A great few days in Class 11 to start the term. We have been busy labelling continents and creating a timeline of famous explorers. As well we have been working on setting descriptions using mature, figurative language. Have a lovely weekend, Mrs Vernon-Thompson.
Our class reader is:
Our previous class reader was:
Autumn 1 class reader was:
A selection of our artwork based on icebergs
Yesterday, we wrote a prayer in class collective worship to say before lunch. Have a read of some of them below:
Fantastic descriptive writing last week
Amazing Artic Artwork
Last week, we created ‘golden rules’ to live by, have a look at some of our rules below.
A brilliant science lesson this week, looking at penguins and seals and how they have adapted to live in Antarctica.
Non chronological reports about animals that live in Antarctica
A fantastic first term, we have really enjoyed learning about Antarctica. Have a lovely half term and a well deserved rest. Mrs Vernon-Thompson.
Autumn 2: Mummy's Home
Friday 8th November 2019
A great start to the new term, we have been exploring wishes this week linked to our new English unit. The children thought about wishes they would want and wishes for other people. In Maths we have been revising multiplication and division written methods. Have a lovely weekend, Mrs Vernon-Thompson.
Fantastic facts about pyramids
Friday 29th November 2019
A fantastic lesson this week researching Egyptians Gods. Take a look at our fact files below:
Egyptian Death Masks
A fantastic afternoon making canopic jars
Our finished canopic jars
Thursday 19th December 2019
We have ended our topic on Egyptians making clay canopic jars and pyramid. The children have thoroughly enjoyed making and painting them and the final products look amazing. Well done everyone. Have a lovely two week break and Happy Christmas from Mrs Vernon-Thompson, Mrs Thompson and Miss Goodhead. We look forward to seeing everyone again in the new year to begin our next topic: Darwin’s Delight.
A great first week of the Spring term, we started our new topic: Darwin’s Delights and the novel Kensuke’s Kingdom in English. We began our unit by imitating the opening of the novel to mirror the same features but we wrote about a different event. Have a read of some examples below:
This afternoon we have learnt about the life of Charles Darwin. We then used the information we had learnt to create a timeline showcasing his childhood and how he made his discoveries on his voyage on the HMS Beagle.
In RE we created Wonder poems using an image as a stimulus. We thought about detail, description and the five senses linked to the image. Some fantastic examples below.
Last week we conducted an investigation testing which type of beak picked up which food material the best. This is linked to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. So we used tongs, a paper straw and tweezers to see how many pasta and rice pieces we could transfer from one bowl to the other in 30 seconds. We then recorded our results in a table.
Safer Internet Day 2020
This afternoon we have been learning about our digital footprint and how every website we visit is logged and recorded using our IP address. We also looked at our online identity and what information we publish online without even realising it. Below you can see some of the activities we have completed.
Maths Day 2020
Class 11 are having a fantastic day dressed as rockstars. We have competed and have our three finalists for our whole school competition this afternoon. Keep rocking!🎸🎸
A great first week back after half term, fantastic results in our mock SATS test and we have really enjoyed reading our new class novel: The Invention of Hugo Cabret. We have started a discussion on is it ever right to steal and reasons why people may steal. As well as learning about Hugo’s life in Paris.
Have a lovely weekend, Mrs Vernon-Thompson.
World Book Day 2020
Today we have been researching and creating information posters on author Brain Selznick, who wrote our class reader: The Invention of Hugo Cabret. We also had some time in the afternoon to do some reading for pleasure.
Sport relief 2020
Today we ran 23 laps of our playground, this is equivalent to a mile.
Science and Engineering week
As part of science and engineering week we have conducted a practical investigation called tea bag trouble this afternoon. We used a range of different materials to test which one would be the best to make a tea bag, resulting in a good cup of tea. The most successful material was silk.