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08 Nov Y1 Learning

In year 1 we have been learning lots of new things. In Science we are learning about 5 different categories of animals. Birds, mammals, fish, amphibians and reptiles. You can see that we have made clay amphibians and reptiles. We made our bodies move like...

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08 Nov Y5 ‘Take One Picture’ Project

Year 5’s assembly was based on the National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’ project. They wrote scripts of what they thought the characters in the picture were feeling, and then composed music to accompany these. Finally, they put it all together as a show in their...

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08 Nov Y5 at the Science Museum

Year 5 were one of the very first classes to visit the new Sun Gallery at the Science Museum. They learned lots that linked to their topic on ‘Earth and Sun’. [gallery ids="24379,24380,24381,24382,24383,24384,24385,24386,24387"]  ...

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07 Nov Y4 Slime

In year 4 we made cornflour slime. We made it out of cornflour, water and food colouring. We wanted to see if slime was a liquid or a solid. First we put the cornflour on the table, and added a little bit of water. Then...

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07 Nov Y4 Estimating and Measuring

In Y4 we made estimates of three object perimeters and one object length. We measured the table, our math book, the carpet and the hallway. The perimeter of the math book was 1m. The perimeter of the carpet was 12m, the perimeter of the desk...

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02 Nov Y2 & the take one picture project

In year 2 we have been working hard on the Take One Picture Project. We focused on a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby called The Experiment of the Bird in the Air Pump. We wanted to recreate the picture with a difference, so we decided to...

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02 Nov Self care in Reception Class

This term we have also been learning all about self care. We have been learning strategies to help us regulate our emotions, and working on understanding and recognising what is happening in our bodies. All using a combination of breathing techniques, movement, drama, yoga and Tai...

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01 Nov Black History Month

For ‘Black History Month, Nursery, Reception and Year one had a visit from Winston Nzinga from ‘Spud and Yam’. He did music, singing and story-telling sessions and got all the children involved in a lively performance. [gallery ids="24327"]  ...

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01 Nov Halloween at Nursery

Halloween fun in the Nursery-decorating a pumpkin at the finger gym, tactile play with lentils, cauldrons, spiders and pumpkins & Halloween counting activities [gallery ids="24320,24321,24322,24324"]  ...

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01 Nov Settling in to Nursery Class

This term in the Nursery the children have been settling in to their new environment, making new friends, learning new routines and exploring new resources. [gallery ids="24314,24316,24317,24330"]  ...

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