Lent in Year 2

Year 2 have been learning about how Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and lasts for 40 days. They found out about the significance of the ashes being placed on the forehead and what Christians do during the period of Lent to prepare for Easter. The children made posters to tell others what Christians…

Religious Education Year 2 Home Learning

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Movement in Art

Year 4 observed artist Paula Reno created the illusion of movement in her painting ‘The Dance’. We looked at the use of colour and shape to create the illusion of movement in the skirts and the delicate placement of the dancers’ hands. We then applied these to draw our own sketches of a dancer. 

Year 4 Art Home Learning

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Y1 Kindness Challenge

Year One are taking part in a Kindness Challenge during Lent.  We have decided to try to help others during this time.   The children have created jars or envelopes to put all their acts of kindness into.  When Lent is over they will be able to look back to see just how kind they have been.  We…

Religious Education Year 1 HRSE Home Learning

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Beowulf

Year 4 have been reading the retelling of the oldest surviving Anglo-Saxon legend Beowulf, as retold by Michael Morpurgo. The focus has been on how to develop and use a rich vocabulary. 

English Year 4 Home Learning

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Y5 Safer Internet Day

Year 5 enjoyed joining in the BBC live lesson on Safer Internet Usage. They learnt how the internet is a great source of information but they should always check that what they read is reliable. They made their own newspaper headlines and we all had to guess if they were real or fake. 

Computing HRSE Home Learning

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The Firework Maker’s Daughter Y5 work

Over this half term year 5 have been reading The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman. They have created some wonderful work related to the book including reports, diary and newspaper writing, designing fireworks, character descriptions and finally some impressive book…

English Home Learning

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The Smeds and the Smoos

In Nursery (at home and in schoo)l we have been reading the story, ‘The Smeds and the Smoos’. In the story the aliens Janet and Bill, who are red and blue, have a baby who is purple. The Nursery children have then been creating their own purple aliens by mixing red and blue and using different…

the arts Home Learning

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Y6 celebrate Chinese New Year

Y6 have been learning about the significance of Chinese New Year. They learnt about some of the traditions and how it is celebrated across the world. Dragons are used in dance to show power and to chase away evil spirits and bad luck. In their art lesson, the children recreated their own dragon…

Year 6 Art

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