Our Learning- Summer 1
Summer 1- week 3
Penguin class have had a very busy week! In English we continued learning about explanation texts. The children practiced using time words and coordinating conjunctions and even learnt about subordinating conjunctions. They ended up writing fantastic explanation texts about the life cycle of a flower!
In RE the children continued learning about the Jewish tradition of Shabbat. They remembered that for Jewish people Shabbat is a time of rest and a time to remember that God created the world. In class the children learnt all about a traditional Shabbat meal and even got to try some challah bread and grape juice!
Throughout the week the children were busy preparing for the Coronation celebration. The children learnt about the ceremony and made lovely placemats and crowns. They even learnt a special coronation song which they performed with the whole school up at Chennestone!
Have a fantastic weekend!
Summer 1 - Week 2
This week in Penguin Class, we have had a very busy week! The children took part in the FRED Experience workshop. They learnt about looking after their minds and bodies. Penguin Class learn that FRED stands for Food, Rest, Exercise and Devices and how each of these things can effect us.
Jamie Knight, an amazing freestyle footballer, visited on Wednesday and taught the children some amazing tricks. Jamie showed the whole school his skills, he then took each class for a workshop where the children learnt to spin the ball on their finger, how to do the around the world trick and many more! Penguin class have really enjoyed practicing these tricks in the playground!
In Music, we have started to learn how to play the ukulele. We learnt to play G, C, E and A. We are very excited for our next session! On Friday, the children had an amazing time taking part in the TCS Mini Marathon. The children ran around the school, passing through bubble machines, a hi-five station and a sprint zone. All the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
Have a fantastic weekend!
Summer 1 - Week 1
What a wonderful first week back we've had! The children have kick-started their new topic 'What makes me a super species?' by planting a range of seeds. The children have planted sunflowers, cress and broad beans. We are closely observing them to see how they grow.
In English, we have been learning to use exciting vocabulary, expanded noun phrases and adverbs to write setting descriptions about the chocolate room from Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.
In Art, we will be working with clay this half term. We explored using our hands as tools to manipulate and shape clay in different ways. We learnt how to make a ball in clay, flatten and smooth clay and make marks.
Have a lovely weekend!