Blue Planet Aquarium

 

 

 

The Robins had a wonderful time at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Chester. We saw piranhas, fish, turtles, stingrays and even a shark that is scared of bubbles!

 

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Circus Science Week

 

All children in Years 1 to 6 had an amazing time learning about science. They used their knowledge of forces and motion, and put it into practice by performing circus acts. It was a really fun and entertaining couple of days. Thank you Nick for visiting, for teaching about pushes, pulls and twists, and for bringing the forces of friction and gravity to life! 

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We Are Weather Forecasters

The Year 2 Robins worked really hard to create this weather forecast. We have looked at different weather conditions and the countries of the UK, and we gave each other feedback when we were filming. We hope the weather looks a little brighter than the forecast!

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Seed Experts

Year 1 Dragonflies and Year 2 Robins have been busy in the poly tunnel this week planting onion, spinach, sweetcorn and runner bean seeds for the Community Garden. What’s your favourite vegetable?

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BREAKING NEWS from Year 2 Robins

The Year 2 Robins had the shock of their lives when they entered the classroom. They have made a news report about the escaped dinosaur; they filmed and edited themselves! 

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Year 2 Robins’ Class Trip

 

The Robins had an amazing time at the West Yorkshire Playhouse when they went to watch George’s Marvellous Medicine. We loved watching the show performed by ‘real people’. We have really enjoyed reading books by Roald Dahl and watching one of his stories performed live really brought the book to life!

We would like to say a big thank you to Mrs Allen for letting us go on the trip.

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Year 2 Robins’ Class Assembly

Year 2 Robins’ Class Assembly

The Year 2 Robins’ Class Assembly was absolutely amazing. We loved singing our song, telling dinosaur facts and explaining how fossils are formed. Miss Spellman is incredibly proud of all the hard work the children have done this half term. Thank you to our #incrediblecommunity for your continued support.

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Capacity

The robins loved measuring the capacity of containers using non-standard measures. We are now learning about millilitres and litres, and understanding how to read scales.
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Investigating Dino Poo

The Robins had a very exciting, and disgusting, afternoon investigating different dinosaur diets. We had to decide whether certain dinosaurs were carnivores, herbivores or omnivores depending on what we found in their poo.

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We are Gamers! 

The Robins have been busy during computing. They have played and reviewed games on Scratch, and will be making a games review book. We spoke about being safe on online whilst playing games.

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Year 2 and 3 Nativity

Our Year 2 and 3 children have produced a fabulous Christmas Nativity which they performed for all of the Key Stage 2 children and staff. The singing, costumes and acting were all wonderful and anybody who came to see the performance was royally entertained!

 

Well done to Miss Betts, Miss Spellman, Mrs. Sutton and all other Staff and the wonderful children involved with the production – we’re very proud of you all!

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Christmas Creative Homework

The Year 2 Robins have been creative at home, making christmas decorations with their families. Our class Christmas tree will look amazing with these stars, trees, snowmen and kings ~ Thank you!

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Year 2 Robins – We are designers

The Year 2 Robins had an amazing day designing and making a new celebration cake. They chose different materials and colours to make these wonderful creations.

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Baptism at St. John’s Church

The Year 2 Robins had a cold, but exciting walk to church to meet Father David. We learnt all about christenings and even celebrated the baptism of ‘baby’ Tommy.

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A Wonderful Day IN!

Even though the Year 2 Robins didn’t go on their trip, they still had a wonderful time in school!

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Room on the Broom

The children had an amazing time making props, creating scenery and filming. The Robins retold the story of ‘Room on the Broom’ during their Filmit week.

 

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Wedding of the Century!

The Year 2 Robins had an amazing afternoon visiting St. John the Baptist Church to celebrate the ‘marriage’ of two of our amazing children. When we got back to school we carried on the festivities and enjoyed a little party.

 

Thank you to Father David and our #IncredibleCommunity for their continued support.

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The Robins visit Canon Hall Farm

What a fabulous day! We all had:

  • a guided tour by Rachel when we learnt all about the animals
  • lunch in our own room
  • playtime on the adventure playground
  • a milking demonstration and then chilling out with an ice-lolly.

Thank you Mrs Allen, we loved every minute!

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Take a Look at Our Flowers…

 

This week, as part of the Science topic ‘Plants’, the Robins have been using their creative design skills to make flowers with roots, a stem, leaves and petals.

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The Ducks Visit Y1 Robins

 

The ducklings took a trip to our classroom. We all gently stroked them. Lots of us wanted to have a hold but some of  the ducklings were not too keen on that and would only sit still for a couple of us. We still enjoyed watching them waddle around and we thought about how they would change as they grow up.

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Science in Y1 Robins

 

The Robins are learning all about plants in science this term. We planted our own chitted potatoes and learnt about how potatoes grow. We can’t wait to see if our plants grow and how many potatoes we will get. 

 

 

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Learning about Fruit and Vegetables

As part of our science topic about plants, the Robins have been looking at different fruit and vegetables and where they grow. We looked very closely with magnifying glasses at the detail of each one and did some drawings of what we could see. 

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Y1 Robins Cookit

The Robins had fun making and eating “fire cakes” when learning about our topic, The Great Fire of London. They tasted delicious! 

 
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Y1 Robins Visit Ledston Estate

It was perfect weather for a super day out. We have had a Gruffalo walk through the woods, learned about what trees need to grow, made dens for our pebble creatures and had a scavenger hunt. Thank you for a really special day!

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Year 1 Robins’ Class Assembly

What a performance! The Year 1 Robins transported us all the way back to 1666 and told us the story of ‘The Great Fire of London’. They remembered all their lines, spoke very clearly, showed us their amazing work and sang beautifully. We are very proud of them!

Thank you to our #incrediblecommunity for their continued support.

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Mini beast habitats 

 

As part of their science work about animals, the Robins have been exploring the school grounds for small creatures. They looked at  the special places (habitats) where different creatures live. They found worms, slugs, snails, a bee and some ants. 

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Days of the Week

The Robins have been learning the days of the week by singing a song and playing an ordering game. Next week, they will make days of the week paper chains. 

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Designing Signs for the Planting Area

 

Spring will soon be on its way and children have been getting ready by designing signs for their planting area in the Community Garden. Here are some beautiful drawings by Year 1 Robins.

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Translucent, Transparent or Opaque?

The Year 1 Robins completed a science investigation on translucent, transparent and opaque. They investigated different materials in groups, labelled them correctly then presented their findings to the rest of the class. Well done!

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Learning through our topic ‘All About Me’

 

The Year 1 Robins have been using their ‘All About Me’ topic areas to help them with their learning.  

 

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