Out and about

A huge well done to all the Doves for a super first full week back. Miss Hardman and I have been very impressed with how quickly you have settled into class routines (especially those who are new to KS2).

This week we have been out and about with our learning: maths in the hall, plenaries…

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A fab first week with the delightful Doves

What a super first week back we have had. Miss Hardman and I have been so impressed with how organised, hardworking and sensible you all are, long may it continue.

We have already taken our learning outside of the classroom a couple of times, enjoyed a fantastic PE session where I was wowed…

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Hello Doves

Hello Doves!

Firstly, I hope you are all enjoying the extra couple of days of the Summer holiday and using them wisely to ensure you are refreshed and ready for an exciting new year at school.   

Miss Hardman and I can’t wait to see you all on Thursday and hear all about your recent…

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*Doves are Investigative Readers

Doves are investigative readers because they search for clues in the text. They also make predictions and search for the meaning of words they don't know by looking them up in a dictionary.

 

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*A Volcanic Eruption

On Wednesday 24th January, the children investigated what happens during a volcanic eruption and why. We used a fizzy bottle of lemonade to demonstrate the build up of pressure in the magma chamber and re-created an eruption by shaking the lemonade and unscrewing the bottle top. We discussed that…

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*Doves Angles Investigation

The children have loved exploring obtuse, acute and right angles. They worked in teams to draw their own examples on the playground and labelled them accordingly.

 

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*Doves navigate using angles and degree turns

Today, the children have navigated a partner to reach a goal. They had to use directions including quarter, half and full turns and their corresponding angles. The children really enjoyed 'programming' their partner to reach their destination whilst avoiding obstacles.

 

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*Doves learn about rocks in science

Today in science, we have been finding out all about different rocks. The children have learnt all about Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary rocks. Here are the children inspecting a range of rocks more closely, using a magnifying glass, so they could write a detailed description of the rocks…

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*Doves' Class Create Artwork Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

As part of our New Year Topic, the children have studied a famous European Artist. We chose Andy Goldsworthy, who lived most of his life in Harrogate, Yorkshire. The children have also researched his life and have written a Biography all about him.

 

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*Doves' Problem Solving Day

The children in Doves were presented with a problem:   Father Christmas’ toy workshop has broken down and there are only 19 days left before Christmas day!!! Father Christmas needs your help. You are tasked with: Finding as many toys as you can and adding up the price to see how much you have…

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* Doves' Outdoor Learning - Forces

This afternoon Doves were all learning about forces in Science. We discussed different push and pull forces. The children then worked with a partner and recreated different push and pull forces. See if you can recognise any of them.

 

 

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* Doves Outdoor Learning - Maths Vocabulary

Today the children in Doves were learning the different vocabulary for addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and equals. Different sections of the playground was given the label of each of these terms using the mathematical symbol. Vocabulary was read out and the children had to run to…

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