Year Group Blog 2018-19

Child-led learning

We have enjoyed some rich learning this week, some of it researched and presented by the children.  The effort they have put in and and the confidence with which they have shared their work has been superb.

  

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Celebration and Commemoration

Guy Fawkes Night led us to create firework pictures using solids (sugar, salt, oats), liquids (watercolour) and gases (our breath).  Creative science this week.

We celebrated Divali with a wonderful assembly and lunch aswell as Miss Anita showing the tricks …

All things Poetic

 

We enjoyed a super-active LAMDA session this week with some brilliantly choreographed poetry performances.  Tony Mitton came to visit, shared his work and answered super questions such as “Why did you call your poem books Plum and Pip?” and …

Half Term Review

We have spent this week writing, polishing and sharing our myths, and reviewing our learning for this half term.

It was a pleasure to see you at Family Friday this morning to share and celebrate the children’s learning.  I am …

A Dickens of a week

By dressing in character, dancing, singing, modelling, freeze frames, diary and letter writing,  maths and philosophy we have weaved our way through the Victorian world of Dickensian story telling and lived formative moments in Oliver Twist’s young life.

    

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Myths and microscopes

We were delighted to welcome Mr Khaliq to our science lesson this week.  He put our understanding of microscopes into real life context as he works in biotechnology and is currently supporting specialised scientists with imaging cells and tissues cultures …

Empire Building

We democratically voted for the temple design to be constructed in the learning street and set about putting  the design into reality this week.  The children industriously planned, coloured, drew and painted and the structure is beginning to take shape.…

Democracy in action

We were inspired with a superb start to the week at LAMDA with new teacher Miss Katie.  Learning clapping games, tongue twisters and new warm-up techniques.

We had a superb immersive time in all things Ancient Greek.  A visitor from …

Learning to Learn Week

It has been a pleasure to meet so many parents and carers during our soft start sessions this week.  I have also enjoyed beginning to get to know your children a little better.

We have enjoyed time practising collaborative learning …