Chocotastic English

This week in English, we are learning about persuasive writing. We discussed how adverts help persuade people to buy certain things and that they use adjectives to make their product sound better than others. We then each got a different chocolate bar to look at, smell and taste and think of…

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Fantastic fencing

Today we had a taster fencing session. It was great fun and we learned some new skills and vocabulary.

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Brilliant Boudicca

Today in History, we learned about Boudicca. We then had to draw a picture of her using a description.  

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Welcome back!

Welcome back! We’ve had a great first day. We started off with assembly. Then we talked about our new life as a junior including going through our planner. We did some English and maths too. This afternoon, we started to paint a self portrait to go on our display, they look fantastic! Remember to…

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Bee PowerPoints

As part of our ICT unit we have been learning how to make PowerPoints. We used our English notes on bees to help us create a PowerPoint all about bees. Today we showed the rest of our class our PowerPoints and which transitions and animations we had chosen. 

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Keeping cool in the heatwave

Today, Mrs Croston brought in 2 little paddling pools for us to have some water play and keep cool. First we tried making paper boats. Then we had a raft building competition using multi link cubes. We all had some very innovative ideas! 

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Shadow investigation

Today we took advantage of the sunshine and completed our shadow investigation. We wanted to answer the question, “How do our shadows change throughout the day.” We all wrote our predictions and then went outside to trace around the shape of our partner’s shadow 3 times throughout the day.…

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Monster Kickabout Beech

This week, we are taking part in Monster Kickabout. Monster Kickabout is a nationwide Primary School football initiative from Sports Direct and Nike, created to encourage more kids to take up football. 

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BEEch class Bee assembly

The children performed their bee assembly yesterday and I was extremely proud of them. They have worked so hard and couldn’t have done it better. Thank you to parents for helping the children learn their lines so well. Well done Beech Class! 

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Wonderful wet felt

Today, we were treated to a wet felt workshop. W used the Great Barrier Reef to inspire our pieces and created some wonderful under the sea wet felt creations. We were really pleased with how they turned out. 

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Amazing author

Today we were very lucky to have Shane Hegarty visit us to talk about his new book, The Shop of Impossible Ice Creams. He also gave us some tips and tricks to help our writing skills. Afterwards we felt inspired by his book and wrote our own impossible ice cream flavours and what magical powers…

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Big fun with BYGPAW

Today BYGPAW came in to do some dance, visual arts and percussion workshops. We had SO much fun! First we danced with Danny, we all learned some new moves and it looked amazing. We then made some orangutan masks out of cars, they look brilliant. After that we played drums and it made a lot of…

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