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Telling a story through pictures…

We have been reading a story called ' -Li'. This is a myth based in China and features a dragon who lives in a volcano but is terrorizing the nearby village. To help us remember the main points in the story we have created a story map using pictures and 'stolen'...

Our Human Timeline

We have been starting to learn about Ancient Greece this week. We have been reading Greek myths, have learnt where Greece is in the world in comparison to the United Kingdom as well as where Ancient Greece fits into the history of the world. We have also discussed...

Amazing Artists

This term, class 9 will be looking at landscapes within their Art lessons. To begin with, the children looked closely at several paintings and tried to group them by artist by looking at similarities in use of colour, shape and texture. They then chose their favourite...

Big Calculation!

We have been refining our calculation skills! This week we learnt how to do the shorter multiplication written method and to practise we had a go using big paper and bright colours. We had a colour each so that we could check each others work and look for errors. We...

Scrapyard Challenge

Class 7 completed an investigation to understand which kind of materials are magnetic. We used the idea of a scrapyard to help sort through all the classroom junk. The children discovered that magnetic materials were metal. They also discovered that some metals are...

Map Madness

This week we have been using maps and atlases to locate different English cities and label our own maps. We were given a list of major cities and we had to use the shape of the country and the location of other cities to find them. We then had to show what we had...

Atlas Adventures

  Class 9 have started their new topic for this term-  'Location, Location, Location'. They began by developing their map skills by reading an atlas  in order to locate the major cities around England. They tried really hard and were able to position the cities in the...

King for a Day

Today we looked at how people in France celebrate the Feast of the Kings. We listened to the last part of the Nativity story and learnt about the meaning of epiphany. We all had a piece of galette. If we found a jelly bean in our piece of galette then we became king...

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