Class of 2018


Thank you Year 5

Thank you so much year 5 for all my lovely presents.

I have thouroughly enjoyed the last two years with you all.

Keep up the good work.....See you in Year 6!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 20 July 2017

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Hogwart's Bedroom Scale Models

We worked out measurements then made funiture and spell books for our Hogwart's bedrooms.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 21 June 2017

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Using our doberries for The Ultimate Challenge

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Posted by Roose Admin on 19 June 2017

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Turkish Dancing

We had an amazing time learning and performing our Turkish Dance.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 9 June 2017

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African Storyteller

What an amazing time we had with "The Cow Foot Prince" this afternoon!

He took us on an amazing journey....

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Posted by Roose Admin on 22 May 2017

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Animation Workshop

Year 5 had a great time creating Stopframe Animations.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 18 May 2017

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Building Stonehenge

We built models of Stonehenge using clay.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 16 May 2017

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Robotics Worksop

We are having a fantastic time in our Robotics Workshop with Fran from S.T.E.M.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 8 May 2017

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Swallows and Amazons

A big thank you to The Arthur Ransome Society, who have given us a set of Swallows and Amazons books. Also thank you to Robert who came to present them to us.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 31 March 2017

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Romeo, Romeo, where for art thou Romeo?

We had a fantastic time in our Romeo and Juliet workshop yesterday.

We are going to study and then perform the play after Easter.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 14 March 2017

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Ready for Bedtime and Book Characters

We've all come to school in fantastic costumes for World Book Day.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 2 March 2017

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Treasure Hunt

Mrs Mackie found a dusty old box...it had treasure hunt clues inside!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 1 March 2017

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Stone Age Story

Robin Price joined us this morning for a Stone Age Story Writing Workshop.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 6 February 2017

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Solar System

We have made models of the Solar System.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 3 February 2017

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Doberries!

We love using our "Doberries" to work in class. They are little electronic devices that we can answer questions on!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 2 February 2017

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Tangrams

We made the animals of the Chinese Calendar using Tangrams.

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 26 January 2017

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Sports Science at the Academy

Year 5 worked hard at The Academy during a Sports Science Transition morning.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 24 January 2017

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Earth and Space

We created a scale model of our solar system using fruit and vegetables and toilet roll.

One piece of toilet roll is equivalent to 100,000,000km (100 million kilometres. Good job we've been looking at 9 digit numbers in Big Maths!)

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 12 January 2017

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Christmas Party

Years 5 and 6 had a great time at our party.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 16 December 2016

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Pegdeer

We have made Rudolph the Red Nosed Pegdeer to hang on our Christmas trees!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 14 December 2016

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Coming Home

We were inspired, by the Michael Morpurgo book Coming Home, to make some bird food.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 8 December 2016

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Triangular Numbers

We investigated triangular numbers by drawing Christmas trees.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 6 December 2016

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Do you wanna code a snowman?

We combined hour of code and Christmas by coding a picture of a snowman.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 5 December 2016

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Christmas Crafts and Jumpers

We have some fantastic Christmas jumpers in Year 5 and we are making some Chritmas Tree decorations.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 28 November 2016

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Animal Allies

We started building Lego models for our Lego league challenge....more details as I get them

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Posted by Roose Admin on 4 November 2016

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3,2,1 Dunk!

We have made some world changing scientific discoveries!

Digestives are RUBBISH for dunking!

Bourbons are the best!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 October 2016

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Chilli Chocolate Truffles

We finished making out Chill Chocolate Truffles today.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 5 October 2016

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Barrow Credit Union

We thought about what we want to do when we grow up and why we might want to save money.

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 4 October 2016

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Swallows and Amazons Adventure

What an amazing day!

Big Thank Yous go out to...

Coniston Launch, particularly Captain Robert (our fantastic tour guide), Captain Scott (our helmsman) and First Mate Robbie;

Dan and Clive from real adventure (our canoe instructors);

Keith Myers for his fantastic ROV (ask your child…

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Posted by Roose Admin on 19 September 2016

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First Aid Training

Year 5 have had First Aid Training with Phil Newton today. We have all worked hard to learn about how to help people if they are injured. We learnt how to put someone into the recovery position and joined in with a Resuscitation Relay!

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 15 September 2016

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Roald Dahl Day

We had a fab time on Roald Dahl Day.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 September 2016

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Book Folding

We all completed our book folding projects, most of them are hedgehogs, some are bird cages and the one in the middle above is a seal!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 24 July 2016

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Residential Videos

On the way there we sang a song...

During Team Challenge we had a disco with a difference

More to follow...

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Posted by Roose Admin on 17 July 2016

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Residential

We had a great time on our residential. Everyone worked really hard and I was particularly proud of the way many people really pushed themselves!

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Videos coming soon....

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Posted by Roose Admin on 17 July 2016

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Howzat!

We practiced some cricket skills

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Posted by Roose Admin on 6 July 2016

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Red Belts

We are all now Karate Red Belts.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 29 June 2016

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Charlotte's web

We are making spider webs out of paper plates and wool.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 15 June 2016

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Cyber Coach

Mrs Jacobs has subscribed to a website called Cyber Coach.

We did some brain training this afternoon.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 14 June 2016

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Zentangle Workshop

We designed Zentangle tiles. They will be put together to create a fantastic display in the Entrance Hall.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 June 2016

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Lazing on a sunny afternoon....

In the summertime....

We took the opportunity to relax in the sun after working hard at swimming this afternoon.

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Reading Area Competition

We bought a Harry Potter box set and a selection of David Walliams books with the £50 we won in the reading area competition.

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Greek Food Tasting

As part of our Geography work on Greece, we had a Greek food tasting session today.

There were some mixed reactions!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 10 May 2016

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Investigating Friction

We investigated friction by testing how far a toy car would travel on different surfaces.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 4 May 2016

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May Year 4 be with you!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 4 May 2016

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K Nex

We built windmills in our K Nex workshop this morning.

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 April 2016

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Awesome Socks

Year 4 are awesome and we all have awesome socks!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 12 April 2016

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Hats and Eggs

Well done Year 4. Fantastic hats and eggs!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 24 March 2016

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Easter Experience

Year 4 visited St Paul's Church to take part in their Easter Experience. we learnt a lot about Easter and really enjoyed our visit.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 23 March 2016

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Year 4 Assembly

Year 4 performed their dance for everyone and told the story of Annie.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 18 March 2016

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Forensic Science Workshop

We really enjoyed our Forensic Science Workshop with Chloe this morning. We found all the evidence, analysed fingerprints and solved the crime. We found out that identical twins have the same DNA.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 15 March 2016

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It's a Hard Knock Life

Fantastic night at UVHS performing our dance.

Well done Year 4!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 12 March 2016

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You Beat That!

Ten out of ten!

Fanatastic!

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 11 March 2016

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Our Visitor

Year 4 have a special visitor this week. Do you know what type of creature Axel is?

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Posted by Roose Admin on 7 March 2016

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World Book Day Author Extravaganza

We had a great time at Kendal Leisure Centre.

We listened to some authors (Jonathan Meres was very funny).

Then we had a chance to buy books and have them signed!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 4 March 2016

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Feeding Time

We need to feed our axlotl with worms!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 1 March 2016

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Best of the Bunch

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Posted by Roose Admin on 26 February 2016

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Who will be The Best of the Bunch?!

Tha competition to find our BANANAGRAMS Best of the Bunch is underway!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 26 February 2016

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Hats on for Hospice

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Posted by Roose Admin on 29 January 2016

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Karate

We worked hard in Karate today.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 27 January 2016

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Times Tables Treasure Hunt

We had great fun this afternoon doing a times table treasure hunt. We had to multiply 3 numbers together the find the next answer.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 26 January 2016

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BANANAGRAMS!

We are taking part in the BANANAGRAMS challenge! We played for the first time today and we will keep practising for a while before we start our challenge rounds

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Posted by Roose Admin on 18 January 2016

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Karate

We started Karate lessons with Natalie Shields.

 

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 January 2016

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I will put in my magic box....

We have read The Magic Box by Kit Wright and written our own poems.

 

We have also thought about what we would put in a Christmas Box

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 17 December 2015

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Yo Kids

We tried out some Yoga for kids today.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 1 December 2015

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"Baking"

We haven't really baked anything but we did melt some chocolate... Our edible creations are not quit finished yet but you will be able to buy and enjoy at the Christmas Fayre tomorrow...

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Posted by Roose Admin on 1 December 2015

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Paper Making

We had a paper making workshop. We added rose petals to our paper and some of us got brave enough to create paper with shapes cut into it.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 27 November 2015

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Paper Making Workshop

We are making paper!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 27 November 2015

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Time Travel

We tried to go on a Time Travel Adventure in our TARDIS...

We closed our eyes and concentrated hard on where we wanted to end up...

Then we explained why our TARDIS didn't work...

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Posted by Roose Admin on 23 November 2015

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Onesies!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 13 November 2015

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Mehndi Designs

We have painted our hands. It was really tricky especially when we had to use our left hands to paint!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 12 November 2015

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Flashback to Jesus

We visited Ramsden Street United Reformed Church to Flashback to times with Jesus.

We had a Wedding!

Then we danced.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 10 November 2015

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Poetry Workshop

We are writing our own poetry books!

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Posted by Roose Admin on 12 October 2015

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Karate

Year 4 had a Karate lesson.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 7 October 2015

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Year 4 Skateboarding

Year 4 had a fantastic time learning skateboarding techniques and tricks!

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 30 September 2015

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All Dressed Up!

Year four are all dressed up for Dahlicious Dress Up day. Roald Dahl once said, "When you're describing something or someone you can't just choose dull words like beautiful pretty or nice. You must search for meaty and imaginative words."

 

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Posted by Roose Admin on 25 September 2015

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Music with Mr Hindle

Music with Mr Hindle was great we liked all the songs because some of them are funny. Thanks Mr Hindle! 

 

 

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Posted by Blog Squad on 14 September 2015

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Mrs Nerg

Mrs Nerg is helping us learn about Life Processes

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Posted by Blog Squad on 10 September 2015

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A Kenning

Year 3 have started to learn about a poem form called a kenning. Can you guess what animal we are describing?

Back Scratcher
Carpet picker
curtain ripper
fur licker

laser chaser
fat thing
mouse eater
sleepy purrer
poo dropper
fish lover

big, small
bird hunter
string chaser
claw…

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Posted by Year 3 on 16 June 2015

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The Sun, our biggest light source

Whilst learning about Light and the Sun, we compared the SUn, Earth and Moon (the green ball is the sun btw)

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Posted by Year 3 on 22 May 2015

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Roman Army

The army have created their shields using collage techniques and seem ready to invade Britannia!

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Posted by Year 3 on 29 April 2015

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World Book Day

We have enjoyed lots of different activites during Book Week 2015. World Book Day saw plenty of characters appear in the Year 3 classroom!

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Posted by Year 3 on 5 March 2015

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Helping the War effort

The children have been looking around the school grounds to find suitable places to grow vegetables for 'Dig for Victory' as part of our World War 2 topic.

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Posted by Year 3 on 25 February 2015

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Chinese New Year

We have looked at different buildings from Chinese culture as part of looking into Chinese New Year.

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Posted by Year 3 on 13 February 2015

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Evacuation

The children are ready to be carted off to the country as part of a nationwide evacuation. The children look unhappy to be leaving their families behind

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Posted by Year 3 on 4 February 2015

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You seem to have a magnetic personality

We have been testing the strength of some magnets by putting pieces of paper between two. How many do you think it was before the magnets were not attracted to each other?

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Posted by Year 3 on 30 January 2015

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World War 2

We have looked at some of the events leading to the start of World War 2. Here, Germany is bullying and invading Poland.

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Posted by Year 3 on 7 January 2015

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PARTY!

Christmas Party Time in Year 3!

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Posted by Year 3 on 15 December 2014

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Egyptian Death Masks

We have designed our own Egyptian Death Masks inspired by ones we have been studying from Ancient Egpyt.

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Posted by Year 3 on 5 December 2014

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dare I say it...CHRISTMAS!

After taking out the decorations, the children where given the chance to Christmas-fy the classroom. This is the resulting tree!

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Posted by Year 3 on 1 December 2014

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Chocolate Rocks!

Igneous rocks are formed when molten rocks cool to leave a glassy or shiny surface. As we couldn't heat rocks to 1200 degrees, the chocolate went into some hot water followed by cool water to create the effect.

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Posted by Year 3 on 28 November 2014

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Chocolate Rocks!

By holding the chocolate and squeezing it, we were able to create metamorphic rock. Typically by adding heat and pressure, metamorphic rocks have crystals or ribbon-like layers.

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Posted by Year 3 on 28 November 2014

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Chocolate Rocks!

We have talked about how rocks are formed and by grating milk and white chocolate, we were able tried all three ways! 

Sedimentary rocks are formed when layers of sediment are compacted together. 

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Posted by Year 3 on 28 November 2014

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Marvellous Medicine

We added a number of ingredients to make a marvellous medicine - inspired by Roald Dahl's story. Ingredients included baking soda, tomato sauce, jelly crystals, honey, mud, leaves, carrots, salt, vinegar and many more. As you can see, it did have a strange smell...

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Posted by Year 3 on 14 November 2014

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Printing

We have been using classroom objects to print pictures. The choice was a robot, car or house. Which is this?

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Posted by Year 3 on 12 November 2014

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Density!

We threw different objects into our cylinder. The three liquids we used were Sunflower Oil, Water and Honey. Here you can see lentils have already passed through the oil and are on their way down through the water.

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Posted by Year 3 on 17 October 2014

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Shape Sorting

Year 3 have been looking at shape properties and sorting accordingly. Can you work out where a square would go?

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Posted by Year 3 on 10 October 2014

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Year 3 Skateboarding afternoon!

Balance, skill, ollies, races...We had it all as we got to grips with a plank of wood with wheels!

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Posted by Year 3 on 1 October 2014

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Dishing Up

The final product!

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Posted by Year 3 on 26 September 2014

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Vegetable Cooking

We used the vegetables left by Farm to Fork and decided to make a vegetable soup. All children chopped up the vegetables and Mr. Thornhill cooked them...though, it actually turned out as a sort-of vegetable stew!

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Posted by Year 3 on 26 September 2014

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Farm to Fork Visit

Fiona and Viv from our local Tesco Metro dropped by to talk about where our food comes from. We looked, felt, smelled and tasted different kinds of bread. We also looked at a variety of vegetables.

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Posted by Year 3 on 25 September 2014

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Poetry Workshop.

Years 3 and 4 listened to the poem Dulce et decorum est and then made tiles using clay.

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Posted by Roose Admin on 23 September 2014

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