Spring 2024

Welcome back. Performance poetry has been great fun as we have used different voices, intonation and actions to help our understanding. 
We have also began glockenspiel this half term - it's a bit more tricky than it looks!  
We have written and performed our own poems this week, well done to everyone. Quiet time was appreciated by us all as we reflected on baptism and it's importance. 
With much excitement we have moved into our new classroom, which has been decorated and upgraded making a superb learning space for us all to enjoy!
We have been enjoying our new classroom this week. We have been learning all about the rosary and it's importance.
Fractions were really challenging, however everyone has made excellent progress through their hard work, well done.
We had an interesting time investigating parts of the world that are short of water and why .
Ball skills proved to be challenge in PE this week.
Apple's friends was an opportunity for us to examine rules that help us all to consider others and show respect for everyone.
We have also spent time this week thinking about how we can be kind to ourselves and why it's very important to take time to do things to help ourselves and each other.
Assembly was lead by year 3 and 4 this week as the children shared their learning about how pancake day is celebrated in different parts of the United Kingdom. They followed this with a thoughtful message about Ash Wednesday and it's importance.
 
Science was fun but tricky as we made paper helicopters and with the help of some paperclips investigated the effect of wind on the dispersal of seeds and the outcome of adding additional weight to our helicopters! 
Our swimmers have made amazing progress this half term. They have grown in both confidence and skills during these sessions and they have been true ambassadors with their respectful behaviour at the pool. Well done to you all!
Card games were a fun way to practice our times tables this week as the children took turns being games master for their group.
 
Computing began a new topic this half term as we examined how to make scratch, move turn and make a noise! Adding a background then a second character was tough but team work helped us !

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