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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Lullymore

We went to Lullymore on our school trip with 1st Class.  It was really fun.  We went on a double decker bus.  There was an outdoor and indoor playground.  We got to see lots of animals, including goats, sheep, alpacas and miniature ponies and horses.  We also got to see a fairy town.  We went…

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China

We have been learning about China.  We worked in groups and made a poster about China.  We learnt that the capital of China is Beijing, we can also say hello in Chinese: Nǐ Hǎo. We found out about the Great Wall of China. We also made Chinese lanterns for the Chinese New Year.  We drew pictures of…

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Maths About Me

We have been looking at numbers that are important to us and we did an activity to measure different parts of our body.  We talked about centimetres and metres.  There are 100cm in 1m.  We looked at different ways of measuring, using a ruler, a metre stick or using a measuring tape.

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