Staying Safe Online

This half term we are learning about online safety. We have thought about what the internet is used for and discussed that we need to be safe when using it. We learnt what personal information is and how we should keep in safe from strangers online. We learnt SMART rules: safe, meet, accept,…

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Big Cat Artwork

During our topic we have been learning all about big cats. We selected our favourite big cat and used our art skills to create a part of a big cat with a partner to make a joint piece of artwork. We looked carefully at the detail of the big cat's features and patterns on their fur. 

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Weight

We have been practising our measuring skills this week by learning all about weight. We used balancing scales to compare the weight of objects and begun to record our findings. 

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Crash landing!

Today we came to school to find a big mess outside our classroom! The teachers didn't know what had happened so we put on our detective heads, got some maginifying glasses and surveyed the clues! We agreed that we think an alien has crash landed in our playground but we are still trying to figure…

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Animal art

As part of our topic Paws, Claws and Whiskers we looked at different pieces of artwork based on animals. We discussed what we thought the artist had used to create the artwork and which we liked the best. We then used watercolours, pastels and charcoal to re-create our favourite pieces. 

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Hanukkah

This week we learnt about the Jewish festival Hanukkah. We discussed how it was the festival of light, just like Diwali. We acted out the story of Hanukkah, made some menorahs, fact cards and some cards to celebrate the festival. We enjoyed learning about a different religious festival.…

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Weather recorders

As part of our science topic about seasons we have been recording the weather everyday for the last week. We have measured the temperature, wind direction, rainfall and observed what the weather was like that day. It has been a good week for recording lots of different weather. We have had wind,…

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Animal expert

This week we started our new topic which is called 'Paws, Claws and Whiskers'. We interviewed Miss Saxon, asking her questions about how she cares for her horse and puppy. We learnt lots about what they eat and how they get exercise. 

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Weather watchers

We have been recording the weather this week by looking at the temperature, rainfall, wind direction and observing what the weather looks and feels like. It has been very cold! We can tell it is nearly winter. Some of us thought it might snow soon. 

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Woodland Party

To celebrate the end of our topic we had  woodland party. The children put on their woodland crowns and animal masks they made and we went on a woodland hunt outside. We made comfy reading dens, some fruit kebabs, practised our animal sorting, made some Gruffalo crumble and created some leaf…

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Capacity

This week we have been learning about capacity in maths. We have learnt to use the words full, half full, quarter full and empty to describe the capacity of the container. We estimated which containers would hold the most and then tested them to find the result. We discovered that it isn't always…

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Bonfire Night

We learnt all about Guy Fawkes and why we celebrate Bonfire Night. Did you know that the Gunpowder Plot happened over 400 years ago?! 

We acted out the story, learnt about how to stay safe on Bonfire Night and made some firework crafts. 

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