Home Learning Fun

We have seen some very exciting work from the children this week that has been carried out at home. Delicious recipes, animal habitats and models of houses are just to mention a few. Well done everyone on your hard work!

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Building Wishes

There was lots of fun in the classroom today as the children brought to life their characters’ wishes from their planned stories.

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Hidden Messages

After studying the parable of The Lost Son, the children reflected on what this story means to Christians. They then constructed a box which was beautifully decorated on the outside but which carried the hidden meaning on the inside.

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Remembrance Day

After watching a short, animated clip about World War I, the children created a poppy using a collage of tissue paper. They were very proud of the finished product.

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A Mysterious Visitor

Today the children of Starfish Classed were faced with a bit of a mystery. During playtime the classroom was visited by a mysterious guest who left behind quite a mess! We found banana skins, a messy footprint and an open window. However, we have a plan to find the culprit – to disguise ourselves to try and and entice our guest back again. Fingers crossed that it works!

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Bonfire Art

To continue our learning on Guy Fawkes Night, we created our own bonfire collages. The children had to think about the shape of the colours of the flames and how to construct the base. The end results look great!

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Firework Inspiration

After learning about why we celebrate Guy Fawkes Night, and to inspire some firework poetry, the children created their own firework pictures.

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Computing Fun

Today we used the laptops to explore how to create different algorithms. The children experimented how to change backgrounds and characters in preparation for creating their own simple computer based games.

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Drumming Workshop

To mark the end of our celebration of Black History Month, the children enjoyed a djembe drum workshop. Not only was this was great fun, but it educated the children in some of the traditional music from West Africa.

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Science Week Fun

It has been a very busy, yet exciting day at school today with children from across the school completing a carousel of science based activities. In Starfish Class, we were visited by children from every other class to carry out ‘balloon racers’ and ‘quicksand’ experiments. What a great end to a great week!

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