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Week Commencing 7th December 2020

We were all very excited to come back to school this week after isolating for two weeks! It was lovely to see all the children back and smiling. Not only was it our first week back, but we were also joined by a very special visitor - Buddy, the Christmas Elf! All week, Buddy has been up to all sorts of mischief, including: ruining our perfectly decorated Christmas tree; using the photocopier to take lots and lots of pictures of himself and creating himself a little swimming pool in our water bottle box! 

As a year group we also recorded a Christmas poem, which we will be putting up on Teams for all of our parents and carers to see, so we hope you enjoy! 

Finally, we all took part in Santa's Dash, dressing up in our best festive gear and setting ourselves a challenge to see how many laps we could do around the school field! 

Week Commencing 30th November 2020

3HO are SUPERSTARS!

It was our final week of virtual home learning this week and 3HO have been hard at work! Myself and all the adults in 3HO are incredibly proud and impressed with all the children's hard work and determination. Once again, the children have kept positive and have shown excellent growth mindsets and resilience. 

We covered 'Measure' in Maths this week, where the children had to read several different scales to measure length, weight and capacity. For English, we compared our own Christmas to one in a hot climate and wrote a persuasive letter to convince others to spend Christmas in England. 

Then, we covered some RE and PSHE in the afternoons, sequencing the stages of a religious prayer and creating anti-bullying posters. 

Week Commencing 23rd November 2020

For our first few days of home learning, 3HO have been hard at work! We have: continued writing our newspaper article about the lucky golden ticket winners from 'Charlie and the Chocolate factory' by Roald Dahl; developed our understanding of money through practicing addition and subtraction, as well as solving some problems; comparing our lives in England to Evangeline's rural life in Kenya and comparing the local wildlife between the two countries.

 

I've been so proud and impressed with all of 3HO's hard work and it has been lovely to see their smiling faces when we have our video calls! Miss Orner. 

Week Commencing 9th November 2020

This week in Design & Technology,  we have been working on our sewing skills. So far, we have all been able to complete a 'running stitch' and a 'back stitch'. We are practicing these techniques in order for us to make pencil cases at the end of the half term, just in time for Christmas! 

Week Commencing 2nd November 2020

This week in English, we have been using the book 'Grace & Family' by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch as our inspiration for our writing. So, to immerse ourselves into the story we produced detailed and creative story maps outlining the main events of the story. Here are some fantastic examples.

Week Commencing 12th October 2020

This week, we became budding chefs, when 'Roots to Food' visited. We all had a go at making a brand new and exciting dish: Chicken/Quorn teriyaki, with lots of us even being adventurous and trying new ingredients. 

During our cooking experience, we also learnt lots of new cooking techniques, including: steaming, the claw, the bridge, marinading and whisking. 

We had lots of fun and it tasted delicious! 

We took the recipes home in hopes that we could cook it for our relatives. Enjoy! 

Week Commencing 5th October 2020

Today in PSHE, for #HELLOYELLOW Day, we designed a superhero, who protects young children and their mental health. 

As a class, we came up with lots of different superheroes and powers, linked to today, including: The Teleporter, who could appear anywhere in the world and cures sadness and loneliness; The Motivator, a superhero who offers encouragement; The Listener, a superhero, who listens to people's feelings and emotions and can solve people's problems. 

Week Commencing 28th September 2020

This week, in French, the children used their previous knowledge from the last few lessons to write scripts in French explaining how to greet someone. Then, the children role played meeting different people and practised their pronunciation. 

Week Commencing 21st September 2020

This week, in art, we have been mastering the use of watercolour techniques, by using wash to make different gradients on a colour wheel. We have also linked our history and practised making stencils of Egyptian symbols.
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