Archive for February, 2015

Propaganda Posters

This week, Year 6 have been learning about Rationing during WW2.  They have thought about and considered the different food groups and how and why they were rationed.  We have looked at propaganda posters, used by the Government, to persuade people to help the war effort, by growing their own fruit and vegetables to supplement […]

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Weighing up the problem!

This week have been learning about measures in Maths. One of the groups used weighing scales to measure and record the mass of a variety of everyday objects.  Beforehand, we predicted which items would weigh the most and least and out them in order. Then we tested our predictions to see how close we were! […]

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Our trip to Manchester Airport

We went to Manchester Airport. First we watched the planes take off and land. We saw a double decker plane take off and land.                     Then we went inside an old plane. We got to touch the plane and found out it was made out of […]

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Spelling Homework

  Just a little reminder that all children throughout KS2 will receive spelling homework  from their  RWI spelling group teacher every Tuesday. The spellings you will get are specific to your spelling group and you may not therefore have the same spellings to learn as someone else in your normal class.  Please make sure you […]

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Spelling Bee

  The children in KS2 had another Spelling Bee this morning. Each year group had 3 spellings from their year groups word list in the National Curriculum. Well done to Berlin who won 1000 team points for winning the spelling competition.

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Spelling is fun

Miss Cannon took her group to practise their spellings this morning. They had to spell out their own personalised spellings using pipe cleaners, feathers and other practical equipment. The children loved it. Thanks Miss Cannon !

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Planting Poppies….

  To introduce our learning challenge ‘How did that blossom become an apple?’ the children reminded themselves about the main things healthy plants need to grow and live along with the life cycle of a plant. They also planted some poppies so hopefully soon the classroom will be full of colour and beautiful smells. We […]

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What is the matter ?

  We have been leaning about States of Matter. We have identified the properties of solids, liquids and gases. We have begun to look at how solids, liquids and gases can change state. Children were met with two different experiments when they stated their lesson. They were presented with equipment and a challenge question. How […]

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Year 4 are news reporters

  trim.EA721CD7-88A1-4402-9286-04EE100B028C Year 4 have just started to look at newspaper articles, how to write them and the language used. They have made IMovies in role as news readers to get them used to the vocabulary, person and tense that needs to be used when they write their own articles.

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Fun with fruit….

A new term and a new topic. This half term Y3 are looking at plants, their life cycle and pollination. They will be growing their own flowers and looking at the different environments that plants can and have adapted to live in. Today to open our new topic and to start our instructional writing in English, […]

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