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On our page you will find lots of photographs which show the different things we have been doing in class. We hope you enjoy them!
Autumn 2 - P.E 23/11/18
This half term in P.E, Sycamore have been looking at Dance, they have learnt how to count 8 beats to a song and how to travel to the song. Sycamore class have started to create a routine. Well done to Sycamore for their excellent start to Dance
Skara Brae Homes, 22.11.18
This week we have been learning about the Neolithic village of Skara Brae in Orkney, Scotland. The children used their research skills to find out what would have been inside a home at Skara Brae, then used this knowledge to create their own!
Diya Lamps, 8.11.18
Today the children made and painted Diya Lamps for Diwali. In RE we have been learning about Diwali and how Hindus celebrate it. Diya lamps create light which is a representation of good triumphing over evil.
Prehistory Workshop, 2.11.18
Today we were visited by Vanessa, who ran a workshop for us all about life in the Stone Age. We learnt about the different ages of Prehistory then tried a range of Stone Age jobs, including: spinning wool, grinding grain, drilling and dressing up in Stone Age clothes!
Art Day, 19.10.18
Today the whole school took part in Art Day. In Sycamore Class, we learnt how to mix primary colours to create a colour palette, then recreated the painting 'The Surprise' by Henri Rousseau. Doesn't it look spectacular!? If you would like to see it in person on Parents' Evening, it is on our Sycamore Class display board on the ground floor corridor.
DT - Healthy Smoothies, 18.10.18
This week, the children used their Scientific knowledge about healthy eating to design and make their own healthy smoothies!
Art - Learning How to Shade, 27.9.18
Today the children learnt how to show light and dark on 3D shapes using shading. In our next lesson, we will be further developing this skill by sketching and shading a still life picture of a fruit bowl.
Maths - Representing Numbers in Different Ways, 24.9.18
This week we have been exploring different ways to represent three-digit numbers. Here are some of the ways we found...
Geography - Where Does Our Food Come From? 19.9.18
After our visit to Asda, we used our map reading skills to locate the countries that our fruit and vegetables come from.
Growth Mindset - Mistakes Help You Learn, 14.9.18
Today we watched a video about Mojo, a little, green monster. In the video, he learnt that making a mistake is a good thing because we can learn from it. We then applied Mojo's attitude as we learnt a new skill - making origami bookmarks! The children identified when they made a mistake and tried again, remembering where they went wrong and correcting it. Well done, Sycamore Class :)
Asda Food Tasting, 13.9.18
Today we visited Asda to investigate where food comes from, then Tracey from Asda brought some fruit and vegetables into school for us to taste. The children were very brave and tried some things they hadn't tried before - even sprouts! I think the expressions on their faces say it all...
Our First Visit to the Library, 7.9.18
Today we visited our new school library. The children completed a quiz in pairs to help them find their way around the different areas of the library. We are now looking forward to choosing our first library books.
Team Building Games, 6.9.18
Today Sycamore Class enjoyed developed their teamwork skills while learning how to play our Wet Play Games. We had a great time and the children are now keeping their fingers crossed for rain so that they can play the games again!
Autumn 1 - P.E 17-9-18
This half term in P.E, Sycamore class have been learning about gymnastics and the different levels of movements and different tempos. To help the class remember the levels and tempos we have used animals. For example a low animal would be a snake and a fast animal would be a cheetah. The children have also created a sequence using everything they have learnt. The next target for Sycamore is to add turns, jumps and different ways of travel to their routine. Well Done Sycamore class for a fantastic start to this topic!