Archive for May, 2018

Make time for music

Today these children performed in front of the whole school. They have all been learning how to play a musical instrument, some for a few years and some for only a few months. It was a very impressive performance from everyone and they should all feel very proud of their achievements. If your child felt  inspired […]

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Outdoor Gymnastics

Everyone had great fun today learning different gymnastics positions and moves including the dish, pike, bunny hop, shoulder stand and bridge. The children were able to demonstrate good poise and buddy strength to hold these positions. I think there may be a few Olympic gymnasts in Starfish a Class!

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Mini-Beast Hunting

This afternoon the children were excellent detectives, hunting out an array of different insects that live in the school grounds. Once they had found an interesting collection, they then had the opportunity to carefully study them using the magnifying glasses.

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Capacity

This week in maths, the children have been very busy investigating capacity. They have had to make predictions on which containers would have the biggest capacity and then measure them accurately by reading the scales on measuring jugs. A few of the scales proofed a little tricky but everyone was fantastic at persevering.

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Internet Research

In English we have been learning all about non-chronological reports. So now the children are preparing to write their own report on an animal of their choice. In doing so they have been using the laptops to research their chosen animal and find interesting facts about them. It has been a great opportunity for children […]

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