In Year 3, we have been learning all about magnets. We have sorted materials based on whether they are magnetic or non- magnetic. The children enjoyed exploring the classroom to find magnetic materials.
Year Two have had so much fun recently! They have been to the Lowry in Salford, which was a brilliant day out and they produced some amazing artwork. They also behaved perfectly throughout and loved sharing their knowledge about L S Lowry. The staff at the Lowry were very impressed with the class and told us how fantastic they were! We have lots of budding artists in Owls and they have all created something they were proud of during our recent enrichment week, which was displayed in the hall. You can see some pictures of the artwork in an earlier blog post.
The children are also always working hard at their writing, reading, spelling and maths so we are very proud of them.They are improving all the time. Well done Owls!
Year 3 has a fantastic day at Southport Eco Centre. We took part in a range of activities that linked to our current topic ‘What makes the Earth angry?’ The children learnt lots of new and interesting facts about Volcanoes and Earthquakes and took part in a quiz to see how much they had learnt, everyone did really well and the behaviour and engagement of children was amazing. Have a look at our pictures below.
This week has been our art enrichment week. Each class has been learning about an artist and recreating art in their style.
Robins – Andy Goldsworthy
Year 1 – Georgia O’Keefe
Year 2 – L S Lowry
Year 3 – Kandinski
Year 4 – Monet
Year 5 – Picasso
Year 6 – Andy Warhol
We turned our school hall into a gallery on Friday where we showcased everyone’s work. We have had a fantastic week!
Robins had a lovely afternoon celebrating Chinese New Year. We made lucky envelopes, cards, lanterns and tasted some Chinese food. A good time was had by everyone.Continue reading “Chinese New Year in The Robins.”
Year 5 have been busy learning about the different Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Turkey and Egypt. We have compared them to th UK looking at the different temperatures, rainfall and land use.
We have written non fiction reports and then looked at the holiday destinations. Later, we wrote persuasive adverts using alliteration, similes and metaphors.
We have investigated the different life cycles of plants and animals in science. We made detailed drawings of flowers and then dissected them to identified the different parts and the roles they played.
We are loving learning cricket with coaches from Lancashire CC and we are deepening our understanding of fractions. We also took part in our fantastic assembly in which we learnt to moonwalk!
Can’t wait for February!Continue reading “A fantastic January in Year 5”
We have had a very busy month in Kingfishers. We are working very hard on our phonics and writing in Literacy. This term we have been writing a travel journal on Safari using The Lion King as our writing stimulus. In Maths we have been working hard on addition and subtraction. We have started our new Weather topic and in Art we made our own hot and cold collages using different materials. These are proudly on display in our classroom. Some children are enjoying their after school board games club with Mrs Coupe where they are learning new skills and we have all been learning about Chinese New Year for our class assembly next week. We hope you can make it. Finally, we all had fun in the snow too. What a busy month!
We have had a great start to the new term in Year 3! The children have been very busy starting new topics. In Maths, we have been doing lots of work on multiplication and division , the children are working really hard learning their times tables. In Literacy, we have been writing our own disaster story and this week the children have been writing poems about Volcanoes. Our topic this term is ‘What makes the Earth angry?’ The children are enjoying learning about Volcanoes . In Sceince, we have been looking at rocks and fossils.
We have had a great few weeks in year 6 and have already got lots done this year. In science, we have been learning about electricity and we have experimented with creating circuits. We have been learning to play the ukulele in music, we’ve been learning about decisions in the life caravan and we even got to play out in the snow and build snowmen! Please have a look at our pictures below.Continue reading “January in Year 6”
This month has been very busy in Year 4. We have started our let’s sing project and are busy leaking lots of songs for our concert in March. In Maths we have been looking at fractions and have used smarties to help us understand fractions of amounts. Our topic his term is general Geography and we have learned about famous landmarks around the British Isles, the bodies of water surrounding us and also rivers in the United Kingdom. In Literacy we have been reading The Iron MAn by Ted Hughes and using some of his techniques to write our own stories. Please look at our pictures below.Continue reading “January in Year 4”