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We are excited and eager for the year ahead, and we can't wait to share with you some of the wonderful activities we do during our school day.

 

Keep checking in with us to see how we're getting on!

19.06.17 - were estimating time today, seeing if we can count how long a minute is! Some of us turned around at 56seconds, some of us at 1minute and 37 seconds!

19.06.17 - were estimating time today, seeing if we can count how long a minute is! Some of us turned around at 56seconds, some of us at 1minute and 37 seconds!  1
19.06.17 - were estimating time today, seeing if we can count how long a minute is! Some of us turned around at 56seconds, some of us at 1minute and 37 seconds!  2
19.06.17 - were estimating time today, seeing if we can count how long a minute is! Some of us turned around at 56seconds, some of us at 1minute and 37 seconds!  3

19.06.17 - we're discussing our favourite things to read this morning, including our favourite stories, plays, information books and more!

16.06.17 - after reading 1-1 with Walter, some of us were lucky enough to take him on a walk! We've definitely made a new best friend

16.06.17 - thank you Class 9 for helping us with our writing this morning!

16.06.17 - thank you Class 9 for helping us with our writing this morning!  1
16.06.17 - thank you Class 9 for helping us with our writing this morning!  2
16.06.17 - thank you Class 9 for helping us with our writing this morning!  3
16.06.17 - thank you Class 9 for helping us with our writing this morning!  4

15.06.17 - today, Mrs Smith gave us different quantities that we had to order using a combination of mathematical knowledge, estimation and reasoning.

12.6.17 - spreading the happiness with the one-eyed one-horned giant purple people eater!

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7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!

7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  1
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  2
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  3
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  4
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  5
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  6
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  7
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  8
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  9
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  10
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  11
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  12
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  13
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  14
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  15
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  16
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  17
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  18
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  19
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  20
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  21
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  22
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  23
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  24
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  25
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  26
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  27
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  28
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  29
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  30
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  31
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  32
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  33
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  34
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  35
7.6.17 - our Summer Enterprise project, making bookmarks to sell at the Summer Fayre! Come and see us next week!  36

17.05.17 - Macro photography - today we should have been looking for patterns in nature, but it was raining! Instead we hunted for patterns hidden in our classroom, before zooming in and sketching the patterns. Can you think what we might have drawn?

16.05.17 - We've been creating woodland creatures today as potential 'Tree Champions' to create a stimulus for our writing. We have designed some incredible creatures!

08.05.17 - Muddy Mondays continue with Mrs Nash - this week we were showing a range of angles with our bodies by rolling down the hill, and problem solving using the outdoors in Maths.

03.05.17 - some fantastic Messy Maths revision this afternoon - our grown ups are so surprised by how much knowledge we have!

02.05.17 - today in French we have made our very own 'colour-by-numbers' picture for our friend using French colours. Can you see what they are?

02.05.17 - today in French we have made our very own 'colour-by-numbers' picture for our friend using French colours. Can you see what they are?  1
02.05.17 - today in French we have made our very own 'colour-by-numbers' picture for our friend using French colours. Can you see what they are?  2
02.05.17 - today in French we have made our very own 'colour-by-numbers' picture for our friend using French colours. Can you see what they are?  3
02.05.17 - today in French we have made our very own 'colour-by-numbers' picture for our friend using French colours. Can you see what they are?  4

24.04.17 - what a great first Outdoor Learning session with Mrs Nash! We used our senses to discover the area around us, created natural art using things we found in the environment, and collected creatures from both the land and the pond. We can't wait for next week!

29.03.17 - following our research in to the Plague, we're looking around our environment to collect bacteria. After a week, we'll revisit our bacteria and see which place has the most germs!

22.03.17 - a super-fun morning making 3D nets of different shapes!

17.03.17 - what a fantastic afternoon at Darton College watching the 'Fizzes and Bangs' Science show! We were so impressed with the fantastic experiments and even got involved with making silver!

13.03.17 - today we've been comparing and classifying 2D and 3D shapes based on their properties and features!

10.03.17 - a brilliant afternoon with Teach 24 making Stop Motion animation movies about the Plague, linking to our new topic all about Medicine!

03.03.17 - Happy World Book Day from Class 8!

03.03.17 - Happy World Book Day from Class 8! 1

03.03.17 - today for World Book Day we're making books that could go in a school at Kakuma for the children to read!

27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.

27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  1
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  2
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  3
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  4
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  5
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  6
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  7
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  8
27.02.17 - this week we're working on a project about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where we send any money raised from our tuck shop to help.  9

27.02.17 - Y5 are ready for Bikeability training this week!

13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!

13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  1
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  2
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  3
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  4
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  5
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  6
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  7
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  8
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  9
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  10
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  11
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  12
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  13
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  14
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  15
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  16
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  17
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  18
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  19
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  20
13.02.17 - this afternoon, Class 8 have been using their coding and computing skills to create an Algorithm in order to guide the turtle to collect the gems! Super technology skills!  21

09.02.17 - today we put our problem solving skills to use in Imagination Gaming, and attempted to solve a range of different problem solving involving fractions and decimals.

06.02.17 - today the Mad Scientists have made 'Elephant Toothpaste' using hydrogen peroxide, yeast, washing up liquid and food colouring! What a mess!

03.02.17 - putting our fractions knowledge to the test in a problem solving hunt around the classroom!

03.02.17 - we've had a great time today using the story shapes to develop our own Mad Scientist story set in the future! We can't wait to write about it.

01.02.17 - today we inflated balloons by creating our own gas! We reacted vinegar and bicarbonate of soda to release Carbon zdioxide - which inflated our balloons before our very eyes! Amazing!

31.01.17 - using the characters from Where's Wally to write expanded noun phrases in Literacy!

30.01.17 - these Mad Scientists have made their own lava lamps today! Amazing! Class 8 love Science!

27.01.17 - these two superstars have been working so hard in Maths this week to understand their fractions work - they are even able to write instructions to tell someone else how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions! Keep up the hard work everyone!

27.01.17 - these two superstars have been working so hard in Maths this week to understand their fractions work - they are even able to write instructions to tell someone else how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions! Keep up the hard work everyone! 1

25.01.17 - a few from Limb Dodgeball today

25.01.17 - looking at reversible and irreversible changes (and tasting our investigations after! 🍞🍫)

24.01.17 - a few photos from our fabulous class assembly on the origins of the Chinese New Year! Thank you to all the grown ups that came to watch us!

23.01.17 - we've been letting our creative juices flow, working together to develop ideas for a mystery story. We can't wait for Big Write on Friday!

18.01.17 - today we were learning about the particles and structures of a solid, a liquid and a gas. We used cheerios to show how the particles looked in different states of matter, and used our bodies to demonstrate our new learning.

16.01.17 - today we joined BBC's Live Lessons to introduce their 500 word story writing competition! We can't wait to read our stories!

12.01.17 - adding fractions practically in Maths today

11.01.17 - sharing our knowledge about habitats and adaptations with Class 5!

10.01.17 - today we made creatures that have adaptations to different environments.

10.01.17 - in Literacy, we played a game in the hall choosing an appropriate generalising word to fit a sentence.

03.01.17 - Chinese New Year TASC day - making a board game to represent the story of the Zodiac

A lot of families are asking for the Recipe for our cookie jars - here's the link to the webpage:

http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/310732/Jasmine-s-easy-choc-chip-biscuits

 

We're so glad you enjoyed our Enterprise project! 

Class 8's Christmas Party will be held on Thursday 15th December in the afternoon. Children will need to wear their party clothes all day. We kindly ask for a £1 donation towards the party in order to purchase snacks and prizes. Thank you!

8.12 - final Throwdown group

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8.12 - Hoedown Throwdown

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8.12 - more Hoedown Throwdown

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08.12.26 - this week in Dance we have been learning the Hannah Montana Hoedown Throwdown ready for our Christmas party next week. How brilliant are we after just 1 lesson!

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14.11.16 - another fab session with Steelers In The Community

14.11.16 - using our wit to write puns for our Christmas advertising campaign!

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10.11.16 - making Buddhist lotus flowers in RE with Mrs B!

Here is the Parent Information Pack for the Y6 Residential to Condover Hall. Please do attend the Parent Meeting on 17th October for more info.

7.11.16 - TODAY WE WERE SO LUCKY TO BE VISITED BY A WORLD CHAMPION IRISH DANCER! SHE HAS WORKED WITH US THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE LAUNCH OF OUR NEW DANCE TOPIC. JUST LOOK AT SOME OF THE INCREDIBLE ROUTINES WE HAVE LEARNT!

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7.11.16 - Today we were so lucky to be visited by a World Champion Irish Dancer! She has worked with us this afternoon for the launch of our new dance topic. Just look at some of the incredible routines we have learnt!

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17.10.16 - another fab session with Steelers in the Community!

13.10.16 - using our problem solving skills in Maths - this definitely tested our resilience skills!

13.10.16 - Class 8 have been to court! Our defendant was accused of stealing the Crown Jewels, and between us we quizzed him and managed the solve the problem. Was the criminal Guilty or Not Guilty?

10.10.16 - Class 8 were joined by a special visitor - a court magistrate! We asked questions about crime and punishment and were told all about time in Court!

05.10.16 - this afternoon we spent time in the life of a Victorian prisoner. We had to participate in 'hard, physical labour' in the classroom before being taken outside for our daily exercise, marching around the playground in complete silence. We thought about how we'd feel if we had to do this for weeks or maybe even months - do you think it would be easy for you?

04.10.16 - a fab time in French today talking about ourselves and our interests!

04.10.16 - a fab time in French today talking about ourselves and our interests!  1
04.10.16 - a fab time in French today talking about ourselves and our interests!  2

03.10.16 - our first session with the Sheffield Steelers was fantastic! We learnt core skills that we might need to use in hockey, such as agility and reaction skills!

27.09.16 - today we were researching punishments in the Anglo-Saxon period. Did you know that in a fight, if you injured another person you had to owe your victim money or their family if you killed them! Here we are figuring out how much money we were owed following various fights

27.09.16 - putting our reasoning skills to the test in Maths this morning.

21.09.16 - look at how many of us wanted to be part of the School and Eco council! Here we are delivering our speeches, demonstrating why we are the perfect candidates!

19.09.16 - our first hockey session of the year with Mr Hayes

16.09.16 - Paralympic Sport! In PE, we tried goalball and seated volleyball, which are both sports played in the Paralympics in Rio

Group 4 - LW JB MH BT AS WL BOC - our favourite part of the CSI day was the chromatography investigation, where we found that the YPO pen was the one used in the crime!

Group 3 CR, CH,CW, AW, PS, AR, BD,HB, Our favourite part was the Chromatography when we discovered which pen the thief used to write the note.

Group 2 EP, LS, AJ, EW, TB, EC, TW, MP. Our favourite part of the day was questioning the suspects and the Geology experiment.

Group 1 BW, JB, MP, MS, LT, MC, RJ, ID.Our favourite part of the day was the Chromatography when we tested 6 pens on filter paper in water to discover which one matched the note from the robber.

16.09.16 - just a few photos from Class 8's CSI day - whole stole the football trophy?! More photos to follow

06.09.16 - learning lessons about how our words can affect people on the inside. We are kind friends in Class 8!

06.09.16 - learning lessons about how our words can affect people on the inside. We are kind friends in Class 8!  1

06.09.16 - we're excited and ready to go!

06.09.16 - we're excited and ready to go! 1
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