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4 June 2024

Making pictures using 2D shapes

We worked on our spatial reasoning by using 2D shapes to create a picture. We selected, rotated and manipulated shapes to ensure they were in the correct position and orientation when creating a desired image. 

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24 May 2024

Making gingerbread men!

We had lots of fun making gingerbread men using the ingredients we bought from Lidl. We carefully measured out the ingredients before mixing them together and rolling the mixture. We then used a cutter to cut out our gingerbread men shapes and baked the gingerbread men in the oven for 20 minutes.…

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26 April 2024

Building a bridge for the Three Billy Goats

We worked in teams and used materials including paper cups, lollipop sticks and straws to construct a bridge for the Three Billy Goats. Our objective was to build a bridge that would enable the Three Billy Goats to cross the river and reach the fresh, green grass on the other side! We enjoyed…

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19 April 2024

Creating the Three Little Pigs' houses using different materials

We used different materials from the story 'The Three Little Pigs' to create our own houses. We used our knowledge of the story to collage the three houses built by the Three Little Pigs - straw, sticks and bricks. After creating our artwork, we enjoyed discussing the suitability of each material…

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14 April 2024

Designing a house

We explored different construction materials and discussed which we could use to create a house. We spoke about the properties of the materials and considered their suitability. After this, we drew a plan of our house design. We are looking forward to building our houses next week!

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12 April 2024

Observing our caterpillars grow and change

Over the past few weeks we have been observing our class caterpillars grow and change. They have grown from tiny caterpillars to much bigger caterpillars, and then they turned into cocoons! We are excited to report that this week, two beautiful butterflies emerged from the cocoons! We have given…

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15 March 2024

Science Day

We enjoyed a Science assembly as part of our celebrations for British Science Week. The Science Boffins wowed us with some exciting demonstrations, including chemical reactions and the how different forces act upon objects. We all participated brilliantly and it was so lovely to see the children's…

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11 March 2024

Playing the glockenspiels

We enjoyed playing the glockenspiels for the first time this week! We played along to nursery rhymes, first of all matching the rhythm, and then tapping to the beat!

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7 March 2024

World Book Day

We enjoyed celebrating World Book Day today! We brought our favourite books to school and shared these with our buddy readers from Year 4. We also read the story 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' and participated in role play to retell the story. During the afternoon, we created our own bookmarks to…

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1 March 2024

Observational drawings of daffodils

We made observations of daffodils by looking closely at the different parts of the plant. We looked carefully at the shape of the petals, stem, leaves and flower and drew what we could see. We focused on each separate part of the plant and spoke about the types of lines we would draw, for example,…

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22 February 2024

Internet Safety

We discussed how to stay safe on the internet. After talking about the different types of devices that allow us to access the internet, we spoke about our own experiences and what we use the internet for. We then discussed how to stay safe, including asking an adult for help if we see something…

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8 February 2024

Combining two groups

We have been learning how to combine two groups to find the total. We put two groups together and then counted how many objects we had altogether. 

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