Monthly Archives: December 2016
Today was our Christmas party. Everyone had a fun time dancing, playing games and eating! Merry Christmas!!
Today Mrs.Holmes presented all the children with a bookmark for Christmas. These are to support the children in their reading and will help to remind them of reading strategies. Thank you Mrs.Holmes
Today we used our Christmas creativity and made decorations to hang on the tree. Then everyone designed and decorated a cup cake. Next we thought about our Christmas wishes and wrote these on a snow globe template and finally we created a gift bag to take home all the things we have made. The children … Continue reading
As part of our DT topic, where food comes from, we ended this half term making smoothies. We made a raspberry and banana one and a pear and ginger one. The children preferred the raspberry and banana one!
Today we had a short karaoke session to get us into the Christmas spirit. Then we made some Christmas cards with our student Mckenzie who has been with us for the past week. He prepared the resources and showed the children how to make the cards. The children were proud of their creations.
Last Friday, 9th December, we were lucky to have Daniel from Google visit our school and work with classes to experience virtual reality. Year 3 and 4 had a virtual tour of the World of Roald Dahl. The children had an amazing time and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Beal Vale were lucky to have a visit from Daniel from Google last week. He came in with a set of equipment to allow the children to experience 3D virtual reality using the Google Expeditions app. Years 3 and 4 took a trip around the world of Roald Dahl, Years 5 and 6 went on … Continue reading
As part of our Harry Potter topic, Year 5 took part in a Potions Lesson. The children designed their own magic potion and then measured out the ingredients, mixed them together and cast their spells. They each tasted their own potion to see if they worked.
Today the children took part in a wildcard which focused on how different countries in Europe celebrate Christmas. The children were given a country either Germany, France,Italy or Norway and they had to complete a series of tasks using their BLP skills (Building Learning Power). At the end of the session they presented their work … Continue reading
On Friday 2nd December we were lucky enough to watch Tom Fletcher, the author of The Christmasaurus, live on the Puffin website. We have been reading this book in class in the lead up to Christmas. Tom talked about his new novel and lead a dinosaur draw along session. He also read an extract from … Continue reading
The children really enjoyed the visit from Clud, a Bronze Age man. He brought lots of artefacts for the children to handle, some were thousands of years old! The children learnt what life was like from the Stone Age to the Iron Age for early humans. Clud talked about all aspects of life including hunting, … Continue reading