Week beginning 2nd December

In PE, we re-did our assessment to find out how much our fitness has improved.

This week, we had our Christmas Craft Fair.

In maths, we did our 3D shape assessment.

We did experiments about taste and smell. We tasted lemon, sugar, coffee and salt to find out if they were sweet, salty, bitter or sour. We smelled peppermint, cinnamon  and coffee. We had to smell and taste 3 different coloured liquids – it turned out, they were all water.


Week beginning 25th November

In topic, we did an experiment about sight and sound where we had to look through a coloured tube and shake bottles to guess what was inside.

We learned the last part of our dance for the Christmas show and practised it on stage.

We wrote about similarities and differences between ourselves and a friend. We were focussing on using punctuation and conjunctions.

In maths, we have been learning about the properties of 3D shapes.

Week beginning 18th November

This week, we made sticky ooze  in our topic lesson. It was a science experiment about the sense of touch.

In maths, we have been learning about the nets of 3D shapes.  We made our own out of paper.

We have been writing autumn acrostic poems, using the word autumn.

In RE, we have been learning about Advent. We know that the Advent colours are purple and pink. Advent is the time when we wait for Christmas – when Jesus was born.

Week beginning 11.11.19

On Monday, we remembered people who died in the war.

We learned about what’s in our pencil case in French.

In maths, we were making 2D shapes outside, using chalk, sticks and skipping ropes.

We have found out about our Christmas show. We will all be dressing as sheep or shepherds.

It’s been a short week and we’re looking forward to our long weekend.

Week beginning 4th November

This week, we have been learning about staying safe on bonfire night, including being safe using sparklers. If you have a sparkler, you should hold it away from you and wear gloves.

In maths, we were learning about 2D and 3D shapes – we made lots of shapes out of sticks! We talked about the differences between 2D and 3D shapes. We know that 2D shapes are flat.

During PE, the primary ones joined us for fitness stations. We were trying to encourange them to keep going!

We were also learning how to write instructions.



Week beginning 28.10.19

This week, we have been learning about partitioning and about counting on in tens in maths e.g. 26, 36, 46, 56

We have been learning more about using cool responses.

It’s been Halloween this week – some of us went to the party last night.

In PE, we’ve been working on our fitness – setting ourselves goals and trying to achieve or beat them.

Week beginning 21.10.19

This week, we have been learning about the brain. We know that you can’t survive on your own without your brain. Your brain has 2 sides (hemispheres). The right side controls the left side of your body and the left side controls the right side of your body. Your brain is in charge of all the parts of your body.

We have been doing some addition. We learned how to partition numbers e.g. 33 would be 30 and 3.

Maths group 3 have been learning about families of sums.

Today, we took a walk outside to use our senses for literacy. We will be writing a poem about Autumn.

Friday 27th September

This week, we learned about the kidneys, bladder and liver.

We learned that when you’re hydrated, your urine (pee) will be light yellow. If you’re dehydrated,  your urine will be a darker yellow.

In maths, we have been learning estimating.

Today was Fab Fit Friday. We met a man who worked in the ambulance service. He taught us how to do CPR. We also did Tai Kwon Do. We made our own fruit kebabs. We learned some football skills on the grass.

Next week, it’s parents night and it’s a short week. We finish on Thursday for the holidays!


Friday 20th September

This week, we have been learning about the organs in the body.

We have been learning about the Eatwell plate, we did a sharing assembly on this. The Eatwell plate tells us how much of different foods we should eat.

We have been doing more work on rounding (to the nearest 10 and 100) and estimating.

We have been throwing, catching and rolling in PE. We call these sending and receiving.


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