Spanish numbers to 100 and Spanish hobbies

We learned Spanish numbers up to 100 today, focusing on the multiples of 10; diez, veinte, treinta, cuarenta, cincuenta, sesenta, setenta, ochenta, noventa, cien.  We noticed patterns in the number names and used this to help us learn them.  We practised counting in ones up to 30 in Spanish with a…

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Learning about Rosary Beads

In our RE lessons, we have been learning about prayer and how important it is.  We have looked at the different types of prayers such as thank-you prayers, petition prayers, praise and sorrow prayers. and different ways to pray including meditation, contemplation and vocal.  Today, we learned…

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We want to make a change!

We have been writing a persuasive letter about child labour in our English unit. This week, we spent time researching a topic of our choice that we are passionate about. This included child poverty, mental health, environment issues and effects of online games. We researched the key impact of…

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Second Vatican Council

On October 28th 1958, a new Pope was elected, Pope John XXIII.  He called for a council of the Church, the second Vatican Council with 2500 bishops from every continent in the world and 4 years were spent preparing for it.  The influence of Pope John during this Council lives on in the church…

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Spanish - matching story pictures with story sentences

After listening to and reading together the story of El pequeno Tomas, we got into small groups and worked together to match up pictures from the story with story sentences given to us.  We had to use the Spanish vocabulary that we have already learned over the past few weeks as well as some of…

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Animal Life Cycles

In science we have been looking at the life cycles of mammals, amphibians, insects and birds, we looked at the characteristics of the different animal groups too.  We worked in groups to order the different stages of the life cycles and looked at the differences between different animal groups…

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4 and 6 figure grid references

Today we used  OS maps to locate different land uses in the UK and identify and learn more OS symbols We then used 4 figure grid references to locate farms in Devon. We explored 6 figure references with Mrs Cozens. We spent time using symbols and contour lines to explore why certain farms were…

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Types of farming

Today we explored the different types of farming in the UK. We learnt all about pastoral, arable and mixed farming. We learnt why different farms are located in different places and what different farms require. We learnt all about climate, topography and soil and how these are key factors in…

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Rounding decimals

Today we played 2 games to consolidate our understanding of rounding decimals. The first was to pick a card and follow the instruction eg. round to the nearest tenth. We then had to decide whether you round it up or down and throw it into the correct bucket.  The second game was rounding bingo, we…

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El pequeno Tomas

This week in Spanish we read a story called El pequeno Tomas.  As we read and listened to the story, we recognised lots of words from our Spanish learning over the past weeks.  Mrs Nadin was so impressed with our recall and how we used what we already knew to predict and work out sentences from…

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Land uses in the UK

Today we were introduced to the different land uses in the UK. We watched a video, took notes and discussed it as a class to inform us on the different types of land uses. We used our knowledge to create a glossary of terms  and flip book to explain different land uses. After that, used google…

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He is Risen!

In our RE lessons, we've been learning about the Resurrection.  Today we got into partners and reported on the story of Jesus rising from the dead on Easter Sunday.  We took on the roles of a reporter and a news reader who were retelling the events that had taken place after Jesus was crucified on…

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