The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana

We listened to The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana.  We learnt about the different parts of the music.  It is about the journey a river takes.  These are our pictures of some of the main parts.   Then we accompanied the music with percussion instruments and clapped the rhythm. We really enjoyed it.

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Tom Crean

We have been learning about Antarctica and the explorers that raced to be the first to reach the south pole, including Roald Amundsen’s team and Captain Scott’s Team.  An Irish man, Tom Crean was part of Captain Scott’s team.  In Drama we acted out some scenes and freeze frames from Tom Crean’s life.

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Science Fair

We had a science fair.  It was so much fun. These are some pictures from the fair. Some of the things that we learnt were: If you put food colouring in milk it still tastes the same. Yoghurt has good germs in it. When you rub a balloon on your head it sticks to your…

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Superman Art

We drew a silhouette of a tree and a bird. Then we mixed colours, to make a night sky, and painted around our supermoon. We then painted the silhouette of the tree and bird.  

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Hallowe’en

We dressed up for Hallowe’en…we really enjoyed getting our costumes together. This year we chose a different character from a Roald Dahl book. Can you recognise who is who?!

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Making Rockets

For Space Week, we had a visitor who taught us how to build a rocket out of a 2 litre bottle. Then afterwards we tested the rockets to see how high they went into the sky. It was so much fun!

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Team Hope Shoe Boxes

  On Monday 14th November, James and Janet from Team Hope returned to collect the shoe boxes we had collected in St. Matthews. They were very impressed and went to each class to thank them for their generosity. Altogether we collect 119 shoe boxes; so many that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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Animation

We learnt how animations are made.  First you have to draw lots of pictures to tell a story.  Then you put all the pictures together to make a film.  We made our own flip book.  It was really fun.

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Fabric and Fibre

We have been learning how to sew in Art Zone.  First of all we drew a picture, then we had to choose different coloured fabric.  We learnt how to thread a needle and to tie a knot.  We made different types of flowers and leaves.  Some of us even made bees and spiders.  We were…

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Skip N Rope

We had so much fun learning how to skip.  We were taught lots of different tricks.  We skipped on one leg, double skip, backwards, the bell and the skiier. At the end we had a Skipping Show and watched each class show what they had learnt.  We can’t wait to practice some more.

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