What a busy week we have had in Duxbury class…

What a busy week we have had in Duxbury class.

This week in Literacy we have been looking at Handa’s surprise. We have tried some delicious fruit, some of us liked the sweet mango but some us really didn’t like the papaya!

We have started our new topic of Africa with a really exciting…

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Watch out Dragons Den …

We have made some cracking contraptions to finish our topic off. We wrote adverts, designed and made our own inventions. Watch out Dragons Den we are coming for you!!!! We have loved our famous inventors topic and thanks to all the parents/carers who helped the children throughout the topic…

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This week the children have studied the varied landscapes and climates of the Africa…

This week the children have studied the varied landscapes and climates of the African continent, from Sahara desert and savannahs in the North, rainforests conditions on the equator and the arid lands of the south.

In maths the children have been working on time problems and in literacy, they…

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The Great Escape … more blogs to follow

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Poetry in our literacy

This week in Duxbury class we have been looking at poetry in our literacy lessons. We have worked hard and made our own acrostic poems about the seaside.

On Friday during maths we had a challenge morning where we did lots of different activities. We looked at 2D shapes and we made them with…

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It’s a bugs life…

What a truly wonderful time we have had in Astley Class this week! We have been treated to lots of exciting things and we are feeling very lucky! Firstly, this week we had the pleasure of welcoming John and Tracey (The Bug people) into to our classroom and they didn’t come alone, they brought…

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Flutter, flutter butterfly…

What an exciting week we’ve had in Astley Class. We have had the pleasure of watching our tiny baby caterpillars grow fatter and fatter, build a cocoon then burst out as beautiful butterflies. On Friday we took our butterflies down to the garden of EDEN to release them into the wild, one of them…

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Carrying on with our map work in our topic lessons

Carrying on with our map work in our topic lessons we have been having a go at a basic version of orienteering. We have been able to use a map to find different points on the playground. What made it difficult was Mrs Crowther asked us to add up numbers from each of those points. Some of us really…

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Birkacre Measure Up!

This week Birkacre Class have undertaken a number of written and practical investigations for measuring in cm and mm, weighing in g and kg and measuring in l and ml.  Well done Birkacre for measuring accurately and converting your units of measure.

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Birkacre Builders!

As part of our rainforests topic we visited the Garden of Eden and built dens or shelters using man-made and natural materials. The children worked in teams communicating ideas and helping each other. The following day the children spent some time in their dens before we celebrated the end of our…

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The Island Of Struay

This week Duxbury Class received a letter from Katie Morag, inviting the class to visit The Island of Struay.  So we went to visit and we looked at all the lovely places including the beach, the Post Office and the Café.  We talked about why it would be fun for other people to go to the Island and…

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Phonics and graphs

This week we have been learning to use our phonics and we have learnt to read split digraph a-e.  We made a graph to show our favourite fruits.  It was lots of fun.

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