Linked to our topic, Toys and Games, Owls have been busy this week making wooden spoon dolls inspired by Forky from Toy Story 4. We used knives, forks and spoons to create our cutlery toys and then we played with them.
This week Year 4 have been thinking about the role of cats in Ancient Egypt. Cats were sacred animals and the owners used to even dress them up in jewels and finery and feed them the tastiest of treats! We discussed how cats were used for protection in the afterlife and were often mummified and … Continue reading
For the last 2 weeks we have been learning about Remembrance and what it means. We have researched the meaning behind the different coloured poppies that we wear and why we wear them. We have made poppies out of clay and painted them. We have also read Captain Sir Tom Moore’s book, ‘One Hundred Steps’ … Continue reading
To start our new literacy topic of poetry, we performed an Egyptian poem called ‘Mummy’ and thought about appropriate actions to suit the words. We chose a verse that we liked and worked well as part of a group. We were very proud of our performance. We hope you enjoy it too!
Please take a look at the creative homework projects that my class have produced this term. Mrs Crockford and I have been wowed by the range of models and art work that the children have created. A big ‘thank you’ to all adult helpers at home – your support is amazing!
Today was Ancient Greek Day in Yr.6! We started the day off with an art lesson based on Greek pottery and designed and decorated our own pots. We looked at the traditional Greek geometric patterns and stories on the pots and tried to re create this. We planted some mint and oregano seeds in them … Continue reading
In Maths we have been carrying on our Place Value recognition and progressed to adding and subtracting two digit numbers. In Science we have been discovering what microbes, bacteria and viruses look like when they have been enlarged under a microscope, some of them are quite scary looking! We then drew our own to cut … Continue reading
As part of their topic on the ocean, Yr.1 headed to the Sunny Sands today. They were accompanied by their buddies in Yr.6 who helped them to maintain social distancing from the public and also ensured that everyone had lots of fun! They built sand castles, made channels to the water and created many shapes … Continue reading
Owls have been busy using clay to make fish. These were inspired by our work on the book ‘The Rainbow Fish’. We used our hands and some simple tools to mould the fish then carved and decorated them. We will be painting them dazzling colours this week!
Owls have been busy role playing different sea animals. We learnt how shoals of fish move around and why they swim so closely together. We also played a game where one child acted out a sea creature and the rest of the class had to guess what it was!