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Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 23:05
Throughout Year 5, Zebras have spent each week exploring new artists and then applying  new knowledge and skills to each project we create.  Read More »
tags: #art #dt #vikings #anglosaxons #year5 #artists
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 22:57
On Tuesday 22nd March, 15 children travelled to High Weald Academy to partcipate in the WOKSSA Netball festival.Despite never playing a game of netball against another school or team, the children put in weeks of practise to be ready for the big event! We were lucky enough to take two teams,... Read More »
tags: sport
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:24
tags: hippos, Year R, Computing, ict
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 17:26
Today we were introduced to bar models, we learnt that they can help us work out tricky number sentences and how to use them to add two number together to find a total. We practised making some number sentences with cubes and filling in blank bar models, working out what was missing and what number... Read More »
tags: math, bar models, adding, cubes
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 17:21
Today Elephants started off by talking about where they might find magnets in their homes, and how magnets are all around us. Afterwards, we tried lots of different activites and games using magnets, we even drew a story map and used magnets to move a tiger across the page and told stories about... Read More »
tags: Science, magnets, magnetism, exploration, carousel
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 17:17
For their Maths lesson today, Elephants played a very simple, but very effective game to improve their fluency in taking away and promote reasoning skills- see the rules in the photo below. Given the choice of starting with ten or twenty, they played the game and manage to figure out some winning... Read More »
tags: Maths, subtraction, taking away, maths games, number fluency
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 15:42
English open morning was an amazing success! Each class took part in different grammar, punctuation, spelling, phonics, reading and writing activities. Among the many activities were year 5 doing poetry and dance, year 3 doing 'contraction surgery' and year 6 using the outside classroom to do '... Read More »
tags: English, phonics, spelling, grammar, punctuation, writing, reading
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:10
One Wednesday 7th March 2018 (a week later than planned due to 'The Beast from the East), Class 5 hosted a Viking and Anglo Saxon day. Dressed in our finest costumes, we transformed our classroom into a Viking and Anglo-Saxon house and spent the day exploring our history topic in greater detail. We... Read More »
tags: #class5 #Vikings #anglosaxons #history #art #dt #english #ict
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 08:42
Yesterday the children had a look at magnets, and looked around the classroom to find out which materials were magnetic. They came to the conclusion that metal objects were magnetic, although not all metal objects seemed to work! We discussed how the metal objects that were magnetic seemed to be... Read More »
tags: magnets, magnetic, year 1, Science, exploration, questioning, metal, iron
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 12:33
tags: science electricity circuits