Monthly Archives: November 2016

Stone Henge models

This week, with Mrs Pharoah, our student teacher,  we have created Stonehenge models. We made them in groups of 4 or 5  and they look fabulous! We had a variety of materials to use to make our Stonehenge models including polystyrene, plasticine, cardboard, foam, sellotape and corrugated card. Scarlet and Harry A    

Rocks and soils

In class 3’s science we have been learning about rocks and soils. This week we learnt how fossils are formed. Skye brought in some amazing examples, one was a big ammonite. We also learnt about soils and as a class we had a go at making a wormery. After a few days we looked at […]

Reading Cafe

What a fabulous hour class 4 and parents had in the hall today. Our activities were based on biographies as we are currently writing about JK Rowling.  We read a biography about Mae Jemison (the first African-American woman in space) and then the children created fact files about characters from stories. We had everything from […]

Reading Cafe

This week the whole school took part in a reading cafe. Class 1 read the very popular story ‘Handa’s Surprise’. We made masks of the characters from the story as well as stick puppets. Some of the children painted pictures related to the story and we weaved baskets from paper. We all had a really […]

Guided reading displays

Rather than doing a traditional book review, each guided reading group was given a display board in the classroom and the task of sharing their work and enjoyment of the book.  They could display their ideas however they wanted but the display had to reflect the theme of the book and every child had to […]

Class 3’s Reading Cafe

On Tuesday 15th November every class in school hosted a reading cafe for parents and other adults who wanted to share books and activities with their children. In Class 3 we read the first part of ‘The Hobbit’ by JRR Tolkien, listening carefully to the description of both the Hobbit Hole and the Hobbits themselves. […]

99 names of Allah

We have had a great lesson learning about the 99 names of Allah. First each child drew around their hand and then we went around the room writing down words to describe our friends on their cut out hands. There was a lovely atmosphere and the children really thought carefully about each other. We then […]