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Year 3 + 4 – Forest School Programme 2019

Jun 18, 2019

FOREST SCHOOL FUN! Year 3 and 4 pupils, had a fantastic time at Hope Cement Works, doing a variety of outdoor activities as part of their exciting Forest School programme. Run by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, children were able to explore the woodland surrounding the works and worked in teams to carefully cut canes and branches in order…

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Year 3 + 4 – Making Robots

Jun 14, 2019

As part of our ‘Mighty Metals’ topic in Creativity, Year 3 + 4 have been reading the Iron Man by Ted Hughes.  Using this fantastic novel as inspiration, we have worked together to create our own robot, out of recyclable materials.   Using the knowledge we have learned during our companion Electricity unit in Science,…

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Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview – Summer Term (2)

Jun 3, 2019

Please find attached a copy of the Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview for the forthcoming half term.   Regards   Mr Downings   Creativity (Potions) – Parent Document

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TimesTable Rockstars – Introduction Letter

May 7, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians   Please find attached, a copy of the letter regarding our school subscription to Times Table Rockstars, that your child will have brought home in their book bag.  This fantastic online programme is designed to help your child to develop their speed in recalling multiplication facts.  All children currently in Years 2-6 have…

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Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview – Summer Term (1)

Apr 29, 2019

Please find attached a copy of the Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview for the forthcoming half term.   Regards   Mr Downings   Creativity (Mighty Metals) – Parent Document

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Class 3 + 4 – Climbing Wall Fun!

Mar 1, 2019

Year 3 + 4 have been visited by students from Buxton and Leek College, and were invited to have a go at scaling their massive Climbing Wall in the playground!   We listened carefully to important Health and Safety instructions before being harnessed in.  Some of us were even brave enough to get right to…

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Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview – Spring Term (2)

Feb 25, 2019

Please find attached a copy of the Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview for the forthcoming half term.   Regards   Mr Downings   Creativity (1066) – Parent Document

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Class 3 + 4 – Greek Masks

Feb 15, 2019

As part of our Gods + Mortals Creativity topic, we have been investigating how the Ancient Greeks entertained themselves.  One way was through plays, where actors wore masks to show emotions or disguise themselves as characters from Greek Myths e.g. Mighty Zeus, King of the Gods, brave Heracles or the terrifying gorgon – Medusa! Using…

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Class 3 + 4 – Greek Pittas

Feb 2, 2019

As part of our Gods + Mortals topic in Creativity, we have been looking at what the Ancient Greeks ate.  We fund that they ate a Mediterranean diet consisting of foods such as : cheese, olives, tomatoes, flatbread and wine.   We created our own Greek pitta breads and worked in teams to make them…

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