Spatial awareness

This week in our maths we have been looking at spatial awareness using language such as in, on, up, down, under and behind. We explored spacial awareness using toys in our class and used a dolls house to explain which rooms we could see and how we knew. We got the chance to play the game snakes and ladders and we found out we could go up the ladder but had to go down the Read more…

Year 3 Birch – Computing

Today in Computing we have learnt about online safety and what we should and should not share with people through email. We discussed why sharing our personal details with people we don’t know could be dangerous and why we shouldn’t share them with our friends either.            

Jack And The Beanstalk

This week we have been reading the story ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’, we found out that Jack threw some magic beans out of the window and a beanstalk grew. At the top of the beanstalk lived a giant in a castle. Jack stole the giant’s gold and then he had to chop down the beanstalk so the giant could not get to him. We talked about the magic beans and what would happen if we Read more…

Jack and the beanstalk

What a busy week!! This week we have been reading the story of Jack and the beanstalk, we have decided to do an experiment where we grow 2 beanstalks, one in a pot with soil and one in a bag with just a wet cotton wool ball, we then voted to see which we thought would grow the tallest beanstalk and made a bar chart to show our answers. We did each step of planting Read more…

Forest school 🌲🌿🌳

On Wednesday, Reception took part in their weekly forest school session, we had so much fun!! It was a little wet and windy but that didn’t stop us, we put on our waterproofs and set off for the forest. We remembered the rules from last time and practised walking outside the fire circle, we are getting so good at this and being super safe while still having lots of fun. As we are doing fairy Read more…

Growing up

In Year 5, we have been learning about what happens to our body as we get older. Last week we learnt about how we change from childhood to early adulthood through puberty, and how puberty occurs in animals too. This week we looked at changes from early adulthood to old age, which we then linked to Art. First we used sketching and measurement to complete 1/2 a portrait photo of ourselves. Then we added physical Read more…

Forest School Fun

Year 5 enjoyed their forest school sessions today, despite the wet weather. We started the session by discussing the flora and fauna in the area. Everybody was given a piece of flora and kept it hidden. We then used our language skills to describe the piece of flora to try and find out who had the same. We then identified that we all had either Fir, Cherry Laurel, Maple or Holly. After this we made Read more…

Run run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m he Gingerbread Man!

What a lovely week week we have had learning all about the gingerbread man! We have drawn around each other to create life sized gingerbread people, moved around the field like the gingerbread man in the story, baked our own gingerbread people, decorated them and then (the best part) ate them!! This afternoon, we finished off by doing a science experiment with our gingerbread man; we talked about why he didn’t just swim across the Read more…

The Gingerbread Man

This week we have been learning about, ‘The Gingerbread Man’. At the beginning of the week, we listened to the story and practised retelling it in our own way. We then went outside and created our own gingerbread person. We asked a friend to draw around our bodies and then we made ourselves into a gingerbread person. It was lots of fun! We had the think about the different features on a gingerbread person. This Read more…

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