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Cave painting and tidy classrooms!

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The start of our new Stone Age topic brought with it a fascination for cave paintings... so we set ourselves the challenges of creating our own! Europe spent the morning at the secret garden collecting natural colourful ingredients, before returning to school to use Stone Age techniques (I'm sure they were just as messy!) to make their own paints. The children then created their own cave … [Read more...]

A very creative morning!

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The end of the term brought with it the finale of our P.E. topic for this term...Irish dancing! The children in year 3/4 put on a fantastic show and all worked really hard to show case the skills they have learnt during the topic (which I hope they all continue to demonstrate at home, I know I will be!). We were lucky enough to then hear some of the lovely work the year 3 children have been doing … [Read more...]

Term so far!

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We've had a great first term here in Europe base! From writing setting descriptions of old and new New York city in literacy, to studying the geography of the world and a whole day of science learning about sound! In and among all of the new learning, the most important lesson we have been working on is developing our unity as a class, through understanding the importance of working … [Read more...]

Ancient Egypt

The children have travelled back in time to the year 600BC, written in hieroglyphics, and learnt about key events in history linked to the Ancient Egyptians. Locating Egypt on a map, the children have researched the areas of land use using a variety of media, and enquired into why the Ancient Egyptians lived so close to the River Nile. Literacy has involved non-fiction factual Ancient Egypt … [Read more...]