Archive for November, 2015

Nov 25 2015

The Digestive System

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In science we have been studying the sewage systems built in London during Victorian times. We then looked at the digestive systems that were producing all of this waste! The pupils made some amazing posters:

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Nov 25 2015

Hybrid texts

In English, we have been exploring a text called ‘Charles Dickens’ by Mick Manning and learning about Hybrid texts. We learnt about diary and information writing as well as graphic novels. This inspired as to create our own Hyrid texts about Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin. Here are some of the finished creations!

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Nov 10 2015

Shakespeare!

Today years 3/4/5/6 visited Exeter Cathedral to watch a Shakespeare play performed by The Handlebards. Although there was a last minute change from ‘Hamlet ‘ to ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’, we really enjoyed it.       Becki and Mrs Busby also took part in the play, taking on the role of the two fairies called Mustardseed […]

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Nov 09 2015

Art Club

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In art club this term we have been working on a fantastic project – to paint our school bin to make it colourful and amazing to look at! We worked together to think of design ideas and how we could represent our school. Next we painted a base colour of blue on the bin then […]

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Nov 09 2015

Circuit Training

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This half term in P.E we are focusing on circuit training. We started by completing warm up activities and talked about the importance of warming up before any exercise. Next we explored each circuit station activity and got into small groups. Our circuit stations included activities such as speed bounces, star jumps, spotty dogs, ball […]

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Nov 06 2015

Teeth and Digestion

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Today we have been learning about teeth and the digestive system. The pupils found out about the names of their teeth, like molars, pre-molars, canines and incisors. They studied the skulls of lots of animals and decided which had teeth best suited for herbivores and carnivores. They also broke some food down using knives and […]

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Nov 03 2015

Printing!

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Today was a fantastic art day inspired by the Victorian artist William Morris. We designed our own print designs in our sketchbooks taking ideas from our nature sketches. http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zy87tfr Next we learnt about printing using polystrene tiles and printing ink. After transfering our designs onto the tiles we were ready to print! We mixed our […]

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