Exploring the planets

Today we explored all about our solar system. We looked at the order of planets and used fruit to compare their relative difference in sizes. We couldn't believe how small Earth was compared to the sun and how tiny Mercury is. Infact, we were amazed by all of the different sizes. We then used a…

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Exploring Place Value

Today we spent time exploring the place value of numbers up to 7 digits. We are beginning to get more confident with larger numbers!

 

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Researching Space

Today we had our mind blown by how big and vast the universe is!

We watched two videos which totally blew our minds! You can watch them too:

https://www.yout-ube.com/watch?v=i93Z7zljQ7I

https://www.yout-ube.com/watch?v=rRiIWL04po8

We were totally amazed by what we found out and it…

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Building Bridges

We have been learning all about rivers and mountains in our current topic. We spent some time studying the structures of bridges, in particular when they use beams for support, we used this information to create our own bridges.

There were a number of steps:

1. look at different cross…

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Investigating Decimals

We are really confident with rounding and ordering decimals as we have worked so hard this week. To apply our understanding today, we had a very tricky investigation. We had to use our understanding of place value to correctly order decimals in a variety of ways! It took us a long time but Miss…

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Blackbird

In music we are learning the wonderful song Blackbird by the Beatles. In the first lesson,we learnt to sing it and today was our first time using the glockenspiels to play the song. We had to use notes C  D   E. It is tricky but we made a lot of progress!

 

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Soundwaves

We had so much fun exploring sound waves in science today!

We found out that the bigger the vibration the louder the noise and that sound is produced by vibrations. We found this out when we put a tuning fork in water and it all splashed on our face because of the vibrations. We also saw it…

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Liturgical Calender

Today we learnt all about the Liturgical Calender. We spent time researching the different seasons, what their names where, what colour was used during that time, what the colour represented and what happened during that season. We became experts and Miss Collins was so impressed with what we…

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Solving 2-step problems

Today in Maths we had to solve 2 step word problems - it was tricky so we worked with a partner, discussed with Miss Collins and used the bar model!

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Science of Sound

We had an amazing time with Sam from science of sound today! We spent the morning learning all about sound. We explored instruments and we learnt and were able to:

  • identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating
  • recognise that vibrations from sounds travel…
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How do mountains form?

In geography today we were learning all about how mountains form. First we had to understand what tectonic plates were and the different ways they moved - we did this using whipped cream and crackers!

Then we looked at four different types of mountains; dome, volcanic, fold and fault-block. We…

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A wheely fun morning!

We had the BEST time on Friday morning. We had earned our treat from last term and the sunshine meant we could finally do it! We brought in bikes, scooters and roller skates for our wheely day. We had so much fun! Miss Collins and Mr Lowe were also so proud of how we shared our things and helped…

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