Stop The Press

Kestrels' have been writing newspapers over the last two weeks. 

Tasked with creating some interesting and eye-catching headlines they created these brilliant examples. 

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Stone Age Workshop

Today we've had a visit from Dantastic. 

All of Kestrels enjoyed learning about life in the stone age, looking and handling stone age artefacts and learning about how this era changed the way humans live forever. 

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Catch and dodge

In PE this term we are focussing on gymnastics and tag and target games. 

On Friday we looked at creating tag and target games in groups.

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Making shapes

As part of our design technology unit we explored different ways that you would make shapes with clay. 

 

Using playdough, we explored marking and pinching amongst other techniques. 

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Area

Last week Kestrels studied area and explored making shapes with squares.

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CRAZY HAIR DAY!!!

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Times Table Games

Kestrels spent time this week making times table board games that they could share with Robins class. 

Yesterday both classes had a lovely time playing them and learning from each other. 

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How did they create cave paintings in the Stone Age?

Today we continued our work looking at stone age art. 

After a quick refresher on how to recreate the 'paint' using lard, paint powder and soil Kestrels class got to work. 

We painted some stones at the front of the school car park to test out our techniques. 

It was a messy but fun…

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Autumn PE

We've had weekly lessons focussing on building our throwing and catching skills. 

Our focus has been chest passes and bounce passes while trying to outwit defenders. 

This week Kestrel class have been thinking about rules, fair play and sportsmanship and how this can change the game that we…

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Group maths

This week we have been thinking about exchanging when adding two numbers together. 

Yesterday, we worked in small groups to show the different ways we could show how we do this using place value charts alongside the column method. 

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Stone Age Painting

On Monday, half of the class enjoyed a special lesson with Mrs Hicks. As part of our project on the stone age the children tried to make their own paint as they did 1000's of years ago. 

The rest of the class will go next Monday. 

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What is a river?

We have started thinking about what makes a river.

How does a river start?

Where does it end?

Kestrels class made a mini river at school, gathering different materials to make embankments. 

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