Coastlines

This term our new topic is 'Coastlines'. Today we recapped all the previous learning we have done in geography, such as the name of the continents, countries in the UK, the name of the oceans, etc. We then learned that a 'coastline' is an area where land meets the sea. We found that some countries…

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Jesus Rises from the Dead

This week in RE, we have been learning about when Jesus rose from the dead. We listened to the story of when Mary of Magdala went to Jesus' tomb, only to find that is was empty. Then, Jesus appeared to her and the news spread that he was alive. We spoke about the importance of Jesus' resurrection…

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Place Value

This week we have been focusing on place value. We have been recapping our tens and ones and applying this to some reasoning questions. We did some 'what number am I?' style questions, such as, "My tens number is odd, and my ones number is half of 8, what could my number be?"

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Teamwork

This week in collective worship our theme was teamwork. We looked at a scripture from Romans 15:1, which spoke of how the strong should help the weak. We played a game of scattagories, first on our own. The highest score in the class was 2. Then we played as a team and the highest score was 6.…

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Researching Animals

This week in English we are focusing on writing a fact file. We looked at what fact files are and why they are useful. Then we decided which animal we would like to make our fact file on. Next, we used the laptops to research the animal and help us to make a plan. We also had to think about our…

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Quiet Time in the Library

We are really enjoying getting some weekly time to go and spend in the library. We are starting o understand how the library is organised into genres and how this can help us choose which book we would like to read. We like to use the blurb to help us decide if we would like to read a certain…

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Teacher Skyla

Skyla's Mum is a nurse and she had been telling Skyla all about the heart.  Skyla was so interested, and knew so much, she decided to bring in a model of a child's heart and teach us all some new facts! She did a great job,

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Our Trip to the Lowry

As part of our topic this half term, we have been learning about people who are significant to our local area. We learned about LS Lowry and looked at some of his work. Today, we had the chance to go to the Lowry art gallery in Manchester and see some of his artwork for ourselves. We had fun…

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Songkran

We have been learning about Songkran which is a Buddhist festival. It celebrates the new year, and during this time they throw lots of water around as part of their festivities. We learned all about the significance of the things that they do. We had to colour a 'shirt' in bright colours (as this…

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Making Easter Hats

This afternoon, we had a bit of fun making some Easter crafts. We had to make an easter crown by decorating all the different parts and then putting it all together! It was great fun and they looked fantastic!

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Telling the Time

Today we have been learning to tell the time in 5-minute intervals. We had to match the clock to the correct time. It was a little tricky, but we are definitely starting to get the hang of it! 

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A Balanced Diet

This week in PSHE, we have been learning about the importance of a balanced diet.  We learned that in order to be healthy, we need to eat the right amount of food from each food group. Most of the food we eat shout be fruit, veg, and carbohydrates, and the smallest part of our diet should be…

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