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Author Archives: bvMrsBrown

Christmas Jumper Day 2018

Today we all wore our Christmas jumpers to raise money for Save the Children. Take a look at our jumpers. They’re great!!

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Prehistory visit to Murton Park 2018

What a fantastic day we had yesterday in York.  Wolf, our guide for the day, was amazing and presented a very informative and hands on teaching session that started off our day. The children got to experience first hand what day to day living would have been like during the prehistoric ages. They learned to … Continue reading »

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Times Tables Rockstars

Each child has been given a login, chosen their Rockstar name and created their unique look. Now the fun begins! Login as much as you can and compete in our Battle of the houses, try to beat your own score or time or just practise your times tables with this new fantastic resource. We are … Continue reading »

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Children in Need 2018

Today we supported Children in Need by wearing non uniform and donating £1. We learned more about the history of Children in Need and about the people that they help and support. We then designed a cupcake which could be made for a charity bake sale.

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Anti Bullying Week 2018

This year the theme for Anti Bullying is choose RESPECT. Each day this week we have taken part in an activity and made links with British Values.  We have taken part in a number of activities this week including writing positive comments about our friends, exploring what respect means and how it can be shown, … Continue reading »

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After our second week working with Jack from Latics we are progressing well. We have been learning about teamwork and how to be a successful team. Today we played a game which needed good communication skills, speed, interception skills and good team spirit.  

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Year 3 Remember

This week we have been focusing on WW1 as part of the Centenary Remembrance. We learned why Britain went to war  and made links with British Values. We have looked at the role women and animals played in the war through stories, thought about our feelings, learned about Moina Micheal, read some poetry, made poppies … Continue reading »

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Latics work with Year 3

Today was the first session with Jack from Latics, who came to start a six week delivery of skills with Year 3. The children were engaged and enjoyed the social activities which included working as a team and communicating with others.

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R.E- Divali

Over the last half term year 3 have been exploring why and how Hindus celebrate Divali, the festival of lights. Over the past couple of weeks they have designed and created their own diva lamps and here are their finished products.

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Homework Menu Autumn 2018- The Stone Age

Our homework menu has been successful this half term with lots of children completing a variety of tasks. In particular, there has been a number of Stone Age homes, cave paintings and research that have been completed at home and brought into school to share. I am very pleased with their efforts. Well done to … Continue reading »

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Daily Mile Celebration October 2018

Today we celebrated the Daily Mile along with the rest of Greater Manchester schools that have signed up. The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances. It is a social physical activity, with children running … Continue reading »

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William Booth and the Salvation Army

Earlier in the week Mr.Morris had talked about William Booth in assembly. He had shared with the children that Mr. Booth  had actually visited Shaw in 1909 in one of the first motor cars! We then extended our learning about William Booth further in class and recorded what we had found out. We made links … Continue reading »

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Book Week 2018-The Curious Garden

This week we used The Curious Garden as our stimulus for the whole week across all subjects. The story is about a young boy called Liam who discovers an unused dull, dreary space in New York City which he sets about transforming into a bright colourful space for everyone to share. This week we have: … Continue reading »

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Health Champions Workshop 1 for 2018-2019

Today was the first workshop for our new Health Champions, Jack and Tianna. They thoroughly enjoyed learning more about their role and how to plan and implement sessions linking with the termly health messages. The workshop was also attended by Bruno Lima who went from being inactive to making lifestyle changes and becoming 3000m British … Continue reading »

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Art Stone Age Cave Paintings

This week to start our topic on the Stone Age we learned about cave paintings and then the children thought about reasons why early humans may have created them. Next the whole class took part in a cave painting carousel and experimented using a variety of media.

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First Choosing Time of the Year

After a busy first week back to school the children in Year 3 enjoyed a well earned choosing time.

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B.L.P Famous Artist Wild Card Challenge

This week, after learning more about B.L.P and the 17 learning muscles, the children were set to work on the first wild card challenge of the year. First we looked at and explored what art was as a class and the different types of art. Then the children thought about what art was to them … Continue reading »

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September 2018 Building Learning Power (B.L.P) Learning Muscles

Today the children have been learning more about the B.L.P learning muscles including collaboration, noticing and perseverance skills.  They took part in a variety of activities to enable understanding of the terms and how they can be recognised in day to day tasks. Children are encouraged to use these  muscles to help them to become … Continue reading »

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Our first day at school

Today we welcomed our new reception children to Mr Morris’ class.

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Home Grown in the Orchard

On Friday Mrs Norbury and some of year 3 went to harvest the fruit and vegetables that had been growing in our orchard.  They found the courgettes had grown to an incredible size and had many raspberries, potatoes and apples. We have been using the orchard to  support our work in Design Technology as we … Continue reading »

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Year 3 July 2018 Red Carpet Awards Ceremony

Today we celebrated our achievements over the year in a V.I.P awards event. The children showed us their best poses and then did their own proud walk down the red carpet where they were met by Mrs.Brown to receive their awards. After the ceremony we enjoyed treats.

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Picasso Inspired Year 3 Art Club

In the summer term,  some of the children attended an after school art club run by Mrs.Holmes. Over the five weeks they focused on the work of Pablo Picasso and produced a mask using mixed media. Their finished products are amazing !!

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Creating Healthy Wraps in Design Technology

Today the children made wraps as part of D.T. They have been learning where food comes from and how to make good choices as part of a healthy lifestyle. They chose their fillings from a selection of healthy food choices and created their own wrap. After washing their hands, Year 3 enjoyed selecting, cutting, slicing, … Continue reading »

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Roman God Wildcard

Today the children completed a Wildcard in groups of 3 to learn about Roman Gods. They used Ipads, books and displays to research and find out about their chosen god. They worked well in their groups and produced some good work.

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Today Year 2 and 4 enjoyed their P.E sessions outdoors . Year 2 worked on striking and fielding activities whilst year 4 did athletics with a focus on jumping.  

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Making Smoothies in Design Technology

Last week we designed fruit smoothies as part of Design Technology and made links with healthy food choices and P.E. On Friday the children selected the ingredients from the choice provided and then used the blender to mix together.  Finally they were able to taste their creations.  They tasted delicious!!

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Noah’s Ark Enquiry Week 2018

This week year 3 and 4 have joined together to complete an enquiry week. The children were given the task of designing the inside and outside of an ark. They had to make sure their design would be waterproof, float and have enough space for all of the animals and supplies. After completing the initial … Continue reading »

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Today Reception children welcomed the children from Nursery to our class with their teddy bears. We enjoyed a picnic and lots of teddy bear games. The children from Nursery are so excited to come to Mr Morris’s class in September.      

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Roman Bullas

As part of our Roman Topic the children have designed and sewn their own Roman Bullas.  They are amulets, worn around the neck as a locket to protect against evil spirits and forces. Inside these the children have written their own wishes.

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Health Champions Walk to Barcelona Challenge

Update 6th July 2018: We’ve reached Barcelona!! We have walked 1,142 miles to reach our destination. Well done to everyone!! This challenge was one of four that Beal Vale Health Champions chose and then the whole school had their vote. Walk to Barcelona was a clear winner.  At the end of week two, as a school, … Continue reading »

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