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Maya Topic

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We began to learn about the Maya civilization this week. One girl in our class impressed us all by bringing in this incredible Lego Mayan temple. Amazing! … [Read more...]

Dungeons and Dragons WOW day baking

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To launch our exciting year 1 /2 topic for this half term we had a fun filled day of castle themed activities! One of our activities was baking knight biscuits. We all worked together to measure and mix the ingredients, roll out the dough and cut out our knights, and finally decorate them with helmets, shields and weapons. Some of the knights looked very fierce but they still tasted delicious! … [Read more...]

Unearthing treasure from the Bible

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In North America, we have been learning more about important characters and stories from the Bible.  Our focus for this term is Daniel. Firstly, we discussed what we knew about the character from a piece of artwork based on the famous story from the Bible.  After this, we watched a short animated film that provided a useful interpretation of the story, taking notes about the character along … [Read more...]

Living things at the Secret Garden!

What a wonderful time we had at the Secret Garden looking for plant and animal organisms! Year 1/2 were detectives up at Southampton University's Valley Gardens, and explored the habitats in this very special garden! Children found lots of life, and took observational drawings, ready to label with features back at school! A top morning of Science learning! … [Read more...]