Week beginning 17th January 2022

Another week of excitement with various activities relating to our topic ‘Hogwarts Express’. In English we have started looking at instructional texts, recipes in particular, so that we can plan and write our own set of instructions to make a variety of potions for Professor Snape. During P.E. sessions our focus in basketball was to… Read more »

Week beginning 10th January 2022

This week Class 4 visited Warner Bros Studio as part of their Hogwarts Express theme. Everyone had a tremendous day and found out lots of interesting facts and secrets. During the workshop we found out about the costumes that were designed and made for the various films. We discovered how to distress costumes and why… Read more »

Week beginninng 4th January 2022

Happy New Year. We have had an exciting start to this half term, starting with making mood boards for our wands. We looked at examples of mood boards and then used a variety of mediums to create a board for our wand design. During D & T lessons we will be creating our wands and… Read more »

Week beginning 13th December 2021 – Class4

As always, we have been very busy and industrious this week. We cooked delicious Platzchen (German biscuits). We wrote the recipe in German and bagged the biscuits up with the recipe as a scroll. We have also finished some of our animations, which we are very proud of. We have shared these with the children… Read more »

Week beginning 6th December 2021

What a week! We continue to film our animations telling the story of chocolate, which we hope to share with the younger children. We baked mince pies – which were delicious. We were very lucky to be taken to the pantomime to see Beauty and the Beast. The children throughly enjoyed the performance and commented… Read more »

Week beginning 29th November 2021

We started the week planning our animations to teach younger children about the importance of Fairtrade and how chocolate is made. We have researched the topic of chocolate and Fairtrade thoroughly, thought carefully about characters, story boarded and started to write our scripts. We will be exploring various media apps to record our animations. In… Read more »

Week beginning 22nd November 2021

This week we have been concentrating on fractions in our maths lessons. We have been learning and revising how to add, subtract and multiply fractions. In P.E. we are developing our hockey skills and worked on tactics this week. We played matches and noticed a difference in how we took possession of the ball, defended… Read more »

Week beginning 15th November 2021

We finished writing our letters to the Prime Minister (persuading him to act on climate change during COP26) and posted them, we are waiting eagerly for his reply. We have also written balanced arguments regarding Fairtrade items and whether the local shop should stock and sell more items. We have followed a number of stories… Read more »

Week beginning 8th November 2021

We have been very busy this week, we continue to discuss climate change and the impact of COP26. The children are learning to use persuasive devices in their writing and will put these skills to the test by writing to world representatives of COP26. They have researched facts and been very surprised by some of… Read more »

Week beginning 1st November 2021

To start this half term we have participated in ‘Safety Week’. We have been learning about how to stay safe in a variety of situations and have designed and created posters to help others to stay safe. We visited Class 3 and taught them all that we had found out about staying safe. Our posters… Read more »