Hour of Code

Next week is hour of code week however as we are so busy performing out nativity next week, Elm carried out the activity this week! We played the Grinch themed coding game. First, we learned about what an algorithm is and how they are used. Then, we had to use Read more…

Christingles

  Elm had a great afternoon on Wednesday creating Christingles. We first learnt about why we make Christingles and what each part of the Christingle represents, then we enjoyed making our own Christingles. The children then learnt a little more about Christingles during assembly on Thursday. The children were very Read more…

Geometric Islamic Art

Wow! What amazing patterns the children have created this afternoon! As part of our RE topic this half term (Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?), we have been learning about Islamic Art. The children studied some examples of Islamic art and discussed how the shapes were arranged Read more…

Money Makers

In maths, we have been learning all about money! We have learnt how to recognise coins and notes and how to make equal amounts of money using different combinations of coins and notes. The children have enjoyed using the physical money to make different amounts and have applied this to Read more…

The Talent Show

With our partners, we picked one of the plot points from our story My Christmas Star to act out. The children worked really well in their pair to practise and perform their scene using vocal expression and body language. Everyone enjoyed watching each other’s performance! The children used their imagination Read more…

Work At It Whizz

We have been talking a lot about the Growth Mindset in class recently, helping us to develop our confidence, learn from mistakes, and challenge ourselves. Work At It Whizz has been whizzing around our classroom, sitting with children who are pushing themselves and helping them to keep ‘working at it’. Read more…

My Christmas Star

Our English focus over the next few weeks is based around the Christmas advert ‘My Christmas Star’. The children really enjoyed watching the video clip, with many children dancing along, too! Yesterday, we worked with a partner, using a thesaurus to describe Jasmine and Dad’s feelings using interesting adjectives. Today, Read more…

On the way home

  Over the past few weeks, we have been carrying out lots of activities based around the story On The Way Home, by Jill Murphy. The children enjoyed listening to the story and then had lots of fun acting it out. Then, they came up with lots of insightful questions Read more…

Music assembly

Wow Rochdale music services what an amazing assembly, thank you so much! The children thoroughly enjoyed you coming in and were really keen to answer questions about the instruments you were playing and talk about them. You have inspired a lot of children to continue to play their instruments or Read more…

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