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Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Meerkats Come To Visit

During Writing Week, Year 3 and Year 5 had a visit from Melissa from Zoo2U and some of her animals.  She told us all about the life cycles of mammals and introduced us to guinea-pigs, a skunk, hedgehogs, a tenrec, an opossum and 3 lively meerkats.  We loved finding out more about these amazing animals … Continue reading »

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Mayan Enquiry Week

  Year 5 and 6 have taken part in a Enquiry Week based around the topic of The Mayans.  We worked in mixed groups to complete a variety of tasks including researching The Mayans; creating a booklet to teach other children about the topic and using resources to create temples, buildings, artefacts and jewellery.  We … Continue reading »

Categories: Enquiry Weeks | 5 Comments

Writing Week

  For Writing Week, we worked on the book ‘Jack and the Baked Beanstalk’.  We used this book to help us with our descriptive writing.  We used our imaginations to create our own world at the top of the beanstalk and then painted a picture of what it would look like.  We then used these … Continue reading »

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Year 5 Assembly

In class we have been studying poetry so we decided to perform some for our class assembly.  First we recited the poem ‘Ten Things Found in a Wizard’s Pocket’ by Ian McMillan.  We really enjoyed this poem and used it to inspire our own poetry writing.  We read some of these poems for rest of … Continue reading »

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Beal Vale’s New Blog

Welcome to Beal Vale’s new blog.  We plan to share with you all the exciting things that we get up to in school, and tell you all about the things we are learning.  We hope you enjoy reading about our school and that you comment on some of our posts.  

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