Happy Birthday Robbie Robin...

We have had another fantastic week in Robins!

This week the children celebrated Robbie Robins birthday.  To link with our family album and recounts topic the children held a birthday party for Robbie and then later created a super recount all about it.

We enjoyed party games, party food and…

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Our hopes and wishes...

This afternoon, we have been talking about our hopes and wishes for the future, as part of our PSHE work.

We have been talking about what we hope to do when we are older.

 

What is your hope for the future? What would you like to do when you are grown up?

 

Alice hopes to be a vet…

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Super learning in Robins

Another fantastic week in Robins! 

This week we have finished our traditional tale topic in Literacy with the children writing their own tale. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading all of the tales, the Robins have thought of some very imaginative ideas! 

Also this week we have enjoyed looking…

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Arts & Craft club!

We had a wonderful time at our first arts & craft club! The children all made their own creepy crawly. Everyone worked really hard to build their design and they also gave their new little bug a special name. 

Can you see what materials the children used? 

 

I wonder what we will get…

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WOW!

Wow! What a busy few weeks it has been! 

I am incredibly impressed with how Robins have settled into their new class. We have had lots of fun getting to know our new friends.

Over the last two weeks we have been learning about Blackpool, the children have enjoyed learning new facts about our…

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Fruit Smoothies

This afternoon we have made fruit smoothies.  This has ended our week of Sport and Healthy Living week.  Our smoothies contained a range of fruit including, strawberries, nectarine, peach, grapes, orange, banana and water.  We thought they were delicious.  What fruits would you put in your…

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Fantastic Mr Fox

This week in English we have been learning about Fantastic Mr Fox and the different characters that are in the story.  We have discussed lots about the setting and how the characters feelings change through the story.  We have enjoyed reading the story so far as there are lots of funny parts in…

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Waterproof Coat for Explorer Dave

This afternoon we have been investigating the best material to use to make a waterproof coat for Explorer Dave.  We tested fabric, felt, plastic, paper, mesh and wood.

We thought that the fabric would be a good waterproof material however we found out that the best was the plastic.  In the…

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Materials

This afternoon we have been learning about different types of materials.  We found out that there are all sorts of materials that can be grouped together.  Here are some photos of different materials we found around school and we have grouped them together.  Can you think of any other materials…

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Scratch Junior Explorers

It was fun making animations using Scratch Junior.  We found it really interesting making an algorithm to make a character move across the screen.  We decided to produce an animation based on an explorer to link in with our topic of Explorers.  Here are some photos of us making our…

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Dougal the Deep Sea Diver Interviews

In our English lesson today we pretended to be News Reporters and we had to interview Dougal the Deep Sea Diver.  We interviewed him to learn more about why he dives.  It was fun and we had to use our imagination but also what we knew from reading the story.  Here are some photos of us…

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Capacity

In maths today we learnt about capacity and how many cups it would take to fill different containers.  We also ordered different containers in order of their capacity.  We enjoyed doing this lesson outside as it was a lovely afternoon.

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World Book Day 2017

On World Book Day we did lots of different activities.  We especially enjoyed buddy reading with the Y3 and Y4's from Owls, it was nice to share a story with older children in school.  Part of the day was to show a 'prop' related to our favourite book, below you will see photos of us with our…

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Identifying Plants

This afternoon we looked around our school grounds to identify plants and places that they grow.  Can you identify the plants in the photos below and where they would be found by leaving a comment?

    

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Finding different materials

This week in science we have been out and about in our school grounds identifying different materials that things are made from.  Can you comment on the photos and tell me what materials have been used in these objects?

 

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Fire of London Diaries

This afternoon we pretended to be Samuel Pepys by writing diaries about the Great Fire of London.  Some of us played in the role play area and did some diary writing, baking and writing a shopping list.

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Local Environment

This afternoon we went outside into the playground and the field to look for plants and animals in our local environment.  We found all sorts of interesting things including flowers, worms, slugs, wood lice, spiders and flies.  Here are some photos of us learning...

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Estimating & Counting

Today in maths we were learning about different ways to make 5 with cubes and some of us were learning how to estimate a big number of objects.  We enjoyed this lesson today we hope you like the photos...

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Our Class Charter

During our first week in Robins we created a class charter.  Our class charter is to help us work together and be a team.  We thought of words that we would like to include in our class charter and Mr Boyd produced it to display in our classroom.  We hope you like it.

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The Faraway Tree

This week we took the idea of The Faraway Tree as a theme for our writing.  We created our own adventure stories using this story as a model and finished off the week by dressing up in character.

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5 Little Senses All In A Row

This morning in Literacy we learnt and performed a poem called 5 Little Senses All In A Row.  We hope you enjoy...

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Family Tree

This afternoon we produced our own family tree. We started with our parents then added ourselves and our brothers and sisters.  We then worked backwards and added in our Grandparents.  

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Rocket Building

Today in English we worked in groups to make a rocket out of a cardboard tube and a piece of card.  We had to think about the different steps that we took to create the rocket as tomorrow we will be writing instructions on how we built them.

Perhaps you could comment below with some good time…

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"Simon Says"

It was our last session with Sean from Fleetwood this week. We played a game of "Simon Says" to show Sean how we have improved our fundamental skills. Everyone had to listen really well! Kaysha and Olivia were the last girls standing and it was a draw as but we couldn't catch them out.

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The Very Hopeless Camel

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Adding Near 10's

Today we have been adding 11, 12, 13, 21, 22 and 23 to a number.  The methods we have been using are for +11 we add 10 then add 1, for +12 we add 10 then add 2, for +13 we add 10 then 3.

 

Do you think you could solve these calculations?

12 + 13 =
34 + 12 =
15 + 11 =
67 + 21 =
44 + 22…

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Fundamental Skills Fun

Today we had great fun practising our Fundamental Skills with Sean from Fleetwood Football Club. The games were really good and we are all improving our skills and fitness at the same time.

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Fractions

In maths today we did some work on fractions where we used cubes to help us work out halves, quarters, three quarters and an eighth of a number.  Mr Boyd was really impressed with our work!

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Measuring Length

Today we have been measuring length. We worked with a partner and measured how long we were using string and then a metre stick.  Below are some photos of us working and comments about what we did...

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Humourous Poetry

This morning in our English session we were looking at Humourous Poetry.  We read Aliens have underpants by Brian Moses and then we worked with a partner to perform the poem using actions.  Below are photos of us practicing before our performances!

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Wow Afternoon

We had a fab end to our first half term by welcoming our mums, dads and grandparent's into our class to work with us to create clay models of a Penguin or Pig to finish off our topic.  You can see from the photographs below that it became a bit of a competition to see who could make the best…

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Star Writer & Mathematician of the half term

George & Kayden have been chosen as our Writer and Mathematician of the half term.  Both boys have worked hard in these subjects and should be delighted with their progress and effort.  Well done!

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Our Zoo Trip

Last Thursday we went on a trip to Blackpool Zoo.  This was part of our topic on Penguins, Possums and Pigs.  We had a really good time and learnt lots about the different animals and their habitats.  We even got to meet a couple of animals up close!  Thanks to the parents that came along to…

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Story Sharing

Over the past three weeks we have been learning about the author Anthony Browne and looking at the themes in his stories.  We finally finished our own stories based on the idea of the story of the Night Shimmy.  We had to be authors and illustrators!  When we had finished our books we went and…

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Author Study

Over the past couple of weeks we have looking at books by the author Anthony Browne.  We have looked at the characters in Gorilla, Willy the Wimp and Silly Billy.  We used the story Gorilla to make up our own story using this as an idea of a toy coming to life.  We also learnt some interesting…

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What a Week!

Well, we have been back to school a week and it has certainly been busy!  We have started our learning about the continents and oceans of the world linked to our topic.  We have also begun to look at books written by the author Anthony Browne.  We will be looking at his style of writing and trying…

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Sun and Shadows in Science

In Science this week, the children in Robins have been investigating the position of the sun every hour during the day. They recorded this on the playground and back in class. The children have also found out why the sun in dangerous and how we need to protect themselves. Some children modelled…

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Healthy Living Week

This week has been Healthy Living Week in school were we have taken part in lots of activities. We have had a fun time on our scooters were we learned some stunts. We have designed and priced up our own scooters and we have learned about different food groups and how eating the right food and…

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Eleanor's Song

As part of her homework, Eleanor composed a song and recorded it with her Daddy accompanying her on the guitar.  The lyrics are below

 

Nocturnal Animals Song

by Eleanor

 

Nocturnal animals in the street,

Foxes dancing to the beat.

Foxes are orange and white.

Their eyes…

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Robins Teach The Ducklings

The children from the Robins class have been learning about Life Cycles in Science. The children have each created their own book on the life cycle of a frog. The children worked extremely hard on their books and can describe each stage in detail.

On Wednesday 13th May, they read their…

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Art

As part of our topic, The Great Outdoors, we have been studying the work of the artist Andy Goldsworthy.  Last week we worked together with the rest of the children from KS1 to create pieces of art simliar to that of Andy Goldsworthy.  Do you like them?

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Computing

On Wednesday we worked with the Parrots to teach them how to use Scratch Junior on the iPads.  We taught them how to make an algorithim to make the character move across the screen.  

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Jungle Animations

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Rockets & Instructions

We have started to learn about Instructions this week.  We have read a story about a toy space man that goes to the moon in a rocket.  We then had to build a rocket using junk material and think about the process as we were making it.  We then wrote a set of instructions telling someone how we…

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Shoebox Jungles

Today we have been creating shoe boxes to make jungle scenes.  This is part of our topic and computing.  We are going to use the scenes to produce a stop animation movie about the jungle.  We will upload more photos as we finish them.

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Comenius Day

On Wednesday we had a day of writing poetry and producing 3D art.  This work was part of our Comenius project.  We looked at different gardens from our partner countries (France, Belgium, Spain and Finland) and talked about the designs of each different garden.  We then wrote a poem about…

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KS1 Homework Showcase

Yesterday afternoon we invited our mums and dads into school to share our homework with them.  This was a super opporutnity for us to showcase our homework to all the other mums and dads in KS1.  Below are some photos...

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Happy Christmas

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Baking Bread

Yesterday we spent the morning rotating round different activities.  We baked some bread with Mrs Hicks and Ms Noctor.  We learnt about changing materials with Mrs Lees, we looked at fractions and measuring with Miss Kitt & Miss Williams and with Mr Boyd we learnt about instructions.  All of our…

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KS1 Nativity

Sorry that our blog has been quiet recently!  We've been doing lots of practice for our Christmas Nativity, jesus@behtlehemstable,com.  We are looking forward to letting our mums and dads, friends and familiy see our amazing show!  We hope you are able to come!

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Measuring Capacity

In maths today we used measuring jugs to estimate and then measure how much water different containers would hold.  We had lots of fun!  We found out that a milk carton held the most amount of liquid and a small yogurt pot held the least amount of liquid. 

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Our Great Fire of London Artwork

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Fire of London Art

Today we've started doing some pastel artwork based on the Great Fire of London.  We shall upload some photos of our art when it is finished

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Material Hunt

We went on a material hunt around school and these are some of the things we found.

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Money, Money, Money!

Over the past couple of days we have been learning about money.  Today we have been learning about how to given change from a given amount of money.

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Parents Afternoon

At the end of half term our parents were invited into school to work with us to build an 'unusual house'.  We planned our house and had to bring in a list of materials to use.

 

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Houses & Homes Information Sheets

Over the past few weeks we have been looking at Information Texts and linking it to our topic of Houses & Homes.  Below is a sample of our information sheets that we produced!

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