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Swallows and Owls, Years 4 and 5 2017/18

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Here is where you will find regular updates about what the classes have been up to. There will also be useful links and documents for you to use at home.

Useful Documents

English Assessment Sheets

Maths Assessment sheets

Reading Colour Targets

Times Tables Practise sheet

Here are some useful links for you and your child to try at home.

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https://community.mathletics.com/signin/#/student

 

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https://www.duolingo.com/

Internet Safety Day 2018

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To prepare for Internet Safety Day, practise the song we started learning in Singing Assembly so that you can sing it loud and proud on February 6th!

Summer 1

 

Our new topic for our summer term is...

 

'Rainforest vs desert'

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Owls had a fabulous start to our new topic with a WOW morning researching all about Deforestation: what it is, what effect it has and how we can help to stop it from happening!

What a fantastic debate Owl class had about Deforestation! You all had clear and valid arguments.

Swallows have learnt all about deforestation and they decided whether they agreed or disagreed with it. We had a great debate to discuss our views and opinions.

Owls had a fun time practicing their stride jump in P.E

Some fabulous outdoor maths Owls! You worked in your teams to solve the problems.

Owls had an eggciting time exploring chicken eggs as part of our animal life cycle lesson.

What a fabulous P.E session today! We had our first Pop Lacrosse session with Miss G.

WOW morning for our introduction to Deserts - making Mardi Gras masks

Owl's Keeping Cool experiment - Which material would be the best thermal insulator for a new lunch box?

Science Day - Mini Beasts    

Owl, Swan and Falcon have had n exciting time today taking part in three exciting science activities all mini beast related with Miss Mee, Miss Woods and Miss Hill.

 

With Miss Mee, all three classes conducted some fabulous research into how natural disasters affect the mini beast population. We also found out some rather interesting facts about mini beasts so ask the experts if you are interested in finding out more.

 

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Swallows had a great day on Science Day creating bug hotels to put out around our school site. Hopefully we may have some guests soon...

Owls enjoyed their dissolving and separating experiments - trying to work out which way each material needed to be removed and which materials were soluble and insoluble

Owls have had a wonderful time creating their chocolate boxes and have been looking forward to making their chocolates

Swallows had a lovely time creating their own chocolates, hope they didn't melt before they got home!

Swallows had a great trip to Cadbury's World

Spring 2

 

This term our learning journey question is...

'Is there anybody out there?'

Owls artistic WOW morning - we explored Peter Thorpe and used his style as inspiration for our own space paintings

Swallows enjoyed their Space Wow Day....

Here are Swallows finished pieces...art in the style of Peter Thorpe.

Today we enjoyed reading a variety of space poems and performing them to the rest of the class. We worked really hard in our pairs to make them as interesting as we could. Videos to follow shortly...

Owls looked absolutely fabulous today in their World Book Day costumes!