Archive | April, 2019

Year 6 News Bulletin

We used drama today to help us learn the language features and remember the details of our model text – ‘Penelope, William and the Giant’ – in writing. A News bulletin was produced  (in groups of 4 or 5) to present to the rest of the class. The detail remembered by each character from the text and the way the more »

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Are YOU faster than Usain Bolt?

Are YOU faster than Usain Bolt? Over the past few weeks in our maths lessons, we have been focusing on time. Activities have mainly involving reading clock-faces, digital clocks and we’ve also began looking at clocks which use Roman Numerals. Today’s lesson however was very different indeed! It was about measuring and comparing time in more »

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Lorton Meadows Trip

On Tuesday 30th April we went to Lorton Meadows.  Our first activity was pond dipping where we found a range of creatures including freshwater shrimps, beetle larvae, damselfly nymphs and even a newt. Following a short break we headed into the forest to search under logs and shake trees to identify mini beasts.  These included more »

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Slurping Smoothies

Slurping Smoothies After winning ‘The Daily Mile’ competition last half term, Pegasus were rewarded with an afternoon of smoothie-making. The children decided which ingredients they would like in small groups, chopped and prepared the fruit and then blended it all together. They then had the opportunity to sit in our peaceful garden area in order more »

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All About Africa

The first week of our topic has really taken off this week. Well done to all of the children for being so enthusiastic with their learning this week. We enjoyed an African feast on Wednesday afternoon and learned about some traditional African foods such as mealie pap, rusk biscuits, boerewors sausage and rooibos tea. We’ve more »

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MAYDAY MAYDAY!

MAYDAY MAYDAY! Today the children were introduced to our new topic…’A Topic of Titanic Proportions‘. That’s right. We will be learning all about the infamous Titanic! In the build up to our trip to the SeaCity Museum, we looked at the boat itself, where it was heading when it hit the iceberg and where it more »

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Super Scientists!

Here in Year 5 we are embarking on a scientific journey through nature, studying the reproduction and life cycles of plants and animals alike. Today we reminded ourselves of the lifecycle of plants and how they reproduce in different ways.  To develop our scientific skills, we set ourselves an enquiry – What is the best more »

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The Invisible Boy

The Invisible Boy  In Year 3, we love to share books that we like and discuss the plot, characters and what we think will happen next. We call this ‘Book Talk’ where children are able to share their opinion and are introduced to the magic of some seriously stupendous stories! Today, we looked at a more »

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Underwater!

Hot Seating First of all, welcome back Year 3! It was lovely to see everybody on Tuesday coming into school excited for the summer term to begin. Today we began learning our new model text called ‘Underwater’. The story involved a lady (whose name is Mrs Tinsel) warning her two children not to go to more »

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