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Autumn 1

After a busy yet productive half term, we were all a bit wiped out. What better way to end the term, than with a "Wellbeing Workout", we zoned out with peer massage, restorative yoga and a guided meditation. Some of us actually fell asleep.....and SNORED (THOMAS!!!) Enjoy your week off, remember to do something other than stare at screens!!

CONGRATULATIONS OLLIE! Player of the Week! Well done - we are proud of you!

Look at our FAB Roman Museum!

Roman Day was a huge success! The children enjoyed tasting Roman food that included apples with honey and yoghurt, pickled fish, olives, feta cheese, figs and dates. They made mosaics out of dried beans and pulses. They created jewellery called Bollas that children wore, inside it was a secret message in Latin. They also made Roman coil pots. Our parents joined us for the last activity of the day and watched the children perform two songs. Just Like a Roman that we learned with British Sign Language actions and Pompeii by the band Bastille. Thank you to all for your support in providing such super costumes and for joining us in our learning this afternoon.

Today we are creating our own scene from a window. The scene will be from two different places in time, for example the past and the future. We are going to use our fantastic poetic skills to expand noun phrases, use fronted adverbials and create contrast to produce a wonderful group poem. Who said poetry was boring???

Your Roman projects have blown us away! What a super effort you have all made - we're two very proud teachers!

We played a silly and sensible game to help us understand and learn how to use fronted adverbials. It was funny but we learned lots!

WOW! Look at the fabulous Roman projects we have had in so far! It's going to be super impressive on Roman Day!

We learned a poem off by heart using actions and a picture story map to help us remember it. Ask us to show you at home!

We had lovely visitors from Year 2 today, sharing their amazing work all about dragons!

Mosaic Madness!! Using printing techniques to create pictures with the effect of a Roman Mosaic.

Teamwork makes the dream work! We worked together fo find evidence about turning into a witch then constructed plans to help structure our writing. FABULOUS explanations followed.

Just Like A Roman Lyrics

Roman Project Homework

Finding evidence in teams to discover the process of turning a child into a witch for our explanations.

Our Literacy focus recently has been Explanations. We have learned all about causal conjunctions, time adverbials and imperative verbs. We have discovered how we can improve our explanation skills and use that to clarify and add detail to our answers. Today, we have started showcasing our skills by using our fabulous class reader, The Doomspell by Cliff McNish, to explain the process of a child turning into a witch using evidence from the text to make sure it is in chronological order. All this learning from a book we are loving. Life is good!

Using place value counters to help us understand exchanging when adding up!

Using art and colour wheels in English to help us explore and improve our language for explanations.

Many Hands Make Light Work. We had fun trying to make the light switch on, SOME of us were successful, but we're not sure how we did it. Next lesson will find out what it was that we did right.

Investigating how electronic toys work.

We're Abba mad!!! Our unit in music is called Mamma Mia, celebrating everything Abba! Watch us rock and roll!

Counting in the intro for Mamma Mia!

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We tried to write an explanation about how to draw Horrid Henry. After some time and top tips, we were able to edit and improve our work and get super results.

Investigating a systematic approach to maths. This means we can find all possible combinations easily.

Acting out our fables! Our peers had to guess which moral matched our story.