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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Reception go to the Launderette to do some washing

Reception class have been on a walk to see our friends at the Launderette. During the walk we were using our senses to explore the local area. At the Launderette, we saw washing, drying and ironing going on. Back in class we have our own role play Launderette. We are really busy learning and it … Continue reading »

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Rounders Club

Rounders after school club is in full swing with children from Years 3, 4 and 5 taking part. Each week we have done some enjoyable training exercises before playing some matches. Each week a player or players receives the ‘golden bat award’ for showing good skills, sportsmanship or effort.

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George’s Marvellous Medicine – Roald Dahl

During the week of Roald Dahl Day we focused on George’s Marvellous Medicine in English sessions. First we read the book and in English we focused on George and his incredible invention. Then we devised our own Marvellous Medicine and designed a bottle fit for purpose. Next we wrote short character descriptions of Grandma from … Continue reading »

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Our First Scratch Session in Computing

Today we started to explore Scratch and learned how to edit and create backgrounds and sprites. Our aim was to create space themed backgrounds and sprites ready for our programming session next week.

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swimming week 1

on the first week of swimming we tested our skills for 5 minutes and then we went to the deep ends but not all of us went to the because we have groups i’m in the seals group .we started swimming from the deep end to the lifeguard a couple of times then we from … Continue reading »

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On the first day of school i was put in a group.We had to make a tower made out of MARSHMELLOW AND SPEGHETTI. Halle ,Harris,Alex W,me were put in a group .At first we all stuck to an idea but it failed. so we made some support.We used collaboration and won. BY Khadiza

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im top group at swimming and halle but my name is kelden its great being top group is so fun to and theres a rumor saying me and halle will be doing it in clothes im so exited we done treding water and breath stroke but my favourite is when we have to dive down … Continue reading »

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Computing- Bee-Bots in Space

This week we used the Bee Bots to support our work in computing. Each group programmed a Bee-Bot to follow their steps in their algorithms and the other children in the group were to predict where the robot would end up. Some children were challenged to see if they could programme their Bee-Bot to reach … Continue reading »

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This week we have planted Narcissus bulbs as part of our science work to see what plants need to grow. We have also set up some comparative tests to highlight what a plant actually needs to grow. We have got one with sunlight and water, one with water but no sunlight, one with sunlight and … Continue reading »

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Computing- We are Astronauts

We have started our unit of work in computing learning about algorithms and how a computer processes information in steps like instructions (algorithms). We worked in pairs to give each other instructions to get from planet Earth to the Moon, using hula hoops as our props. We quickly found out that instructions need to be … Continue reading »

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Sound Science

Year 4 had a noisy lesson today but it was all in the name of science. We explored different types of instruments and observed how they changed pitch. We then tried to make our own ‘pan pipes’, using straws and a lot of puff!

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Reception Class first day

Today Reception Class started their exciting learning journey at Beal Vale. They all had a picture with their Parents/Carers and are really excited about joining Mr Morris’ class.

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Roald Dahl Day in year 1.

Today year 1 celebrated Roald Dahl day. We looked at the book fantastic Mr fox. We shared the book together, created a character profile, designed and created animal masks and finished the day with an animal feast. Year 1 had a wonderful day and really enjoyed the story.

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Spaghetti and Mashmallow Towers 2019

To start off our year in Year 5, the children took pair in a Wildcard activity. They worked together in groups to make the tallest freestanding tower using only dry spaghetti and mashmallows. They were encouraged to use their BLP skills to help them complete their task and at the end of the session we … Continue reading »

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First Choosing time of the Year- Sept 2019

On Friday we had our first choosing time in year 2. Mrs Brown showed us all of our choosing time options and once we got started we had a great time exploring these. We cant wait till next week!

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Beginning of the Year Time Capsule

This week we completed a task that was going to form a simple version of a time capsule. We were required to draw a self portrait, write down what we were good at, what we thought year 2 was going to be like and gave a sample of our handwriting. We then folded our tasks … Continue reading »

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Get to know you Bingo

As part of our new school year we are learning about each other. First we did a teacher quiz to get to know our new teacher, Mrs Brown. Then we completed a bingo activity where we had to ask each other questions till we found someone who could answer the question. This was a fun … Continue reading »

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Reading for Pleasure

This week we have been talking about reading for pleasure and the types of things that children read. On Wednesday we explored books in our classroom in our ‘reading for pleasure’ session. The children chose books from a variety of places, read in a variety of places and socialised with their friends. We have talked … Continue reading »

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B.L.P – Wildcard 1- Creating Edible Robots

On Wednesday we read the book, Harry and the Robots. We then recapped our Building Learning Power skills and counted how many we could recall. Next we were given the task of designing a robot using only the materials on our tables, think of a name and describe what it could do. Then we made … Continue reading »

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