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Spring 1, Week 4

What a fantastic week we have had following our Indian Arts Days! Some of the activities we have been up to this week include…

  • Peacock paper plate collages

  • Learning some funky Bollywood dancing in our Indian Dance workshop

  • Creating ICT Rangoli prints using the ‘Colour Magic’ software

  • Sculpting our own Diwa lamps using art dough

  • Making origami paper sculptures in Indian colours

  • Creating our own Indian flags using lentil collage!

  • Reading the traditional Indian folk tale of ‘The Tiger Child’

  • Mendhi inspired paint printing

  • Creating paper lotus flowers

  • And of course some Indian cooking as we made our tasty vegetable samosas!

The children have all thoroughly enjoyed their week and loved having the opportunity to work in different classrooms and have different teachers. If you haven’t already, make sure you check out some of the photos Mrs Peddie has captured, on the photo gallery page above!

Reminders/ Other

  • Please can everyone have a good look at home for any pin badges and library/ daily reading books please? We are missing quite a few at the moment and would very much like to have them back.

  • A huge thank you for all of your junk modelling resources! Safe to say, the children have been making the most of the junk modelling and we now have enough boxes and pots to last us for quite a while!

  • Children have now been fully trained up about how to change their books every day. Each child has been coming in, replacing their book each morning after they have read at home and has been making sure they replace it with a new one (from the correct colour box) each day. Whilst we remind all children every day to be resourceful and take responsibility for changing their books, you may also wish to remind them each night/ morning too if you notice they have forgotten! So far we are very proud of them for using their learning powers and organising themselves, well done Class One!

Next week, we will start our mini-topic of fairy tales. As a little challenge, see if you can read any fairy tales at home, in preparation.

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Incredible India Day 2

Wow! Another fabulous day of workshops and activities - take a look at today's pictures in the photo gallery!

 

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Incredible India Day 1

We have had a fabulous time today for the first of our Indian arts days; thank you to everyone who came in to help!  

 

We started the day in style with an assembly led by our visiting musician, King Guchuran Mall, 'King G', who came along to teach the children about Indian drumming.  The childen have had a fantastic time, albeit very noisy! 

King G is a famous Indian musician and you can find out more here:  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IdMSBUrbGwA&feature=youtu.be

 

There are some photos of today's workshops in the gallery. Check back tomorrow evening for more!

 

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Spring 1, Week 3

This week in Class One, we have based our superhero learning around the story of ‘Supertato’. This Monday we arrived in Class to find an unwelcome surprise…. Frozen peas everywhere!  And on the carpet, a letter from a nasty villain along with our hero Supertato, trapped under some cling film.  There could only be one villain nasty enough to do something like this…..the Evil Pea!  Class One set to work straight away to create our own WANTED posters, featuring a description of our green nemesis and a piece of advice to tell people what to do if they spot him.  We posted our WANTED posters all around the school and waited for someone to find him…

Luckily, after a week of superhero maths, (finding 2 digit numbers on a 100 grid/ adding 2 numbers together), some computer work (creating our own heroes using the DC Kids, ‘Hero me!’ game), and some fun pea squishing with mashers in Busy Fingers time, we received some good news from Mrs Rule in the office….the evil pea had been captured!  To celebrate, we used our art skills to create our own Supertatos using real potatoes!  We then finished the week with some Superhero aerobics in PE and made our Supertatos come to life using stop-motion apps on the IPads.  It was great fun watching our videos back and our posters have amazed the rest of the school this week.  Well done Class One heroes!

Enjoy your weekend everyone,

All of Class One.

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Spring week 3

Hello

This week we have been learning lots of new things.

In maths we have focused on finding fractions of numbers, we can now do this confidently.

In English we have been learning how to write in the past and present tense, we have been trying to stick to the same tense in one piece of writing.

During RE this week we reflecting on how the Easter story makes us feel, Mrs Hoar was very impressed with our deep thinking.

This week some of our children went to play cricket in a competition and WON! We are very proud of them!

Have a relaxing weekend

Mrs Hoar

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Ashbrook Lane,
St Ippolyts,
Hitchin,
Hertfordshire.
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