken Licken and we have been identifying characters and settings, before completing a simple book review. In Maths we have continued our work on halving and quartering. We used the 1/2 and 1/4 symbols to describe fractions of shapes.…

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World Book Day

Class 3 + 4 have been celebrating World Book Day today, following last week’s school closure due to the recent snowy weather.   We came dressed as our favourite book characters and did a variety of fantastic book related activities.  In Maths, we collected data about our favourite authors, books and book characters, and created…

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