Who loves a puppet show? WE DO!

Who loves a puppet show? WE DO!

From the scary big bad wolf to the sweet three little pigs, we have been making puppets and putting on our very own puppet show. Not only did we make the puppets we also made the setting by creating a house of bricks, sticks and straw. It was fabulous!

In…

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Performing Winter Poems

Performing Winter Poems

Well, what a creative week we have had and what a lot of budding young poets we have in Duxbury Class.

This week we have been learning to perform winter poems through actions and dance and have had to work as part of a team to plan actions for each poem.

We hope…

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Location, Location, Location!

Location, Location, Location!

 

Next week, we will be working with a local film company to produce our entry for the Into Film: Space competition. The winning entries will be sent up to the International Space Station to entertain Tim Peakes!

 

This week, it was all about finding a…

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This week has been another busy one.....

This week has been another busy one. We have been working like mad to write our own folk tales based on the Lancashire Giant. It’s taking a long time but Mrs Crowther is really pleased with our efforts so far.

Carrying on from our work on light we have been finding out about what makes a good…

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The Final Frontier!!!

The Final Frontier!!!

The Rivington Star Rangers have been busily working on performing playscripts this week in order to improve their speaking and listening skills.  They have worked co-operatively in groups to rehearse various space scripts.  There have been some very enthusiastic…

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Terrified and alone

Terrified and alone, Eleven, who was a Space Warrior, crash landed onto Planet Persius.  Quickly he realised that he was in serious trouble.  So, he made a call to NASA and commanded an immediate extraction!  Year 5 hope that he would escape unhurt…but would he?

 

We were visited by the…

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Johnny has returned!

Johnny has returned! We found him loitering in the corridors around school so we decided we had better write down some descriptions of him in case he goes walk about again in the future. Mrs Crowther also taught us a few different map symbols to help us with our map reading skills, she thought it…

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How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

This week we have been continuing to explore the story of The Three Little Pigs by creating story maps, sequencing images from the story and re-telling the story using our talk 4 write actions. We have also been investigating and describing the…

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Shape up!!!

Shape up!!!

Shape has been the main focus in maths this week. We have got into shape by making 2D and 3D shapes. It was great fun and no elastic bands went astray!!! We have also put our art skills into practise creating amazing collage space men. These have added to classroom environment and…

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A trip to the moon on our fruit rockets

A trip to the moon on our fruit rockets

We are loving our space topic and everything intergalactic that goes with it. However fruit and rockets? Who knew it could be so fun? Being an astronaut we need to be healthy but who knew that would apply to our ship as well?  We really enjoyed making our…

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Sparks Fly in Birkacre

Sparks Fly in Birkacre

 

Great fun was had in Birkacre this week when we explored the topic of Electricity.

We investigated static electricity, it made the hairs on our heads stand on end!!!!

We also investigated how to make circuits and what was needed to complete a circuit.

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IPad Fun in Birkacre!

IPad Fun in Birkacre!

This week in Birkacre class we have been learning about the Rotten Romans. Our challenge question was why on earth did the Romans want to come to dull, dismal, rainy England? What did we have that they wanted?

QR codes were created and left around the classroom. The…

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