Monthly Archives: March 2016

Architects in the making?

bridge

For DT we have been looking at structures. We were set the task to design a bridge that could hold 5 cars , be 20cm (at least) off the floor and have enough room for cars to pass.

This morning we have been finishing off our bridges ready to be tested, however, some children have forgotten that the cars need to be able to get onto the bridge!

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Watch this space for pictures of the surviving bridges!!

 

 

 

More instructions

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We enjoyed making videos demonstrating how to make paper aeroplanes. Our instructions needed to be clear for the rest of the class to follow. We particularly enjoyed the competition at the end to see who’s plane went the furthest; Riley won with Jonathan in close second!

 

 

 

Book Week 2016

Monday

Book Week Begins!

The day began with an assembly in the hall with Miss Duffy explaining what exciting activities were planned for the week.

The children in Lime N enjoyed sharing books with the children in Maple Class on Monday afternoon.

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“I really enjoyed listening to Adam read, he was really good.” Cameron

Tuesday

The rain was falling quite heavily so our walk to the woods was changed to a walk around the village.

The children LOVED jumping in the puddles!

They stopped at different points: The stream, the churchyard, the farm and by a field. they listened carefully to the sounds they could hear and the things they could smell and see, making notes on their clipboards. They would be using their notes to write a class poem about our local area.

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A big THANK YOU to Mrs Packham for joining us on our walk.

Wednesday

This morning we enjoyed writing ‘book related’ word problems for another child to solve.

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Solving them was very tricky!

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We wrote our class poem in small groups thinking about what we saw on our village walk.

click on the link below to read it:

A Walk on a wet, spring day . Class poem

 

The Year 4s all came together and enjoyed writing poems based on an animal. they worked really well in their pairs and then the poem was typed up for display.

The Year 5s were busy in Lime C debating!

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Thursday

World Book Day = DRESSING UP!

We loved dressing up as our favourite book character again this year

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We wrote up our class poems from our walk on Tuesday- Mrs Needham was amazed at our beautiful handwriting.

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Friday

This morning we had a visit from a local poet, Bernie Howley, who worked with each class on a performance poem. The Year 4s joined forces with Year 3s to perform ‘My Tooth is loose’ and the Year 5s did ‘It Happens’.

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