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The Great Fire of London

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The term we are learning about the Great Fire of London, in 1666. As part of science day today we explored what fire needs and even built some houses to burn! We put them close together and made them out of paper (wood) and straw, just like the conditions of London in 1666. … [Read more...]

Poetry Slam!

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In North America this week we have been diving into the world of poetry! The children have been investigating, reviewing and performing poetry, linked to our Reading Tree poems. At the start of the week, we looked at the famous poem 'If' by Rudyard Kipling. Having read this and examined its meaning and themes, we recognised that there were many parallels with BLP (Building Learning Power), … [Read more...]

Active maths!

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In Europe class this week, to help children with understanding and answering worded questions in maths, we took a trip to the school hall for a lesson on active maths! In teams, children had to run up separately to solve worded questions, but each time they ran, they were only looking to focus on one part of their questions. Step 1 was to read the question and understand what operation they had to … [Read more...]

First Full Week Back!

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#                   We have been busy bees this week. In phonics we have been learning the 'y' and 'w' sounds. Children were very good at thinking of words. We also practised writing these letters to make sure we formed them correctly. Good work everyone.   This week we have carried out lots of activities but … [Read more...]