Today we have been experimenting with magnets. We discovered that not all coins are magnetic and that we can make a compass out of a needle! We also learnt how to make a paperclip float in the air!
Can you tell an adult about your favourite experiment?
This week we have been learning about a new poem called The Owl and the Pussycat. Today we made scene setting art and performed our drama, acting out our new poem.
Today we took part in a very special orchestra workshop! We had the opportunity to listen to talented musicians play famous theme tunes using their chosen instruments and had the chance to express how different parts of the music made us feel. We also learnt the names of some of the musical instruments that were used such as the Chello, Viola and Clarinet!
Today during our P4C lesson, we discussed why we might need help, the different types of support that there are and why some people would like / would not like help in certain situations. We took turns to listen to each other's points of view and respected the thoughts and reflections of others.
Today we used drama to express feelings and consolidate our understanding of our Victorian work house text!
This term we have been practicing the Waltz, which is a form of ball / formal dance and a popular favourite from the Victorian era. Through this specific type of dance style, we have learnt about good posture, being courteous and showing respect to each other.
We have been trying to run one mile every day as part of a whole - school challenge. The benefits of doing this include an improvement to cardio respiratory fitness, prevention of lifestyle diseases and building stronger bones and muscles.
Today we took part in an exciting workshop and learnt how science and maths can help us with future possible career paths in engineering, electronics and future technologies.
Today we composed sentences about what we had learned about magnets and took part in creating questions for Mr Sissons, the strict Victorian work house master!
During Literacy, we have been using drama to explore what life what like in the Victorian times and have been working in groups to discuss our fantastic ideas.
During science, we tested out different objects on a number of materials and surfaces to identify the forces acting upon them.