Masterpieces

We are very proud of our L.S.Lowry pastel artwork. We’re sure you’ll agree that it looks fantastic on display.

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Philosophy

 

 

We used a photograph to inspire discussions today. The children expressed caring, realistic, inspirational, brave and outspoken views in favour of helping the homeless.

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Launching the Unsinkable Ship

Today was our creative launch day as our new topic is the Titanic and we are excited! We designed and constructed Titanic LEGO models (complete with iceberg). We made clay jewellery for the 1st class passengers (with real pearls and diamonds). We created antique life buoys and we used our careful water colour and sketching skills to represent the Titanic.

 

A fabulous day all round. Well done Kingfishers – the Titanic has docked!

 

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So Many to Choose From! 

We are delighted to enjoy time with books of our choice each and every day!

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We’ve Seen the Light!

The Kingfishers had a fantastic afternoon investigating light and shadows.

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Shaping Up

We spent a great morning investigating properties of 3D shapes.

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On Reflection

This week’s practical science lesson involved concave and convex mirrors… and lots of giggling!

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Rain or Shine

Whatever the weather, our Reading Bus is a great place to spend time with friends and a great selection of books.

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Keep Calm and Carry On! 

Today marked the opportunity for our Kingfishers to share a moving presentation of speech, drama, poetry and music for their families. They have responded SO enthusiastically towards their World War 2 topic. Well done everyone.

Thank you #incrediblecommunity for your support.

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Matchstick Men and Matchstick Cats and Dogs 

We are really enjoying learning about the life and works of the great L.S Lowry. We used pastel and charcoal techniques to create art in the style of this fantastic artist.

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In Flanders Fields

We learned John McCabe’s beautiful poem and talked about the sacrifices made. Our art work was based on the poem – we made each and every poppy unique, to represent the individual lives, personalities and cultures of the fallen.

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Introducing L.S.Lowry

This painting from 1949 was the focus of our ‘Art Talk’ today. The Kingfishers were skilful in discussing the influences, topics, styles, feelings and experiences of the characters within this oil painting – well done everyone!

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Creature Classification

After a scientific afternoon of discovery and classification, we can explain the difference between the bodies of herbivores, omnivores and carnivores.

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Nature Film It

Our class worked in pairs with a friend to capture still photographs of the changing season. We selected, deleted and cropped, and then used iMovie to add music, text and a few fancy emojis. As you can tell, we are extremely proud of our achievements!

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Air Raid

What a fantastic opportunity to enhance our writing! We experienced the sights, sounds, smells and emotions of an air raid shelter in 1941. Our time travel will inspire our Big Writing.

 

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We Are Filming It!

We are loving the opportunity to capture changes in nature. We worked with a friend to photograph and edit images from our community garden. Watch this space for the final cut!

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Here is our Macmillan News

On Wednesday 3rd October, the Kingfishers and the Woodpeckers will be hosting a Community Café Day to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Pupils will visit the café during school time, and can choose a bun, cake or biscuit as well as a drink for 50p. The Café will open after school so that we can welcome our community too

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Adding with Aldi

We used this week’s Aldi offers booklet as the basis of some ‘real life’ word problems. Plenty of bargains and savings, not too much overspending and some impressive mathematics!

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Philosophy Friday

We had deep discussions linked to our worries today. We know that it really helps to share a worry – and lots of us did that today. 

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 All Aboard

We discussed how it would feel to be evacuated. We talked about emotions, practicalities and circumstances.

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 Skeleton Science 

We have been busy learning about the functions of our skeletons. We know about our rib cage, skull, backbone and joints.

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Family Pride

This young man shared information from his great, great grandfather’s book. The book tells the life story of Harold Green, who served in World War 2.
 
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Britain is At War with Germany

Our classroom is brimming with beautiful writing and artwork linked to the beginning of World War 2. We are all very proud-  feel free to come and have a look!

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Keep Calm and Write Creatively

What an impressive Big Write this morning! We were all keen to ‘show off’ and share our learning about World War 2 so far.

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Family History

What a treat for this Kingfisher to share her World War 2 family history with her peers!

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New ‘Kids’ on the Block 

Our Year 3/4 Kingfishers had their first ever brass lesson with Mr. Dodd today. It was really lovely to watch their faces as they opened cases and saw shiny instruments, ready to play. Watch this space for updates on their musical progress.

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Keep Calm and Carry on Painting

We launched our new World War 2 topic with a fabulous observational art lesson. The quality of work is amazing!

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Here is the News

Some great speaking, listening, writing and sharing about our summer adventures.

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Welcome to your new class

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Vikings!

Year 2/3 Kingfishers are enjoying their topic work. Here are some fantastic pieces of art inspired by Vikings.

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