We have been learning about electricity, essential and non-essential uses of it and how to use it safely.
World Oceans Day was on Monday 8th June - a festival celebrating our ocean connection.
There was a special website for schools, bringing the wonder of the deep blue to children all round the world. There were many activities offered - some of us got involved and learned lots of things, including what star fish eat and how to breathe like a dolphin! We even tried some blue yoga!
Look at the other activities we got up to below.
We have been doing some work on the Ancient Egyptians.
We have followed instructions to make Ancient Egyptian models and have been writing in code using hieroglyphics.
Can you work out our secret messages?
We've been looking at which materials are magnetic and which ones aren't.
We've done some investigating around the house and have even made magnetic games.
As part of our science work on Forces we have been finding out about friction.
We used a car, a ramp, a measuring tape and different surfaces to investigate....
Look at our work to see what happened to the distance the car travelled on different surfaces. Why do you think this is?
As part of our topic on Forces we have been investigating pushes and pulls.
Over the last two weeks we have been doing lots of work involving measurement.
Years 2 and 3 have been working on mass and capacity and Year 4 has been finding the perimeter and area of rectilinear shapes with and without the use of squared paper!
This week we have been finding out about some of the different gods and goddesses that the Ancient Egyptians believed in.
Making the most of the sunshine!
This week we have been doing investigations using dice.
The aim of these was to make us think, notice and wonder!
The activities involved exploring patterns, addition and subtraction, odd and even numbers and multiplication and division.
Over the last few weeks we have been doing lots of other things, ranging from
Signs of Summer to slime, Bug hunts to bracelets, measuring to making...
Look at the slides to see what we've been up to.
This week's English was based on the short film The Little Shoemaker.
It tells the story of Mr Botte, who is happily running a small shop selling magic shoes, until one day another shoemaker rolls into town...
Our activities included writing a conversation between the two shoemakers, retelling the story as a fairy tale and designing our own pair of magic shoes.
We have been doing lots of maths over the last few weeks, ranging from time to times tables, coordinates to challenges and data to dancing!
Here are just some of the things we've been up to...
This week we have been finding out about real dragons, namely Komodo Dragons!
We used several websites to find out about these giant lizards and met Sunny at the San Diego Zoo!
Komodo dragons truly are fascinating creatures - read our facts sheets to find out more.
Class 2 have been thinking of ways that we can help look after the planet.
We've been very busy putting our ideas into practice...
We read 'Tell me a Dragon' by Jackie Morris.
We thought about what our dragons would look like and drew or painted pictures of them.
We wrote similes to describe them and made models of them.
Here are some of them - aren't they amazing!
In Class 2 we have been looking at how to read, follow and write instructions.
Here are some of the amazing things we have made.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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